5 Cute Things You Can Do with Old Tin Cans

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Hello everyone!  I hope you are all enjoying your summer.  Today’s post is how to upcycle your tin cans into something new, cute and useful.  Check them out!

1.  Upcycle A Tin Can Into A Tealight Holder

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YOU WILL NEED:

Old cans

Water

Paper with your printed or drawn design

Spray paint

Wire coat hanger

Tea lights

Scissors

Sticky tape

Marker pen (to mark out the holes where the handle will go)

Drill or a nail and hammer

Metal File

Wire cutters

Pliers to help shape the wire

Towel

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

2.  Upcycled Tin Cans To Chic Candle Pedestals

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YOU WILL NEED:

Empty and clean tin cans (Progresso soup cans work best!)

E-6000 adhesive (or similar adhesive)

Spray paint and acrylic paints

Round, firm bristle paint brush

Stencils (optional)

Cardboard

Spray Adhesive

Felt Pieces

Scissors

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

3.  Upcycled Tin Can Organizer

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YOU WILL NEED:

Tin Cans

Piece of Scrap Wood

Paint

Small foam or detail Brush  {if using anything other than spray paint}

Painter’s Tape

Glue Gun/Glue Sticks

Clear Spray Sealer

 MAKE THIS PROJECT!

4.  Tin Can Family Planters

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YOU WILL NEED:

Tin Cans, one for each member of your family

Drill with small bit

Various craft supplies like googly eyes and pipe cleaners.

Hot glue gun

Moisture Control Potting Mix

Grass Seed

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

5.  Fabric Covered Tin Cans

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YOU WILL NEED:

Tin can (any size)

Fabric (a large enough piece to cover can)

Scissors (fabric ones preferably)

Mod Podge

Paintbrush (to apply the podge)

Pencil/pen

MAKE THIS PROJECT!

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