In every household there are certainly many used and useless cans that are thrown away in most cases. With a little imagination and creativity they can be turned into beautiful, unique things! Canning with cans is not a difficult task and also helps you to save money. Have fun!
No matter what you make, you should first rinse the cans well and remove the labels. If you do not get injured, we recommend that you use a can opener, which ensures that the cans do not have sharp edges. After completing these steps, you can use the simple boxes to make great everyday items. For example, old tin cans can be used to make beautiful pencil holders. All you need is a tin and a little glue and you can use all the materials you like – wrapping paper, colorful napkins, fabrics, lace, beads, ribbons etc. The design possibilities are endless and depend only on your own taste. The cans can also be transformed into beautiful storage boxes, containers for the bathroom, jewelery boxes and more. Also very popular are the lanterns , which can be made very easily. Here are some instructions: Draw your desired motifs on a sheet of paper and stick it on the tin. Depending on the subject, the lantern will give a nice effect when lighting the candle. Hammer holes with a hammer and a nail along the line of the motif. Then paint the can as you wish with acrylic paint or varnish, let it dry and then it’s done! Now you have a beautiful lantern that fills your home with a warm, sparkling candle light, giving it a cozy atmosphere! The cans are also great for pretty herb and flower pots for the garden, the living room or the balcony . Take a look at the following video and get some inspiration.
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