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Upcycled Cans: 3 Ways

From planters to lanterns, give recycled cans new life with these easy DIYs!

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Upcycled Cans: 3 Ways

From planters to lanterns, give recycled cans new life with these easy DIYs!

Ingredients

Pencil holders

  • Metal cans

Planters

  • Metal cans

Lantern

  • Metal cans

Steps

Pencil holders

  1. Spray paint cleaned tin cans with your favorite color and designs. Allow to fully dry. Fill with pens, pencils, and other office supplies.

Planters

  1. Puncture 3 holes on the bottom of a cleaned tin can. Glue and wrap rope around the can. Fill with some small rocks, soil, succulents, and moss. Place on a small platter and water when needed.

Lantern

  1. Fill cleaned tin can with water and freeze. Place frozen can on towels and use a hammer and assorted sized nails to puncture designs. Invert the can and place battery powered string lights inside.