10 COOL WAYS TO REUSE ALUMINUM AND TIN CANS

5. SODA CAN VASE

Use your empty cans as a vase. Just cut the top off with a can opener like you would open a can. Wash the inside and use as is or spray paint with your desired color for a custom look. This project is incredibly easy!

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Complete tutorial at muslinandmerlot.com .

6. HANGING TIN CAN LANTERNS

Sometimes we need inspiration to recognize the potential of turning ordinary objects into beautiful artwork. That is truly the case with these tin can lanterns.

With a little precision and patience, you can create these stunning lanterns that sparkle. You can really get creative with the punched holes in the design you choose to make it fit any season, whether it will be used for a summer evening party or a winter holiday event.

You will need tin cans, clamps, a couple wooden boards, a hammer, nails and screwdrivers. An extra tip from the comments is freezing water in the can before punching to help keep the stability of the can.

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Tutorial at designsponge.com

7. YARN CUBBIES FROM CANS

For those of you who work with yarn, you know how it can become unorganized very quickly, especially when you find a good sale and want to stock up.

This is a great idea to display your yarn not only making it easy to find and accessible but imagine your joy whenever you glance at that glorious collection of yarn tempting you to start your next project!

To make these cute cubbies, gather a collection of similar sized cans, cover with contact paper if desired, glue together and mount on the wall. As an alternative, these would also sit nicely on the ground and hold yarn as you use it while crafting.

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How to at lethal.net

8. HANGING SMALL CAN VOTIVE CANDLE HOLDERS

Smaller cans present another challenge when trying to reuse them because of their size. But if you think outside of the box there are great ways to recycle those too.

Look at this cute idea for hanging cans on a hanger at various lengths and placing votive candles for a different approach to display lighting and set the mood. So simple anyone could do it!

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Source diyandmag.com

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