Usually, you will find a tin can lay down on the ground or in the trash can. It is your time to turn trash into treasure! Of these trash tin can could be transformed into something sparkle – DIY tin can lanterns. It is a great idea for you who look for DIY projects that easy to make and can press the budget.
These DIY Tin Can Lanterns Could Brighten Up Your Darkest Night
These tin can lanterns can brighten your darkest night. This project can be done with your kiddo during this quarantine-self. Your children will love how simple this can lantern. They are a lot of fun to make and are going to endure for a long time to use. You can make to you indoors and out. Turning a few tin can into beautiful home décor. Additionally, there are a few elements to make the can looks more stunning.
- Tin cans (any shape and size needed)
- Paint (optional)
- Paintbrush (optional)
- Paper (optional)
- Printed shapes
How to Make:
Step 1: Get your supplies together. Wash and dry the empty cans.
Step 2: Select the size of the can that you want.
Step 3: Choose the shape that you want to create – star, owl, moon, animal, leaves, etc.
Step 4: Cut the chosen shape with your scissors and trace the outline onto the can with a marker.
Step 5: If you want to paint the can you can match with your outdoor theme. Just remember, if you use candles, use a paint that is safe for use with fire. It can be spray paint and the painting process is straightforward. Paint the can before poking the holes.
Step 6: Start to create the holes on the shape using hammer and nail. Don’t push the nail too far into the can.
Step 7: You could also make your own flow.
Step 8: Once you finished poking the holes then place your candle inside the can. If you want to replace with clear light it is also OK.
Step 9: And there you have the sparking DIY tin can lantern for summer entertaining.
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These DIY tin can lantern bring a relaxing vibe to your home. An empty food can gives off a beautiful glow with the addition of decorative items – paper and shape, and spray paint. Food cans, paper, paint, and glue are all you need to bring a festival feel to your home.