Marbled Tin Can Luminaries for Summer Evenings

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Are you opening any cans for dinner tonight? Amanda from Dwelling in Happiness turned hers into a set of colorful marbled luminaries that look amazing when the sun goes down! (Actually, they look amazing when the sun it up, too.) She shared her project at Juggling Act Mama and says, “These luminaries are perfect for hanging around the patio, lit up along stairs, or sitting on outdoor tables.”

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Paper-wrapped Tin Can Storage

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Are you looking for a new way to create great storage out of tin cans? (I know, trick question.) Regina from Molly Mel is sharing a project at Hearthandmade UK that’s sure to get your creative juices flowing. The theme is floral and romantic!

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Upcycled Cinco de Mayo Decor

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Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone! That’s the 5th of May for my friends who no hablo espanol. I found a quick and easy upcycling project that’s perfect for decoration any fiesta or adding a shot of color to the tabletop on Taco Tuesday, posted by Brie at Like the Cheese.

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Painted Tin Can Planters

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Rebecca blogs at The Crafted Sparrow. Lately her husband has been bringing home large tin cans from his restaurant when they get thrown away. “I love the idea of re-using them, but I just couldn’t look at the boring tin cans anymore,” Rebecca admits.

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Pretty Copper Planters from Empty Tin Cans

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Amy blogs at Homey Oh My.  Recently, she upcycled some empty tins cans into pretty herb planters.  Along the way she discovered a really terrific new color of spray paint, so this is a rescue not to be missed.

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Rainbow Crayon Organizer from Upcycled Cans

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At Sugar Bee Crafts, Mandy is getting her children ready to go back to school.  She came up with a way to upcycle a few cans and keep her family’s crayon collection organized.

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Tin Cans to Colorful Craft Organization

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At  The Crafted Sparrow, Rebecca was in the process of giving her craft room a makeover, so she saved tin cans to help her organize supplies.  She had planned on painting them, but came up with an even better idea!

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Tin Can Craft Organizers

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“I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to be creative when my office is a mess,” confesses Marisa of Marisa Howard Design.  “I’ve found that I like small containers that I can have quick access to.  These small tin cans that would have normally gone into the recycling box, work perfectly as craft containers.”

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