These project use ordinary cans and containers.


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Crafty Cans and Perplexing Plastic

Crafty Cans and Perplexing Plastic is an amazing resource that teaches you how to turn pieces of soda can aluminum and plastic packaging pieces into works of art! by Mahe Zehra Husain Affiliate Link to Amazon


Create Colorful Aluminum Jewelry

Upcycle cans into vibrant necklaces, rings, earrings, pins, & bracelets. by Helen Harle - Paperback - Published 2010 Affiliate Link to Amazon


Beer CanHat / Soda Can Hat Crochet Pattern

Crochet Pattern for recycling beer can or soda can into a hat. by Lori Stade - Published 2012

Budding Artist Canisters

Empty cans make great holders for pens, scissors and more. I Love to Create

Can Cozy

Upcycle a can with this knitted cozy. Chocolate Mints in a Jar

Desk Organizers

Make a color desk organizers with tin can and scrapbook paper. World of Pineapple

Easy Wrap Cans

Up-cycle your empty cans with a bit of yarn and some fun craft time with the kids! Red Heart

Pen/Pencil/Brush Holder

Repurpose cans. Torie Jayne

Pencil Holder

Recycle metal can into a beautiful desk holder. Craft and Fabric Links

Pencil Holder

Create a pencil holder with recycled food containers.

Rain Sticks

Recycle cardboard potatoe chip canisters are used to make lovely sounding instrument - a rain stick. Dick Blick

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Recycled Ribbon Organizer

How to make a ribbon organizer from a wet wipe container. Instructables

Robot Pencil Holder

Recycle, reuse and have fun with this easy projects for kids. Plaid Online

Seashell Can

Create a lovely container with seashells and a can. Craft ideas

Tin Can Vase

Repurpose tin cans into painted vases with floral ribbon. A Pumpkin and A Princess

Upcycle Soup Cans

Create useful items for kids room or dorm using soup cans - pencil holder, vase and more. The College Juice

Wind Sock - Patriotic Wind Sock Craft

You can make a patriotic wind sock from an oatmeal box, construction paper, string, and crepe paper streamers. Enchanted Learning


Yarn Holder - Oatmeal Canister Yarn Holder

Recycle an ordinary oatmeal container and turn it into a yarn holder. No more tangled yarn.

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