Have a CAN-DO attitude with these awesomely tin-fabulous tin can crafts and tutorials! With simple instructions, reusable items, and a ton of different ideas to choose from you will be all about this inspo!
Feel free to check out these free printables below and use as many as your heart desires! I personally love the meal planner printable because I tend to fall off the wagon around the holiday and it really helps keep me on track!
Here are the Tin can crafts!!
Colorful Tin Can Owl Craft
Source: I Heart Crafty Things
Have some empty tin cans at home and ready to make something fun with them? A bit of yarn, craft felt, googly eyes, and a few other items and you will have your very own googly wide-eyed owl! This owl is useful too- kids can use them for storing pens, pencils, crayons, and other school supplies!
Recycled Tin Can Planters
Source: Ohoh deco
Giving your tin cans a new purpose is a great way to not only budget your money better, but it’s great for the environment, too! What better way to reuse and recycle than creating your very own DIY planter? With extra fabric laying around you’ll have a trendy planter in no time!
Bumblebee Tin Can Craft
Source: Create For Less
Thinking about how to use the extra tin can you have at home for a fun project with your kids? Turn it into a bee and use it as a garden decoration! Just look at this tiny décor – it’s as adorable as it can “bee”!
Recycled Tin Can Lantern & Planter
Source: Girl, Just DIY!
If you have some tin cans left at home, why not recycle and repurpose them into something useful AND cute? These planters/lanterns are incredibly simple to make, take a few items to get the job done, and the turnout is store bought worthy!
Tin Can Spider Craft
Source: Kids Craft Room
If you are looking for a fun and easy Halloween decoration, look no further! This tin can spider is JUST spooky enough and super-easy to make. The tutorial will also show you how to take it to the next level if you want to drill some holes and turn it into a lantern. Lights up my life for sure!
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DIY Shabby French Recycled Tin Cans
Source: Dreams Factory
Want to bring some shabby chic to your home or workspace? By adding a couple of French-style vases made of tin cans you can do just that for almost no cost at all! If you’re interested in these modern unique vases, you’ll definitely want to check this out!
DIY Cactus Plants
Source: The Crafted Sparrow
Are you brand new and inexperienced in the DIY craft world and looking for easy projects to work on? This cactus plant project is a great way to start! Although you need a laser printer (a must-have for every crafter) this craft is so simple, that the turnout is amazing. PLUS, this cactus won’t hurt you 😉
Rainbow Tin Can Wind Chime
Source: Creative Green Living
Bring some magical color into your home with this rainbow wind chime! Hearing the bells ringing with every breeze blow will make you so happy, and the bright design is a must-have outside. Talk about good vibes!
TIN CAN Chinese Lanterns
Source: Crafty Your Happiness
Ready to add some unique ambient light into your home? There’s no better way to do that than with Chinese lanterns! Better yet, make them yourself out of these tin cans and light up your life!
How to Make Citronella Candles
Source: Garden Therapy
All this cold weather really has me dreaming about those warm summer nights. I just can’t wait for summer, can you? Plan ahead and prepare with this citronella candle DIY project! Not only are the candles beautiful, but they will keep the mosquitos out of the area too so you can sit outside as long as you want. Plus, all you need to make them at home are tin cans, wax, citronella oil, and a few other household items. Love it!
Upcycled Tin Can Craft Storage
Source: Sustain My Craft Habit
Crafters, rejoice! We’ve finally found a way to organize all the brushes and tools you use for your DIY projects. These tin can storages can help you clear your craft room, keep it neat and make it easier for you to enjoy your future projects without leaving a mess afterward. What an awesome idea!
Easy To Make Colourful Tin Can Planters
Source: Pillar Box Blue
Have some tin cans in your basement you’ve been saving for “just in case”? Well, the “just in case” moment finally came for you! This planter is unique in that they are painted to your liking. This is so much easier than I thought it would be and I have no idea why I ever used to buy planters!
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DIY Decorative Tin Can Vases
Source: Haute & Healthy Living
Welcome spring with these enchanting decorative tin can vases! They are not only made for chic style but also very practical, budget-friendly, and easy to make. Apart from using them as flower vases, you can also use them as candle holders or storage containers! Versatile and beautiful, what more could you want?
DIY Tin Can Silverware Caddy
Source: Lily Ardor
Have a kitchen with open shelving or need additional storage for your silverware? A kitchen caddy will be a must for you. Save your money and make your own out of tin cans! Check this tutorial to see how you can do just that this season
DIY Tin Can Flowers
Source: Create Whimsy
Do you hate that plain old wooden fence in your garden? Planting some flowers would be a great way to cover it! However, when the soil is unplantable, you can get creative and make some “artificial” flowers! Since they are placed outside they need to be made of weather-resistant material, and that is exactly why you will want to use tin cans for these. I love this project!
Easy Tin Can Project That Upcycles
Source: Happy Happy Nester
Are you looking for a kid-friendly DIY this season? This easy-peasy tin can project is the one for you! You’ll get new chic storage containers, and your kids will love making them with you. win-win!
DIY Snowman Tin Can Toss
Source: 5 Minutes for Mom
If you are looking for a fun winter craft to do with your kids in these chilly months, these snowmen will melt your heart! Although you don’t need snow to make them, they will be perfect for decoration in your house or outside when the snow does come down. You only need tin cans, paint, and a ball or bean bag for this one!
DIY Marbled Tin-Can Luminaries
Source: Juggling Act Mama
There’s nothing more beautiful than a perfectly lightened-up garden. It adds such a special modern touch while also making it easier to see if you love to be outside at night. Luminaries are expensive so why not make your own this year? This is such a great project using tin cans, and will look so pretty in your garden!
Tin Can Robot Craft For Kids
Source: Laura’s Crafty Life
Beep bop, beep bop! Make a unique and funny robot like this one out of tin cans! Your kids will love this one, and it’s so easy to make!
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Recycled Soup Can Felt Monsters For Kids
Source: Hello Wonderful
Whether you are looking for Halloween decorations or your kids are just plain crazy about monsters, this craft will be a perfect addition to the to-do list! Funny little monsters made out of old tin cans? I think YES
I hope you found all of these helpful and are ready to re-use some tin this season for some enjoyable and aesthetic tin can crafts! Don’t forget to check out my free printables at the top of the page and feel free to use any down below as well. Enjoy!
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