25 Crafty DIY Projects Using Tin Cans

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Something that most people have on a regular basis are canned foods. They are cheap, they last forever, and the contents are usually extremely versatile.

But what do most of us do with the cans once we are done cooking? If you are like a lot of folks, you likely throw them away for recycling. But did you stop to realize that what you are throwing away is a really cool craft supply?

You would be amazed at the tons of ideas floating around to recycle old tin cans! From beautiful containers to wind chimes to gorgeous tin can roses – the range is huge. We hope you enjoy the list of projects we have below, that really capture a wide range of projects you can do with simple tin cans from your home.

Go ahead and check them out to get totally inspired!

1. Pedestals for candles:

candle-pedestals
Frugal-interior-design.com

2. Candles in tin cans:

candle-tin-cans
Abeautifulmess.com

3. Fabric covered tin cans:

fabric-tin-cans
Forthemakers.com

4. A real grill from a tin can:

grill-can
Dianthomas.com

5. Vintage hanging cans:

hanging-cans
Catshome.deviantart.com

6. Herb garden planters:

herb-garden-planters
Anestforallseasons.com

7. Pencil holder:

pencil-holder
Creatingreallyawesomefreethings.com

8. Rocket stove:

rocket-stove
Premiumrocketstoves.weebly.com

9. Snowman:

snowman-can
Practicallyfunctional.com

10. Actual working speaker:

speakers
Wired.com

11. Cute spring planters:

spring-planters
Sowanddipity.com

12. Tin can flower:

tin-can-flower
Youtube.com

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13. Lamp made from a tin can:

tincan-lamp
Thosenorthernskies.blogspot.hu

14. Adorable lawn critters:

tincan-lawn-critters
Myveryeducatedmother.com

15. Tin can organizer:

tin-can-organizer
Mountainmodernlife.com

16. Beautiful tin can rose:

tin-can-rose
Instructables.com

17. Fun tin can scarecrow:

tincan-scarecrow
Craftyimaginings.blogspot.com

18. Decorated cans with lids:

tincans-lids
Mollymell.blogspot.com

19. Punched cans with votives:

tincan-votives
Rachaelraymag.com

20. Colorful tin can wreath:

tin-can-wreath
Etsy.com

21. Tin Man:

tin-man
Empressofdirt.net

22. Bright and colorful chimes:

wind-chimes
Happymrsc.blogspot.ca

23. Wind chimes made with lids:

wind-chimes-cans
Hemgjord.blogspot.se

24. Wine rack:

wine-rack
Brit.co

25. Christmas tree ornaments:

xmas-tree-ornaments
Thinkingcloset.com