15 Creative Ways To Repurpose Tin Cans

I love projects in which you can utilize items you would normally throw away. Although a tin can may look quite unaesthetic at the first glance it requires little creativity from your part to become a decorative object on your table or a cool toy for your kid. There are a variety of fun DIY projects that require tin cans and we have gathered some of the best including lighting ideas, storage ideas, gift ideas and much much more. Happy reading and crafting!

1. Tin Can Lanterns


Tin Can Lanterns

Recycle your tin cans into simple lanterns for outdoor parties or your home. Get the tutorial at Craft Foxes

2. Tin Can Drums


Tin Can Drums

Here is a fun idea to transform a tin cans into a set of drums using some leather and paint. Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess

3. Tin Can Clock


Tin Can Clock

Make a cool clock out of coffee can. It’s so easy, and takes only 10 minutes to create! Get the tutorial at Kelli’s Kitchen

4. Tin Can Desk Lamp


Tin Can Desk Lamp

Brighten up your room with this original desk lamp. Get the tutorial at Those Northern Skies

5. Tin Can Wind Chime


Tin Can Wind Chime

Add the sound of music into your yard with this gorgeous homemade wind chime! Get the tutorial at AllYou

6. Nautical Rope Vase


Nautical Rope Vase

Create a stunning centerpiece using a coffee can, glass jar, rope, and hot glue. Get full tutorial at Bayside Bride

7. Tin Can Pincushion


Tin Can Pincushion

Anyone who is keen on sewing will love this cute and easy-to-make pincushion! Great gift idea! Get the tutorial at Design Sponge

8. Upcycled Tin Can Organizer


Upcycled Tin Can Organizer

Create a new desk organizer out of tin cans to organize your items. Get the tutorial at Upcycled Treasures

9. Tin Can Snowman


Tin Can Snowman

If you’re looking for a quick and easy Christmas craft make this adorable tin can snowman. Get the tutorial at Practically Functional

10. Tin Can Flower Bird Feeder


Tin Can Flower Bird Feeder

This Tin Can Flower is not only pretty it make great bird feeder too! Get the tutorial at We Made That

11. Tin Can Shelf


Tin Can Shelf

The perfect little place to store toys and trinkets. Get the tutorial at ZingZingTree

12. Tin Can Portable Rocket Stove


tin-can portable rocket stove

This little stove is amazing! You can boil water with just a few small sticks, and the stove weighs almost nothing. Get the tutorial at Log Cabin Cooking

13. Kitchen Organizer


Kitchen Organizer

Empty cans are the perfect size for stashing kitchen utensils. Via HGTV

14. Customizable Cookie Cutters


Customizable Cookie Cutters

Got an idea for a cookie, but can’t find the right cutter? Check this tutorial at DIYHomeSweetHome and make your own cookie cutters!

15. Table Numbers


Table Numbers

For your next big party, use empty cans to make these lit up table numbers. Get the tutorial at 100 Layer Cake


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