Cans are part of our day to day life and are generally discarded after use. Those made of aluminum are found in chocolates, milk powder and other household supplies, how about giving other functionality to these cans and reuse in the home decor?
There are a lot of crafts that can be made with these cans, best of all it involves little work and the materials used are cheap . The cans can be adapted as pots, lamps, pencil holder, objects holder, towel holders, ports for storing groceries, cookies and others.
Before you begin decorating an aluminum can, you must remove the label from the original packaging. If it does not come out easily, leave it in hot water for a few minutes to remove the paper.
70 inspirations to make decorated cans
For easy viewing, we separate beautiful references with several cans decorated in this order: with fabric, with paint, with adhesive or paper, with textures and other techniques. So you can choose the best ideas to start your own crafts.
Do not forget to check in the end of the post the selected videos with practical techniques and step by step.
The fabrics of jute, lace, metallic threads, crochet and printed fabrics are successful in making any handicrafts. It's no different with aluminum cans, check out a few ideas you can do:
Picture 1 - With creativity it is possible to turn the used cans into beautiful flower pots.
Picture 2 - Give a new robe with the crochet of different points.
Picture 3 - A double of success: jute + income.
Picture 4 - Invest in metallic yarn and cover it whole.
Picture 5 - The vichy leaves the candle holder more charming and feminine.
Picture 6 - How to resist the differentiated prints?
Image 7 - Matte painting with lace and flower applications.
Picture 8 - The junction of rustic with vintage is always welcome!
Picture 9 - Exterior decoration, suspended and full of style!
Picture 10 - Increase your income and produce amazing decorative objects!
Image 11 - Towel holders coated with floral fabric.
Picture 12 - Reaproveite and save on wedding décor!
Picture 13 - Embellishment made in felt.
Image 14 - Use and abuse the twisted string at the ends.
Picture 15 - Customize the hanging cans behind the car and guarantee amazing photos!
Picture 16 - Save on the rental of pots for your party!
Image 17 - Vases lined with raw cotton fabric.
Image 18 - There are numerous ways to reuse aluminum cans.
Image 19 - Different fabrics, patterns and textures.
Image 20 - Pencil holder with EVA.
Picture 21 - Paint with your favorite color and garnish with delicate finishes.
Image 22 - Cans turn into funny and friendly little piggy banks.
Picture 23 - How about customizing with the initial of the name to give of souvenirs to your guests?
Picture 24 - Combine the tones of the fabrics with those of the flowers and highlight the decoration of your home!
Image 25 - Concentration when gluing the string so that it is uniform and straight.
Image 26 - Have you chosen your favorite model yet?
Figure 27 - Remove the containers with hot water to leave the texture of the can very smooth.
Picture 28 - Ask your children's help to decorate the Halloween party!
Image 29 - External and internal painting, with drawings of flowers.
Picture 30 - Replace the traditional Christmas tree
Image 31 - Cans with glitter also become pendulums.
Image 32 - Inspired by Emilio Pucci's iconic prints.
Picture 33 - Give a more funky face to your garden!
Image 34 - Enlighten the environment with originality and economy!
Picture 35 - Innovate and implement sustainable ideas!
Picture 36 - Because every girl loves poas and flowers.
Image 37 - Save countless objects and organize the mess better!
Image 38 - Reference to leave your garden modern and cool.
Picture 39 - Versatile, cans easily decorate your party!
Image 40 - Create a sensational effect with dimensional ink.
Picture 41 - Do not be afraid to knead them to give this contemporary + rustic look.
Image 42 - Elect the poas and make your vertical garden even more charming!
Picture 43 - Recycle your can and grant the functionality you want!
Picture 44 - Gather the children together and set up your own snowman.
Image 45 - Mix up flower arrangements with candle holders in the center of the table.
Picture 46 - Open your own business by customizing cans for wedding.
With adhesive or paper
Image 47 - Choose durex stamped and glue them across the can.
Image 48 - Book sheets cover and are tied with strings.
Picture 49 - Simple ideas are capable of getting compliments everywhere!
Image 50 - Store your belongings in containers pasted with cute stickers.
Image 51 - Alternate the strips and produce different results.
Image 52 - Give fresh biscuits with tinted cans on the lids.
Picture 53 - The retro print never goes out of style!
Picture 54 - Themed cans are pure charm!
Picture 55 - Do it yourself your pencil holder.
Picture 56 - When the details make all the difference when it comes to gifting your loved ones over Christmas.
Image 57 - Upgrade the decor with colorful, vibrant cans.
Image 58 - Vases stamped throughout the communal table.
Image 59 - Personalized wedding souvenirs.
Image 60 - Hanging decoration with multicolored stickers.
Picture 61 - Your most organized desk with pencil holder set.
Picture 62 - The gold is chic, graceful and feminine.
Image 63 - Differentiate yourself from others with cans with petit Easter eggs.
Other techniques and textures
Picture 64 - Make small holes to let the candlelight reflect in the environment.
Image 65 - Glued with ice cream stick and lace to give more support.
Image 66 - Internal drawing with perforated EVA balls.
Picture 67 - A creative thank-you capable of melting the heart of any guest.
Image 68 - Two items reusable in a single object: aluminum can + wood chips.
Picture 69 - All covered with pencils.
Picture 70 - Celebrate in style with the beginnings and age of the birthday boy.
How to make decorated cans step by step
Now that it has been possible to visualize all the ideas, it is time to learn with techniques and tutorials that show each step to decorate cans in different ways and with different materials. Keep browsing to see the videos that we've separated for you: