All Souped Up! 7 Cool Ways to Recycle Old Tin Cans

Photo by: Cynthia Shaffer
Can Caddy
Attach your covered cans to a lazy susan for instant desk storage. Use assorted patterns for the covers for a crafty touch.
Get the how-to at Cynthia Shaffer
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Photo by: Cynthia Shaffer
Can Caddy
Attach your covered cans to a lazy susan for instant desk storage. Use assorted patterns for the covers for a crafty touch.
Get the how-to at Cynthia Shaffer
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Tue, Apr 2, 2013 3:46 PM EDT
With Earth Day coming up this month, it seems like the perfect time for a recycled can craft roundup. I'm always using different things with cans like soup, coffee, sauces . . . instead of throwing those in the recycling bin, why not use them in a craft project? They're surprisingly versatile, and you always seem to have more of them than you need. Here I've pulled together a few brilliant ideas for keeping those cans out of the trash and making them useful - and hopefully beautiful! Click through for 7 ingenious crafts with recycled cans! -By Amy Anderson



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