Convert a tin can into a beautiful lantern. It is easy!
What you need
Tin cans (soup cans or other)
Universal oil-based primer
Oil-based enamel paint
Galvanized wire (4-6 in.)
Clean can by soaking in hot, soapy water. Making sure to remove all of the label and glue.
Apply a coat of primer and let it dry.
Apply a coat of paint and let it dry.
Fill the can with water and place in a freezer until solid. (this will ensure you don’t dent the tin).
Use a hammer and nail to punch out holes, creating a freehand design around the can.
For a handle, punch out two holes on either side of can.
Using a pair of pliers, bend wire through holes and secure.
Place a candle inside and hang in a safe place.