I’ve gathered over 35 of the best upcycled tin can crafts from across the web, so get ready to be wowed. You will want to save all the cans!
Tin Can Crafts
You know that old adage, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” Well, that is definitely true when it comes to tin cans.
While some people might see them as nothing more than a container, crafters see them as a source of endless creativity.
Instead of recycling those soup and tomato sauce cans upcycle them into creative crafts and home decor.
From simple tin can planters including the super popular “smashed tin cans” to windchimes and more, there are project ideas for all skill levels!
Plus most of these can be made with basic supplies you already have in your home.
I’m all about budget-friendly crafts and these repurposed tin can crafts check all the boxes.
Take a look around and let me know in the comments which project is your favorite.
I had so much fun putting this collection together so I hope you enjoy it! 😀
35+ Tin Can Crafts That Are A Must See!
Looking for a fun new way to repurpose old tin cans? Check out these 35 awesome tin can crafts. You will want to eat soup for days so you can craft with the cans!
I was hooked on tin can crafts after making these wall planters using decoupaged napkins.
Beautiful Thanksgiving Table Decor
This is such an easy DIY, each tin can is decorated differently and is so beautiful.
Tin Can DIY Outdoor Lighting Tutorial
What a great way to give your outdoor space some extra lighting with a rustic look. This outdoor tin can lighting is such a cool idea!
DIY Tin Can Garden Lanterns
These tin can garden lanterns are a great way to bring some ambiance to your outside space.
Tin Punched Votive Candles
Create beautiful tin punched votive candles with upcycled tin cans
Farmhouse Tin Can Vase
This tin can vase upcycle is so unique and pretty.
Tin Can Cutlery Holders
What a great idea for an easy DIY that is inexpensive. You can use these tin can cutlery holders when you host your next party or holiday.
Ribbon Organizer Recycled Tin Can
I’m planning out my new craft room and LOVE this idea for a tin can ribbon storage.
Mosaic Flower Vase From a Recycled Soup Can
Create a stunning Mosaic tin can vase with this easy DIY tutorial.
DIY Moss Candle Holders Made from Tin Cans
Create moss tin can candle holders that look like they are from a high-end store.
How to Make Recycled Tin Can Snowmen
This tin snowman craft is a cute decoration that you leave on display during the winter months. They are cute and easy to make. I love when you can recycle and create at the same time.
Tin Can Luminaries
Make tin can luminaries to add pretty lighten to your patio or backyard.
Gifts In A Can That Everyone Will Love!
Check out these clever gifts in a can for everyone on your list.
DIY Tin Can Vase
I love how this DIY gives an antique look to the cans. These are great to make for yourself or to give as a gift.
Recycled Tin Can Lantern & Planter
Here is a pretty idea for a tin can lantern and planter.
Hand Stamped Can Top Garden Markers
Learn how to use tin can tops to make the cutest plant markers.
Tin Can Crafts Swing Out Storage Tower
Here is another idea for my craft room. This tin can swing out storage is seriously cool!
Beautiful Tin Can Pendant Light
Create a gorgeous tin can pendant light with this easy DIY.
DIY Floral Soup Can Planters
Create your own floral soup can planters for a bold and cheerful pop of color.
Mother's Day Pencil Holder
Here is a simple idea for a Mother’s Day planter.
Spring Bunny DIY Candy Dishes
This is another great DIY, this time you can get your kids involved in creating this craft. These DIY candy dishes are adorable for easter.
Beautiful DIY Tin Can Decorations
This DIY tin can decorations turned out so pretty. This craft can be used as a decoration for the home, used as a gift basket, or as an Easter basket.
Make an Adorable Washboard From a Tin Can
This DIY is so cool, it's hard to believe this was made out of recycled cans. I love the way this looks. You can use this as a decoration in the home or in your garden.
Upcycled Tin Jewelry Boxes
These recycled cans turned out to make beautiful Jewelry holders or they can be used as small knick-knack holders. Either way, these turned out lovely.
DIY School Supplies Organizers
This is a great way to organized supplies for your children's art supplies, school supplies or organizers for your office. These are easy to make and are so useful.
How to make decoupaged tin cans
I love how this DIY can give decoupaged tin cans such a different look. There are so many possibilities using decoupage.
Quick Diy Housewarming Gift
I love this craft. This is so pretty and simple looking. You can easily use this as a decoration in your home or this could make a wonderful housewarming gift.
Tin Can Piggy bank
This tin can piggy bank is a cute idea to make for your kids or your grandkids, really any child in your life. These are adorable and functional at the same time.
Recycled Can Bunny and Chick
This recycled chick and bunny are adorable decorations or gifts to make for Easter. I love how simple and inexpensive these are to make.
Rainbow Herb Garden from Tin Cans
This is a wonderful way to add a pop of color to your backyard. I love this idea of growing herbs in recycled cans. What a great idea.
Upcycled Tin Can Pumpkins Tutorial
These tin can pumpkins are beautiful crafts you can make for the holiday. It's timeless and you can keep it forever.
Tin Can Frankenstein
This tin can Frankenstein is a great DIY for the Halloween season. You can use this decoration for just that or you can fill him with lollipops or as a pencil holder for your homework desk!
DIY Soup Can Planters
This DIY soup can planter perfect for a smaller space or a home office. I love the colors used in this craft. I think it would look wonderful in any kitchen.
DIY Tin Can Wind Chimes
Tin Can wind chimes are a must for any can upcycle.
Recycled herb planters
This is a great way to reuse recycled cans, I love the look of these older distressed cans especially when used in a wooden ladder garden display.They make the craft that much more appealing.
Decorative Tin Can Vases
I love the look of these tin can vases. I love how pretty they are. You can't even tell these are recycled cans.
How To Make A Recycled Tin Can Owl
This DIY tin can owl is so cool. This would make a great addition to your garden. If you don't have a garden you can easily make these into windowsill planters.
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Saturday 30th of April 2022
So many great ideas for tin cans! I think after looking at them all, my favorite is still the THANKS ones.