Sunday, June 1, 2014

Make Recycled Tin Can Lanterns for Your Garden

There's just something about the glow of candles (even fake ones!) on a hot summer evening. Whether it's on the table you keep on your patio or hanging from little hooks in your garden, everything feels more inviting with a little glow. This easy tutorial shows you how to transform old tin cans into pretty lanterns in just a few minutes!


  • Tin cans: emptied, rinsed, label removed
  • Brad Point Drill Bit
  • Drill
  • Craft paint
  • Foam brush
  • Votive candle, LED light or solar light
Some of the links in my supply lists may be affiliate links. 


Find the directions online at My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia: DIY Tin Can Lanterns

Do you like this post? Consider subscribing to our weekly newsletter!

No comments:

Post a Comment

I love comments! As of November 2019, the reply function of the comments has stopped working so if I reply, it will be a fresh comment.

I also welcome your comments on Facebook!

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to My posts may contain affiliate links to products on Amazon. Thank you for supporting Creative Green Living.
Carissa's Creativity Space ( became Creative Green Living in February 2013. As such the watermarks on older posts may reflect the previous site name.