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Recycling Ideas Using Cans With and Without Lids

Please don’t throw away those cans. They are so versatile and these craft ideas show you just how. Cans can be painted, glued on and embellished in lots of different ways and afterwards are practical for storing and organizing your things. These projects are also a fun way to recycle and help save money and the environment a little, too.

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Decoupage Pencil Holder

Decoupage Utility Can

If you make a lot of cards or scrapbooking, then you may have a large collection of craft supplies and would like to have it all at your fingertips when crafting. By recycling and decoupaging cans from the  kitchen, you can keep the supplies tidy in a decorative way. Here a cute paper napkin was used to pep up ordinary cans and add a cheerful look  to them.

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Recycling Craft for Christmas - Can Flower Pot

Recycling With Cans - Natural Looking Flower Pot

It is so easy to recycle cans into lovely natural flower pots for the holidays.

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Fall Pencil Holder

Fall Pencil Holder

Cans are often left over in the kitchen and it is always great to recycle them instead of throwing them away. This can is being used as a pencil holder. Paper napkin leaves adorn twine, giving it a natural look, which is perfect for the season.

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Upcycling Craft - Bird Food Container

Upcycling Cans for Bird Food

In this area, winter food and seed for the birds gets sold in plastic bags and is not so easy to store once opened. If you have empty cans from the kitchen with plastic lids, you can use these instead to hold the food inside.

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Halloween Craft - Recycling Craft - Frankie the Friendly Frankenstein Can

Frankie the Friendly Frankenstein Monster

Kids will have fun turning ordinary food cans from the kitchen into fun Halloween decorations. This Frankenstein monster is too cute to scare anybody!

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Recycling Craft Using Cans - Decorative Pencil Holder for Kids

Colorful Pencil Holders

Time to tidy up and recycle at the same time! This is a fun project for older kids, but they should have experience using a hot glue gun. Anyway, an adult should be present to avoid accidents or injuries.

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Recycling Craft - Mosaic Tin Can Flower Pot

Mosaic Utensil Can

With small mosaic tiles and a tin can, you can create a lovely and decorative container. When finished, it can be used as a flower pot like in the image you can place your craft supplies such as scissors in it. Or you can make one in the colors of your bathroom use it to hold the  toothpaste and toothbrushes or cosmetic supplies.

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Upcycling Craft - Colorful Can Pencil Holders

Colorful Washi Taped Cans

Clean empty cans can quickly be transformed into colorful holders for all of your art supplies.

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Halloween Craft for Kids - Recycling Craft - Jack o' Lantern Pumpkin Can Craft

Halloween Jack o’ Lantern Can

Kids will have lots of fun creating these Jack oLanterns to decorate the window sills at Halloween and it is a wonderful recycling craft as well! In fact, the more of these that get made, the merrier.

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Decoupage Can with Winter Scene

Recycled Canisters with Winter Motifs

Paper napkin can help you recycle in a decorative way! Many items that would otherwise land in the garbage bin can be saved, decorated and reused for other purposes. Here cans were decoupaged to be used as a storage cans for craft supplies. But you can also use such a can as packaging for Christmas cookies or other Christmas gifts.

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