Star Soda Can Lights

By Noreen Doll. Create colorful star soda can lights for many occasions. They’re perfect for patriotic occasions such as Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day. You could also use them for Christmas, birthdays, or graduation in school colors. Save your soda cans to recycle into this fun project! Supplies. […]

Shamrock Soda Can Lights

By Noreen Doll. Create shamrock soda can lights for an unusual way to decorate for St. Patrick’s Day. And you’ll be recycling, as well. Save your green soda cans for this quick and easy idea. Supplies. String of small, clear lights. Green Soda Cans, empty and clean Scissors Paper Punch Paper for Pattern Cardboard for […]

Heart Soda Can Lights

By Noreen Doll. Heart soda can lights can be used for many festive occasions. It’s a fun way to recycle your soda cans while creating colorful decorations. They can be used for Valentine’s Day, weddings, anniversaries, and even a prom. Simply change the color of the soda can you are using to get the color […]

Aluminum Can Dimensional Star

By Noreen Doll. Create an aluminum can dimensional star to use with your decorations. Aluminum cans are bright and shiny, and come in so many colors that you can find one for any occasion. The red, white and blue cans are perfect for patriotic occasions, red and green are nice for Christmas, and the silver […]

How to Turn a Soda Can into a Flat Sheet of Aluminum

There are lots of great crafts you can make from aluminum cans. And the colorful logos on the cans add to the finished project. For most projects you need to first turn a soda can into a flat sheet of aluminum. When I’m cutting aluminum cans, I like to wear a kevlar glove on the […]

Lasting Valentine Bouquet

By Noreen Doll. Here’s a fun Valentine bouquet your kids can create. It would make a great gift for Grandma, or a friend or neighbor. I used a 7 ounce size diced chili can for this project, but you could use any size you like. I was going to paint the can silver, but decided […]

Mummified Can

By Noreen Doll. Craft a mummified can for Halloween. Find an old faded white or ecru T-shirt or an old sheet to make mummy bandages. If they are too white you can coffee dye or tea dye them to look ancient. I tried both coffee and tea dye, but I used a very light shade, […]

Edgar Allen Poe Topiary

© by Noreen Doll. An Edgar Allen Poe topiary is perfect for Halloween. He was a master of creepy story telling, and The Raven is one of his works. You can even use some recyclables to make this easy topiary. What You Need A Black Bird Styrofoam Ball Newspaper – Cut into 2 inch squares […]

Creepy Crawly Pumpkin Topiary

By Noreen Doll. Craft a creepy crawly pumpkin topiary to decorate your Halloween table.   I try not to use expensive items for crafting because I know lots of people couldn’t afford to make crafts if it required purchasing expensive supplies. And I like to recycle as much as possible. So head to your recycle […]

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