DIY: How To Make Lanterns With Beer Cans | homify

DIY: How To Make Lanterns With Beer Cans

Nancy Amon _ homify


  • Empty beer or soda cans
  • Rope
  • Candles
  • Blade cutter


Entertaining in the outdoors is always great, especially on those warm summer nights. Here's an excellent and economical way to light up your terrace or patio without using electricity.

By only using beer cans, you can recycle and also create this one of a kind lanterns. Long live recycling culture!

30 minutesDifficultyEasy

Step 1: Materials to make beer can lanterns

You don't need to invest too much money or time to create this beer can lanterns. What you'll need are some empty beer or soda cans, candles, a piece of rope, and a blade cutter.

Step 2: Cut a vertical line into the beer can

Use the blade cutter to cut a vertical line into the beer or soda can.

Step 3: Use the blade cutter to cut around the can

Using the blade cutter, cut along the whole blade can.

Step 4: Press down onto the can

Carefully open up the beer can. Next Press down on the beer can using your hands to let the can double up

Step 5: Add the candle into the lantern

Add your candle into the beer cans and hang it to light up your terrace. Get your friends to join in on the fun!

Isn't this an easy, fun way to recycle your beer cans?

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