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Easy DIY: Decorative vase from beverage cans

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  • 4 cooldrink cans
  • Glue
  • Adhesive paper
  • Tin foil
  • Paint (gold and white or colours of your choice)
  • Small paint brush


Instead of throwing out cooldrink cans, why not create a decorative item for your living spaces at home? In this DIY tutorial, we show you how to achieve this without spending too much time or money.

1 hourDifficultyEasy

Step 1: Achieve this results at the end

You'll need to apply the spray paint and adhesive paper strategically to achieve this look.

Step 2: Crushing 1 cooldrink can

Simply using your hands, gently squeeze one of the cooldrink cans until it looks dented as seen in this picture. This will add variation to the cans.

Step 3: Spray the cans with a base colour

You can do this step outdoors as you need sufficient ventilation.

Step 4: Spray or brush paint the gold paint

We chose gold as a second colour in this project. With the gold we spray the base of one of the crushed cooldrink cans like this.

Step 5: Make a polka dot can

In this step, we used a round paper cutter. However, you can use gold colour adhesive paper and apply it once the base coat of paint is dry.

Step 6: This is the polka dot can

Minimal and chic!

Step 7: Apply glue and gold sprayed tin foil

In this step, you need to apply some glue to the bottom half of the can. Thereafter add the tin foil and lightly tap it with your finger so that it sticks. Don't worry if the tin foil creases as this is part of its character.

Step 8: Tin foil base result

Modern and unique!

You can get creative and make your own variations of these cans using different paint colours.

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