Tin Can Art Caddy

Materials

  • Recycled cans (lids removed with safety opener)
  • The Paper Co./TPC Studio Papers: Christmas Cheer Collection Fleur De Lys, Let's Eat Collection Baked with Love tools

Tools

  • Black alphabet stickers
  • Adhesives: 3M Scotch Brand Quick-Dry Adhesive, Eclectic Products E6000 Industrial-Strength Adhesive Gel

Basic Supplies

paper trimmer, scissors, ruler, pencil

Directions

STEP 1

  • Wash and dry cans. For safety, do not use cans with any sharp edges.

STEP 2

  • Measure height of each can, excluding rims. Cut 12"-long paper strip to desired height. Using quick-dry glue, glue one end of paper strip to can, wrap paper around it, and then glue opposite end. Let dry three minutes.

STEP 3

  • Apply generous dot of E6000 to one side of red can; press yellow can to adhesive until set. Repeat with green can on opposite side. Let dry completely.

STEP 4

  • Apply stickers to cans to spell "ART" or other desired sentiment.

Tip

  • 1. Encourage kids to personalize their caddies with stickers, stamps, cut-outs from magazines, or their own artwork. Create additional cans as needed to corral craft supplies, toys, or other small items.
by Dawn Gehring
Tin Can Art Caddy
Tin Can Art Caddy