Outdoor Entertaining: DIY Tin Can Lantern

Outdoor Entertaining: DIY Tin Can Lantern

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Kate Legere
Jul 10, 2012
An oldie, but goodie, homemade tin can candle holders are a fun way to dress up a table or backyard space. Drop a citronella votive into the can to help keep those pesky mosquitos away. Erin Boyle created this tutorial for Pure Green Magazine. Her pictures are lovely, and the steps are simple to follow. I plan to make hanging lanterns this summer with some pretty twine. What You Need Materials Scissors Tape Pen or pencil Sheet of paper Few nails of different sizes Hammer Tin can Find the full tutorial at Pure Green. MORE TIN CAN REUSE ON APARTMENT THERAPY:10 Ways to Use Tin CansHow To: Reuse Tin Cans as a Container Garden Make Tin Can Telephones This Weekend (Images: Erin Boyle)
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