Tin Can Lanterns

by Rachel Baker on September 1, 2014

I’ve been thinking it would be wonderful to decorate my front stoop for the holidays – starting with Halloween and ending with Christmas.

This would be an amazing solution and it seems easy enough to make several sets for the different holidays.

Making Lights: DIY Tin Can Lanterns

It’s remarkable what you can make with trash! Here’s an attractive way to recycle tin cans into simple lanterns. This project uses small cans, but if you use larger ones, you might find glass jars that fit inside them to protect the candles from the wind. If you don’t have any wire coat hangers, 1/10 in (2mm) diameter galvanized fencing wire is a good substitute.

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