January 19, 2013

Recycled cans for pencil holders

Here's a chance to relive one of your childhood projects with a cool update. This tutorial from Reduce, Reuse, Redecorate uses tin cans, cork and a dog silhouette (imagine that!) But once you've read the instructions I'm willing to bet you come up with your own ideas for recreating the average tin can into something that fits right in at your desk or workspace. Fabric, paper, burlap, a favorite piece of your child's artwork; the possibilities are endless.

You can turn this

Into this

This post was written by Mindi at Red Dog Barkery. Visit her Etsy shop for durable, yet fashionable goods, or her blog for bits that are sure to whet your appetite.

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