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Tin Lantern: All Ages DIY Project

Let your creativity shine with this all-ages DIY project! A Tin lantern is a fun DIY project that can be easily completed in one afternoon.

Materials needed:

• Tin can (soup can with label removed works great!)
• Hammer
• Nail
(Drill optional)

After you’ve gathered your materials – time to make a design! Get creative! Choose romantic hearts or a cheery sun shape, maybe something abstract, or a star-inspired spattering of dots!

Once your decided on a design, you’re ready to get started!

-> This tutorial shows how to freeze the can with water before hammering: http://www.charlottehupfieldceramics.com/2011/05/30/diy-tin-lanterns/

-> Add a handle! This Tin Can Lantern tutorial features a handle for decoration or hanging: http://diyforlife.com/diy-tin-can-lantern-tutorial/

-> Put some power behind your punching! This tutorial recommends a drill: http://rusticweddingchic.com/diy-tin-can-lanterns