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Make Something for Nothing...how to Re-purpose Your Old Soup Tins...

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Make these cute soup tin lanterns in a day....providing you have all the necessary tools,this DIY wont cost you a penny....visit my blog for the full DIY tutorial....
Make these cute repurposed soup tin lanterns in 5 easy steps....
Make these cute repurposed soup tin lanterns in 5 easy steps....
Age the tins by spraying with bleach and leaving out in the sunshine....
Age the tins by spraying with bleach and leaving out in the sunshine....
Make up a paper template to drill small holes in the tins....
Make up a paper template to drill small holes in the tins....
Add wire handles....
Add wire handles....
these would look lovely on the mantle piece or in a window indoors, or dot them around your garden for a summer party...
these would look lovely on the mantle piece or in a window indoors, or dot them around your garden for a summer party...
they really  look lovely when lit after dark...
they really look lovely when lit after dark...
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  • Rhonda
    on Aug 4, 2013

    I have been saving cans for a year now to make some of these and they are already aged but the tip on freezing water I did not know ..... I am now ready to try making some! Thanks!

  • Meem Kaplan
    on Aug 17, 2013

    I'm wondering about little solar lights in them. Then they could be out amongst the greenery in the yard.

    • Frank Hocker
      on Jun 8, 2015

      @Meem Kaplan Last year I put my small solar globes in them it's great this I have to try thanks

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