Get it While You Can! ...aka... Simple DIY is Better with the Kids ... OR ...

How To Turn a Trash Can into a Recycling Bin
Fall, for some, marks the waning days of active DIY. With that, I think of this quick (impromptu) DIY I did this summer. In a post for friends Timothy & Laura Dahl (at, my six-year-old Eva and I turn out a new recycling bin.
You need: a trash can, some stenciling letters, masking tape, an old can of spray paint & a bungee cord. ... You need: About thirty minutes.
And you'll have: Fun!
But more importantly, it reminds me (to remind you) ... Get it While You Can!
DIY Exterior Recycle Bin
Spell Out Stenciling for what you need. Hold it in place with a bungee cord.
Even a 6 year old can spray paint (with supervision)
After a little dry time, remove stenciling
the Big Reveal
Clean Up and place masking tape in your new Recyling Bin

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