“Laura was proud to be helping Ma with the milking, and she carried the lantern very carefully. Its sides were of tin, with places cut in them for the candle-light to shine through.
When Laura walked behind Ma on the path to the barn, the little bits of candle-light from the lantern leaped all around her on the snow." ~ Little House in the Big Woods
Tin Can Lantern DIY Inspired by Laura Ingalls Wilder
You need few supplies - a tin can, candles, hammer, nail and the secret to success - water!
Punch holes into the tin can in the pattern of your choice. Be sure to follow the directions to avoid crushing or denting the can when you make your patterns.
Add your candle for your own rustic, Little House on the Prairie inspired home decor DIY. So fun to repurpose these old cans into beautiful centerpieces.
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
Published February 25th, 2016 7:47 PM
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