Recycled Tin Can Into Flower Pots

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1 Hour
Don't throw out your food Tin Cans.

I thought you might be interested in an easy way to make some great usable crafts from normally thrown away items?

Most of you will have what you need right now. Food tin cans.

Normally I have one or two a week that I throw out, don’t you?

How about using them for some amazing, cute projects

So to get this project started I collected my 3 tin cans & cleaned them
Now it was time to paint

I used Rust-Oleum spray paint in Flat White…..

Let dry for a couple of hours
After the tin cans are dry

Add drain holes

I used an ice pick and hammer to make the holes

Next I added stones/rocks to the bottom of each tin can for good drainage


Now for the fun part adding the plants

I decided on these cute ground cover plants

They grow beautifully in pots and they can tolerate dry, full sun conditions 

So if you forget to water them everyday they will tolerate a forgotten day here or there 

But try not to forget like I do sometimes.

I sat all three in a large flower pot saucer to protect the table or the surface I have them on

I move them from front porch to back porch, depending on where I will be spending time

So there you have it.  Easy, fun way to create cute flower pots.  

Also, these would make wonderful hostess gifts.  Make one for your friends. They will love it.

Are you ready to check out my Blogger Friends projects.?…….You will love their ideas.

Head on over to the blog for all the other projects and inspiration.

Suggested materials:

  • Tin cans
  • Spray paint   (Home Depot)
  • Plants   (Garden Center)

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