Jack O' Lanterns made from metal paint cans

September 30th, 2010 in member junk     
HesterJane HesterJane, member
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Jack O Lanterns made from salvaged metal paint cans
Another paint can turned Jack O Lantern
Jack O Lanterns made from salvaged metal paint cans

Jack O Lanterns made from salvaged metal paint cans

Photo: FunInTheMaking.net

I made a whole bunch of these lanterns. I love making something cool out of  "junk". All you need is some metal snips. Well that's not all you need. You will need to make a starter hole first with a hammer and a nail. Gloves are also a good idea. To see more pictures visit FunInTheMaking.net


Pattern or design used: My own design - Hester Jane
posted in: member junk, metal, fun, outdoor spaces, lamp, jack o lantern, paint cans, halloween craft

Comments (9)

byabpryor writes: this is so clever! What a wonderful idea!

Ang
. Posted: 4:00 pm on October 18th
Ariete writes: Halloween is my favorite holiday and your Jack-0-Lantern paint cans are really wonderful. Thanks for sharing them and I hope you don't mind if I borrow the idea! :-) Posted: 8:28 pm on October 10th
new2nc69 writes: Way cool. Posted: 9:45 am on October 6th
shabbychick writes: What a clever use of paint cans... I may have to keep a few and try this too!

Thanks for sharing.

Kathy Posted: 11:56 am on October 5th
LittleRedHen writes: My favorite holiday! Halloween! Love the luminaries! Hey people! You have got to go to her website, she has amazing "Fun In The Making"! Great site! Posted: 7:39 am on October 2nd
BillyJo writes: I really like those. Burn the cans would make a great finish too. Thanks for the post BillyJo Posted: 6:08 pm on October 1st
MakinItHappen writes: Super-cute! Posted: 8:30 am on October 1st
RustyDiva writes: Great recycle project! Posted: 7:11 am on October 1st
makinthemostofit writes: How cute and creative. Save a pumpkin, use a can! Posted: 6:39 am on October 1st
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