Aluminum Can Crafts Round-up- 20 Easy Tutorials using Soda Pop Cans

I love making treasures out of trash and aluminum soda cans are the perfect material to do just that. You can find empty aluminum drink cans everywhere you go; you can find them laying on the street, piled up in garbage cans and also in recycling bins. Kudos to those who recycle but did you know you could do so much more with just an ordinary aluminum soda pop or beer can? Aluminum is a great material to use for craft projects! Tons of wonderful crafts can be made with just an everyday ordinary soda pop can. I've gathered up a great list of aluminum can crafts to show you some of the different possibilities. Aluminum is super easy to cut which makes it ideal to work with and though it's a flexible metal, it's metal so it is definitely more durable than just paper. You may be thinking it's not safe to work with and indeed, you do have to be careful when working with aluminum cans but I urge you not to let that fear deter you from making something truly wonderful. Always make sure you are wearing gloves when working with aluminum. Also, you can file the edges of your project if you are afraid that the sharp edges will cut. Before we get into the projects, here's a few reasons why aluminum cans are the perfect materials for crafts:

  • Aluminum cans resist rust so they are good for crafts that will be outdoors
  • They are very thin and able to mold easily
  • Paint adheres wonderfully to the surface of an aluminum can
  • Aluminum cans are easy to cut, in fact, you can use paper punches to punch shapes out of aluminum cans
  • Aluminum embosses easily- you can do beautiful embossed designs on your project

Soda Can Garden Flowers

Soda Can Garden Flowers
Soda Can Garden Flowers | Source

Look at these gorgeous bright colored flowers! Wouldn't they look pretty in your garden? I can imagine some of these made with those flat glass marbles glued in the middle. Honestly, at first glance I would have never thought that these flowers were made using aluminum soda cans. These are so neat.. and on top of that, extremely easy to make.

To read the how-to, go to Woman of Colors

Pop Can Flower Magnets
Pop Can Flower Magnets | Source

Soda Can Flower Magnets

These little soda can flower magnets are really cute. These layered flowers were cut out of a soda can with scissors. Aluminum cans are very easy to cut.. In fact, you can even use paper punches to punch shapes out of them. I like how these flowers are layered with the pretty brad in the middle. I think a set of these aluminum can magnets would make a perfect handmade gift. You could even do a layered 3D effect by adhering each layer with foam squares.. wouldn't that be cute?!

See the easy tutorial at 10th Muse Studios

Rose made from a Soft Drink Can
Rose made from a Soft Drink Can | Source

Soft Drink Can Rose

I really have no words for this one.. I can't believe that this gorgeous rose started out as a soda pop can. This is the rose without paint applied but I think it's stunning even just left plain silver. I like how the leaves have been cut out of what looks to be a 7-Up can.. The bright green color is perfect for the color of the leaves. I can picture a bunch of these embellishing a large mirror or picture frame. Maybe even a border of them with multiple roses bunched up one or two of the corners.

This is another awesome project by Creativeman at Instructables!

Soda Can Flower Decor
Soda Can Flower Decor | Source

Soda Can Flowers

Here are some more big, bright and pretty flowers made with aluminum soda cans! This looks like it would be a great project for kids as long as the edges are filed down and not sharp.. I would have to keep a close look if were my 4 year old but wouldn't one or a few of these make a nice Mother's Day gift? Making a few of these and putting them in pots outside or around the house is a perfect way to decorate for the Spring. Of course, they would look gorgeous in the garden, too!

See the tutorial at Charlotte Parent.. this one looks easy and lots of fun!

Soda Can Cookie Cutters

Soda Can Cookie Cutters
Soda Can Cookie Cutters | Source

I am really impressed with these soda can cookie cutters! You can make all kinds of shapes. I do imagine it takes some bending and manipulating of the cans but once you have them, you have them. I would just be sure to store them in a solid container so they won't get bent out of shape. I am definitely going to be doing some of these. Here are a few more cookie cutter shape suggestions besides what is in the picture:

  • Egg, cross - Easter
  • Clover, leprechaun hat, rainbow - St. Patrick's
  • Christmas tree, ornament shapes, wreath, bell, the word JOY - Christmas
  • Miscellaneous Shapes- bow, different heart shapes, different flower shapes, hello kitty shape, diamond, rubber ducky, etc..

The cookie cutter tutorial can be found at DIY Home Sweet Home.

soda can lanterns
soda can lanterns | Source

Aluminum Can Lanterns

These lanterns made from soda cans are very pretty and bright..imagine them with candles inside. I bet they are very pretty at night! You could make lots of these and string them up to use as party lights for your patio if you wanted or hanging from some low branches of a tree. The possibilities are endless, really. You could also paint them if you wanted.. and something that came to mind is what about spraying some adhesive inside and sprinkling some glitter... I bet the glitter would reflect the candlelight and sparkle.. If you are afraid to use regular tea lights, you could use those flame-less ones.

Learn how to make these fantastic soda can lanterns at the star online.

Soda Can Candle Holders
Soda Can Candle Holders | Source

Soda Can Candle Holders

These candle holders are made using the bottoms of soda cans.. I like how they are mounted in the bucket.. There are other ways you could mount these together but the bucket with rocks looks great! You could change the look of it lots of different ways to suit your décor style. Here are a few ideas I have come up with:

  • Instead of a bucket, you could mount the candle sticks inside a terracotta pot or other container.
  • Painting the rocks would add a pop of color.. painting the rocks to match the candles would be a neat look.
  • If you ever need to line a sidewalk or driveway with lights, I think these sticks would work great.. just use the ground as the anchor instead of the bucket with rocks.

See how these were made plus MORE great aluminum can and candle crafts at esprit cabane.

Pop Can Flower Hair Pins
Pop Can Flower Hair Pins | Source

Pop Can Flower Hair Pins

These cute hair pins were made using shapes punched from aluminum cans and then coated with liquid clay which puts a sort of rubbery coating around them which is great for protecting you from the thin edges and also protects them and keeps them in good condition. This is a fun one to do because you can change them up all different ways.. You can use whatever shapes you want out of the aluminum cans, you can paint them colors if you like or you can use a different clip or maybe you would like to do a headband instead..

For the instructions to make these go to Rings&Things

Soda Can Bracelets
Soda Can Bracelets | Source

Soda Can Bracelets

I love these bracelets made from soda cans! They are actually quite easy to make..You pretty much just glue the ribbon both on the outside and the inside of strip cut from a soda can and then embellish them all you want. I think you could make a cuff too by cutting the strip a bit wider.. as long as it's not too wide, I think it would work out. If you don't have any wide ribbon, you could cover it with material and I think for a cuff that's a bit wider, leaving it open and adding snaps to fasten it onto your wrist would be great. I would definitely round the corners of the strip of metal before adding the fabric though.

If you are interested in making some of these super cute soda can bracelets, go to 12 Crafts Till Christmas for an awesome tutorial! She even has a few other soda can tutorials as well..

coke can necklace
coke can necklace | Source

Coke Can Necklace

This necklace is fantastic! I love the perfect flower shapes made from a Coca-Cola can. From what I understand from my research around the net and from this tutorial as well is the way to get these shapes is by using the Big Shot die cutting machine. Not only does the big shot cut shapes, it also embosses! This makes it one of those things at the top of my wish list. For jewelry projects like this, you can always use paper punches, they cut shapes easily from aluminum. You will just want to be extra sure that the edges are filed and you can also cut shapes out of craft foam and adhere them to the backside of the shapes. I don't think a paper punch will do craft foam but you could always trace and cut your own shapes from craft foam if you needed to, it would just take a bit longer.

To get more info about how to make this necklace go to Cut Out and Keep!

Soda Can Purse
Soda Can Purse | Source

Aluminum Can Purse

This soda can purse is really cute! I love how it is made with all kinds of different soda cans with all of the pretty colors.. I could picture doing something like this by covering a canvas book bag.... it looks like she has stapled the cans together with just a regular stapler.. I can tell that with her attention to detail, this project took some time and a lot of work but the end result is fascinating.

Go to Craftster for the how-to! She gives a great description along with great photos :)

Drink Can Trinket Box
Drink Can Trinket Box | Source

Drink Can Box

This is a cute, perfect little metal box made from an energy drink can.. you will need two if you decide to make the bottom. The original tutorial has been improved on a few times and the artist has been kind enough to share. This tutorial is a great tutorial along with pictures and lots of very helpful details! The author has even been kind enough to post a video to teach us how to make this little treasure :)

Go to Atomic Shrimp for the awesome how-to.

Pendant Light made from Soda Can Tabs
Pendant Light made from Soda Can Tabs | Source

Soda Can Tab Pendant Light

I found this pendant light made from soda can tabs really neat! Unless I were close up, I don't even know if I would guess it were made with aluminum can tabs.. it's a really neat lightening piece. I think it would look really cool in an industrial styled loft! To me, it even has a sort of rustic look to it.. I've never seen anything quite like it.. it's pretty darned amazing!

I am grateful that the artist was kind enough to share the how to. See it at the 3 R's blog.

Pop Top Peace Sign

Pop Top Peace Sign
Pop Top Peace Sign | Source

Like the above pendant lamp, I love this pop top peace sign! I immediately pictured this painted pink, hanging in a girls room.. or maybe even a group of them. I love it! It's very easy to make too.. It's pretty much just covering a cardboard peace sign with the soda pop tops. I am definitely going to have to start saving these soda can tops.. I'm starting to get lots of craft ideas... like maybe some sort of chandelier from soda pop tops?!

Go to Crafting a Green World to see how to make this pop top peace sign.

Soda Can Coasters!
Soda Can Coasters! | Source

Coasters from Soda Cans

I've seen lots of different coaster ideas but none made using aluminum cans.. love these DIY soda can coasters! I think these would make a very creative handmade wedding gift. Also, wouldn't some of these made using beer cans make a great gift for a bachelor?!

To see the nice, photo illustrated tutorial go to the Idea Room

Soda Can Flower Box Topper
Soda Can Flower Box Topper | Source

Soda Can Flower Box

This aluminum can flower box is really neat.. it's just a little box decorated and embellished with aluminum can tiles on the top and side and also with a pretty flower mounted on top. The tutorial for his one is very easy.. it has great photos but for an even more comprehensive tutorial, see the video. She shares some great tips about working with aluminum cans in the video.

This one I found at Favecrafts

Pot of Silver
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Aluminum Can Leprechaun Hat Decoration

I really liked this leprechaun hat with the clovers.. it's super cute for St. Patrick's Day. With the selection of green on different canned sodas, there would be no need to paint anything green. This is actually a free tutorial, sort of a free preview of one of a few different Aluminum Crafts ebooks offered by Aluminous Publishing. There are many more great crafts offered in the ebooks!

Quilled Can Snowflakes
Quilled Can Snowflakes | Source

Quilled Pop Can Snowflakes

Hello all of you snowflake lovers! What do you think of these beauties made from soda pop cans !? I can picture doing many of these and painting them white, maybe adding some pretty iridescent glitter. I think that these would make beautiful Christmas tree ornaments. Another idea is to attach on a line of string and make a beautiful snowflake garland.. you could even glue these onto a canvas and make some kind of wall art.

See how they are made at The Mad Recycler

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bee lines are courtesy of green-eyed-butterfly at

Festive Aluminum Can Stars

Stars made from Drink Cans
Stars made from Drink Cans | Source

Out of all the soda can projects I've ran into so far, this is one of my favorites! Metal stars like this are expensive if you buy them in the stores.. I am really impressed with how nice these turned out and equally impressed with the tutorial at milomade. It is understandable, very detailed and has great photos. The thing I like about this project is you could use these same instructions to make even larger stars by using a bigger star template.. Of course, you would have to have a bigger piece of aluminum but I'm sure they sell aluminum in thin sheets at Home Improvement or Hardware Stores, don't they?! In stores those large metal stars for hanging on the wall are just ridiculously priced, at least from what I have seen.

Aluminum Can Butterfly Mobile
Aluminum Can Butterfly Mobile | Source

Butterfly Mobile

This is such a pretty mobile, perfect for springtime and summer! They are gorgeous left silver or you could even paint them and add details if you wanted.. or what about adding some glitter so they will sparkle in the sunlight..

Hop on over to Gingerbread Snowflakes to learn how to make some of your own.

That's it for now... I hope you enjoyed this hub! Please feel free to share your own aluminum can craft ideas :)

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Jolie 11 months ago

The quilled snowflake tutorial is gone...

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Jamie Brock 11 months ago from Texas Author

MG Seltzer- I'm so glad this was helpful for you. Thank you for dropping by!

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jbosh1972- Thank you. Glad you enjoyed the hub!

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MG Seltzer 15 months ago from South Portland, Maine

Oh, I was so excited to see the lantern idea! The photo illustration helps me see how to do it. I think I could actually do this one, and I'm not at all crafty. I want to collect several colors of drink cans so I can have a nice mix. Thanks for the tutorial. Thumbs up, of course.

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jbosh1972 16 months ago from Indianapolis, IN. USA

Man this is one awesome hub. Lots of links to more useful information! I love working with metals myself. Of course my work is fairly heavy duty but I would love to do more with light metals and cold connections.

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Jamie Brock 24 months ago from Texas Author

craftybegonia- Thank you so much :)

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craftybegonia 2 years ago from Southwestern, United States

Great roundup, many possibilities there for a creative person!

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nice blog

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Fiona Jean Mckay- Thanks so much! Yes, I love the coke can necklace as well.. I really appreciate all of your nice comments on my hubs! Happy New Year :)

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FlourishAnyway- Aww.. thank you so much! I really appreciate that :)

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Fiona Jean Mckay 2 years ago from South Africa

Wow, voted up, liked and pinned. This is such an awesome lens that I am green with envy. Thanks so much for these great ideas. I am dying to try out the coke can necklace, just have to find a die cut machine first. Did I mention that this lens is awesome?

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FlourishAnyway 2 years ago from USA

These are such creative ideas! I can't wait to try a few. I have pinned this awesome hub, as I know there are many others who would love to see it. Voted up and more.

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Jamie Brock 3 years ago from Texas Author

rose-the planner- Hehe.... I figured that's what you meant... darned autocorrect, LOL!

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rose-the planner - Thank you so much..I really appreciate your comment and the vote up! Glad you enjoyed this :)

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Blond Logic- Thank you so much for dropping by! Funny about the tin snips.. hehe. I take over my hubby's tools all the time :)

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bridalletter- Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed the hub :)

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rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

Sorry, I meant "soda"can not "sad", lol. Darn automatic spell check. Take care! -Rose

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rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

Great article! These are seriously some very clever ideas. Love the sad can flowers. Thank you for sharing. (Voted Up) -Rose

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Blond Logic 3 years ago from Brazil

Oh wow some wonderful ideas. My husband will wonder where his tin snips have gone. I love craft ideas like this.

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bridalletter 3 years ago from Blue Springs, Missouri, USA

Wow! So many crafting ideas. I just love recycle and reuse ideas. Thank you for sharing so many cool things. I am anxious to try some embossing and those roses. I think the metal box would be useful as a "green" gift wrap option. Just wonderful hub! Did lots of sharing...

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Jamie Brock 3 years ago from Texas Author

KA Pederson- So glad you like it! Thanks for dropping by and for the pin :)

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KA Pederson 3 years ago from Texas

these look awesome! gonna have to pin this page!

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Great post, thanks for giving such nice info that is really very valuable, thanks again.

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Becky Puetz- Thank you.. I'm glad you found this interesting! For as long as I can remember, I've been obsessed with soda cans... you can do so many neat things with them. Have fun doing your lanterns, thanks for dropping by!

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Becky Puetz 3 years ago from Oklahoma

So many great ideas to recycle and re-purpose aluminum cans. I really like the aluminum can lanterns and plan to try this project soon. Thanks for a fun and interesting hub full of great ideas.

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Esmeowl12 4 years ago from Sevierville, TN

What cool ideas! I love the idea of recycling to make different pieces of art. Thanks for sharing!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

worddsplaytoday- Thank you, I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the hub.. take care!

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worddsplaytoday 4 years ago from NC

I love these I was looking on line and saw something like this earlier today. I really like your hub!

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Messkena Matawie- Thank you so much, glad you enjoyed the hub :)

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Messkena Matawie 4 years ago from Singapore

I love your great ideas.

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Natashalh- Thank you for linking to my hub, I really appreciate it :)

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Natashalh 4 years ago from Hawaii

I just linked this in my newest DIY crafting hub on how to make aluminum can earrings! Thanks for having such a cool hub for me to link.

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

whalefeather2- Thank you!

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whalefeather2 4 years ago

What and awesome bunch of ideas...!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Bedbugabscond- Yay! It's great to hear that the hub inspired you with some ideas for craft night! Those can flowers really are super cute :) Have fun making your pretty can flowers!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Dolores Monet- I know what you mean! I never stop being amazed at how creative people can be! I agree also about that box at atomic shrimp.. it's practically flawless, in fact, just looking at it I would never have guessed it was a aluminum can.. it really is amazing. I bet it did take some time and work to get it that way. Thank you so much for dropping by.. it's great to "see" you :)

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Bedbugabscond 4 years ago from United States

I think my daughter must have been reading this hub. Well, probably not, but yesterday her craft idea was to make can flowers! Now that I have read your hub, I have so many great ideas for next weeks craft night!

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Dolores Monet 4 years ago from East Coast, United States

It constantly amazes me, the things people come up with! Those flowers are so pretty! I've seen the box at atomic shrimp and would love to try that one. I am sure that it would take several attempts to make something that looks so nice - good that old soda cans are easy to come by!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

How-to-crafts-- Hello, it's great to meet you here! Thank you for sharing with your friends on Twitter, the positive feedback and for the vote up!! I really appreciate it.

I love gathering up different crafts for hubs, it's inspiring to see what people are making and I never stopped being amazed at how creative and talented people are.

Thank you so much for dropping by!

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How-to-crafts 4 years ago from Ireland

What a great collection of craft ideas using cans. I make a lot of different crafts to sell at Art and Craft fairs and these are all new ideas to me.

I will certainly be reading some of the instructions you have posted and learn how to make some.

The coasters, boxes and butterflies look interesting.

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

RTalloni- LOL! Yeah, I know what you mean.. It's hard to figure out a catchy title when you are dealing with aluminum cans, TP rolls and food packaging and things like that. I always try to pick out things that are out of the ordinary for the round-ups and make the first photo an interesting one to spark people's interest. I'm glad you like these, I fell in love with that necklace and even bought a sizzix machine so that I could make one of my own but I still need to get a few dies for it. It's always great to "see" you, you have been such a loyal commenter and I really appreciate that. Happy 4th to you and yours :)

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RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

Sometimes you really surprise me. :) I see a title and I think "well, maybe later." Then I look and you've highlighted some of the most interesting stuff. The necklace, the lanterns, the quilling--amazing! You would think I would know to look first thing by now. :)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Kalux- I love the coasters and have thought about trying to make the small box, too.. it's hard to believe it was once a aluminum can! I am scared that mine probably wouldn't look near as nice. The person who made it did a great job with it for sure. Thank you for dropping by :)

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Kalux 4 years ago from Canada

I've always wanted to try the box, it's very cute. I love the coaster idea!

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frogyfish- Thank you..I am so happy to hear that you like these! Yes, they take paint pretty well.. especially spray paint. If you will be using acrylic craft paint, I would prime or lightly sand it first but after that it should be good.. Thank you so much for dropping by!!

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frogyfish 4 years ago from Central United States of America

A great hub full of ideas, tips, and pix too...I have wanted before to do the 'soda can thing', but now I have some real instructions...thank you so much!

Also glad you stated that the aluminum is easily acceptable to painting! Yea!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Keeley Shea- Thank you for the vote up and everything!! I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed this hub! I was quite surprised myself to see all of the cute, different aluminum can projects. Thank you so much for stopping by!

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Keeley Shea 4 years ago from Norwich, CT

OMG! I am in love with this article and all the things you can make with soda cans!!!!!!!!!! Can't wait to do this with my kids - what great projects for the summer and we can display them in the yard right away! Super creative!!!!! Thanks for writing. Voted up and useful!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

mwilliams66- Thanks! I am glad to hear that you like these ideas :)

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mwilliams66 4 years ago from Left Coast, USA

Wow Jamie, this is awesome. I had moved to soda bottles but with all these great ideas, I think I'll go back to cans.

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

cabmgmnt- Thank you for stopping by! The doll furniture your aunt used to make sounds amazing :)

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cabmgmnt 4 years ago from Northfield, MA

Cool hub. My Aunt used to make doll furniture out of cans by bending and cutting small strips from cans to form table legs or arms of chairs. This hub brings back fond memories. Thanks!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Viqe Newman- Thank you for stopping by! Glad that you like these :)

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Viqe Newman 4 years ago from Poasttown, Ohio

LOVE IT! I'm gonna try everything!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

moiauge- Yes, I agree.. these are so creative! This hub inspired me so much that I've purchased a cheaper used Bigkick machine so I can cut the aluminum cans into shapes! I am dying to make a necklace similar to the coke cola one. I LOVE the lanterns and cookie cutters too.. Thank you for stopping by!

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moiauge 4 years ago from New York

So creative! I particularly love the lanterns and cookie cutters! Wonderful!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you Austinstar, the stars are just plain awesome! I can't wait to try to make some :)

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Natashalh- Thank you... I am glad that you like these. I appreciate the vote and positive feedback as well. Take care and thanks for stopping by:)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

kelleyward- Thank you so much for the vote and sharing...and what a nice compliment! I am excited about these too.. I can't wait to try some of them. Thank you for dropping in!

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Austinstar 4 years ago from Somewhere in the universe

I too, love the STARS!

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Natashalh 4 years ago from Hawaii

These are super awesome ideas! I love many of these designs and will definitely have to check out their tutorials. Voted up and useful!

kelleyward 4 years ago

This is a great idea! Thanks for sharing craft ideas for soda pop cans. I can't wait to try some of these soon. I also love the way you organized this hub! Voted up and Shared, Take care, Kelley

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Sally's Trove- Thank you so much for stopping by! I'm glad that you found this hub interesting.. I knew about a few aluminum can crafts but like you, I did not realize there was so much out there. Thank you for the votes and positive feedback :)

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SplendidStars- Thank you so much for stopping by! I think it's neat that you brought cans back from your vacation.. if you don't mind me asking, where did you go? Your plan about making some flower jewelry out of the cans sounds great. Have fun!

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Sally's Trove 4 years ago from Southeastern Pennsylvania

Fascinating! I had no idea so much could be done with aluminum cans and pop tops. I also didn't know about the Big Shot...what a cool tool. Up, useful, interesting.

SplendidStars 4 years ago

great article!

I have a couple special cans from a recent vacation. (Yes, I brought them all the way home!) I want to create flowers out of them and then make jewelry with the flowers.

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Hello Nell, thank you! Glad that you like these..You could make some cute aluminum décor for your patio flower garden..Thank you so much for dropping by!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Rose- Thank you for the pin! I love those magnets as well but I can't get over the coca cola necklace! I've been obsessing on getting a Big Shot or Cuttlebug since I did this hub. I can't believe how well the aluminum works with those machines and how perfect the shapes come out.

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Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

How fantastic! great work on this, and its given me so brilliant ideas too, well your ideas, but me doing the cutting! lol! I love the lanterns they are the ones I would love to try, and the purse too! voted up! cheers nell

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randomcreative 4 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Of course I love this hub! All of these projects are great. I especially enjoy the flowers. The magnet idea is awesome. Promoting this on Pinterest. :)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Jamie, you are welcome! Thank you for sharing them on your blog.. they are fantastic :)

Jamie 4 years ago

Thank you for featuring my cookie cutters. I love all of these ideas.

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Hi Cardelean, I actually thought about you and your cute water bottle vase hub I read recently when I was searching for aluminum can crafts :) I figured this would be a hub that you would like..I'm so glad that you made it over and that you like these. I can't wait to do some of these myself, especially the cookie cutters :)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Hi Sunny! It's so funny that you mentioned that...Ever since I did this round-up I've been wanting to get one of those Big Shot machines that emboss and die cut at the same time..I can't believe how cute and perfect the aluminum can shapes come out!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Hi Penny, Thank you! I love that one too:)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you susanm23b, glad you like these :) I agree, it's truly amazing what people are doing with things like aluminum cans and tin cans and things like that that so often end up in the trash. Thank you so much for the vote and for dropping by :0)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

emimemo- You are welcome and thank you for stopping by! I'm glad you like these.. I actually didn't make any of these. They are tutorials shared by other people that I have gathered but hopefully I will have one of my own to share soon :)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Arlene- Aww. thanks! I just do a bit of searching is all.. it's fun to see what I can find. I'm glad that you like these :) Thank you SO much for the votes.. I really appreciate it. You always leave such nice comments :)

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

marlynpumphrey- Wow, what a nice comment! Thank you for the vote.. I'm really happy to hear this hub has inspired you! Thank you so much for stopping by :)

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cardelean 4 years ago from Michigan

What a fantastic list of crafts. I think that I like the flowers and cookie cutters best. I can see myself making some of these in the near future!

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sunbun143 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

I was going to try the can lantern. The trick there is to fill with water and freeze, so you can easily slice a line to make the open sides. I also want to try embossing and die-cutting...cute flowers! Great roundup...thanks!

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PennyCarey 4 years ago from Felton

I like the Butterfly mobile

susanm23b 4 years ago

What a fun collection! You have gathered such a great collection of cute projects--the soda can box is really beautiful! Who would have thought you could do so much with such a readily available item. Voted up :)

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emimemo 4 years ago from USA

You must drink a lot of soda! (^^) You create amaging art with the soda can. They are all great. I love Drink Can Box and Soda Can Garden Flowers. Soda Can Cookie Cutters are very useful. Thank you for sharing.

Arlene V. Poma 4 years ago

VOTED UP AND EVERYTHING ELSE. Jamie, it amazes me that you find all these wonderful ideas. I have given up soda, but I may go back to it just so I can make the aluminum can purse, the stars and the lanterns. Your article goes way beyond those aluminum beer can hats from the past. The ones using crochet? I'm glad we're beyond that!

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marlynpumphrey 4 years ago from Honolulu, HI

Voted up and everything else. These are some amazing ideas for coke cans. we have bin filled with coke cans, now I have ideas of what to do with them. AMAZING!!

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Jamie Brock 4 years ago from Texas Author

Thank you teaches, I appreciate the vote up :) I'm glad I finally got around to doing this soda can hub.. I had been wanting to do it for a while. So glad you enjoyed it :)

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teaches12345 4 years ago

THe drink can light and the pendant are my favorite ideas. What a great way to recyle those used cans. Voted up, up!

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