Reducing waste through upcycling, repurposing, refashioning and reloving.

Showing posts with label recycle soda cans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label recycle soda cans. Show all posts

Upcycle: Soda Can Wind Chime...


Pop cans and washers = a whimsical butterfly wind chime! Sweet tutorial from Made by Marzipan.

Upcycle: Soda can tabs = Pop Curtain


Look ... look again.  A pop-tab curtain?  How freakin' cool is that?  Get the how-to here ... (via decorhacks

Repurpose: Tin-can whimsy ...

I'm still thinking about smoothing rough edges ... in this case sharp, metal edges.  Considering the quantities of soda/beer consumed across the planet, it's safe to say we're drowning in the cans.  And the idea of re-using them is appealing, especially for jewelry! But what about all those sharp edges? Apparently, there are ways to smooth them, make them safe.... bring out a softer side.  Here goes ...


Great, detailed how-to for these sweet metal flowers ... not designed to be worn so no worries about those edges, except in the making.