DIY: 6 Ways To Reuse Tin Cans at Home

You can use them as instant organizers for your space


We've featured different tips and ideas to help keep the home clean and organized. While you're busy sorting through clutter and essentials, see which items are still in good condition and can be repurposed for the home.

We're sure that if you're currently cleaning out your kitchen, you'll notice that you have tons of cans from milk and other preserves. While you can bring these cans to the nearest junk shop, you can also repurpose them into home organizers. These DIY projects can also serve as chic home decor. Let these ideas guide and inspire you.

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Pencil Holder

Keep your desk organized by using tin cans as pencil holders. Upcycle it by painting it in a vibrant color such as sunshine yellow to add an accent to your home office. You may also choose to paint it with a similar color that matches your walls and other furnishings. Click here for the step-by-step guide.

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Aside from plastic bottles, you can also use tin cans as planters for your garden. You can hang them in your mini green space or use them as accent pieces for your entryway. Click here for the complete guide

RL Tip: Don't forget to drill a few holes at the bottom of the cans so water can pass through.

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Add a quirky decor to your outdoor area by creating tin can lanterns that can light up the way leading to your garden. Click here for the complete guide

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Soap Dispenser

Add a unique accessory to your bathroom by using an old tin can as a soap or shampoo dispenser. Click here for the complete step-by-step guide.

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Utensil Holder

Keep your utensils organized while adding a rustic vibe in your space with this easy project. Aside from recycling tin cans, you may also work with a couple of scrapbooking materials. Click here for the complete guide.

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Wine Holder

Paint a couple of tin cans then glue them together using a glue gun or any strong adhesive. Use your finished project to display your wine collection. Click here for the step-by-step guide

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