40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

Categories: Design and Architecture | Life hacks

It just so happens that a Russian person always has something that he does not need, and it is a pity to throw it away. Old skis on the balcony, a long-broken freezer in the same place, a littered samovar under the bed. But if the freezer and samovar can still be taken to the dacha, and skiing can be done in the winter from the slide in the yard, then what to do with the ever-accumulating number of cans that take up space? 

We offer you several ways to give ordinary glass jars a second life. Of course, provided that they do not go to the closure of cucumbers, tomatoes and other goodies.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

1.You can make oil lamps out of cans. Fill two-thirds of the jar with kerosene and close the lid. Put a rope in a jar of kerosene and let it soak for about an hour. Make a hole in the lid and pass the rope through it.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

2. A container for matches. And the top of the lid can be replaced with a match grater.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

3.You can also make garlands from cans.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

4. Another option.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

5. Container for sewing accessories.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

6. A set of containers for bathroom accessories. The cans are held on a piece of wood with picture hangers and pipe clamps.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

7. And here is a great way to start seedlings.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

8. Do children constantly throw small things around? They can be hidden in cans, and plastic animal figures can be glued to the lid.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

9. A great way to store yarn. And if you make a small hole in the lid, it will be convenient to get it.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

10. For lovers of needlework, a bank is a great way to organize a rich selection of ribbons.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

11. Pizza in a jar. You can add any ingredients to the jar to taste and save until baking. And you can bake pizza in a jar in a deep baking tray filled with water.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

12. Spice shelf made of glass jars with magnets. This is just an amazing idea if you have something made of stainless steel in your kitchen. Pour the spices into the jars, label them, and glue the magnets to the lids.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

13. By analogy with spices, you can store buttons in jars. To store them as shown in the picture, you need to nail the lids to the shelf, fill the jars with the necessary contents and twist them.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

14. Vases from cans. Pour the acrylic paint of your favorite color (about 5 cm) on the bottom of a clean, dry jar, and then turn the jar over and turn it slowly so that the paint spreads evenly over the entire inside of the jar. However, you can not pour water into such vases.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

15. You can also paint the cans with spray paint. It is only advisable to work outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

16. From cans, you can make these candlesticks.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

17. If you do not have a chain, you can hang the jar on a rope. It will create a more rural atmosphere.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

18. In principle, using a jar as a candle holder is simple. Just fill the bottom of the jar with sand or pebbles to hold the candle.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

19. And you can fill the jars with water and put candles-tablets on them.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

20. Cupcakes in a jar. And as an addition to such an unusual gift, give a spoon with a beautiful ribbon.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

21. Make a terrarium out of a jar.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

22. Well, using cans as containers for salads during a picnic or barbecue is already a passed topic.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

23. You can make such beautiful interior details with messages written with glue from a glue gun.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

24. You can also use letters for scrapbooking.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

25. Banks can even be used as photo frames.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

26. Fireflies in cans. Cut the glowing neon stick and pour its contents into the jar. Add sparkles. Close the lid and shake.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

27. Make a container for liquid soap from the jar.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

28.You can replace the blender body with a jar. In addition, most of the blades fit perfectly on the lid of the jar.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

29. Dessert smor in a jar.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

30. Make a chandelier out of the cans.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

31. You can serve cutlery in cans.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

32. Mini-pies in cans.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

33. You can drink from a jar. Replace the lid with a softer material, then make a small hole in it and insert the tube. The lid can be decorated in a summer way.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

34. It's time to update the sconce.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

35. On the lid of the jar, you can make a "spout" like this, so that it is easier to pour out or pour out its contents.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

36. You can buy a lid like this and take the jar with you on the road.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

37. And you can glue several cans of the same size and make an organizer for office supplies.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

38. You can decorate the jars with twine.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

39. Make cocktails in cans in advance for the upcoming party.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

40. You can write the names of your friends on the banks beautifully.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

41.You can even make a table lamp out of a jar.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

42. And in mini-jars, you can serve oysters in ice.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

43. From a jar of unusual shape, you can make a ball with sequins. As a souvenir for the New Year.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

44. You can make a kind of air freshener. Just make holes in the lid and fill the jar with something nice-smelling.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

45. You can store oatmeal in cans. Mix together the flattened oats, Greek yogurt, milk, chia seeds, and a sweetener such as fruit. Shake the contents of the jar and put it in the refrigerator. It can be stored for up to 2 days.

40+ ways to turn empty cans into something useful

46. Make a gift set for ice cream. Sugar, vanilla powder and bags of cream inside a plastic jar, adding a little rock salt. When the time and mood comes and you want to make ice cream, just mix all the ingredients and add ice to the salt. And then shake the jar hard. 

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