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Make a dragonfly, butterfly, flower, festive decoration, plant marker or anything else flat out of drink cans. The cans are easy to cut with scissors....
Here's a sample of what you can make using simple tools like scissors and a small blade screwdriver for adding texture. Edit: In answer to a couple ...
You'll need a drink can of course. --Scissors --Small blade screwdriver
Cut the can open. First of all 'stab' the can with one point of the scissors. Use this hole to get a start cutting around the top of the can. Then cut...
Use a non permanent felt tip marker or soft pencil to draw on your design.
Cut around the outline of your design. You might be pleased with how it looks. Or if you want a more 3 dimensional textured look, go on to the next st...
The designs come to life when a little bit of texture is added. This is easily done using a screwdriver.
Adding texture with a blade screwdriver improves the look of your designs. Not only does the texture look good, but it creates a slight curl in the ti...
You can just sit them in the garden or inside on a table, but why not make them extra special using Rimar2000's method of stiffening wire The method ...
I've added these hearts in response to GodIsLove's idea. The thin outline heart would be particularly nice as jewellery. Lightweight but easily bent o...
Thanks to wocket'sclever thinking I've now made some plant markers. The carrot sign was made using the screwdriver roll technique but with a smaller s...
Here's some more ideas of what can be achieved by writing on the cans with a pen.
Thanks to mooseinakilt for the great idea of making snowflakes. You could also make stars, bells or christmas trees. Cookie cutter shapes could be a ...
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