Introduction: Tin Can Lantern

Today, I'll show you how to create a beautiful lantern out of a recycled tin can. This costs basically nothing, and the results are great! I hope you like making it!

Step 1: Gather Materials

For this step, you need to gather all your materials. They consist of:

Tin Can



And that's it! You can likely find all of the supplies around your house. Time to get started!

Step 2: Fill Can With Water and Freeze Solid

Title speaks for itself.

Step 3: Make Pattern

Take the can filled with solid ice, and then make holes in it using the hammer and nail. The ice is so that when you hammer the holes in, the can won't get dented. Get creative with the patterns!

Step 4: Make Holes for String

If you plan on hanging this, you should probably hammer two holes at the top for string.

Step 5: Add Candle and Light!

Slip a small candle in, and light using a barbecue lighter or a lit piece of pasta. Enjoy!

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