Introduction: Utopia

This is a pencil case made out of reusable can.It is very useful if you don't have a place to put your pencils,pens,or markers.It's also useful if you want your supplies there in front of you and easy to access.It's very easy to make and the supplies are things most of us have in the house.


  • Reusable can
  • Paint
  • Colored paper
  • Spray paint
  • Scissors
  • Pen/Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Hot glue
  • Sticker(optional)

Step 1: Spray Paint Can

You will put the can on a box to avoid staining things around it.Then you will the spray paint to paint the can any color of your choice then you will let it dry.Although this step is optional but painting the can can help in the next few steps.

Step 2: Measure and Cut Paper

On this step you will use the can to measure the length of paper you need to cover up the can.The color of the paper can be any color of your choice.After measuring the amount of paper needed to cover up the can you will mark it and cut it.

Step 3: Glue Paper

After measuring the right length to cover up the can you will glue the paper to the can.Make sure you glue it not just on the edge but on other sides too to secure it.

Step 4: Cut Circle

On this step you will outline the circle shape of the bottom of the can and trace it.After tracing it you will cut the circle and place it inside the can to cover up the bottom of the can.

Step 5: Decorate

On this step you can kind of play around you can color it and draw on it.What I did on mine was draw on it then paint it.The paint kind of resembles the galaxy which is why its called utopia.

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