Summer idyll with lanterns from tin cans
It’s so nice, when in the summer the days are long and the nights warm and full of life and dynamics! Everywhere, young people are sitting on the benches and chat, behind every fence or railings you can hear the laughter of carefree people or the whisper of fresh amorous couples. This description is clamoring for romantic and warm light, to become perfect.
The magical light of the lanterns
Bring your favorite theme on the home-made Lantern
Leave two holes for hanging
You would keep a record that certainly still ‘buy lanterns’, but we suggest some craft ideas, as you simply and even free basten can romantic lanterns from simple tin cans. Crafting is fun and all people feel proud, you have created something of their own. We add that the sustainable way of life and the Upcycling belong to a very reasonable and forward-looking trend that convinces more and more people and inspires.
A number of lanterns is welcomed at any garden party
To make nice and above all very romantic lanterns from tin cans, you need any number of tin cans, a hammer, a nail, Acrylic paint to the brush or spray can, wire and suitable adhesive. What’s the DIY ideas, we have taken you off some work and accompanied by inspiring suggestions. Make your own lantern and use the motives that you attract the most. Start with something simple, such as a circle or a Sun.
Decorate the garden route with lanterns
First wash the cans and dry that off well. Then you draw with a Sharpie Pen the motive for which you have opted. With the hammer and the nail, make holes carefully along the drawn contours.
The motifs drawn through holes cast mystical shadows, if you light a tealight
On the top edge let square for two opposite holes, which you will later use to hang on by means of the wire.
Now, light the candles and put that into the lanterns!
Practical, fast and handmade. What you want? To every occasion and good opportunity, in the garden, in the apartment, on the roof terrace and also Christmas – create the best atmosphere for yourself and your loved ones!
Not much time remains until the Halloween…
Can freeze or fill before you start punching
Step by step
And a few ideas for crafting with tin cans