how to decorate an ordinary tin can




An interesting design idea how to decorate an ordinary tin can and make it a great cup for pencils, pens, brushes, and other office supplies. In this embodiment, as decoration used the foam, such as a ceiling. He is thin, easy to cut and glued, as a result of the bank acquires the effect of ceramic mosaics. Very nice and creative.

What is needed?

  • can
  • priming
  • Styrofoam
  • stationery knife
  • acrylic paint 
  • glue
  • for sealing joints can be used mortar, sealant, putty

How it's done?

  • Take a jar (it must be clean and dry) and cover it with primer.



  • Cut foam into squares / rectangles / letter or silhouettes (flowers, for example). Paint with acrylic paints. We are waiting for drying.



  • With the help of glue (eg super glue) is attached to fragments of the bank, as if this should be laid ceramic tile, leaving gaps.



  • Close up the seams and edges of the banks. The drying time remove with a dry sponge excess solution. After drying, remove the excess already using a damp sponge.


source - instructables.com