Punched Tin Candle Holders
These little candle holders are so cute and pretty easy to create. Plus there is a variety of things you can do with them if you think creativly. They can be completely personalized and if you use scraps or don't include the top wire they are completely free!
What you need:
- Thin Metal Wire
- Empty Tin Can(filled with water and frozen)
- Wire Cutter or Scissors
Here's a picture of all that you need. Plus my frozen water filled tin can(you don't have to fill it all the way I learned!)
If the tin is too cold for you you might have to wear gloves to hold onto it while you punch the tin. Use the nails and the hammer to punch a design into the tin.
You can't see it too well but this is my whole punched design.
Punch 2 large holes, one on each side of the can, near the top.
Once you are done punching in your design, run the can under warm water to pop out the ice inside.
Use the thin wire to form a holder on the top of the can. Run it through the larger holes that you made near the top. You could also string a few beads on the wire for something different.
Stick a tealight inside:)
Sorry for the blurry picture, but tada! Of course I made a little house for my design! It's so cute all lit up.
- Tin Can: Nothing(unless you count the cost of whatever you originally paid for the food!)
- Wire: Pennies(this is optional, use what you have!)
Total cost: Free!
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