18 August 2011

CANdle Light


On this lovely Thursday, I want to extend the life of these
aluminum cans:

They're quite blah, don't you think?

But if you take a hammer & a nail to make
a few holes all around the can...

And add in a votive candle; light it up...

TADA! Instant luminaries!

Just imagine how a bunch of these can
make your garden glow!

Have a nice day!


8 comments:

  1. This is lovely! I have two empty bean cans that I can put to use this weekend.

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  2. Tada, indeed :).

    I've been collecting ideas for a late summer dinner I'll have in the garden and I can see the walls around my garden filled with these whimsical lights.
    Lovely! Thanks for sharing,
    T

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  3. Thank you for visiting Sachinky! Enjoy this fun craft :)

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  4. Hi Teresa! A late summer dinner party sounds very magical. I wish you great weather and everything delicious! :)

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  5. WOW! This is gorgeous! I need lights like that for my deck! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. They cast off pretty patterns depending on the size of the hole you make. Happy you like it Paskalily!

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  7. Hi! I read somewhere that if you fill the cans with water & freeze them before you poke the holes in them, they should be easier to work with & will help the cans keep their shape! Thanks again for everything! =^)

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  8. That's a wonderful tip! Thanks Lindy! :)

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