Making Ornaments from Can Lids

You can make free Christmas ornaments and other year round decorations with lids you've taken off the tops and bottoms of soup, tuna, juice, and other cans with the can opener. Just use a permanent marker to draw out a flower (or whatever) and then cut it out with tin snips. You can color the metal with permanent markers. Use care, wear work gloves because the metal can cut you. Keep away from children!

By Cyinda from near Seattle

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January 3, 20080 found this helpful

Photo please! this is the first craft I've seen for those things. Thanks.

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January 4, 20080 found this helpful

Yes! Please submit a photo!!!!!

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January 10, 20080 found this helpful

What do you do about the sharp edges? Is there a way to sand them down/polish them so they aren't so dangerous?

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July 16, 20080 found this helpful

New here. I think (maybe) you could use a dremmel? to sand down the edges? One attachment with a coarse sandpaper?

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