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Recycled Soda Can Frame

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Make it a memorable Father's Day. Easy crafts like a Recycled Soda Can Frame help you capture precious memories in a fun and colorful way. Dad will love displaying the gift on his desk at work or dresser at home. Best of all, this is an eco-friendly craft.


 

Materials:

  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue
  • Wood frame
  • Soda cans
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors (I like to use dollar store scissors to cut my soda cans)
  • Dads Soda Can Fish Frame Patterns
  • Stylus embossing tool
  • Alcohol inks
  • Rubbing alcohol (in small spray bottle)
  • Small brush (to apply alcohol inks)
  • Pencil
  • Acrylic paint (select colors to represent two-toned sand and water)
  • Paint brush
  • Paper towels
  • Craft foam (for embossing)

Instructions:

  1. Draw line across bottom 1/3 of frame to represent where sand and water meet. Paint frame. Set aside to dry. (If desired, stamp small fish shapes onto frame.)
     
  2. Very carefully cut top and bottom from soda can with craft knife. Cut down side seam with scissors to create flat piece of soda can. When cutting, be sure to cut smoothly so that no jagged edges are created. It is the jagged edges or corners that can be sharp.
     
  3. Cut all patterns from paper.
     
  4. Place fish pattern onto silver side of soda can. Trace along outside pattern line with stylus.
     
  5. Cut along pattern line with scissors, Cutting smoothly and rounding corners so that no jagged edges are created.
     
  6. Place fish silver side down on craft foam. Use stylus to add additional pattern lines for scales and fins.
     
  7. Turn fish silver side up and re-trace all pattern lines with stylus. This will give added dimension and help to flatten the fish design.
     
  8. Repeat to emboss designs onto all soda can pieces.
     
  9. To color each piece, place silver side up on paper towel. Drip alcohol inks onto design.
     
  10. Use brush to blend colors. If desired, lightly spray with alcohol to give added effect. Repeat to color all soda can pieces. Let dry.
     
  11. Use Aleene’s Tacky Glue to glue soda can pieces onto frame. Let dry.
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