A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 306,392
Currently Running With Scissors:
721 Guests and 17 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Tin Can Pencil Cup.  (Read 3768 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: November 22, 2003 06:12:46 PM »


This one is so easy you could have your kids make it. Still, its fun.

Take your run  of the mill soup can, cover it in black paper--or any solid color you like (i used a large magazine ad) glue it together tightly.

find a picture that strikes your fancy (what could be more striking than pam grier?)

glue down. I then covered the whole thing in clear packing tape to seal it. I"m sure there are better ways to deal with this last step. I made this awhile ago, and am not 100% happy with it but its still a good place to store my talking darth vader pen. Smiley
« Last Edit: October 08, 2010 06:13:43 AM by pixieval - Reason: removed broken pic links » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Offline Offline

Posts: 521
Joined: 01-Dec-2003

the giant tree starts as a tiny sprout.

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2003 02:32:17 PM »

easy, yes, but the coolness is all in the visuals.
saw the flick recently-hilarious!! Cheesy

Offline Offline

Posts: 388
Joined: 09-Dec-2003

long lost sister of rosie palm

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2004 04:50:31 PM »

I love turning garbage into something cool!! I have a few of these kickin around. But no Foxy Brown graphics, damn!

I made sea salt scrub for xmas gifts and used the containers similarly: I cut off the tops and made a jagged pointy top, painted em with acrylics, punched holes at the top, and ran some wire through to make a handle. I had my 4 year old decorate them with glitter pens- so cute.

Also. missy, is it okay that I have pen envy, cos that penis cool! *nyuk nyuk*

Would you like to go to a pants party?
Offline Offline

Posts: 438
Joined: 17-Jan-2004

I'm a kitty!!! A BAD ONE!!! meow...

View Profile
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2004 09:00:09 AM »

wow that actually came out really kewl! my sister would luv the pens!  Grin

(`'.(`'.**.' ).')     
.*  MOLLYWOOD!!!!!  * .      
(. '(.'**`'.)`'.)   Rock on!
« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2004 12:31:26 PM »

I have a similar pen cup, but I kept the orignal paper label.  On my desk I have an old goya black beans can in spanish.  Old cans or cans from Ethnic food markets with great graphic are great for decoration.  You could also protect the outside with mod podge.

When God made the arse, he didn't say, 'Hey, it's just your basic hinge, let's knock off early.' He said, 'Behold ye angels, I have created the arse. Throughout the ages to come, men and women shall grab hold of these, and shout my name!
Offline Offline

Posts: 63
Joined: 27-Jan-2004

Craft or Be Crafted!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2004 09:04:12 PM »

I like your Star Wars pens too!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Halloween Tablecloth
Designing a Quick and Easy Halloween Bag
How to Craft Shriveled Halloween Heads
How to Use Weaving Loom - Positioning the Loom
How to Use Weaving Loom - Separating Yarn
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Soap
The X-Files
Meatless Monday: Gluten Free Donut Cupcakes

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.