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Topic: (Now with tutorial!) - SODA/BEER cans - Almost Unlimited Uses! Charms (5 Pics)  (Read 90149 times)
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« on: June 02, 2006 01:37:45 PM »

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I made LOADS of dog tags out of beer and soda cans.

I gave a necklace to my daughter and made a keyring.  But I've been looking at them and they could be strung together to make bracelets or belts, beaded and made into earrings, sewn onto clothes or bags, used with card making or scrapbooks - the list is endless really!

Anyway please see what you think of them.

The necklace:

And a close up:

The Keyring:

The Other charms that I haven't used yet:

And a close up again:

I'm thinking of doing some different charms now like, hearts, stars, cherries, well you know everything I can think of untill I exhaust the cans!  Roll Eyes
« Last Edit: June 16, 2011 01:07:09 PM by jungrrl - Reason: fixed picture(s) » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2006 01:38:45 PM »

Those are really neat! What a great way to recycle  Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2006 01:47:59 PM »

ok that is a sweet idea, how do you get such a smooth edge and nice rounded corners? have you seen the cans that some of those expensive energy drinks come in? I feel a crafty moment coming on!!!!!
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2006 01:51:21 PM »

that is so phat how did you make it im me to let me know!!!!
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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2006 01:53:57 PM »

those are soooooo awsome!! do you think you could post a tute Huh?   please  Wink

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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2006 02:04:50 PM »

I second the tute! Those are so neat!

Do they sometimes smell like soda/beer? And are there any scratchy edges?

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« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2006 02:07:16 PM »

I would also love some more information if available. Or a pic of the backs would also be great! I have made a few things out of cans, but the edges are still difficult to look nice and finished. Any tips would be wonderful!

They look really great though!

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« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2006 02:32:01 PM »

I third a tute!
HOw do you get the edges nice like that! its driving me insane Wink

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« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2006 05:30:23 PM »

I third a tute!
HOw do you get the edges nice like that! its driving me insane Wink
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« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2006 06:37:38 PM »

so very cool! hitting 'this rocks'!

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