Painted Soda Can Vases

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Spray painting makes me happy! And painting things that would other wise be thrown away makes me even happier. I love taking everyday items and turning them into something lovely and usable. Who would’ve thought a soda can could look so awesome?

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I used a regular can opener to take the top off the soda can. It comes off easily and leaves a smooth edge.

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First I primed the cans then painted them using Valspar Flat La Fonda Mirage. I love this color. It’s going to be so easy mixing these new vases into my Spring and Summer decor, actually I’ll probably use them for Fall and Winter too. They fit perfectly in this wood tray which together make a pretty awesome centerpiece for our dinner table.

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I love fresh flowers but don’t have many in my yard right now so I picked some up at the grocery store for only $5. They look lovely in my new soda can vases. They look pretty good on the back patio too. It’s been cloudy all day and the lighting was really bad in the house so I moved them outside.

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These painted cans would be great for organizing too. I can see them organizing pens and pencils on a desk, paint brushes in a craft room, and makeup brushes in the bathroom. They would also be great holding eating utensils for a picnic.

What have you re-purposed by painting lately?

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  • Rebecca May 7, 2014, 2:39 pm

    Awesome idea!! From the picture I really thought it was a porcelain vase. Fooled me!

  • Amy | The Happy Scraps May 7, 2014, 3:32 pm

    I seriously LOVE this idea! You could use cans like this for so many different things, and it’s so cheap! I’m going to have to try this. Thanks for sharing!

  • Erlene May 7, 2014, 5:46 pm

    What a wonderful transformation and they look so nice grouped all together like that. Beautiful.

  • Debra May 8, 2014, 10:21 am

    I would never have guessed that they were soda cans! Awesome!

  • Jesseca May 8, 2014, 10:32 am

    I’ve been looking for cheap ways to decorate our apartment. This is perfect. I don’t feel like it would cost a ton and I wouldn’t feel terrible tossing them when we move at the end of the summer!

  • Jonie @ Just Between Friends May 9, 2014, 7:24 am

    Such a clever idea! I love that it is so simple and inexpensive, plus it looks stinking cute!

  • Holly @ Bits of Everything May 12, 2014, 11:10 am

    I love this paint color you used. It’s my favorite.

  • Shanice June 2, 2014, 1:38 pm

    Very Cute idea! I would love it if you joined and contribute your awesome posts at my link party at City of Creative Dreams , starts on Fridays 😀 Hope to see you there at City of Creative Dreams Link Party.

  • Jenna @ A Savory Feast June 11, 2014, 5:36 am

    Wow, I never would have thought of this! They look super cute and people would never know it’s a soda can. Plus, there are so many fun colors of spray paint you could use.

  • Virginia Fynes June 12, 2014, 1:01 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this idea!! super cute

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