Metal Flowers

This was a fun little project to make.
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Step 1
ahhh finish off that can of pop.
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Step 2
Rinse can out well
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Step 3
Cut it open…..be careful – the metal is SHARP remember.
I used plain ol’ kitchen scissors but you could also use metal snips if you have them.
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Step 4
Draw a template on paper
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Step 5
Trace the paper over the metal to indent with your template shape
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Step 6
Cut out the shape (here is the back of the flower)
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Step 7
Flip up the ends of the petals
try it various ways…crinkle them up or twist or smooth or roll
however you like
Step 8
Add whatever you like to the blossom center
rolled up twine
buttons
extra checkers
metal do-dads
WHATEVER you have
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I made mine into magnets for the fridge (hot glued it to the back of the flower)
but this could have a
string added to the back and hung too,
if ya like.
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I actually asked my kids to drink pop last night instead of milk so that I could have empty pop cans….
Crafting will do that do a girl I guess.
Off to make more….
Chat soon -
NORTHERN COTTAGE

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3 comments:

  1. Those are SO cool...love that you made art rather than trash! :)

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  2. These are so great. I am certainly going to try them and what great gifts too.

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  3. These are so cute! Great job.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

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