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Another summer series post.

This one has several options and a one-page download on the bottom of the post.  Fun for the kiddos getting bored with a little adult supervision.

There is the use of a hammer and a nail!!!

This reminds me of tin can phones. 🙂

Summer Banner

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This summer banner was a tough one to photograph!  I think I needed a large black curtain to block out the reflections.  We have a glass front door.

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Here’s what I started with.

6 tin cans {cleaned and labels removed}
Hammer and large nail
Board to hammer into
White paint
Duck Tape {any color}
Small artist paintbrush
Twine
Scissors

I did include a download project plan below. {if you wish}

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The scrap piece of wood is to tap a hole in the tin cans without putting a hole in your countertop.

Then spring the tin can on the twine.  Do make a knot so the cans can’t slip down the twine and clang together…it’s not a great sound!

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I have a collection of metal flowers I clipped off a fireplace screen about 15 years ago.  I sprayed painted them flat white. These flowers have been every color at some point.  I can’t grow real flowers.

This would be just as awesome with silk flowers or greens.

A summer project idea for a banner with worksheet download. Ideas for other tin can diy projects. Country Design Style

Duct tape is holding the flowers in place.

Yep, good o’ duct tape…in hot pink!

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Now here’s your one-page download with all the steps on this summer banner project idea.  There is another idea if a banner is not your thing.

Here’s another project with metal flowers too!  Larger flowers…

Here are links to previous summer project idea posts.

Beachy Chalkboard

Pinwheel that works

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      • Jeanette says

        Thanks Christine. The best part…I hung them just far enough from each other they don’t cling together when the wind blows. Whew! ~Jeanette

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