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Oversized Ornaments

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THE PROJECT:

Tools:

Materials

  • Screw eye hooks
  • Empty tuna cans
  • Globe shades
  • Rubbing Alcohol / Vinegar
  • Paint (optional)
  • WD-40 (optional)

Step 1: Clean your globes & tuna cans

  • Put on gloves
  • Use a mixture of rubbing alcohol and white vinegar to clean the globe and cans
  • If the adhesive from the label remains on tuna cans, spray with WD-40 and scrub off with a paper towel.

Step 2: Drill a center hole in all tuna cans

  • Determine bit size needed by comparing it with your screw eye hooks
  • Pick a bit one to two sizes below that of the screw eye hooks
  • Drill through the center of each tuna can

Step 3: Screw eye hooks into tuna cans

  • Use your drill holes as a starter/guide
  • Screw eye hooks into the tuna cans until you cannot see threading
  • If facing difficulties, use pliers to provide leverage

Step 4: Paint/decorate tuna cans and globes!

  • For the tuna cans, you can use any type of spray paint or normal paint
  • For the globe shades, use glass paint
  • Insert LED lighting into the globe for a warm glow