Outdoor Tin Can Beverage Holders

Outdoor Tin Can Beverage Holders

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 20th 2015

Give beverages a place to call their own with these colorful standup holders.


    • paper towels
    • painter's tape
    • 1" flat brush
    • black permanent marker
    • cosmetic sponge
    • drill and small drill bit
    • E6000 Glue
    • bolts and washers
    • tin can
    • safety gloves
    • safety glasses
    • metal rod



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Clean the tin cans thoroughly. Remove any labels and adhesive residue.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Turn the can upside down and mark the center of the can bottom in black permanent marker. Put on safety glasses and gloves. Drill a 1/4" hole in the can bottom. Wipe the drill bit and can with a damp paper towel to remove any metal dust.
    4. Paint the inside of two cans in Iris and two cans in Pink Tropics. Use painter's tape to tape off sections of color on each can. Apply colors in stripes as desired. Shown: Orange Sherbet, Green (Neon), Iris, Turquoise Waters, True Blue, and Pink Tropics.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Position a large flower stencil from the Patio Paint Home & Garden Funky Flowers Stencil in the center of the can. Use a cosmetic sponge to apply Black Tie. Use the small flower from the Funky Flowers Stencil to apply stripes of flowers on the other cans. Use the handle end of the brush to apply dots of Lemon Zest to the flowers.
    7. Instruction #4
    8. Paint the metal rod in Black Tie.
    9. Stick the rod through the can. Add a washer and then thread on the bolt, leaving it flush with the end of the rod. Apply E6000 glue to the bottom of the washer per package instructions. Press against the bottom of the can.
    10. Instruction #6
    11. Add a washer and bolt on the bottom of the can. Repeat with E6000 glue on the washer. Tighten the bolt.
    12. Instruction #7