Make lanterns for tea lights out of old tin cans. Fill the cans with water & freeze before punching holes with a hammer & nail (or drill) - then thaw out and smooth off any rough edges. Can be painted or left silver.
Shabby Vintage Tin Can Craft; This whole upcycle, recycle, reuse, repurpose thing. is pretty darn cool! Join me and craft "blah" tin cans into shabby, pretty containers with vintage flair and multiple uses!
Picnic Plans: Tin can flatware caddy made from recycled soup & food cans. Inexpensive & pretty way to organize utensils, napkins, & condiments for your next picnic, party, or BBQ. DIY tutorial on how to make it from Sow & Dipity (formerly Sew & Dipity).
DIY Metal Fire Pit: Grab an old washing machine drum before it hits the landfill. Convert it to a portable firepit as suggested in the photo.I see it as a planter. Krylon has this color of spray paint. Ivia The Flourishing Abode