We all know that gift giving is just as much about the presentation as it is the gift itself. I love this idea of giving gifts in tin cans – super cute, and waaay thrifty. I’ve seen this idea on several craft blogs and you can check them out, but here’s my take on the how-to tutorial.
First – this is VERY important – use the right can opener. This project requires a Safety-Edge Can Opener (like the one from Pampered Chef) – it cuts along the SIDE of the can, while a regular can opener cuts along the TOP – here’s the difference in a visual so you can see what I’m talking about:
Then put the can over your treats. Then hot glue the lid back on – I found it worked best to put the hot glue on the rim of the can, not the lid – it was very hard to photograph this step – by the time I snapped a pic, my hot glue had cooled to unusable – so I gave up. I’m sure you can picture the step.
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