Tin Can Succulent Magnet
There are so many ways you can not only plant and display succulents—real or fake. A sure way to direct your house guests’ attention to your plants is to stick them on your fridge! There are so many different kinds of succulents to choose from, giving this DIY endless options and outcomes.
Use your creative skills to create a beautiful succulent bunch, as well as a decorative holder for them—upcycled from a tin can. This project requires very few supplies and will take you less than an hour to complete. Add them to areas around your home to bring the outdoors in.
What You’ll Need:
- A small, empty tin can. A spice, mint, or other tin container is best
- Washi tape
- Hot glue gun
- 8mm X 1mm disc magnets
- Craft foam
- Faux succulent. This can be found at any local craft store
- White spray paint, or color of your choice
- If your tin can still has the plastic wrapping or packaging on it, take it off completely.
- Spray paint tin can with white spray paint, or color of your choice. Let dry completely.
- Once the paint is completely dry, use different patterns and colors of washi tape to further decorate the outside of the tin can. This step is optional, however the washi tape does add a integral part of the overall design for this craft.
- Cut the craft foam to fit the container. Once the foam is cut to fit, stick inside the tin can.
- Stick the faux succulents into the tin can to make the type of succulent bouquet you would like.
- Dab a pea-sized amount of glue from the hot glue gun on the back of the tin can. Add the magnet and let cool and dry overnight.
- Stick the tin can succulent DIY on the fridge and watch guests gawk at it the next time they step into your kitchen!
Did you like the sounds of this craft and want to try out more? We have an entire section of our blog dedicated to magnetic DIY’s, so clear your plans for the day and check them out!