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DIY Recycled Soda Can Butterfly Wind Chime

Hello Buddies,

Once again I am back with a wonderful recycle craft ūüôā and I love it. Its so simple all of you¬†will be tempted to¬†try it. Almost all those things required will be lying around at your house. This recycled material I am going to use is something all of us might have used and thrown out. Its a soda can. Haven’t we ? Yes I am going to show you how I made a¬†beautiful and simple Butterfly wind chime using waste soda cans.Butterfly wind chime

Supplies You will need :

  • Soda Can
  • Hanger
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • White thread/Fish line
  • Lead boxes (optional)
  • Sound makers

My Method:

  1. Take a soda can and cut out the top and bottom parts
  2. You will get a plain aluminium sheet
  3. Draw the butterfly design directly on the aluminium sheet or another easy way
  4. Draw the butterfly design on a paper and cut it out .steps
  5. Stick the design on  the aluminium sheet and cut out the butterflies.Cut seven butterflies
  6. Punch small holes on bottom and top sides of the butterflies and connect the lead boxes using a white thread on the bottom
  7. These lead boxes are for adding little weight to each thread
  8. Connect loose white threads on the top hole of the butterfly. Its for hanging the butterflieshanging
  9. Now lets make the circular hanger for hanging the butterflies
  10. Take an old wire hanger and bend it in the shape as show in the picturehanger
  11. Take another can and cut of the top and slice the side walls like petals of equal size
  12. Now folding part you have to fold each petal and insert it underneath the next petal
  13. Before starting the folds place the hanger and fold over it so that the flower shape holds around the hangersteps
  14. Once all the folds are completed the hanger will be readyTop hanger
  15. Connect all the six butterflies at equal distance around the hangerhanging
  16. I had the sound makers of my old wind mobile so I connected it in the middle and a butterfly under that as well.sound maker
  17. Pretty Recycled Butterfly mobile ready
  18. Find a perfect spot and hang it ūüôāwindchime

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