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12 Crazy Easy Tin Foil DIYs
Tinfoil was — and still is — a huge item in my household! We use it for covering up leftovers, wrapping up sandwiches, and baking. Well, there was another way I used to use it as a kid. I cringe thinking about it now, but I used to bite down on the tinfoil and make fake grillz out of it! Embarrassing, I know. My teeth are hurting just thinking about it! It was so painful to bite down on the tinfoil, but being the little gangster I was, that didn't stop me from wearing my cool grillz. Other than that ridiculous use, we don't really get creative with tinfoil in my household.
I'm all about DIYs and I love taking regular items we use every day and turning them into something cool! I was shocked to find out that there are so many creative ways to use tinfoil. What's awesome about these DIYs is that tinfoil is super cheap and can be used in so many different ways. Here are 11 different DIYs you can do with tinfoil!
1. Tinfoil art
Create a stunning art piece for your home without breaking the bank! All you need is a canvas, foil, Mod Podge, a foam brush, and scissors. Turn your tinfoil to the dull side and draw petals and one circle, then cut out the pieces you drew with scissors. Decide where you want to add the circle to the canvas and add Mod Podge to that area. Glue the circle, then you can place the petals around it, gluing them down with Mod Podge one by one. Once you're done, let your unique masterpiece dry overnight!
Even with all the jewelry I have, it still feels like it's never enough, hence the reason why I'm so in love with this DIY! All you need are two 4x4-inch and two 2x2-inch squares of tinfoil, superglue, two 2.25-inch lengths of chain, and ear studs. Crinkle up your 4×4 pieces of tinfoil and dab glue onto the center. Stick the end of your chain to the glue and start to form a ball around the chain. Repeat this for the other 4×4 piece, as well! Next, take your 2×2 piece of tinfoil and repeat the same process on the other end of the chain. Glue the ear studs onto the smaller tinfoil ball and let the glue dry before wearing. Once it's dry, you're safe to strut your stuff! These are so pretty, and with the tinfoil all bunched up in a circle, it kind of looks like a diamond! Making fine looking jewelry on a budget — I love it!
3. Constellation Jar
Although I can't point out the big dipper, I love to gaze up at the stars. It's so relaxing and beautiful to look at. This awesome DIY will give you something to gaze at right in your room! All you need are a wide mouth jar, a disposable tinfoil cake pan, a small click light, an awl, and scissors. First, you need to cut a long strip from the cake pan and measure it out to be as tall as the jar. Use the awl to poke holes to create a constellation and use a silver marker to connect the constellation so it's easier to spot! Roll the aluminum sheet in the jar, turn the click light on, and place it inside. Close it off with the lid and enjoy your night! If I was doing this, which I probably will be doing tonight, I would do a Scorpio constellation because that's my sign. This would look so cute in my room!
4. Nail art
Upgrade your manicure with the cutest tinfoil design! First, use a decorative paper punch to punch out deigns from the tinfoil. Then, apply a topcoat to your nails, and while it's still tacky, place the punch out onto your nails. Apply another top coat to seal the tinfoil down and that's it — so easy and fast! I have a butterfly decorative paper punch and I'm definitely doing this at home!