Rustic Recycled Tin Can Organizer

5:02:00 PM

Starting with the sides of an old barrel, some tin cans,
and a couple of screws...

A rustic, recycled organizer is born...

the one sided organizer can sit on a shelf or with a 
hole drilled into the top can hang on the wall.

The perfect handle is built into the barrel sides.

The double sided organizer is great for school or craft supplies and can sit out on the table for all to reach.

The perfect rustic solution for the homework center.

Or how about one of them as the ever popular silverware caddy.

Please share on Facebook or Pinterest by clicking the boxes below or leave a nice comment at the bottom of this page. 

If you like this project please sign up for the 
Homeroad emails so my latest DIY project will 
be sent straight to you! 


You Might Also Like


  1. That is awesome! I need to make one for my cutlery - great idea ;-)

  2. Okay, I vote for the silverware organizer! LOL! You're amazing, lady! I wold have never thought of that even if they had been propped up next to each other. I'm going to bed now........and pray for some talent.

  3. Great idea! Making one with two big cans for my husbands tools for projects outside of the barn. Thanks

  4. And adding the little number tag is the frosting.


  5. Great idea for re-using cans. I can see my making these for my garden workbench next year. I'm popping over from Sew Darn Crafty.

  6. how fun Susan! love your organizer. are YOU as organized as you seem? my stuff is all over my house!


  7. Is there just the one screw in each can? Are they stabilized at the bottom also, and if so, how?

  8. These are super cute! Great decor idea!! I'm asking bloggers to share their tin can DIYs this month at a new monthly Create With Me party and I would LOVE to see you link up!! Lindi @ Love Create Celebrate

  9. This is perfect! I've got plasticware sorted in plastic cups. This is SO MUCH BETTER! Thanks for the awesome idea!!


Thank you for stopping by, I love your comments and I will do my best to reply to all your questions and comments. By leaving a comment you are consenting to your email being collected for communication purposes only. Your privacy is important to me.
Have a nice day.


This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services, to personalize ads and to analyze traffic. Information about your use of this site is shared with Google. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies.

Featured on

Affiliate Disclaimer

Homeroad's posts may contain affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link and buy something, I may receive a very small commission. It does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/ businesses within the content of my blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference. The affiliate fee I earn per month helps pay expenses that keep this site up and running. Thanks so much for your support!