Rustic Recycled Aluminum Can Organizer

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

wooden barrel piece with 2 aluminum cans

A rustic, recycled organizer is born...
this one sided organizer can sit on a shelf or with a hole drilled into the top can hang on the wall.

barrel piece with cans and wooden pieces

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The perfect handle is built into the barrel sides.

side view of wooden barrel piece with aluminum cans

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

2 photos of how the organizer was built with labels

It is the perfect rustic solution for the homework center.

can organizer filled with school supplies

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

barrel piece with cans filled with silverware


can organizer filled with napkins and silverware

can organizer filled with silverware

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Can organizer with overlay

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .