One of the ideas I saw floating around the internet were some rockets made out of coffee cups. But I needed a taller container, because I'd wanted to add a coloring sheet to the goody "bag". That's when I had the idea to use Pringles cans instead!
Gathering the Cans:
I needed about a dozen "goody bags" made from Pringles cans, so I posted a "Wanted" ad on my local Freecycle group. In less than a week, I'd received about 10 cans, from different sources. 1 or 2 cans here, 3 or 4 cans there, so I ended up only having to buy 2 more.
I collected and cleaned them.
Weird that there wasn't one single repeat flavor.
I wrapped and glued some leftover scrapbook paper to the cans.
But you can buy coordinating colors at the store! Especially colors to match your party theme!
Add a ribbon handle.
Now fill up with space, astronaut and rocket themed party favors!
|Star and planet crayons, in a cellophane bag with party favor tag|
|Coloring page and rocket themed comic book|
This entire project was low cost, as I only paid $2 for the 2 cans, received the glue for free and the rest of the materials, like the paper, were from Freecycle and I also already had scotch tape and some sheets in my scrapbooking supply.
I just posted a very detailed how to DIY tutorial in my Etsy shop, complete with templates and a troubleshooting guide on how to make these containers: HERE
If you make these for your party, please post links to your blog in the comments session!