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Who doesn’t love Pringles? Do you know these simple Pringles can crafts that can be used in daily life? Pringles stay intact better than bagged versions and they come in that handy cardboard tube. But what to do with the empty canisters? It seems rather wasteful to just throw them away. I’ve always thought I should turn them into something useful but didn’t know where to start. So, I turned to the crafty bloggers and creators on the web to find these clever Pringles can hacks. From your bedside table to your kitchen table, there are so many  different ways to use Pringles cans! You can even get the kids together and do a craft time project together.

16 Pringles Can Hacks You'll Actually Use

Pringles can crafts You’ll Actually Use

Make over Pringles cans with chalkboard paint to create cute, cheap kitchen storage containers for pasta and grains.

Save them for gifting cookies at Christmastime. Simply cover them in pretty wrapping paper, add some ribbon embellishments and a gift tag. Isn’t this a lovely project?

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When painting over the course of several days, don’t bother washing out the rollers each day. Store them overnight in a Pringles can, and they’ll be moist and ready to use the next day.


Minimize counter clutter in the bathroom by storing your curling iron in an empty can. Wait until it’s cool before putting it in there, though.

Store plastic grocery bags to reuse later. You can make the canister prettier by decorating it with scrapbook paper or contact paper.

Use a can for hair accessories storage. Wrap hair elastics and headbands around the can. Put bobby pins and bows inside. Genius!

Make your own smartphone speaker. The canister amplifies the sound — really! You’ll be surprised at how much louder it is.


The mini Pringles cans are the perfect size to use as desk organizers. Just make them look pretty with some scrapbook paper or washi tape!

If you’re willing to put in the time, this rock vase is simply gorgeous. I never would have guessed that it was made from a Pringles can.


Secure several cans together to make your own gift wrap stand. You don’t want those tubes to get crushed in your closet, do you?


Add peanut butter and birdseed, and you have a nifty way to feed your fine feathered friends. The kids will love this project!

Add it to your crafting corner for storing paint brushes.


Create an advent calendar from a bunch of Pringles cans. This is a wonderful way to gift wine (a different type for each day) or craft beers, etc.

String several cans together and hang them on the back of the closet door. They’re big enough to store kids’ flip flops, but you’ll likely need something bigger for yourself.

Cut out part of the tube and use it for ribbon storage.

Pour colored wax into Pringles cans to achieve this tall layered candle look.

Stop overpaying for home decor items! Your home is filled with things you have already paid for that you can turn into a home decor masterpiece.

Enjoy these Pringles can hacks? You’ll love these posts about other ways to use regular household items!