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cute functional wallet from an arizona can!
I love this wallet :)

Posted by Crafthazard from San Diego, California, United States • Published See Crafthazard's 15 projects »
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  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Take your Arizona can and cut off the top.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the can down the middle, taking the main "Arizona" logo.

    Trim the edges so they are smooth.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut a piece of cardboard ( i used the front of a notebook) the same size as the Arizona piece you cut.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut the Arizona piece in half. Make sure the sides are equal.

    line it up with the cardboard. Slide the Arizona pieces apart a little, so there is about 1 1/2 inches of the cardboard showing.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Tape it.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 6
    Step 6

    Flip it over.

    Cut another piece of cardboard, a little longer than a dollar. This will be the pocket you put your paper money in.

    Tape it on.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now is the difficult part.

    You have to sort of pop the card board piece out a bit. Im sorry if I cant Explain it right. Put tape on the opening.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 8
    Step 8

    cover the sticky part with paper.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Use bits and pieces of the leftover can to make slots for your cards and change.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 10
    Step 10

    now for the clasp type thing.

    take another scrap piece, and cut it into a strip

    about 1 1/2 inch tall, 4 inch wide.

    tape part of it onto the back of the wallet. fold over the the front, covering part of the opening.

  • How to make a recycled pouch. Cute Arizona Can Wallet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Now, when you want to open it, just unfold the clasp.

    To close it, fold and pinch tight!
    There you go!

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Ella
Ella · 1 project
does this still work if i use a cocoa cola can? as the arizona ones are taller and thinner?
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rachel.
rachel. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 9 projects
cool!!
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Crafthazard
Crafthazard · San Diego, California, US · 15 projects
Thanks Happy Dont Forget to post your Versions! I MUST to see them!
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Lucia
Lucia · San Luis Obispo, California, US · 6 projects
I have an addiction to wallets (it's very serious! Tongue) so I HAVE to try this!
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Sherlaine Y.
Sherlaine Y.
this is awesomee! im gonna make one NOW! thanks for the tute!!! <3
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