DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween - Engineer Mommy
Sep 282016
 

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Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays of the year. Between the fun costumes, delicious treats and great fun, the Halloween season is definitely a festive time of the year. To bring the Halloween spirit to my dining table this year, I made a set of Monster Soda Can Stairs! This serves as a fabulous place to display the new Halloween Mini Monster cans of Sunkist®, 7UP®, A&W® Root Beer, Canada Dry®, Squirt® or Big Red® I found at Walmart. I can’t wait to share with you how this all came together!

Here’s a sneak peek at the stairs I made!

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Aren’t they cute?! Before I share the full tutorial on how I made those stairs, let me just tell you about a fun app I recently discovered. The Mini Monsters App will bring to life the monsters on these Halloween Soda Cans in an interactive augmented reality experience. To get the app, simply download it from www.minimonsters.com. If you have more than one can, you will even the monsters interacting with each other. You can also record a video of your monster experience or take selfies with the monsters! How fun! Buy these soda cans and experience the #MiniMonsters augmented reality for yourself!
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Now, let’s get to the tutorial for the stairs. By the way, you will need some wooden boards for this project. Feel free to have the home improvement store make all the cuts for you, if you don’t have a jigsaw or circular saw at home. Here’s everything you’ll need:

  • 9 1″x2″ boards, each cut to about 10″ long
  • scrapbook paper
  • wood glue
  • hot glue & glue gun
  • scissors & cutting blade
  • Halloween themed stickers
DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Start by stacking 5 of the wooden boards on top of each other, applying some wood glue between the layers. Let the glue dry fully.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Stack 3 more wooden boards on top of each other, again applying wood glue between the layers. Let the glue dry fully.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Now, use some wood glue to attach the set of 3 boards to the set of 5 boards. Finally, attach the single remaining board to the front. Here is what the stairs should look like at this point!

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Using some hot glue, adhere some Halloween-themed scrapbook paper to the back of the stairs.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Carefully, fold the paper down along the top and front of the stairs, adding hot glue along the way to ensure a smooth finish.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Place the stairs on its side to trace the shape onto additional scrapbook paper. Cut out the shape and adhere that to the side of the stairs.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Use some orange washi tape along the edges to give the stairs a more finished look.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

As a final touch, add some Halloween stickers to the set of stairs. Isn’t this adorable?

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

These stairs make the perfect spot to display some of my favorite cans of soda: A&W 6-pack Mini Monster Cans, 7UP 6-pack Mini Monster Cans, and Canada Dry 6-pack Mini Monster Cans. I picked up all these cans from Walmart during a recent shopping trip.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

I love that these 7.5-ounce cans are smaller and are the perfect size for everyday occasions, including parties, play dates, gatherings, etc.

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Here are the Monster Soda Cans on the stairs. See all the monster faces staring at you… how fun!

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

I love how this project came out. What I love about this project is that I can easily re-use these stairs for other holidays, by simply adding different paper and stickers!

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

Paired with a few other spooky elements, these stairs make the perfect Halloween display on my dining table!

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween

These 6-packs of soda are available at Walmart. Look for these cans in the soda aisles at your local Walmart store. Before you head to the store, be sure to take advantage of this fabulous Ibotta offer!

Now, find out more about what makes these Halloween Monster Cans unique and tell me: Have you tried these smaller cans? Are you gearing up for Halloween yet? What is your favorite part of this season?







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19 Responses to “DIY Soda Can Stairs for Halloween”

  1. What a cute and unique way to showcase the Halloween Monster Cans. It’s perfect for a Halloween party and I love the size of the cans.

  2. This is pretty cute. I love those cans and have to go get me some! LOL. Halloween anything is fun and I haven’t seen these cans before. Thanks for sharing!

  3. I just love those soda cans! And your stairs are so cool, perfect for a party so people can just grab what they want. Much better than digging into a cooler :)

  4. Cool cans and cool DIY project! Love it and I know that my daughters did too!

  5. I haven’t seen those cans! This is such a cute way to display them! It would be fun to make the stairs for Christmas too! Great idea!

  6. This is a cute idea! I have not seen these in the Storia but I am sure that I just missed them. My family would love these because they’re different and we like different.

  7. Love the spooky stairs. They’re such a fun way to display the drinks. Perfect for Halloween parties!

  8. What a cool idea! Especially in time for Halloween :) can’t wait to try these out!

  9. DIY’s are my favorite! That DIY Soda Can Stairs turned out so cute! It would definitely make a great display for a Halloween Party/get together.

  10. What a cute idea for a Halloween party. You could probably change it up seasonably, too! Bookmarking to show hubby.

  11. What a unique idea! I would love to do something like this if I were hosting a Halloween party.

  12. How creative! These monster cans would be a great Halloween decoration and refreshing drink as well. I love how you made those “stairs.” How I wish I had as much creative ideas as you!

  13. What a great craft idea for Halloween. I love the soda cans also. So cute!

  14. Now that makes for a super cute display. I really like those Mini Monsters Cans. I have to pick some up!

  15. this would be great for a halloween party! and like jennifer said, could be reused for different holiday parties.

  16. Such a great idea for a craft! These cans are way too cool, I will have to make sure I grab a pack!

  17. This could easily be made into a larger size for a big party as well I imagine. Very clever of you to find a way to display some fun cans for Halloween.

  18. What a cute Halloween project! I need to step up my decorations this year and this totally looks doable!

  19. This is so cute! I love those soda cans and these sounds perfect for a Halloween party!

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