242 bucks for a can of soup?

by DIY Maven

242 bucks for a can of soup?

Okay, Ingo Maurer’s canned light doesn’t actually contain soup. What it does contain is all the parts to make a lamp, parts we can probably find at any hardware or big box store. Those items include a reflector, socket, switch and a 60 watt halogen light bulb. The can itself measures 5.3" h x 3.4" d. A quick measurement of my Campbell’s Tomato tells me a regular-sized can measures 3.875" h x 2.5", which might be a bit small for a DIY job, but how...

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Soup Can Label = Wrapping Paper

by DIY Maven

Soup Can Label = Wrapping Paper

If you’ve found yourself with a little something to wrap for a Valentine’s gift but have no wrapping paper in the house, try using a Campbell’s soup can label.

And for those of you who think this is a stupid idea, check out the Warhol Store where you can buy 12 sheets of 20" x 30" tomato soup wrapping paper--based on Warhol's 32 Campbell's Soup Cans--for 30 bucks.

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