DIY Decor, Tailgating Edition: Football-Themed Utensil Holders

Article Posted By: Caroline Inge

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DIY Football paint cans

Football-themed decor items are a fun way to give your tailgating party an extra festive vibe. These paint cans can serve as utensil holders on your tailgating table or for a football-themed weekend party. These clever table decorations are easy to make, too.

Let’s get started making our football-themed utensil holders.

Football Utensil Storage for tailgating | Supplies

For this project, you’ll need the following supplies

Begin by painting your paint cans brown.

Football Utensil Storage for tailgating | Paint cans brown

Let the paint fully dry, and add a second coat, if desired.

Football Utensil Storage for tailgating | Paint detail on cans

With a small brush, paint eight laces on the cans. Let them dry completely, and you’re done!

Simple and adorable.

ESPN’s College GameDay was built by The Home Depot, and now The Home Depot’s Facebook page has a College GameDay app. The app features tailgating DIY projects, including how-tos for a tailgate table, ladder golf and  cornhole game. It also helps fans find great tailgating products at great prices.

For even more tailgating ideas and inspiration, follow The Apron blog’s two-week Tailgating series. We’ll gear you up for game day with tips, like a sweet tote for tailgating gear, and more awesome DIYs, like a homemade PVC flag pole for your tailgating camp 

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