DIY Storage From Recycled Christmas Tins


I needed some storage containers for coins and nuts & bolts so I made use of some old Christmas tins!
This is what I started out with.

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  • Beverly Campbell
    on Jan 10, 2017

    I love this idea. My question is "what did you use for your lettering"? I have several of these tins and a whole lot of macrama rope. Thanks for the idea.

    • Bsb403657
      on Jan 11, 2017

      It looks like the letters are foams letters that you can pick up at Micheals or maybe the dollar store.

    • Bsb403657
      on Jan 11, 2017

      Your welcome Beverly!

    • Wendy Edmondson Smith
      on Apr 8, 2017

      You could also use chipboard letters like those used for scrap booking
    • Bea16917723
      on Apr 8, 2017

      We have one that our son made when in elementary school (now a professional with an insurance company and 40+) that was made from a juice can. It still looks good and has been in use since made in our kitchen holding pens/pencils.
  • Sandi L
    on Dec 24, 2017

    What kind of glue did you use?

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  • Teri
    on Apr 9, 2017

    I use the tins for Christmas ornaments.
  • Mim
    on Dec 6, 2019

    I will try this one... looks great, nice job. Wish there was a share button for FB, my friends would like this project too.

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