I cannot decide what to do with the these wooden cigar boxes- ideas?

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I have this local store that sells cigar boxes and I cannot help but buy all the wooden ones knowing there is 1000's of ideas and then the almight brain block hits and I'm at a loss ~lol~ I can blame it on age but it more like a mass confusion of way to many ideas at once. I need your help on a first project I want to do for Hometalk fellow crafters kind of a collective project. So any and all suggestions will be helpful. Oh and I do pintsrest and have a board full of ideas but I want your suggestions something new or different then a jewelry box. Thanks
q what to do i cannot make up my mind on where or what to start on, crafts, repurpose unique pieces, repurposing upcycling, Most of these have a paper glued to the wood as much as I love the look of the cigar labels some are not appealing
Most of these have a paper glued to the wood, as much as I love the look of the cigar labels some are not appealing.
q what to do i cannot make up my mind on where or what to start on, crafts, repurpose unique pieces, repurposing upcycling, This one is awesome The box is handsomely made I really want to reserve this for a special project Again any and all ideas welcome
This one is awesome. The box is handsomely made I really want to reserve this for a special project! Again any and all ideas welcome
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  • Theresaloren Theresaloren on Mar 30, 2016
    my daughter took one and removed all printing by sanding and then created her own designs by wood burning. it is beautiful and personal

  • Kim Kim on Mar 30, 2016
    A friend of mine adds latches & a purse handle then sells them online.

  • Sherry Sherry on Mar 30, 2016
    You could Modge Podge something on them and make Jewelry boxes out of them.

  • Lilli  Tetzlaff Lilli Tetzlaff on Mar 30, 2016
    like to cover with cancelled postage stamps ie: flowers,animals ,people ect for a letter box or small toys ya can also do mod podge photos(toys ect) & use for marbles or small toys. Lilli Tetzlaff

  • Kathryn Wyant Kathryn Wyant on Mar 30, 2016
    For a unique set of book ends fill a pair with sand and then use Gorilla glue or the like to seal the lid to the base and Voila! Bookends. You could also line them with a strong waterproof plastic and use them to plant small indoor gardens. Great for centerpieces and for growing fresh herbs.

  • Herb Cott Herb Cott on Mar 30, 2016
    Lee Wichita, KS Using ukulele strings and tuning keys (cheap on line in quantity) plus scrap wood and polymer finish I make "Cigar box guitars", have sold all I can make (14 so far) for $95 to $135 dollars each. Look good, sound great. Fun to make and play.

  • Melanie Melanie on Mar 30, 2016
    Send some wooden ones to me. Seriously i would love to have like 4. Is this possible?

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    • Carol Carol on Mar 30, 2016
      Good to know. Also found some on Craig's list and at garage sales. Try putting a wanted ad ob Craig's list.

  • TexasTea TexasTea on Mar 30, 2016
    I have a couple I plan on decoupaging with plaid paper and antiquing it to look like tartanware which is very expensive these days. Check this out: http://madincrafts.com/faux-tartanware-with-martha-stewart/

  • Nancy Nancy on Mar 30, 2016
    I have a friend who also has a connection for cigar boxes. She and her husband hit a few large craft shows a few times a year and sell them. She makes a great profit. Wishing I had a connection too!

  • Tracy Tracy on Mar 30, 2016
    I have a cigar box in my entry for my husband to keep his cell phone in. Just drill a hole in the back to run the charging cord(s) in - looks very nice.

  • Tim Gibson Tim Gibson on Mar 30, 2016
    Find a few similar in depth (front to back) and use them for man cave or game room shelving, simply find a 1"x2" wood strip the length of the shelf you want to make, glue and screw the boxes to the strip, then mount them to a wall, you flush the tops so the shelf has a flat top, the lids can still open if you keep the wood strip below the hinge level.

  • MaryBeth Cardwell MaryBeth Cardwell on Mar 30, 2016
    I decoupage small pieces of brown paper sack on to a cardboard cigar box. This covers the embossing and emblems. Then I use stain or diluted brown craft paint to give it a leather look. The wood ones I have I use as is for storage of stationary items or little treasure boxes for keepsakes.

  • Audrey Trubshaw Audrey Trubshaw on Mar 30, 2016
    Search on Etsy for "doll house box" and you will see some darling doll house rooms made in cigar boxes. If I could find one, I'd make one too! :-)

  • William William on Mar 30, 2016
    I have used them as mini shadow boxes for collectables mounted on a wall in my rec room.

  • Ellen DeVilbiss Ellen DeVilbiss on Mar 30, 2016
    I made a haphazard stack of them into a lamp. Even arranged them so a couple of them still open for hidden storage of phone cords and remotes.

  • Laura Trammell Laura Trammell on Mar 30, 2016
    Put felt inside, if you want to keep the labels intact decopaug or clear coat it. If not remove them an apply a new picture, clear coat and you have a jewerly box for men or women or even a gift box.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Laura Trammell , I spent most of my day searching printables photos for decoupage and I came across some vintages photos of ladies sewing and other with little girls learning to sew they are so beautiful. I'm going to make a few sewing boxes. Thanks for your idea

  • Bobbie Bobbie on Mar 30, 2016
    Several years ago my dad made me a nine drawer chest using cigar boxes for the drawers. I still use it for organizing my sewing supplies. Love love love it!!

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Bobbie, I love this. I have a few that are the ugliest and I think this will be a good use for those. Love it, thanks

  • Cheryl Miller Cheryl Miller on Mar 30, 2016
    The beautiful wooden ones could be made into jewelry boxes. The other ones could be made into purses by adding a handle & a closure. Although you do not want to cover them, as a Girl Scout, we took the boxes covered them & made mini first-aid kits or sewing kits. Just a few ideas.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Cheryl Miller, I have seen on pinterest the cigar box purses and I may have to try it once for the novelty of saying I made one.Who knows it may turn out nice and I'll have to make more! Thanks

  • Kristin Kristin on Mar 30, 2016
    I have seen them made into pocketbooks, selling for over $100

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Kristin, Really $ 100? rethinking ) may have to make a few ~lol~ Thanks, this one idea is winning me over.

  • Cally Cally on Mar 30, 2016
    the flatter ones stood on end and with the spine made to look like books would be cool "secret storage", especially mixed in with real books.

  • Fadai Fadai on Mar 30, 2016
    This idea is for the smaller, cubical boxes. Why not put a strong magnet on the back side (drill a hole, but not all the way through, just enough space for the magnet). Get one of those magnetic knife racks (slim & long ones), attach horizontally on wall behind countertop. Now you can use the boxes for spice jars or anything that comes in handy while cooking.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Fadai, Interesting I have to keep this in mind, I like the way you think! Thanks

  • Tim Baker Tim Baker on Mar 30, 2016
    Take them to a guitar shop ,have a cigar box guitar made ,

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Tim Baker, I can do that, I like this idea too! Thanks Kids would love this.

  • Kathy Bitzan Kathy Bitzan on Mar 30, 2016
    I just like to stack mine I don't have many but like the way they look. I also remember the old paper ones, my folks used them to keep receipts in. I have one of my dads, not sure how old it is.... probably from the 50's.

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    • Felicia Felicia on Jul 01, 2018
      I get my cigar boxes from our local cigar shop for free. I called the owner and asked if he would let me have his empty boxes and he said yes! Once a week I stop by and pick them up. Here's a pic of my first cigar box purse. I just have to attach the handle and clasp.

  • Tagwatts1 Tagwatts1 on Mar 30, 2016
    This may have already been suggested. Cover the box with a cloth,Material, (your choice). Place small pieces of wood inside and make different sized boxes inside. Use small strips of thin wood to do this. Line the bottom with felt and you have a jewelry box, miscellaneous parts chest. Place cut up toilet Paper rolls and place in different places to change the look. Cover the rolls with a different color than the rest of the compartments. you can decorate them so they will fit in with your kitchen, bathroom or bedrooms. If there happens to be a Cigar Smell in the boxes, just add some dried fruit like an apple and the smell will be gone. Good luck and hope this may be of some good to you.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Tagwatts1, I'm planning on doing a Jewelry box or 2 but I really didn't think about fabric? I was going to mosaic junk jewelry and beads on top of one. Still working on this one! Good idea thanks

  • Debbie Debbie on Mar 30, 2016
    These make really cute purses. You can get kits from craft stores. All you really need are the handles and maybe a clear sealer.

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    • Debbie Debbie on Mar 31, 2016
      @Casey Gragg I what you mean!!!

  • Jack Jack on Mar 30, 2016
    I took a large piece of plywood, stained it, arranged the boxes on it and screwed the boxes to it. Because of the irregular shapes of the boxes sometimes it left cubbyholes between the boxes. I left the boxes in their original condition. I bought metal label holders that have an old fashion look to place labels in to tell me what was in the boxes. I hung this over my desk. I called it a Man's Smoking Storage Unit even though it was not used for smoking supplies.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Jack, Thanks, I'm really liking the cubbie for the wall. And you have took it up a notch, I never thought of doing it on a piece of wood, that way it can be moved. Love it

  • Susan Susan on Mar 30, 2016
    I padded the top of an old hinged wood cigar box. Then I completely covered the inside and out with youthful fabric by "gift-wrapping" the pieces and mitering the edges so the fabric was really flat and tight. I used a little spray glue to hold the fabric in place as I "wrapped". I glued felt inside the top and bottom to cover the fabric edges and hold them more securely. Lastly, I glued a cute puffy bear to the outside of the top. I gave it to my 5-year old to store his treasures. This was 30 years ago! It is still a lovely piece and I treasured it especially since that young son passed away 23 years ago. This past Christmas, I presented it to his older brother who will now cherish it.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Susan, I like this, I got some pillows that fell apart and kept it for something like this.. thanks

  • LuckieDuckie LuckieDuckie on Mar 30, 2016
    I've painted some and stored them in my kitchen to hold individually wrapped bags of tea (I even have one for the office). The other thing I could suggest is to turn them into mini trunks. Wrap them in faux leather and add some metal embellishments. Finally, I'd suggest some awesome shadow box wall art. Paint them, add some cool stuff inside, and hang them on the wall. Some can be opened, others closed when you want to highlight different ones. I'd say that you could even make them into clock shadowboxes, if you're into clocks. Here's a link of an example: http://www.clumsycraftyhappy.com/copycraft-shadow-box-clock/ If you ever want to get rid of them... :) Happy crafting!

  • Ginny T Sanford Ginny T Sanford on Mar 30, 2016
    https://youtu.be/tb9qyC-HLZ4 you can make a cigar box guitar .

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Ginny T Sanford , perfect I love youtube how too videos. I'm keeping this thanks

  • Kreisler Kreisler on Mar 30, 2016
    Hang them on the wall and use as enclosed cubbies. Make a dresser type set up and use them as drawers for jewelry, office nick knacks, in a craft room for supplies. Use as gift boxes during holidays or on birthdays.

  • Lynn Lynn on Mar 30, 2016
    My son found a tutorial on YouTube that, believe it or not, shows how to make them into guitars. Actually playable guitars. Or just play ones for kiddos. Just search 'homemade guitar' or guitar from cigar box'. There are several.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Lynn, Thanks I just had someone else tell me about youtube and I will be doing this.

  • Carol Carol on Mar 30, 2016
    make a little purse, I've seen them around in my area. nice little purse for those of us who carry a few things in their purse. Some have wooden handles and modge podge Flower or pictures added to from and back. have hinge and little hook closure.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Carol, I'm really thinking more and more about doing this one. Maybe I can make purses for little girls. Thanks

  • Tva2807596 Tva2807596 on Mar 30, 2016
    You can make guitars out of them, like the one used here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIIEhH7xOXg

  • Kathy Kathy on Mar 30, 2016
    how about making the more shallow ones look like the decorator boxes that look like books? They could be decopaged with book jackets

  • Carol Carol on Mar 30, 2016
    Ha! Like you, I adore boxes too. I am always picking them up at thrift stores, or sometimes if I just ask at any Smoke Shop, they will give(!) me a few cigar boxes. So, now I have this large collection with no actual purpose in mind. (Sigh. This could be said for Many items I have!) I will be reading the comments here for ideas. I like Kathy's idea about 'decorator' books.

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    • Carol Carol on Mar 31, 2016
      Yes! I love re-purposing... using something in a different way. I collected driftwood and then used it as 'curtain rods' over kitchen windows, then draped vintage lace tablecloths over and around the driftwood sticks as my curtains for a 'beach house' look.

  • Lainey Howell Lainey Howell on Mar 30, 2016
    Being a "boxy" person myself, I've made a lot of things out of them. One previous commenter mentioned purses, handbags. They were a big fad here a few years ago and were usually made with the decorative papers left on. They also make great little jewelry boxes, lined with velvet and separated into sections, with a little fancy knob or handle on the lid. I really love the larger dovetailed one. I hope you post something on that when you finish it. Thanks.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
      @Lainey Howell, I plan on taking photos of everything I craft from now on, I want to help others if I can by showing them how I do things. Plus its a great way to go back and see all I have done. Thanks

  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 30, 2016
    Thanks Kreisler, I want to make items I can sell too. I love the wall cubbies ideas, once I get my walls finished I will be do that. I was thinking of shadow boxes too. ~lol~ I'd need 1000's of boxes for my supplies I tend to hoard any and all things * Reuse Recycle Re-purpose*

  • Donna G Donna G on Mar 30, 2016
    What about clocks?

  • Daune Daune on Mar 30, 2016
    I make mini sewing boxes out of them. Make a mini quilt to put in lid. Use old wooden rulers for dividers. Make a pin cushion and put in box. Example om temecula quilt co blogspot. Have to keep scrolling till you come to it.

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 31, 2016
      @Thank You Daune , This is what I said in a earlier post, I'm thinking of making decoupage some vintage sewing photos and making a cute pin cushion to match the box. Thanks

  • June Novakowski June Novakowski on Mar 31, 2016
    I make purses out of mine. I have had mine at least 15 years...take it to weddings, special dinners out, n vacations. It is always a conversation piece ! I have made many as gifts for friends too! In Sept 2014, my youngest daughter got married...she asked me to make them for her & all 7 bridesmaids. I also made one for my other 2 daughters, the ring bearer ( my 4 yr old granddaughter & her future mother in law. Each one was different & unique & I carried mine. The photographer took quite a few pictures with them...so cute!

    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 31, 2016
      @Thank You June Novakowski planning on this project, thank you. will take photos of what ever project I make..

  • June Novakowski June Novakowski on Mar 31, 2016
    Photo of my cigar box purse!

  • Karen Lulay Karen Lulay on Mar 31, 2016
    I think planters for flowers would be a great gift idea too.

  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Mar 31, 2016
    Thanks everyone for all the wonderful ideas and I plan on trying some or all of them. I promise to take photos of each project to keep you all posted on your suggestions. You guys are awesome thanks

  • Han616688 Han616688 on Mar 31, 2016
    I hang mine on a wall. I have about 40 wood boxes with unique art on a wall in the kitchen. Love it.

  • Peg Peg on Mar 31, 2016
    If you feel charitable, make sewing boxes for 4th grade girls. When, Imwas that age in 4-H, we made these. Cut pieces to cover the lid. Make a little pillow case. Paint the rest of the box, slip pillow case on lid. Include a spool of white thread and some needles pinned on the inside of box. It would be a good way to get little girls started.

  • Dee Krick Dee Krick on Mar 31, 2016
    My daughter and I have used them to make jewelry boxes and some for small wall shelves. We even small stands for our dressers to put like makeup and other small things in them.

  • Cally Cally on Mar 31, 2016
    another thought, since you have so many, take them apart and cover a large trunk or book shelf with the slats, like panelling. or a backsplash. door. etc.

  • Carol Carol on Mar 31, 2016
    My gramma used to make doll beds with the boxes. Cut the lid off and then use 4 old fashioned wooden clothespins as corner posts, and old wooden thread spools as the legs. Then she would sew bedding for it. You could also drill a hole into each bottom corner and push a dowel through and then use the lid as a canopy.

  • LindaK LindaK on Mar 31, 2016
    Our contractor smoked cigars and gave me 6 black enameled cigar boxes. I have made over 3 of them by covering the lids with themed scrapbook papers using Mod Podge as the adhesive. I also added fancy upholstery tacks for an added design element. Handy for storing remotes and other treasures.

  • Val Val on Mar 31, 2016
    I bought inexpensive label draw pulls for each box and now they are my shabby organized storage boxes. They are just the right sizes for all my odd craft supplies .

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    • Carol Carol on Apr 01, 2016
      @Casey Gragg Wow Casey, you are not kidding! You are a woman of MANY interests! I Followed you...so much to see! :)

  • Rhonda Wing Rhonda Wing on Apr 01, 2016
    I have a purse made out of an old cigar box. The inside is lined and the handle is made of beads. Very unique

  • Julie bricker-Quintana Julie bricker-Quintana on Apr 01, 2016
    Cigar box guitars

  • Debbie Debbie on Apr 05, 2016
    Stacked boxes and lamp parts for unique table lamps.

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    • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Apr 07, 2016
      @Anna ~lol~ Yes I tend to forget, its so overwhelming ;)

  • Happy Days Hometalker Happy Days Hometalker on Jan 02, 2017
    I have a lot of wooden cigar boxes I use for organizing throughout the house, I keep the same style of box together.

  • Mary Gendron Mary Gendron on Jan 04, 2017
    If possible, remove the labels off of the wooden ones and woodburn them. Also if you have "too Many" donate them to a local Girl Scout or Brownie troop Cub Scouts or other youth group.

  • 62q10370829 62q10370829 on Jan 05, 2017
    I love the big box in your picture. You can make a sewing box out of one if you do hand sewing or make one for a gift. Button box if you keep them. Put one in drawer by washer to put odd & ends in or kitchen for same thing. By door to drop keys in or a big one to drop keys & gloves in. Fix front to open & stack a bunch together & put smaller ones inside as drawers without tops. The list is long . I use mine for everything.

  • Casey Gragg Casey Gragg on Jan 05, 2017
    Thanks, I'm planning on making sewing boxes and keepsake boxes and prayer boxes. I have a woodburner to put designs on them.

  • Ese8934807 Ese8934807 on Jan 08, 2017
    You can cover with pretty wall paper and give away as a gift or store pictures in them or use as a candy box, any for sale lol

  • Mary Mary on Jan 09, 2017
    I've been sitting on a good stash of cigar boxes for a while and just recently started working with them. As several have suggested I decorated with pretty scrapbook papers, fancy napkins, laces etc and lined with fabric samples I picked up at thrift shop. Great fun to do. They were given as gifts, one of which has been used in the kitchen for storing her teas.

    • Diane Farrington Morton Diane Farrington Morton on Mar 05, 2017
      You can also use these boxes for recipes too. Use index cards as separaters. Also you can use any kind of fabric that is washable, or contact paper to cover it. You can also match your index cards to the fabric you use on the outside so they are easier to find.

      we used to use those cigar boxes in school for our projects like making terrariums, and stage small battle fields, we also used them as a back board for making pictures, like opening them up, painting them, finding sea oats, or sea grass, different shapes of shells. We would spray the sea oats gold and the sea grass silver. Then mount them down in one corner, with elmers glue on the board that has been painted a beautiful blue-green sea blue. Let the sea oats arch over the top. And then clean your shells with soap and water with 1-cap of Bleach in a gallon of water w/dish soap in it. Use an old toothbrush to get the dirty grime off the shell.
      When you are finished lightly(very lightly) spray some irredesient glitter. Let this dry completely!! Then you can mount a hanging fastener the back of the board and hang on selected wall.

  • Jazzy Jazzy on Jan 26, 2017
    I don't mean to hurt your feelings but get rid of the ones with paper and cardboard. Rodents and bugs love them in Louisiana. I would put giant labels on them and use them for storage of anything. If you can take the wood apart you could cover an accent wall. Put tool parts in them and put clear tape on the outside covering a tool part. Ex all odd ceiling fan sm pieces and chains... I use to give them to my students to stash under their desk for spare supplies. ex colors

  • Rll7088607 Rll7088607 on Jan 27, 2017
    Use them for gift boxes. Put tissue paper inside along with a candle and a bar of homemade soap or a couple of bath bombs. You could also get some napkin rings and pretty napkins....I love those🙂 You don't even need to wrap the box...some are very beautiful...just tie a pretty ribbon on it. I gave one to each of my grandkids filled with small flashlights,pocket sized tissues,hand sanitizer, pencils,markers, notebooks, lip gloss, nail polish, hand lotion, paint sets, stickers,...anything small that fits the child. That was the biggest hit of all, simply because of the flashlights! Who knew!? Just use your imagination and everyone will be delighted!

  • Monica Camilli Monica Camilli on Feb 02, 2017
    i collect them too! I especially love the one with the dovetailing! And the long one on the floor. I will keep as much the beautiful wood showing an thinking of decorating a bit to match my Jewelry Craft Show display. For added height, and storage.
    You could donate them to an art group and have a design contest. My bead society did this and the results were stunning! Good luck. Let us know your decision.

  • Mcastler Mcastler on Feb 02, 2017
    I understand that barbershops will buy them for a good price

  • K. K. on Feb 03, 2017
    A few years ago my sister got her hands on some wooden cigar boxes. They sat for a while, Christmas was coming and she knew she could do something with the, but what? All the women in our family make our gifts for one another . I opened mine, I loved it from the first peek. She made for us personalized 'what not' boxes. We each received different sizes and shapes. Mine was different variations of green, my favorite color. They were painted inside and out, they each had different wood beads for feet. She found different little metal what not's for the corners, latches/closure's, etc. She took the opportunity to use some of her vintage post cards to decoupage with. She also shopped scrap booking isles, mostly for borders for inside and out, Mom's was lined with velvet because of the special extra gift that sister put in there. She finished them all off with one of the matte finish spray in a can or maybe it's shinny, but anyhow, don't spray the velvet, put that in after it's sprayed and is very dry. I have used mine in the bedroom, bathroom, living room and the entry hall, all for different reasons, including to just show it off

  • Jennifer Jennifer on Feb 03, 2017
    You could cover some with hardback book covers. Secret storage on a shelf.
    The nicer ones could just be put around the house for almost any storage use, then paint, cover with fabric or paper, beads, buttons, shells,etc... Whatever flips your skirt or rocks your boat.
    I want one for dryer sheets!

  • Carol S. Carol S. on Feb 13, 2017
    If you have granddaughters you can make individually personalized jewelry boxes for them. They become treasures because you made it especially for them.

    • Bev6240358 Bev6240358 on Mar 16, 2017
      I use the the 2 I have in my sewing room, to store spools of thread,
      packets of needles, even a little tin of safety pins.

  • Eroque022810 Eroque022810 on Feb 14, 2017
    My first thought was just to use one to hold remotes. Then I thought of a docking station for phones and tablets pretty much anything that needs charging. My children are adults and I would make one for each bedroom, even a guest room just drill the holes in back and paint it then write what it's for. Receipts from atm cards if you don't write it as soon as you get home. Obviously for desk organizations like stamps labels pencils pens extra stickers paperclips glue there is just so much that collects on desk or in a drawer but a mess in there this would be so efficient. You can even leave one open on counter top to hold oil salt and pepper. Or even a plant. Maybe herb like basil that smells so good and most people use or are favorite one as long as they don't replant into box since you can not water you can put a liner in it then rocks or pretty glass beads then water will drip down and evaporate. How about lining it with felt then adding coasters so that they are nice and tidy in the rooms you need them brings interest when closed and is great for guest's. Have fun.

  • Marge Marge on Feb 17, 2017
    Wow! So many great ideas here! My Dad has saved them through the years. He put all sorts of things in them as mentioned above. I will definitely try using the wooden ones as suggested. Thank you!

  • Dff11150295 Dff11150295 on Feb 22, 2017
    Years ago, purses made from cigar boxes were very popular. https://www.pinterest.com/explore/cigar-box-purse/

  • Lyn Buerger Lyn Buerger on Feb 27, 2017
    Excuse me.....not that many years ago. I still have some wood boxes and some started and not finished. And I will finish them in time for that craft to recycle.!ha!

  • Eileen B. Eileen B. on Feb 27, 2017
    I bought one at a yard sale and used to make a music box vignette as a baby gift.

  • Florent Florent on Feb 28, 2017
    jewellery box, desk box, lounge box, and you can also pile tyhem up, making sure to fix each one to the others in order make a column, a bit like columns of books made of old books pierced with a metal axis...

  • Diana Clabaugh Diana Clabaugh on Mar 01, 2017
    With fair coming up some may like to purchase them to use for a project. Just advertise them for sale. Churches may like them to do projects for bible school of whatever.

  • Judy Judy on Mar 02, 2017
    Don't throw them away!!! You can use these for a filing system, or have them for a child, to teach them, how to put the toys away, each night. If you know of someone, who has kids, give them to her, and she will truly be grateful. Best wishes.

  • Judy Judy on Mar 05, 2017
    A friend of mine had a pile of antique cigar boxes and her husband built a frame and she use the boxes as drawers to hold her sewing supplies.

  • Jan RVing Jan RVing on Feb 28, 2021

    Would you sell me one? I am looking for an enexpensive one to store garden seeds in