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Small circle tins for goodies! Fun to decorate. Click through to purchase.
Metal tin boxes
Moo Card DIY Carrying Case - Plain Jane Tins (large rectangle) - 5 pack from Annie Howes www.anniehowes.com #moocards
for craft magnets
This is so practical! And looks nice too! by Toodeloo!, via Flickr
Seems an outstanding thing to hand the kids when we go for a hike then tell them they can only collect things which will fit in the tins :-)
A Beautiful Little Life: ReUse Altoids Tins! Crafty Fun Ideas!
don't throw away tacky tins... - Upcycling old Tins. Spray paint used was Krylon's Indoor/Outdoor Satin Catalina Mist. Step-by-Step Tutorial.
Polka dot fun~ Cover a paper towel or toilet paper roll with bubble wrap, paint the bubbles and then press on your paper. This is a great idea for a back drop, paper table cloth, invites, decor, etc.
What a great idea for tins that are pretty but no lids, or no longer useful in other ways...
Tins painted white and drawn on. If I can figure out how to make it so our cans don't have the one little sharp poky thing after removing the lid, we'll try this.
Great for your purse and on the go! Any kind of activity can go in here.
altered altoids tin - gorgeous...a little tin that had breath mints in it...I bet you just throw them away...:o)
Magnet Tin for your fridge!! I am so excited about this...I have "vintage" spice tins that we received as shower gifts. Can't stand to throw them away and this is the perfect way to use them!!
Mystere Altoid Tin Playing with metal, resin and texture. Check us out at jackandcatcurio.com/.
DIY: circle scarf. I realllly hope I get a sewing machine for Christmas!