As a budget crafter, I’m always trying to figure out where to put all my stuff and how to get organized without breaking the bank. This is one of my solutions! I recycled old tins to make cute, colorful storage containers.
(This post first appeared at Dollar Store Crafts, where you can find my new tutorial every Tuesday!)
- Knobs (found in the dollar spot at Michaels Craft Store)
- Spray Paint
To make your own storage tin:
Step one: Use a drill to make a hole in the lid of the tin.
Step two: Attach the knob to the lid, using the hardware that came with the knob.
Step three: Prime and spray paint the tins.
Your pretty storage tins are ready to be filled. (I later updated my tins with fabric…tutorial coming soon!) I plan to use mine in my craft room, but since I didn’t paint the inside they could be used for other things, too, like the Valentine candy you took from your kids. So start saving those tins, and have fun creating!
Super cute 🙂
That is such a lovely project. Thanks a lot for the idea. Empty Food Storage Containers