Published on December 16th, 2011 | by Bonnie Getchell2
5 Ways to Upcycle Cookie Tins
I always love getting cookies or homemade candy in a cute Christmas cookie tin! After all the goodies are gone, though, what should you do with the cookie tin? Save your cookie tins and give them a new purpose this season! Here are 5 awesome tutorials that will show you how to revamp your cookie tins:
This incredible tutorial by Serenity Now explains how to paint your old cookie tins with chalkboard paint and spray paint. Of course I would recommend changing the regular spray paint to low VOC spray paint. You can write a personal message on the lid to whoever you’re giving goodies to, or if you want to store craft supplies in the tin, you can easily label it! This is a tin you could easily use all year round– occasions from birthdays to Christmas, and supplies from ribbon to buttons! If you love the vintage look of doilies, the next tutorial has your name all over it!
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[Photo via Serenity Now, used with permission]