5 Ways to Upcycle Cookie Tins

Upcycle Cookie Tins

3. Tin of Games by Whip Up

This tutorial from Whip Up is the perfect idea for all of the moms out there! If you’re going to travel at all this Christmas season, or if your kids just have a hard time keeping all of those little game pieces together, check this tutorial out! Whip Up takes popular games like checkers, the dot to dot game, scrabble, and even paper dolls, and organizes them into a cookie tin. She explains in detail how to decorate the tin and adapt it for each game. You could even change it up for your child’s favorite game, colors, interests, etc. Speaking of storage, click to the next project to see how Design Sponge transformed cookie tins into genius storage!

Next>> Cookie Tin Storage Bins by Design Sponge

[Photo via Whip Up, used with permission]

Written by Bonnie Getchell

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  1. I Have many tops of cookie containers, as I used the containers for Chritmas arrangements for a program at our Garden Club, but would be interested if you had any craft ideas to make use of the lids. Thank you, Joan Hartzel

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