Cookie, biscuit, candy or tea tin containers are all so cute and we tend to hold on to them. Today we’ll talk about ways you could creatively reuse tins that are sentimental to you, or if you are looking for a fun craft project.
You can listen to my podcast episode about creative reuse of tin containers from March 2021 in this YouTube video:
Artists Who Creatively Reuse Tin Containers
Barbara makes vivid animal sculptures where tin often form the skin.
He covered a desk with biscuit tin panels.
Altoid or Mint Tin Container Projects
“Altered tins” involve decorating the tins in whatever aesthetic you love.
Larissa Holland from mmmcrafts designs popular embroidered felt patterns. She has a pattern to make a tiny mouse in a sleeping bag that lives in an Altoid tin called the Wee Mouse Tin House.
You can make a “Night Sender Key” which is a tool to learn and practice Morse code.