How To: Giant Altoids Lunch Box.

by Chris Gardner

Clever reuse of the all-purpose Altoids tin is a rite of passage for any DIYster, but turning something else entirely INTO an Altoids tin? Well, that's just plain fun.

DSCF3311.JPG

"Whether you're off to school or work, you need something to pack your lunch or snack. Just
like the Flintstones, don't forget your lunch pail. There is a mini-Altoids lunch box but that will not do if you have a hero, grinder, po'boy or submarine sandwich. Make a custom giant...

Continue Reading

My New Craft Room: How to ‘upholster’ a tin can.

by DIY Maven

 

My New Craft Room: How to ‘upholster’ a tin can.

This is a fun and easy way to make an ordinary can look fabulous. All you need to do it is a bit of fabric, a scissors, an iron, a hot glue gun and a can.

 

First cut your fabric to fit the circumference and height of your can PLUS a couple of inches in both directions. Press the top and bottom edges down/up. Press ONE SIDE of the fabric in. Center your can on the fabric. Roll the fabric around the can and hot glue the pressed finish edge over the...

Continue Reading