Have you ever noticed that food tins and Goodwill seem to go hand in hand? In all shapes and sizes, I always see cookie, cracker, popcorn, and candy tins on the shelves- and a lot of them are in perfect condition! They just don’t look all that special as-is…but with a little inspiration and creativity, they can be transformed into stylish décor pieces for your home. Here are 10 amazing DIY ideas that might just convince you to toss a tin in your cart on your next Goodwill adventure!
Tiered stands are crazy popular right now, so this is the perfect project to make from Goodwill cookie tins- for both style AND function.
File this idea away for a fun summer project that will snazz up your back porch or patio.
For those of us that love anything vintage, here’s a fun way to give modern tins a retro look.
Marbling on different surfaces is all the rage, so why not create a chic set of marbled tins to use in your home?
A fun use for larger popcorn tins is to create a spinning organizer for all of your craft and DIY supplies.
Old coffee cans and similar tins can be repurposed into rustic outdoor lighting with this DIY tutorial- WOW!
Wrapping thrift store cookie tins in fabric sounds like a gorgeous way to give plain tins a beautiful makeover.
What a lovely idea, upcycling a large shallow tin into an elegant candle display and vignette? This one is definitely going on my to-do list!
From colorful tins to a trendy chalkboard canister set that even Joanna Gaines would approve of- definitely a DIY I can get behind.
I never would have guessed a thrift store tin was hiding under this mosaic- how creative and artistic!
Whether you reuse tins as home décor, organization & storage, or even a unique gift box, there are so many fun ways to upcycle and make them over. Which one will you be trying next?