What once were food containers and a symbol of public health, are nowadays a collectors’ cult. Yes, we’re talking about vintage tins – those super useful and super cute vessels full of marvellous drawings that we eagerly desire every time we see one! You may not know, but their original purpose was not to beautify our homes but rather to keep food and to help improving sanitarian conditions. Luckily, these days things are changed and vintage tins may now serve their true duty: enhance our vintage decor.
Keep reading and find out our tips!
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make wonderful centrepieces
No matter the type of flowers nor where you place them, the moment you put a bunch of flowers in a vintage tin, your floral decor will immediately be transported to mid-century years!
Plant some spices
Vintage tins make wonderful recipients for your spices and this way you don’t need to have them planted in your backyard or need a backyard at all (at least for this). On top of all, these tins give the plants and your kitchen a special look!
Create some out of the box fridge magnets
Place a small, powerful magnet inside the back of an empty vintage tin and you’ll make the tin itself magnetic. If your tin is a nonmetallic one you can always stick an adhesive magnet on the outside. After this, there will be no more boring fridges!
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give up on regular organisers
Vintage cookie boxes are way too cute to be sent to the trash. With some DIY techniques, you can transform these boxes into lovely storage pieces.
During your free time, try on some handwork and fabricate your own candles. Don’t miss the opportunity to keep them in some of your favourite vintage tins.
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