16 Prettiest Altoids Tin Crafts
Discover amazing things to do with an Altoids tin!
These are amazing things to do with an Altoids tin! Altoids tin crafts are great for making pocket projects, gifts, and more. It's incredible what you can make with such a simple small little item!
These mint tins are wonderful for small gifts, mini activities, memory keeping, mixed media art, and so much more!
If you've never crafted with these sweet tins before, get inspired with some of the ideas below. There are beautiful and eclectic ideas you'll love perusing!
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Altoids Tin Crafts
Altered Altoid Tins For Gift Giving
These altered tins are the perfect size for gift cards or money or a little piece of jewelry tucked inside. Since they are decorated they make a cute little trinket box after the gift is received.
Altoid Small Collage Ornament
Make mini collage ornaments and give them as gifts to your loved ones, or simply make several to adorn your own tree! Charms, pretty papers, beads, and wire make for very pretty ornaments!
If you love the style of these ornaments, you'll love our collection of42 DIY Beaded Ornaments
Handmade Mints With Free Printable Altoid Tin Decoration
Why not put mints in your old mints tin? Make your own version of Altoid mints and then store them in this pretty container!
Amore Altered Altoid Tin
Give the gift of creativity with the Valentine's Day inspired altered Altoid tin that is filled with handmade gift tags.
via 365 Days of Crafts
Mommy Magnets Free Printable Altered Altoid Tin
From the blogger: "I made this set of "Mommy Magnets" for my daughter-in-law after she sent me a cute set of photos of my 6 year old grandson on the night he lost his first tooth. The set of photos tell the whole story of before and after."
Repurposed Altoid Tin Assemblages
Collect Altoid tins and other miscellany to create these whimsical assemblages! It's helpful and fun to keep specific people in mind while you make these as they are great gifts!
Midnight Blue Prayer Box
When your heart starts to worry and your mind just can't rest, put your prayers down on paper and let God do the rest! Make your own DIY prayer box using an Altoids tin. This easy project is the perfect Bible study craft, and it makes such a darling small gift for someone you're thinking about.
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Jeweled Makeup Compact
Turn an empty mint tin into a high-glamor purse compact for makeup essentials. This fun craft uses heat-set rhinestones to cover the top of the tin. Add a mirror on the inside of the tin for beauty on the go.
Free Printable Altered Altoid TV Screen
This is an adorable gift that is practical and also a great deal of fun! Use an old mints tin to store rubber bands and decorate the front like a vintage TV.
Free Printable Altoid Tin Currier And Ives Gift Card Holder
How pretty is this gift card holder?? Rather than purchase one at the store at an upcharge, make your own version with a free printable and a recycled old tin. The results are beautiful!
Altered Altoid Tin Christmas Gift Card Holder
Here's another beautiful gift card holderyou can make yourself! The dimensional tree is such a fun detail!
Free Printable Altered Altoid Tin Magnet Set
If you need a quick gift idea made with items you likely already have on hand, this project is just perfect! Since mid century atomic style is very popular, this designer had fun altering the tin and using glass "gems" (or flat marbles) as they are also called for the magnet bases.
Souvenir Altoid Tins
Children can make their own Souvenir Altoid Tins with scrapbook letters and cardstock. Try using postcards too for these fun kids' travel activities. They will have something to remember from each vacation.
via The Wilson World
Free Printable Be Grateful Greeting Card
From the Designer: "I like to get double duty for my artwork! I made this cute little wall hanging doll with an Altoid Mints tin lid and decorated it with arms and legs that my brother printed for me with his new 3D printer. After I got the doll finished with one of my favorite sayings : BE Grateful, I decided to take a flat lay photo of it and used it for the front of this inspirational greeting card."
Mini Wagon Ornament
This is such an adorable idea for an ornament! Create a festive wagon ornament and fill it will all sorts of holiday goodies. This is an adorable craft to hang on the tree.
DIY Emergency Candle
When the power goes out, be prepared! Great to use as a travel candle as well, this Altoid tin craft can be stored in a glove compartment or easily fit into a suitcase.