Why not turn those decorative biscuit tins into something useful. I put mine onto the walls for extra shelving. My grandsons have got a London bus bunk bed and red and blue walls. So these London licorice tins came in handy. You can use them to keep your incense in, bits and pieces, cards, money, etc. the ideas are endless.


  • 1 Biscuit tin
  • 2 Nails
  • 1 Hammer
  • 1 Spirit level


  1. Line base of biscuit tin straight up against wall and wall beams.
  2. Hammer one nail inside near the top of the tin to hold it in place.
  3. Realign the tin to make sure its straight. Then hammer in another nail once straight.
  4. Place items inside and close lid right way up.

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  • Cynthea Jenke
    • 19 May 2015
      12:59 am

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  • That’s a great unique idea. Would certainly add a great theme to rooms


  • I’ve never seen this before, what a clever idea


  • I would have never thought to use them this way but a very clever idea. So many things can come in pretty tins and it seems such a shame to throw them away. I use alot of them for craft storage and my young daughter loves them too to keep things like her pencils and stickers in.


  • They sure do make some good looking biscuit tins, no wonder people are keen to recycle them


  • Great idea for extra storage space.


  • I love old fashioned tins but I would never have thought to do this! A great idea also for a feature wall in my office that way I am surrounded by what I love. Thank you.


  • wow, great idea, my son loves buses and this would be amazing. Thanks for sharing


  • Would never have thought of using them like this!


  • You could even use a little pad lock

    • Secret stuff only kids allowed to see in there, adults not allowed.


  • A great way to hide things too


  • I knew there was a reason I’ve kept all those old tins.


  • I wish I could do this but I rent


  • That’s a fun and decorative use for unusual tins. It is hard to this beautiful tins away.


  • A clever idea; thanks for sharing!.


  • I never thought about hanging them. They must look beautiful!!


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