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Save Your Plastic Wrap & Aluminum Foil Boxes to do THIS…

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Here’s a smart holiday tip!

Start saving your empty tin foil and plastic wrap boxes to gift Christmas goodies over the holidays! Just remove the sharp teeth on the edges, paint, and embellish as desired.

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I used chalkboard paint on one example, and then holiday related stencils on the other.  So fun!

The same idea can be applied to food containers like Pringles chip canisters and cookie tins. It turns into a fun and easy craft idea!


Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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Comments 17

  1. Bethany

    That’s an awesome idea for gifting cookies! So much better than other options and unique! I’m going to have to save up my containers for next Christmas! 🙂

  2. Dee

    Never thought of this. Thank you for sharing!

  3. Marie

    We reuse coffee creamer containers since most have the plastic you can peel off. Great because they close tight and you can pour whatever you have inside.

  4. LindaK

    Great idea!

  5. jac

    Great idea, Lina. Another tip: my mom always used Pringles canisters for cookies.

  6. t

    Is it safe to use paint?

    • kw

      Yes..it’s not toxic. Nor is the food up against the paint, dry well & line with tissue or parchment paper as shown.

  7. Brie

    Perfect for banket!!!

  8. Frances

    What a great economical frugal creative idea!!! Love it!

  9. Mariel

    So great!

  10. megan

    Those are spoon cute! I wish I used more Plastic wrap & tin foil!

  11. Heather F

    Wow, what a great idea! So cute!

    • Lina (Hip's Modern Martha)

      Thanks Heather!

  12. Jennifer

    Cute, thanks Lina!

  13. Angela

    Nice idea, thank you! Just put one in the recycle – will go retrieve it! 🙂

  14. Paige

    Love this! I love to reuse and save money and this fits both!

  15. kenix

    nice idea, Thank you!

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