A Small Transformation

A Small Transformation

Let’s take a pictorial tour of transforming a tin box into a funky storage space…

The Problem Statement

For me, it was to store my small accessories and do something beautiful with my left-over watch box:

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The Things I Needed:

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My crafting bag 🙂

The Things I did:

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Took measurement of the box, against the paper that I needed.

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Then, cut the paper to the appropriate measurement

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Then glue the paper, to the box

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The interior portion is attached, using tapes.




Now, for the bottom portion of the box, which has all the remaining paper gathered there; we’ll cover it up using a small piece of velvet paper.

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Now, we’ll be covering up the lid too, in a similar fashion; there’s a trick… we’ll cut small lines on four sides of the paper, so that it sits in the round shape, properly.

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Now, the decorations that we’ll be using, start playing their role

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And this is how it’ll look with the lid on…



Now, let’s start placing the junks in this trunk 🙂

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In… and Out…

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As well as the lid…

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And it’s done…

So, do you like it? Let me know in the comments below…

  1. First, I think it served its purpose – that to do something like decorating a tin can. It is a nice hobby to have, but one I do not share. I would simply use the tin can as it is, BUT that is only because I am not into crafts. There are far more people out there who do though, and no doubt, they will find your post valuable. Having said that, you did a wonderful job. Of course after what you did, the tin can certainly looks nicer than it had been.

  2. A nice way to keep your jewelry! That’s very crafty. It’s nice to have this idea and make this for your jewelry! You can store quite some things in this! I love the birght color

  3. It’s a good feeling to transform this ‘simple’ can into a something useful. Isn’t it? I miss doing this kind of arts as it can sometimes be a stress reliever. And of course, to see your earrings in a proper arrangement feels more relaxing. 🙂

  4. I admire those who’re into artsy crafts and have little projects such as this one. 🙂 I think it’s nice what you did to the tin can. I have a box for accessories but hadn’t thought about dangling those earrings that way. It’s certainly much easier to keep and retrieve.

  5. You are very creative, I didn’t have thought about doing a jewellery holder out of a watch box. I like that you chose yellow. a very happy color and that you added small details on it too.

  6. I like the way you made this and the tutorial is easy to follow. I have an owl necklace just like the one in the picture and I love it. You are creative and crafty. This is lovely.

  7. How I wish I can be I have the time and I can be as patient as you in making a watch box into a jewelry holder. This is a great tutorial though. And it also encourages people to recycle. By the way, your earrings are pretty. Is your favorite color yellow that’s why you chose it? – Me-An of http://yogoandcream.com

  8. Wow! That’s very clever for you to turn a tin can into something very useful. I’m not sure crafty but I love to do some DIYs when I have time. I DIY’ed my son’s birthday decorations together with the help of families and friends. What’s great about DIYs is that, no matter how small they are, you can be very proud because you know you’re the one that did it. 🙂 Keep it up!

  9. Now this is awesomeness redefined, who could have ever imagined this to be possibly neat and come this good? Thanks for this diy, hopefully I will put this to test one day. Thanks for sharing.

  10. I hope I could be as creative as you! The tin can served its purpose but then again, you made it even more useful with creative touch. Crafty people is definitely awesome to have as friends. haha!

  11. This is such an inspiration. I always collect boxes, never knowing what to do with them but always just thinking that they have another use. I just might follow you. Oh, if only I have the time!

  12. Aw , how sweet is this ! I like that , having the idea to make something nice out of ‘left overs’ is quite creative. Well done ! I am sure you will get better and better with time , and soon you will have right litlle DIY treasures , all unique !

  13. Great way to upcycle by reusing the tin for something you needed anyway! I’m not super creative, but I think with a hot glue gun I could pull off this craft! Thanks for the detailed directions 🙂

  14. DIY <3 I didn't imagine that storing accessories can be fancy. I usually put my things in a box ha-ha. I'm going to show this to my sister who loves to do DIY.

  15. Great way to make the best out of waste. If you are located in Delhi, then, please come over to the Dilli Haat to display your wares. I am sure you will get tonnes of customers and happy ones at that..

  16. This is so cool! I love how fun it looks and how functional it is. For someone who’s not terribly good with crafts, hat off to you! Maybe I should try to do something similar, my jewelry never seems to be stored properly.

  17. I haven’t even thought about that. I’ve got so many cans that I just threw thinking they have no use. This simple project only shows your creativity and your imagination. You could repurpose things and make them useful again for another purpose.