Jun 142012
 


Running out of pockets? Here’s an idea.

What you’ll need for this Tinnovation:

  • Quart or One-gallon Garrett Tin
  • Hammer and Nail
  • Drywall anchor
  • Screw and washer
  • Screwdriver
  • Hooks

Step-by-steps:

  1. Enjoy your Garrett Popcorn!
  2. Wash and dry the tin.
  3. Remove the lid and set aside for a separate Tinnovation.
  4. Flip the tin body over and tap a hole with the nail and hammer.
  5. Determine where you want to hang your Garrett mailbox. Tap the dry wall anchor into place according to the instructions.
  6. Line up the hole in the tin with the dry wall anchor. Thread the washer onto the screw and secure the tin onto the wall with a screwdriver. Hang hooks from the lip of the tin.
  7. Store your notes, gadgets, gizmos and keys!

How do you reuse your Garrett tins? Submit a photo of your project and enjoy other upcycling ideas here.

Jun 062012
 

Have you heard? You’re invited to Tinnovate with us!

What you’ll need for this Tinnovation:

  • Two Quart-Sized Garrett Tins
  • Hammer and nail
  • Twine
  • A friend!

Step-by-steps:

  1. Enjoy your Garrett Popcorn!
  2. Wash and dry the tin.
  3. Take the lids off both tins and set aside. Consider upcycling the lids into sun catchers.
  4. Flip one tin over. Carefully tap a hole in the center of the tin.
  5. Thread the twine through the hole in your tin. Tie a knot to secure the twine.
  6. Repeat Step 4 with the other quart-sized tin. Thread the untied end of twine through the hole and secure with a knot.
  7. Hold one tin can up to your ear and give the other end to a friend. Walk apart until the twine is pulled taut between you.
  8. Whisper sweet nothings of CaramelCrisp® through your telephone!

What clever ways do you reuse your Garrett tins? Submit a photo of your project and enjoy other upcycling ideas here.

May 312012
 

Save up for your next purchase with a Garrett Popcorn Piggy Bank!

Tinnovate Piggy Bank

What you’ll need for this Tinnovation:

  • Quart-Sized Garrett Tin
  • Sharp Knife
  • Hammer
  • Tape
  • Loose Change

Step-by-steps:

  • Eat and enjoy every last bit of your Garrett Popcorn!
  • Wash and dry the tin
  • Place the lid on the tin
  • Slice an “X” on the lid using a sharp knife
  • Remove the lid and tamp down the edges of the slices so they lie flat under the lid
  • Tape over the hammered edges, they will still be sharp
  • Replace lid and start saving!

How do you reuse your Garrett tins? Submit a photo of your project and enjoy other upcycling ideas here.