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.

May 262012
 

Don’t be caught unprepared for your weekend. Upcycle your Garrett tin and carry all the essentials for your road trip!

Suggested items for this Tinnovation:

  • One Garrett Tin, any size depending on capacity of your car
  • A variety of music, to please all musical palates
  • Bottled water, to hydrate between singing to said music
  • Ear plugs, to drown out said singing
  • Travel size games, preferably without small parts
  • Books, for the inevitable lull in conversation
  • Mints, especially if the drive is long
  • Hand held fan, in case the A/C gives out
  • Napkins, to keep the car neat during snack time
  • A noise maker, to keep your driver awake

Step-by-steps:

  1. Enjoy your Garrett Popcorn!
  2. Collect, wash and dry your tin.
  3. Fill your tin with the items you may need for your road trip. Enjoy the drive with a well-supplied Garrett tin of activities!

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