DIY Nutcracker Gift Tins

December 17, 2013

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

Keeping up with the love-of-gift-giving, today I’m sharing a quick and lovely way to package the prezzies. These DIY Nutcracker Gift Tins take seconds to make and they’re so fun to give away!

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

To make your own you’ll need:

  • metal tin
  • wooden nutcrackers (found at Hobby Lobby)
  • Metallic gold spray paint
  • hot glue gun (not pictured)

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

In a well-ventilated area, spray the nutcrackers with the gold spray paint. Allow to dry. Once they’re dry to the touch, hot glue them to the top of the tin and you’re all set! Fill the tin with tissue paper and your gift of choice (cash…) and give to a friend (me)!

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

DIY Nutcracker Gift Tin

Don’t you just love the holidays? I/ve always been obsessed with nutcrackers. Remember these nutcracker jar toppers from last year?

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photography: all photos by The Proper Pinwheel

3 thoughts on “DIY Nutcracker Gift Tins

  1. Jenni

    I’m in love with nutcrackers (I mean, figuratively…ahem) and gold just made them even better! Love your internet space too! I wandered over here from craftgawker- glad to have discovered you :)

    -Jenni from Bottomley Cottage

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