11 helpful ideas for uses of old frosting containers and lids.
Instead of adding to the landfill situation we’re facing, save you old frosting containers and lids. They are great for storage and traveling.
Listed below are 11 great ideas for these containers and three uses for the lids.
Perfect portable First Aid Kit
Fill with bandages, cotton balls, alcohol swabs and Q-Tips. Fits perfect in your duffle bag or glove compartment for easy traveling.
Great Beach Companion
Put your money or loose change in here and seal with the lid. Also great for carrying or storing your drivers license and jewelry.
Store extra cotton balls and Q-Tips, perfect for a manicurist.
Makes a perfect pencil and penholder. Take add a little decoration just cover with a scrap of wallpaper or self-adhesive drawer liner. Also makes a great storage compartment for paper clips and rubber bands.
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Store the menagerie of hair ribbons and rubber band ties here. Keep many containers in bathroom so you can separate the varieties.
Junk Drawer Savior
Holds almost anything in your junk drawer. From extra screws, nuts and bolts to batteries and small light bulbs.
Keep in your vehicle to store extra change. Keeps it all together and easier for access. Plus it’s not all over your floor mats.
Great for keeping hard candies and cough drops stored. Keeps them dry so they don’t become gummy.
Fill with Water for Ice Pack in Cooler
Fill the night before and outing, these make great and inexpensive cooler ice packs.
A Little of This and That
Store extra rice, pasta and beans that you don’t use for a recipe. Also great for storing extra vegetables nit eaten at dinner. Keep adding vegetables to one container then start a second … great addition for stews or soups. Plus you have a variety of vegetables without having to open three or four different cans.
When brown bagging it for lunch instead of using plastic zippered bags to take potato chips, chunks of cheese or additions to your salad, use this container instead. Your chips won’t break and your lettuce won’t wilt next to your tomatoes. Plus you can weigh out the food amount if you’re watching your calorie intake.
Uses for the Frosting Container Lids
- Cover canned cat and dog food if you don’t use the complete can
- Use for your kitchen sponge, great place to store
- Use as a bar of soap holder in the shower or in the bathtub … poke a hole in the bottom for excess water to drain out
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