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Any crafty ideas with formula containers out there?

I am trying to find a cute way to decorate them either for my sons 4th bday party as favor boxes (pirate theme) or just for storage in my son /daughters room (4yrs & 6mths). i have lots of ideas just want some more. i got plenty of cans =) i love crafts!

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Asked by jennifer_oakley at 9:14 PM on Jun. 22, 2011 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Hmmm i was gonna say like a piggy bank or something lol idk you should google it and see what it comes up with.

    Answer by YerMami24 at 9:22 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • cover with wallpaper. For birthday party ideas I would cover in paper and then add things like pirate stickers on them. Try family fun mag for other cool ideas. can put them all together like a wine rack and then add things like towels rolled up in them. Paint them or even use chalk paint and then can write right on the can and then can erase when need to move things around. Cut a slit into the lid for banks. Save a decorate with a christmas theme and then add things like cocoa with the fixings.

    Answer by momindiana at 9:31 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • What kind of formula container is it?? ;o)


    Answer by Crafty26 at 9:31 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • get a bottle of mod podge at any craft store and decoupage the containers for storage.



    Answer by CaseyErin at 9:34 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • I decorate mine and have made banks, one for coupons, one for my pampers gift codes, I have even put small toys in one and my son plays with it to make noise! :) They can like be used for anything!

    Answer by BraydinsMommy09 at 11:08 PM on Jun. 22, 2011

  • O MY ! I just recently in my group (Craft Cafe) mention about those formula cans. I want to do something creative with them because they are piling up. Like minds think alike :)

    Answer by lovengrace at 1:16 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I love doing crafts!! & i want my son to be creative. his father can draw really good & loves making music. I really want him & my daughter to have a creative mind so i try & do as many crafts (on a very tight budget!!)AS POSSIBLE!

    Comment by jennifer_oakley (original poster) at 2:30 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I agree with the wallpaper and the decoupage. You could also make a desk cup, like for pencils and pens and whatever.

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 2:25 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • you can paint them or let the kids. always punch holes in two opposite side tie twine or thin rope from hole to hole and it can be carried. use them for storage bins for small items, hair bows, silly bands, hot wheels, anything small.


    Answer by wmbeener at 1:06 AM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • Or use shelf liner paper and glue-on lace borders ~

    Answer by tasches at 4:35 PM on Jun. 29, 2011

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