In days before digital cameras, I used to recycle or re-purpose film canisters. They were very handy for tons of things! Now we re-purpose our prescription canisters.
Prescription Canister Uses:
Buttons: Most clothing comes with additional buttons sewn on somewhere inside the clothing. But for those that have lose bags of buttons, we collect them and put them in a large prescription canister.
Needles: There is nothing worse than searching for needles that are floating around in a sewing kit. The nice thing about storing needles this way is 1) little hands cannot get poked and 2) in areas of humidity it keeps them from rusting. Continue reading