Have you been throwing away your oatmeal canisters after you’ve finished your delicious oatmeal? Save those babies! They make great containers and organizers for so many things around the house. Decorate it with some pretty paper or fabric, and you can use it just about anywhere to store small toys, craft supplies, toiletries and more. In fact, here are 14 cool things you can do with your oatmeal canisters.
Cut it in half and add some rope to make a beautiful vase for your flowers. Stunning!
Dress them up to make utensil holders for your next party or get-together.
Spruce up your kitchen with a canister for your spatulas, whisks and other kitchen tools.
Store toilet paper rolls on the back of the toilet. Oatmeal canisters can hold two rolls, so you’ll never have to ask someone to bring you a roll of tp!
Clever Ways to Use Oatmeal Canisters
Make a piggy bank for your kids or for a fun thing you’re saving for. Mini-vacation, anyone?
Make a seat for dolls or stuffed animals. These are the perfect size for American Girl dolls.
How to Repurpose Oatmeal Cans
Make a headband holder for all your baby’s headbands. You can see at a glance which one coordinates best with her outfit!
Make a drum for the kids. Hey, at least it’s quieter than real drums!
Make a color sorting robot for the kids. How cute is that thing?
Simple Ways to Reuse Oatmeal Canisters
Use one for your crochet and knitting needles to keep them all in one handy place.
Cover the can in fabric for extra durability.
Keep necklaces from tangling while you travel.