Easy DIY painted biscuit tin for gifts

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Upcycle biscuit or sweet tins into beautiful gift boxes for Christmas presents.

You will need

  • Biscuit tin
  • Masking tape
  • Glue stick (optional)
  • Snowflake template – download here
  • Two different-coloured spray paints
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Step 1

Paint your biscuit tin and lid using one of the spray paints – this will be your base colour. You could also use acrylic paint.

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Step 2

Fold and cut out snowflakes using our handy template and tape or glue into place with a dab of glue stick or spray mount.

Snowflake template with white biscuit tin | DIY Christmas gift tins | Tesco Living

Step 3

Using your second colour carefully spray or paint the tin again, taking extra care around the stencil.

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Step 4

Once dry, remove the stencil, fill the tin with presents, tie with ribbon and present to the lucky person of your choice.

Christmas presents in painted tins | DIY Christmas gift tins | Tesco Living

Tip: Mix up styles and create a candy cane stripe using red and white paint and masking tape.

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