05/06/2013 02:19 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Repurposing Ideas That Give Altoid Tins A New Lease On Life (PHOTOS)

Altoids may be best known for their "curiously strong" breath freshening power, but we're also kind of smitten with their hinged tin case packaging. Reusing the durable containers for storage is a no-brainer.

We've found several smart and adorable repurposing ideas that give them another life. Scroll through below to see six new uses for Altoids:

1. An adorable mouse house
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Photo by Larissa Holland for mmmcrafts

2. Travel sewing kit
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Photo by The Zen of Making for Make: Craft

3. Mini emergency kit
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Photo by Rachel & The City

4. Tiny garden
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Photo by Life On The Balcony

5. DIY lip balm case
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Photo by Bespangled Jewelry

6. Tiny tool box
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Photo by Alpha Mom

Click through our slideshow to see other helpful repurposing tricks.

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