Once limited to carrying water and granular products, you can now use the humble tin bucket for a whole variety of purposes. Not only can you use them as decorative buckets to grow indoor plants or vegetables, but they're a popular receptacle for distributing wedding and party favours. With a whole range of colours and sizes available, let your creative imagination run wild to give this practical household item a crafty twist.
How Can I Use Tin Buckets To Grow Plants?
Not everyone has a large back garden filled with fertile soil for growing plants and vegetables, but with a few tin buckets, you can easily maximise your growing space with a lot of flair.
- You can grow a large variety of plants and vegetables in decorative tin buckets, including strawberries, tomatoes and indoor plants.
- Keep in mind that your plants will still require nutrient-rich soil and the addition of fertiliser, as well as ample water to ensure they thrive.
- Metal flower and plant buckets and boxes are available in many sizes and colours to suit your space.
How Can I Use Tin Buckets For Wedding And Party Favours?
Tin buckets are available in a huge range of styles, which make them an ideal gift receptacle to thank guests for attending your wedding or party.
- Just select the tin bucket colour that suits your theme and fill them with food products, trinkets and gift cards with your words of appreciation.
- Wedding favour buckets are also available in printed designs, adding an extra element of class.
- If you have kids heading out for Halloween trick or treating, find a decorative tin bucket to complement their costumes, including jet black for witches and pure white for ghosts.
Which Other Uses Are There For Decorative Tin Buckets?
In addition to creating unbranded metal birthday party favours, you can use mini tin buckets for a range of other creative purposes.
- Use your mini tin buckets to hold citronella candles that will deter mosquitoes when you're holding a garden party.
- Simply fill your tin buckets with sand and place your candle in the centre, or you can melt wax into the bucket and create your own candles by adding citronella oil and a wick.