Creative uses for decorative mini boxes include storing jewelry, craft items, flower seeds and recipes. Purchase already-decorated mini boxes, or buy blank boxes and decorate them with specific colors, patterns or themes. Use decorative mini boxes throughout the home or workplace as a method of organization, or give them as gifts.
For added decoration in the bathroom or medicine cabinet, store hair pins, cotton swabs, cotton balls and pill bottles in mini boxes. In the bedroom, uses for decorative mini boxes include as potpourri holders, cosmetic brush holders, sewing supply holders, for manicure tool storage and small shadow box display cases for the walls.
In addition to recipe cards, creative uses for decorative mini boxes in the kitchen include tea bag storage, organization for small icing tubes, sprinkle tubes, spices and small kitchen aids, such as toothpicks and corn cob holders. Attach mini boxes to walls or underneath cabinets to hold keys, phones, wallets or eyeglasses for easy access when leaving the home.
Craft-based uses for plain mini boxes include creating a jewelry box or treasure chest, connecting and decorating several boxes to form a train or caterpillar, and fashioning the boxes into bricks to build walls or create building blocks.