I'm all for creating something out of junk! Hence ilovebokkies collection: ellie the elephants "junk in the trunk". Go have a look on the shop page at the clocks made from re-used formula spoons and the ruler light with the base made from re-used ships ahoy bubblebath bottles.
Heres a little CIY (create it yourself) project you can do at home with re-used tins:
Art supplies storage
So think twice before you throw that tin in the bin, keep it and create something lovely instead!