Top tip for collecting vintage: Biscuit Tins

Learn this month’s vintage collector’s top tip for gathering a quirky array of vintage biscuit tins

Fashion and textile designer Susanne Bisovsky is fascinated by craftsmanship of the past, and is also the owner of a gorgeous collection of vintage biscuit tins featured in this month’s issue (see Mollie Makes 63).

“There are so many tins in my home that I decided to stick them on my walls to save me from drowning in them. […] It’s like being in a time machine, or having 3D wallpaper.”

We’re taken by the idea of showcasing our vintage items in this way too, so much so that we’re willing to keep on top of the dusting – promise! Here’s Susanne’s top tip for thrifting vintage beauties of your own…

Susanne Bisovsky

“My one single collecting rule is to collect whatever you find inspiring. Follow your own path and don’t be distracted by perceived value.”

Vintage biscuit tins collection | Mollie Makes 63

Old vintage biscuit tin collection - Mollie Makes 63

Read the full article in Mollie Makes 63, on sale until 2 March 2016.

Mollie Makes issue 63Mollie Makes 63 is on sale 4 February 2016. Available from all good newsagents, supermarkets and our official online store. Sold out? Download it from ZinioGoogle Play or Apple Newsstand. Don’t forget your project templates for this issue.

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