Organization Idea – Bobby Pin Storage -- But did you know these Tic Tac containers could be used for so much more? Store a couple buttons, needle and thread and stash in your purse for an emergency sewing kit.Keep an empty one in your purse to store small items and keep them from getting lost. Replacement screws for your eyeglasses, sunglasses. Safety pins. Small hairbands. Pills. Spare change. Toothpicks.