A Flip Top Box is durable and can be used for many purposes. They are ideal for keeping office essentials handy such as tape, scissors, paperclips and staplers. People also often use them to store and organize sewing items like buttons, thimbles, needles, thread spools and fabrics. The boxes come in a variety of sizes such as small, medium and large. Some people prefer plain boxes like tan, white or blue and others opt for decorative styles such as floral, print or polka dot. Various colors are also available such as red, pink, yellow, blue, green and lavender. Many use them to put gift items in such as candy, cookie tins and hand-made jewelry. They are also great for storing books, magazines, clothes and vitamin and medicine bottles. Some of these affordable boxes have a magnetic closing top, which keeps items more secure.