Altered tins

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Handmade Large Catholic Pocket Shrine Mixed Media Altered Art | Etsy Mixed Media, Altered Tins, Tin Art, Altered Art, Shadow Boxes, Prayer Box, Handmade Journal, Tin, Handmade

** ITEM DETAILS ** - Handmade item - Unique, one of a kind details This large Our Lady of Lourdes hinged tin would make a perfect gift for that special person devoted to the Holy Mother and the rosary. What a unique and beautiful way to store a rosary, or, use it as a prayer box. ** MATERIALS ** The box is constructed with a new tin featuring a see through top. The outside cover of the tin is decorated with embossed metal, a filigree cross charm, and a swallow charm. The inside right…

Deborah Glazier
Stamps, Halloween, Enamel, Enamel Charms, Scrapbook Paper, Tins, Lucky Star, Tin, Foam Tape

How sweet are these little 1" by 2" tins? I made a couple shrines with the ones I had, and then begged Leslie at Alpha Stamps to send me at least 5 more. The tins come with a sliding lid, and I still plan to try a design incorporating the lid, but for now: tiny shrines. I started out making little fairy shrines. The backs of the tins are covered in scrapbook paper. Tiny wings from a collage sheet are added to create fairies, who dance on beds of moss amongst the smallest of mushrooms, made…

sparkle and oil
Old tins, metal tape, and embossing folders Recycling, Crafts, Steampunk, Upcycling, Metal Tape, Aluminum Can Crafts, Metal Tape Art, Punched Tin, Metal Tins

I recently bought a large lot of empty Altoid and various other tin containers. Forty-one tins for $3.00... how could I not buy them? I also bought myself a Sizzix Big Kick for my upcoming birthday month.. which actually starts next month. But why procrastinate right? Of course along with the Big Kick... I had to buy a bunch of embossing folders which would be ideal to use on the tops of all those tins I had just bought. Hmmmmm that $3.00 investment in those tins just cost a heck of a lot…

Mary Kay de la Fuente
Junk Journal, Diy Crafts, Upcycled Crafts, Crafts, Diy, Diy Artwork, Decoupage, Diy Art, Upcycle

Make your Altoid tins something special! I've altered dozens of Altoid tins, and have learned a few tricks I thought I would share. Here's what we're making today: And here's what you'll need: Mod Podge (I prefer Matte Finish), an old ink pad, heavy scrapbook paper (for this tin, I used paper from Graphic 45), a sharp exacto blade, an inexpensive sponge brush, a straight edge, a ruler, a brayer if you have one, and an empty Altoid tin. Figure out where your pattern will fall on the top of…

Pauline Savini