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Altered tins

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Have you ever wondered how you can make tiny altered tin shadowboxes? Have you ever admired these little aged tins, and wondered how you can take cast off tins and give them a timeworn patina? I've been making these adorable altered mixed media tin shadowboxes for years, and am now making available workshop videos for your enjoyment! Once you have invitation to the video, you can view it as many times as you want, at your leisure, with no pressure and no deadlines. A little bit about this…

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Pocket-sized Watercolor Altoids Tin: Now that I have made this little kit I can't stop using it! I just started with Instructables, so excuse me if I make any mistakes... :) You will need: Altoids regular tin Altoids Smalls Sculpey clay color of your choice Watercolor tube paints Any …

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Try transforming tin containers into wonderful toys, diorama and decor for your home. I hope this roundup will inspire you to start tinkering with tin and mixed media art.

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Mixed Media Friday Challenge at ECS this week was to alter a tin using a Spring theme and this is what I came up with using only half a tin. I glued a BIG black button to the bottom to help it stand on it's own. I wrote a tutorial on altering tins last September and it was posted on another blog, which has since that time been deleted. So this is for a friend who asked how I make my tins, and I hope that those of you who have never tried this fun project yourself will take advantage of this…

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This is the second Altered Tin Tutorial I've done over the last two weeks. It's sort of my "Do Over" since I didn't actually do the last one from start to f...

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This listing is for 2 downloadable high res PDF collage sheet files. These are digital files, not a mailed hard copy or glass vials. The sheets are filled with specimen and artifact labels. One page is filled with labels that have writing on them (low key fairy themed). The second sheet is the same, but without the text. The files do NOT have editable text forms, but if you have basic photoshop/photo editing skills, you can add text on top of the blank label image file (or go old school and…

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Just to let you know I am waiting for photos of the other altered mini Altoid tin necklaces from our BLING IT ON swap. Once I receive them...

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This was another fun project completed for Alpha Stamps. I started off with a blank Altoid tin. I had a blast making it into a tiny apothecary, as inspired by Laura Carson and her Pretty Potions and Poisons Apothecary Event. Laura also blessed me with a little surprise, so read on to see what she made just for me! I am so lucky and blessed in the crafty world and I am so super grateful for all my artsy blessings. The cover was really simple. I used one of these really cool Halloween Die Cut…

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