Altered tins

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Art, Prayer Box, Religious Art, Catholic, Altered Art, Sacred, Our Lady Of Lourdes, Handmade Items, Paper Decorations

** 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…

Judy Kampa
Junk Journal, Diy, Diy Artwork, Upcycled Crafts, Diy Crafts, Crafts, Upcycle, Diy Art, Crafty

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
Stamps, Altered Tins, Altered Boxes, Enamel Charms, Tin Boxes, Scrapbook Paper, Tins, Tin Art, Box Art

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
Summer, Beachy, Sea Inspired, Tin Boxes, Tin Can Art, Altered Tins, Coop, Mermaid Dreams, Mint Tins

I can no longer deny it. Summer is here. It's hot, humid, and buggy. Even the cat won't venture out today. That's why I am so glad to have received July's Seashore Kit from Alpha Stamps! Lots of lovely things to play around with and keep me occupied while everything outside melts. My first project is a simple Mermaid Garden tin. I'm a huge fan of tin inserts and used one from the Altoids Inserts Vignette - Set of 3 along with several chipboard pieces, like the new Sea Scape Layered Corner…

Darlene Villareal