Sunday, 1 April 2012

Altered tin

Morning Folks!
Now I hope Mr Blogger is going to behave himself because this is a scheduled post. We are moving house tomorrow so there are quite a few things to be done today!!!
It is also time for our new challenge over at Here Come the Boys, I can't believe we are up to our 24th challenge already. This time we would like to see your 

Anything but a card projects

I decided to do something that I've been meaning to get around to for ages - an altered Altoid mint tin. 

Before the makeover, 
(Hubby scoffed the contents !!):

After the makeover:

Side view:

I used some Graphic 45 paper that I have been hoarding, a few paper scraps, distress inks and 3 layers of varnish and finished it off with some burgundy ribbon.
Thanks for popping by today, hope you can join us at HCTB and wish me luck with the final packing!! Not sure how long I can last with my craft stuff in boxes......


  1. oh this is fab jacky and would make a perfect tin for fathers day with a a little something in.

  2. WOW!! this is fantastic I love how you have changed this tin well done.have a great day Ginny


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