Tuesday, 21 April 2009

creative ~ altered tin


I decided to alter up the tin from a Woodware ~ scrapbook in a tin, to give to my niece as part of her birthday present.

This altered tin is being entered into two challenges:

Papertake Weekly Challenge where I have used the sketch and spun it on it's side.
Cafe Mojo Challenges where the theme is stash: buttons.
I painted my tin with Tim Holtz ~ Crackle paints both inside and out. I added a lighter colour paint in the middle of the lid to create a frame for my image.
I stuck a bobble trim all the way round the bottom tin, so that it sits just underneath the lid.
The image I used is Anya from The Greetings Farm. I coloured her with my copics and then covered her with Crackle Accents. If you click on the photo you can see her in all her crackle glory. I love the effect this gives and will certainly be using this technique again in the future.
The 'creative' expoxy sticker is from K & Co ~ Amy Butler range.
Ribbons and buttons are from my stash.
Below you can see a pic showing the inside.
The tin comes with a fold out concertina style card in five sections for altering up as a mini scrapbook. I am going to cut up some cardstock (in colours to match the tin decoration) to fit each square on both sides and add those to the tin, together with some matching embellishments. She's a creative person so she will have fun making up the scrapbook and adding some photos to it.

Thank you for looking.
kat - keeley
having a {me} day

8 comments:

Linda Elbourne said...

What a fab tin - great work!

papercraftsbyrach said...

this is a wonderful little tin, the crackle paint looks so effective. beautiful. hugs rachxxxx

StampingSeasons said...

Wow this tin is so cute and I love the images.. havent got any yet but on my wishlist

Sarah said...

What a darling little tin! Gorgeous colour and design!

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous, love the crackle paint and the cute image.
luv
Debby

Carol said...

Great tin and super idea to give part made mini scrap book I expect she'll love it all :)

TFS and many thanx for dropping by earlier today

steph said...

That's lovely! The tin looks great! Thanks for joining us for the PTW challenge!

ittybittyinkspotstoo said...

WOW, I'm so behind! This is wonderful!! Love the crackle paint, great job!! Love all the pink!
hugz
deb