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Fun Mother's Day Altered Tin & ATC's

Hi Everyone!

I hope you've all had a super week so far!

Since Mother's Day is in just 2 short days I wanted to share a really fun idea I have been sharing with folks on my blog.   It's an altered candy tin filled with 10 ATC's. 

The tin it's self has been covered with a few of the beautiful papers from the Glitz line - Laced with Grace which I just love.  It's got both an edgy and vintage at the same time.  I inked the edges of each panel with the Paris Trunk Sepia Ink and glued each one into place.

I embellished the lid with a chipboard letters which I painted with Maya Road Mist and a beautiful image from the collage sheet Ladies Who Lunch AP477.   I've also added a few vintage buttons, tiny flowers which were colored using Maya Road Mist and finished it off with a touch of glitter glue and tarnished gold tinsel.


The inside was embellished with a photo of myself when I was a couple years old along with more Glitz Paper and a funny computer generated sentiment taken from my Smart Aleck remarks list on my blog.  I glued 3 magnetic strips to the back of the tin so it could be mounted on a fridge or other metal surface.


And I filled it with loads ATC's each using a different image from the following collage sheets:  Ladies who Lunch 477D; Victorian Actresses 536D; Ooh La La 577D and Playing Around 951D.  Each ATC background was created using a different technique incorporating everything from waxed paper, crayons, embossed Metal and much much more! If you're interested you can check out my blog ~ Ink Stains ~ for instructions on each card. 



I hope all you Mom's out there have a wonderful weekend!

Ink Stained Roni

Comments

  1. These are so very wonderful, I need to make one for my MOM!!!!

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  2. Alteredpages.com has tins filled with 20 blank ATC cards ready to embellish! go here
    http://www.alteredpages.com/shop/Papers-Books-Tins-and-Boards/Tins.htm

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  3. Jean, I just may take you up on that! Roni, what a fun project and I do love your smart aleck remarks on your blog. Adding a magnet on the back makes it fun to play with while on the fridge. I'm a firm believer in interactive art for the fridge.

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  4. Love this tin of ATCs! :) They are awesome! I need to go pick me up a tin at Alteredpages.com! :)

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