Saturday, June 11, 2016

Time Flies in a Tin!

So by now you have seen several different projects created with Gypsy Soul Laser Dies Cuts!  Each day you comment on the blog during the month of June, your name goes "in the hat" for a giveaway!!! Make sure to visit daily!!! Let our Artists know what you think of their projects.

Today I have this awesome tin that would make a great card for Father's Day... there is room inside to write something!

Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cuts A lot of GEARS and a Pair of Wings
Resin Flowers
Glitz Paper Pad Lacey Grace 8x8
Embossing Powders - Pirates Gold, Rusty Penny and Midnight Black
Glue Stick
Tacky Glue
Foam Dimensional

First prepare the Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cuts A lot of GEARS and a Pair of Wings with Embossing Powders - Pirates Gold, Rusty Penny and Midnight Black 
 Once the Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cuts are embossed. prepare the tin.

Paint a light coat of Gesso on the outside of the tin, set aside to dry.
Cut paper from  Glitz Paper Pad Lacey Grace 8x8 to fit the tin. One for the outside front, inside front and the base of the tin. 

Adhere the paper with Glue Stick to the tin.

Adhere the first layer of Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cut gears with Tacky Glue

Layer another gear on top.


You can see the layers of chipboard above!

Attach Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cut gear in the middle of the wings with Foam DimensionlsThen add the clock face directly on the wings.

Add Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cut clock hands and Resin Flowers with Tacky Glue.

Add Gypsy Soul Laser Die Cut gears and Resin Flowers to the front and inside front!

Last add the hand charm and Rub-on "Time Flies" from The Robins Nest

There is room on the inside cover for a message!



  1. What a nice idea for a small house gift ... and I love the way those die cuts look with embossing on them - just like metal!

  2. This is why in my house you're called the Altered Pages Steampunk Queen.

  3. this is awesome. I just bought those gears and I hope mine will look as good as yours after embossing. I love this project. xo

  4. Absolutely fantastic! This is so inspired!

  5. You always have such great ideas for decorating small tins. I really love this steampunk theme, too!

  6. A beautiful project Lyneen! xx