Followers

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Another Decorated Tin

I recently made a decorated tin for a friend's belated birthday present (original post can be found here).  It was made using an old coffee tin and once decorated its use was to stand a tube of glue in to make sure it doesn't dry out.  I also needed one to we had to buy some more coffee (well I don't really need any excuse for that one!!) and then the tin was mine once finished.
 I painted the tin with quite a number of layers of white gesso.  Then I have used some backing papers which I have stamped with a rope and shell from a set of Victorine stamps called "Nautical Set".  I have added some lace to the backing papers before sticking to the tin.  
 The two images that I have used are from Delicious Doodles.  The first image I have used is called "Seahorses" and the second image is called "Beach Huts".  I have coloured both images in with my Promarkers.  
 I have die-cut some Marianne Design shells and then coloured with a yellow ochre Pan Pastel.  
I have finished the decorated tin off with lots of tiny shells, some decorative fish net and two larger shells.  

This tin certainly will be at home in my craft room as the theme in there is the seaside as so wish I lived near the seaside.

I am entering this altered tin into the following challenges:

Inky Impressions - 3D projects
I Love Promarkers - One for the girls
Crafty Little Fairies - Song or film title - Song - "Oh I do like to be beside the seaside"
Sweet Stampin - Be inspired by a song, film or book - Song - "Oh I do like to be beside the seaside"
Glitter n Sparkle - Anything goes
Love to Create - Anything goes
Kaboodle Doodle - Anything but a square
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything goes
Pan Pastel - Three textures (shells, fish net, embossing and lace)

Follow on Bloglovin

12 comments:

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Wonderful creation so much detail. Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers good luck Ginny x

Debbie said...

Delightful card, thank you for joining us this week at Sweet Stampin'. Debbiex

Lynsey said...

Hi Kym, what a wonderful creation!
Thanks for joining in with the Crafty Little Fairies this week!
Hugs Lynsey x

The Gov. said...

What a wonderful project!! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog

JANINE QUINN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK said...

Great tin, I love all the detail on it. Just perfect for our 'Inspired By' challenge this week. Thank you for sharing and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

Michelle said...

This is gorgeous - I bet your friend just loved it. Thank you for joining us this week for the Love To Create challenge.

Vic said...

the tin os gorgeous...looove that seahorses image - i won some digi images from delicious doodles and that image was in my top 10! Thanks for sharing with us at Glitter and Sparkle this week! Vic, DT x

Olga Bester said...

Beautiful creation. Love the detail. Thank you fro joining Glitter 'n Sparkle Challenge.
Hugs from Africa.
Olga DT G'nS

Crea-Sandra said...

Gorgeous creation, I love the colors!
Thanks for joining us at Love to Create!
♥ Sandra ♥

coops said...

love this kym.the design and details are fantastic and the image is stunning ;D

xx coops xx

Ruza Rebel said...

Awesome job altering the tin! Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Create this week.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Tracy said...

Beautiful altered art full of yummy texture!
So happy you joined us over at pan pastel uk xxx