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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

2nd Altered Jeweler’s Tin

This is the second of the altered tins I’m making for the Naughty Valentine Swap hosted by Alpha Stamps.   The unaltered tin measures approximately 2” wide by 1” deep. 
Just as in the first tin I used a drawer knob as the base.  I painted it silver and added blue German scrap.  On top of the knob I glued a piece of gold filigree to which I added blue and antique gold beads.
I also drilled a hole in the tin just as in the first tin.  It’s through the hole that I inserted the flowers, beading and fan.  I covered the side of the tin with ribbon trim and German Scrap. 
You can find the jeweler’s tin and the collage sheet I used at Alpha Stamps.  Below are the links.

12 comments:

Annette said...

You never cease to amaze me Laura. Wonderful. xoxo

Elaine A said...

Laura -

I love this one. Ok, I love them both - LOL! This is just so beautiful. You are such a talented lady.

Elaine Allen

ann said...

Very clever and beautiful.

fairyrocks said...

A jewel of a box. Oh, to come and play at your house!!!
Keep smiling and creating

Joanne said...

This is just as amazing as the fabulous little bottle. What treasures.
Hugs Joanne xx

Tarnished Rose said...

Awesome!

Smiles~
Marilyn

Ally White Cat said...

You make art dance and sing Laura.what a privilege to see such beauty.

susan s.

craftyM said...

Just beautiful, Laura. I love the cascading beads at the top! Lovely!
Marita

Whymsicalmusings said...

Oh my! Simply wonderful!
Xxxx

anandhirajan said...

very clever idea of recycling. thanks for sharing
anandhirajan
http://scrapellery.blogspot.in/

Dorthe said...

Another fantastic altered tin, -How do you do it Laura? they are so wonderful.
Hugs,Dorthe

Lorraine said...

love this tin..very clever