Travelling Tin :

Good morning all!  I have been busy, busy in the real world.  Every chance I've gotten, I've been outside enjoying the weather or staining our deck (and battling the massive amounts of mosquitos out there - yikes!)

This week's inspiration photo challenge at Papercraft Star is:

My inspiration: metal, feminine and masculine, travel/maps, warm colours

I upcycled an old tea tin, wrapped in map paper, lace, twine, and ribbon:

I also used a Tim Holtz curio cabinet pull on the lid - easy access to whatever you put inside!

Tin Ingredients:  Tim Holtz Idea-ology papers, Celebrate It ribbon and lace, random package twine, Bead Landing metal accents, Tim Holtz Curio pull.  Tools:  EK Success Corner punch.

I made this tin for the following challenges:  Natalie and Amy - trash to treasure, Try it on Tuesday - metal, 2 Creative Chicks - 3D

Don't forget to check out the rest of my teamie's beautiful creations:
  and Sue!



~amy~ said…
super pretty Deanne!!
Jingle said…
This is gorgeous! I love it!
Ros Crawford said…
Wonderful piece of up-cycling!! I love what you created
Sleepy Stamper said…
Deanne this is so beautiful! I love all the metal embellishments!

Annette said…
Oooh I love storage stuff. Lovely tin honey. Gorgeous vintage shades.
Evil Edna said…
that is fantastic thank you so much for sharing with at TIOT this awesome.EE
Sue Lelli said…
This is so GORGEOUS Deanne! LOVE the upcycling and the map paper and those FAB flowers! Stunning creation!
Angi Barrs said…
WOW! This is gorgeous!
Migdalia said…
Stunning and Gorgeous!!
Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
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Mrs Beez said…
Your altered tin is fabulous. I love the colours you have used.
Stunning creation, just love it!

Thank you for sharing with us at Natalie & Amy's this month, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx
Unknown said…
Oh WOW, Deanne, this is just right up my street, what a wonderful creation xxx
Monique said…
WOW, what a beautiful tin, just stunning.
Kristi said…
Absolutely amazing,Deanne! I love this so much!
Valerie-Jael said…
Wonderful altered tin, thanks for joining in with us at TIOT! Valerie
Claudia N. said…
Upcycling at its best! I love the combination of the map paper and the flowers and the handle is just brilliant!

Thank you for joining us at TIOT with your lovely creation!

Claudia x
Amy A said…
Deanne, this is AB FAB! love, Love, LOVE IT!!!

So pretty and functional! Your embellies are AMAZING!!


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