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Altered Altoid Tin Sewing Kit

Altered Altoid Tin Sewing Kit

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Altered Altoid Tin Sewing Kit

Denise Kasanda (d.kasanda@yahoo.com) http://denisekasanda.blogspot.com All images © 1990-2010 Stampin¶ Up!®

Supplies Needed: y y y y y y y Altoids Tin (measuring approx. 2 1/4´ x 3 5/8´) Mini Sewing Kit purchased from the Dollar Store Cardstock: Old Olive, Rose Red, Whisper White Ribbon: ¼´ White Grosgrain Punches: Fancy Flower Punch, 2-Step Bird Punch, ½´ Circle Punch, Small Corner Rounder, Scallop Trim Border Punch Accessories: Dimensionals, Sticky Strip, Crystal Effects, Dazzling Diamonds Tools: Paper Cutter

Instructions: 1. Cut 1 piece of Old Olive cardstock into a strip that is 12´ x 1/2´. Before adhering, wrap cardstock around Altoid tin and slightly notch paper to accommodate the hinges of the tin. 2. Use Sticky Strip to adhere the 12´ x ½´ piece of Old Olive cardstock onto the lower (wider) half of the Altoid tin. 3. Cut 2 pieces of Old Olive cardstock 2 5/16´ x 3 11/16´. Round all four corners of each piece with the small Corner Rounder punch. Additional trimming may be necessary to fit corner well. Use Sticky Strip, once again, to adhere these pieces onto the top and bottom of the Altoid tin, being sure to place sufficient adhesive at the corners for durability. 4. Cut 1 piece of Whisper White cardstock into a 1 ¼´ x 3 11/16´ rectangle. Punch the longer two sides with the Scallop Trim Border punch. 5. Center and adhere to top of Altoid tin on top of Old Olive cardstock. 6. Cut 1 piece of Old Olive cardstock into a 5/8´ x 3 11/16´ rectangle. Sponge the long edges with Old Olive ink. Adhere on top of the Whisper White Scallop Trim Border punched piece. 7. Cut 2 pieces of Whisper White cardstock into 2 ¼´ x 3 ½´ rectangles; round the corners. Adhere to the inside bottom and inside lid of the Altoid tin. 8. Punch out 2 flowers with the Fancy Flower Punch; sponge edges with Rose Red ink; score each rounded petal across to the other side of the flower to the point that is in between the petal (see photo). Fold each flower so that it has dimension. Adhere to each other using a Dimensional. 9. Put out a ½´ circle using the ½´ Circle Punch. Lightly sponge with More Mustard, then again with Rose Red. Apply a light layer of Crystal Effects, and sprinkle with Dazzling Diamonds. Shake off excess, and allow to dry. Apply to the center of the double-layered Fancy Flower using a Dimensional. 10. Punch out 1 leaf from the 2-Step Bird Punch; ink completely with Old Olive to darken it up a bit. Apply to back of Fancy Flower. Adhere entire Flower to the tin. 11. The label ³Sewing Kit´ was printed from the computer.

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