Wednesday, 30 March 2016

A Foxy Tin

I used the following stamps
Word Collage
Kate's Doodles Cube
Oodles of Doodles

It's Wednesday so that means it's time for a new challenge at the Stampotique Blog. 
This week Valerie has chosen the theme of "what's old is new again" and has asked us to recycle or re-purpose and older item.

I have recycled a small tin that used to hold mints.
I went for a journal theme on my tin.
I first gave it a coat of chalk paint to cover the paint on the tin but also to give my paint a bit of tooth.
I then dry brushed  my 3 colours of paint onto the lid and sides of the tin, added my background stamping with black archival ink. Then used a Dinky stencil to add gesso to the lid.

I stamped Foxy onto white paper and coloured him with pencils before cutting him out and sticking him down.

I then dragged some lines onto the top of the tin using blue paint and an old store card. Finally adding a word from the Word Collage stamp to the top right of the tin lid.

I sealed it with a coat of DecoArt Satin Varnish.

Full details of the Challenge this week, how to enter and the prize can been seen HERE.

Enjoy the challenge this week.

I hope you have a lovely day, Carol xx


Kay Wallace said...

Super cool project, Carol! I have a few tins in my stash that are now calling out to me. Foxy is absolutely adorable (things just keep getting better and better at Stampotique, don't they?) and will go on my "must have" list! Thanks for sharing today!!

Moira said...

I really love this, not just the details but how everything is proportionate to the tin. perfect

Corrie Herriman said...

Fabulous Tin, Carol ! Love it !
Corrie x

Susanne Rose said...

Love this beautiful box!!! So awesome. xx Susanne.

Sue said...

This is amazing Carol, Foxy looks wonderful here xx

Sam said...

Love this loads!!!

Valerie H. Wilson said...

Oh, man! Loving Foxy on this magnificent tin! You've rocked this challenge, Carol! <3
Val :)

Margik said...

Love this fantastic Foxy tin. A great job!

Joi at RR said...

This just totally made me grin Carol. I ADORE Your fox on a tin... I wanna say fox on a hot tin roof!!!!!!!!!! So thrilled you shared - made my day!! j.

charlotte fletcher@roma land woodcrafts said...

Just tonight, I held a small round mint tin in my hands and thought I could use paste to hind the embossed wording--lol what a handsome fox!