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Sunday 4 January 2015

Just a simple project ...F

I have been real busy with stuff so not much time crafting but this afternoon I decided I would get in there and alter something.

I altered a coffee mate tin and turned into a pot for my rulers, brushes and such like.

Once upon a time .........I painted the tin a bluey green.  I used a paper napkin and mod podge to stick it down.  I then used glossy accents over the flowers, butterfly and Eiffel tower. ( Pictures are not showing it up all that well so am sorry about that although the butterfly looks good) White acrylic paint wiped lightly at top and bottom of tin to give an aged effect. . I then wiped turquoise inka gold around the rim of tin.

THE END (lol)

I hope you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again real soon.

Elaine xxx


  1. This is fabulous Elaine x

  2. Brilliant result love the colours
    Carol x

  3. What a pretty project. Love the look!

    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Catz this week, good luck!

  4. What a great shabby feel to your brush holder along with a nice array of colour.
    Julie x

  5. LOVE IT! I love the colors and the images around it so beautiful! :) Thank you for sharing on January 2015 Artistry Challenge. Winner of January's goodie bag will be announced on February 15, 2015.
    Melissa - Vandicrafts

  6. Such a fab make, thanks for joining us in THE SISTERS OF CRAFT monthly challenge. Good Luck. Gill DT

  7. This is stunning Elaine, I love the colours :o) These are so useful too.
    Hugs Tracey


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Hugz Elaine xx


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