Mixed Media Happiness Tin

Happiness-Tin
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Designed By: Catherine Scanlon
Skill Level (1-5): 2
Time to Complete: 1 hour (allowing for drying time)

Instructions

Step 1. Paint cover of tin with black ultra chalk paint, let dry. When dry, apply gold wax paste and sand lightly. Wipe clean.

Step 2: Trim chevron paper to slightly smaller than the cover, and round the edges. Attach to cover with adhesive. Trim various papers and fabric from the Metallic Collage kit to layer on the cover and add with dry adhesive, refer to example for placement and variety.

Step 3: Add the flower to the top of the tin with hot glue. Add the sentiment with foam dots.

Step 4: Trim book paper to slightly smaller than the book cover, and round the edges. Attach to cover of the accordion book with dry adhesive. Trim the gold floral paper from the Metallic Collage kit to layer on the cover and add with dry adhesive, refer to example for placement. Wrap the burlap ribbon around the front of the book and secure the ends in the center of the gold floral paper. Add the trimmed corrugate with dry adhesive.

Step 5. Paint wood letter with black ultra chalk paint. Let dry.

Step 6: Stamp floral design on black letter with VersaMark and sprinkle gold embossing powder over the top. Heat set to to finish.

Step 7. Optional: ink the edges of the fabric shape with brown ink. Attach to the gold foil polka dot paper. Wrap a piece of twine around the center of the design and secure on the very top of the book cover.

Step 8: Attach the painted and embossed wood letter to the center of the shape.

Step 9: Add a hand-lettered word strip to complete.

Step 10: Trim and add your favorite square photos.#26583 Accordion Book with Tin

What You Need

#26583 Accordion Book with Tin

#23273 Wood Alphabet

#26059 Black Ultra Chalk

#25969 Gold Wax Paste

#26881 Butterflies + Birds Stamp + Stencil Set

#25072 Metallic Collage Kit

Other Supplies

Square Photos

Sandpaper

Corner Rounder

Soft Cloth

Paper Trimmer

Adhesive

Foam Dots

Heat Gun

Gold Embossing Powder

VersaMark Ink Pad

Heat Gun

Dry Adhesive