This issue got me creating an album in a mint tin... Here's the idea:
Since I have saved a few tins... I felt I needed to save them for something since they are so cool... Who would've thought?!
Here is what I created:
|Closed tin. I sanded down the paint all over the tin so that they adhesive would stick.|
|I cut a long piece of cardstock; 12"x 3-1/2" and scored every 2" so there are 6 panels...|
|How the album looks as you pull it out of the tin.|
|DECORATE!!! I made a couple pocket panels... There's room for a few small photographs. I did not decorate the back of the panels though... I felt they might make it too thick to fit properly. But you definitely COULD if you'd like!|
This was a super-fun project and I plan on making a class of this. It took only a few measurements and only a little bit of paper and a few embellishments, but the impact is HUGE! Imagine adding a gift card to one of the little pages... Birthday? Anniversary? Graduation? The possibilities are ENDLESS!
Here's the stuff you'll need (you can use whatever paper and stamps you like... I listed what you would need but then also what I used):
One mint tin
Any stamp set you like!
-(I used Best Day Ever (Sale-A-Bration 2015), Kinda Eclectic and Butterfly Basics)
Designer Series Paper(I love the little paper stacks we have... TOO CUTE!)
-(I used Pretty Petals Designer Series Paper Stack - NEW!)
-(I used Calypso Coral as the accordion)
Stampin' Pads to match
-(I used Calypso Coral, Pacific Point and Old Olive)
-(I used Calypso Coral 1/4" ribbon from Sale-A-Bration 2015)
Bitty Butterfly and Elegant Butterfly punches
Tear & Tape Adhesive (NEW! Just like Scor-Tape!) LOVE IT!
White Perfect Accents (NEW!)