Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Altered Tin Tutorial

Material / Supplies needed:
1. Serviettes with patterns
2. Mod Podge (matte)
3. Fabric Glue
4. Paint brush (flat)
5. Gesso
6. Scissors
7. Laces
8. Clear stamps
9. Acrylic paint

1. Coat tin with gesso.

2. Make sure gesso is totally dry before second coat.

3. Coat 3 times.

4. Stamp on your primed tin.

5. Spread the mod podge evenly on the tin.

6. Peel off the very first layer of the serviette.

7. Slowly collage your serviette on the tin making sure to eliminate air bubbles.

8. Put aside to dry.

9. Paint the edges of the tin with acrylic paint.
-put aside to dry
-stamp randomly on the collaged tin (optional)

10. Glue the edges of your tin with a strong glue and adhere the laces.

11. Ta daaaa....

12. A container for your paintbrush...perhaps!

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Altered Tin Tutorial
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Mod Podge Amy said...

That came out so pretty! I love it!

Anonymous said...

Love it! So vintage looking!

Sandy Ang said...

What a great tutorial. Must try it out.

Doreen said...

You are so inspiring. I quickly ran out and bought some gesso, although I have never used it before. Wish me luck!!

itsaworkofart said...

Felicia, Thank you for your wonderful RAK !!! ;)


feli said...

thank you ladies for all your comments!! :) july, i'm so happy to feature you on our blog!