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Monday, January 30, 2012

Tips and Techniques: Shabby Chic Favor Tins

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By Vanessa Spencer
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This charming favor idea from Stampington & Company is a sweet way to express your love to friends and family this Valentine’s Day and can also be reused for future occasions that require a special gift or romantic touch. Dressing up some mini tins and filling them to the brim with yummy treats is a sweet way to show the special people in your life that you truly love and appreciate them.
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Begin by giving the tinsa light sanding with sandpaper. This scratchy surface with allow paint to adhere better. 

Paint the outside of the tins with pink acrylic paint and allow to dry. 

Then paint roughly over some of the pink with crackle paint and set to dry. 

Applying a thin coat of paint will allow for faster drying. 

To avoid the paints chipping off, cover the outside with a thin coat of collage pauge to seal and protect it. 
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Add some small torn strips of vintage French book text to the lid. 

Layer over some shabby ribbons and secure a button in the middle of the ribbon. 

Cut out your favorite clip art words and adhere them to the lids. 

Place some white tissue inside the tins, and then fill with treats.
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Make yours today by getting some supplies at Scrap-n-Crop.com now.

For TINS click HERE.
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For more fabulous ideas from Stampington & Co, get their exhaustive range of publications available now in Scrap-n-Crop.com HERE.




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