Upcycled Altered Tin

I found this cool craft on one of my craft blogs and I wanted to do it but I didn’t have a tin.

A few days later, I was digging around in my car for some hand lotion and I found an old round Altoid’s Tin. It was almost as good as Christmas.

I immediately set out to refashion a tin. Eli helped me pick the paper for it and we had to make a special trip to Hobby Lobby to get Modge Podge. I know, I can’t believe I didn’t have any either.

Here are the results:

Liza says, “Buh-fly!”

I made it without the Aleene’s Paper Glaze because I couldn’t find any at the stores here in town. I wish I’d had it because I think it would have gotten rid of the tacky feeling of the modge podge.

Anyway, it’s been sitting on my desk a couple of days and I’ve been enjoying it but I didn’t know what I was going to do with it. Today I got a note from a friend who has recently moved to Colorado. I decided to send it to her. I have loaded it up with some fun goodies and I’ll put it in the mail next week. Here’s what all fit in the tin: