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« on: June 22, 2009 05:18:37 PM »

I found this tutorial here: http://www.alphamom.com/holiday/2009/05/surprise_dad_with_the_smallest.php to make these adorable little toolboxes out of altoids boxes. They were super easy and the daddy's I gave them to loved them! =)

I loved them so much I'm thinking about making a pink one for myself and my mom! haha! Or cute wedding favors?? hehe can you tell I'm in love?? =)


I couldn't find any metal eye straps at my local hardware so instead I used the straps made for plumbing piping, a lot thicker but still gets the point across!
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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2009 05:54:49 PM »

I saw that same post and thought what a grand idea it was -- it occurred to me at the time that finding the right hardware would be the biggest challenge.  I believe you rose to the challenge admirably !
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2009 08:28:42 PM »

I saw that tutorial and wanted to make one SO bad! Yours turned out great Grin! Did you actually use an Altoids tin? Because I can't see the lettering on yours like you can on the tute.
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« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2009 05:34:42 PM »

I saw that tutorial and wanted to make one SO bad! Yours turned out great Grin! Did you actually use an Altoids tin? Because I can't see the lettering on yours like you can on the tute.

Thanks so much =D

I did use an altoid tin and you can see it in person but my camera phone just isnt as nice as the photo. Also I just used regular craft spray paint, not specifically metal spray paint, so that may make a difference.
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2009 07:29:20 PM »

so cute! there's so much you can do with altoids tins!
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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2009 12:47:43 PM »

Love it!  So many uses for those little tins.
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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2009 08:02:15 AM »

Nice job on it.
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« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2010 09:10:47 PM »

Oooo Ive had that tute bookmarked forever and I have tins saved just haven't gotten around to doing it yet Smiley yours turned out great!
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« Reply #8 on: March 30, 2014 05:55:38 PM »

~*Congrats! You've been pinned to Craftster's Altoids Tin Crafting Pinterest Board.*~ Grin
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