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« Reply #350 on: March 17, 2011 10:20:27 AM »

Because I'm pushy I can answer that one...on these particular tins (the tiny ones) the rim is already black when you but it. On altoid tins, I will use a Staz-on Ink to darken mine.
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« Reply #351 on: March 17, 2011 10:29:18 AM »

The top edge is achieved by inking the edges of the paper. That's not an altoid tin, though, it's a smaller "Seattle's Best Coffee" tin, and the rim comes that way. Sorry, I don't have a trick for aging the rims.

EDIT: aroze pushily answered first, but she had a better answer than I did.  Cheesy
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« Reply #352 on: March 17, 2011 11:04:32 AM »

Staz-On ink is an awesome thing. Its like the Sharpie of ink pads.
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« Reply #353 on: March 17, 2011 11:14:52 AM »

Staz-On ink is an awesome thing. Its like the Sharpie of ink pads.

Thanks for the tip! I've been using a pigment ink pad and it's a MESS! Never seems to dry.

I'm a bit stuck on whether or not to add one more element to my tin before I officially call it done. If anyone would be willing to take a look at a pic and provide their opinion I would REALLY appreciate it Smiley.
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« Reply #354 on: March 17, 2011 11:17:02 AM »

Absolutely love that tin, even though there are clowns inside it.  Smiley
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« Reply #355 on: March 17, 2011 11:35:58 AM »

I hate pigment ink and very rarely use it because it seems to dry.

I could probably sacrifice a few minutes to help you out, if you like.  Wink
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« Reply #356 on: March 17, 2011 11:47:42 AM »

I could probably sacrifice a few minutes to help you out, if you like.  Wink

Thank you!! I'll snap some photos here in a bit and send them your way Smiley.
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« Reply #357 on: March 17, 2011 12:38:47 PM »

Cool!

I could probably sacrifice a few minutes to help you out, if you like.  Wink

Thank you!! I'll snap some photos here in a bit and send them your way Smiley.
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« Reply #358 on: March 17, 2011 12:41:36 PM »

Send to me, too - ya, know, just in case you need a second opinion......
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« Reply #359 on: March 17, 2011 12:50:31 PM »

Thank you both for the answers -- I will definitely check out Staz-on inks.
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