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« on: May 13, 2013 04:44:35 PM »

This little tin was begun after I found a vintage Dick and Jane book, and I kept looking at the illustrations and thinking of my mom. She has a huge collection of vintage toys and grew up reading the books. The girl image came from a printable miniature paper doll sheet, and I scrounged around the kids' rooms for miscellany. I really want to add more to it; I feel it isn't complete, but it'll do for a first try.

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« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013 05:41:20 PM »

I think it's adorable and has just the right amount of miscellany Smiley. I like the vintage-vibe.
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2013 06:38:49 PM »

It's wonderful, and it does not look like your first try!  Nice work!
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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2013 06:49:55 PM »

I really like this! The doll on the side is adorable! I have recently started altering these tins too and hadn't thought of putting "feet" on them in this direction. What a great idea!
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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2013 08:20:16 AM »

I can't believe I missed this! I'm a huge fan of altered tins, and this one is divine! I love the retro feel.
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