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« Reply #40 on: February 06, 2006 12:27:29 PM »

A gal after my own heart!
I found 12 small cigar tins at the thrift store last week. They are 4" x 4" square.
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« Reply #41 on: February 06, 2006 01:31:25 PM »

I cant wait for my patner!!! Cheesy *jumps up and down*
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« Reply #42 on: February 06, 2006 06:01:28 PM »

A gal after my own heart!
I found 12 small cigar tins at the thrift store last week. They are 4" x 4" square.

Um, I also sort of have a collection of dishwasher metal tins (the Jetsons) which I have painted black to start storing my PrismaColors in.

And about 40 of these (http://www.adagio.com/) (the small metal tins) that I got at a craft supply swap last year.

And a few others...
I am addicted to tins.
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« Reply #43 on: February 06, 2006 06:54:48 PM »

I didn't recognize your new avatar! Very funky.
Welcome aboard, CHEAP THRILLS!

Thanks! I'm excited, you guys are so talented!  Smiley

What a fun group we've got here!!

Do you think a gal could do a pop-up altoid tin? I'm puzzling out this theory and could use some help.

i think thats quite possible! Maybe something to do with a sting that pulls something up when the lid opens? I don't see how springs would work, because things would get smashed...maybe I'll look into this!
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« Reply #44 on: February 06, 2006 08:02:46 PM »

Curses!  You got me.  The arm-twisting worked.   Wink

I got all caught up on Uncon Feb stuff, and I have a spare Altoid tin, and the idea of tiny things filling a tiny box is just too wonderful to resist.

*sigh*  So much for my "no more swaps for a while" thing, eh!   Cheesy
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« Reply #45 on: February 07, 2006 06:42:00 AM »

A gal after my own heart!
I found 12 small cigar tins at the thrift store last week. They are 4" x 4" square.

Um, I also sort of have a collection of dishwasher metal tins (the Jetsons) which I have painted black to start storing my PrismaColors in.
And a few others...
I am addicted to tins.

Hello, fellow pack rat!! I can't picture the dishwasher tins. I just opened a package from Oriental Trading Co, and lo-and-behold I had ordered more tins. This time they are the round ones with the glass lids. Help me! I need tins-anonymous!


Racky - mission accomplished! We got Writer78 to join us, and it only took 2 arm-twists!  Grin


I was thinking along the lines of a pop-up book. When you open the tin a whole 3-D scene pops up. I think I may be setting the bar too high for myself, after all, I'm not sweets4ever......But, a gal can dream, eh?  Grin
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« Reply #46 on: February 07, 2006 08:08:05 AM »

I know-- I just went back to look at some tins that people had made and saw the ones done by sweets4ever Shocked-- I have serious swap anxiety now!
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« Reply #47 on: February 07, 2006 08:09:01 AM »

So, sweets4ever, are you feeling any pressure now?

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« Reply #48 on: February 07, 2006 08:34:08 AM »

I just signed up...first swap and all...serious swap anxiety...
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« Reply #49 on: February 07, 2006 08:37:41 AM »

Welcome aboard! There are a lot of seasoned crafters and lots of newbies, too.

I love your avatar! Too cute.
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