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susank
« on: December 13, 2003 02:13:17 PM »

Usint the Retro Monster Framed Mirror (http://www.craftster.org/yabbse/index.php?board=42;action=display;threadid=873) as a starting point, I covered an AOL cd tin in pulp fiction book covers.

First I saved a bunch of images of the book covers from online, then I printed them out in b/w in a grid.

I cut the two pages out to cover the top and bottom of the tin
http://www.nolke.com/images/picKLE-cache/susan/projects/pulp_tin/pulp_tin1_640.jpg

Then I glued the paper onto the tin, and mixed a bit of red acrylic paint in with Mod Podge.
http://www.nolke.com/images/picKLE-cache/susan/projects/pulp_tin/pulp_tin2_640.jpg

I Mod Podged the whole thing in two coats.  As a bit of warning, the paint seemed flakey in the Mod Podge, but as soon as I wash brushing it on, it smoothed out.  Please pardon my poor podging job.
http://www.nolke.com/images/picKLE-cache/susan/projects/pulp_tin/pulp_tin3_640.jpg
Thanks to katiesays17!

--susan.
« Last Edit: December 31, 2010 06:03:45 PM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged

missy
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2003 02:17:01 PM »

that's pretty fantastic! Smiley nice work.  I'm gonna have to try that!
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katiesays17
« Reply #2 on: December 14, 2003 07:44:43 PM »

oh my gosh theres a ton of those tins in the lobby of my apt building. they look excellent. zee coolest.
so detailed in the explanation too, thanks!!
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