Posts Tagged ‘Altoid tin’

Spotlight on: Dioramas

Did you ever have to build a diorama for a school project? In 5th grade we had to enter the Science Fair and my project was the Solar System. You know, back when Pluto was a planet.Those were the days, but I digress. Ever since then I have been fascinated with dioramas. Dioramas are small […]

Spotlight on: Art Shrines

Most of us are probably familiar with what a shrine is, but what about an art shrine? Art shrines are art tributes to a person, place, theme or idea. They’re usually three dimensional, but can also be flat. If you look in the Craftster tag cloud you’ll find shrine is pretty popular in these parts! […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Altered Tin

Altered tins can be a great way to present a very tiny gift or just a way to share some art with someone on your list. The always amazing rackycoo shares the basics on how she creates gorgeous tins. You can find the full tutorial here: The possibilities are almost endless but if you […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: How To Make A Travel Sudoku Tin

Here’s a fun gift idea for the Sudoku fanatic in your life: a travel Sudoku set! CheyElizabeth decorated an Altoid tin, reduced several Sudoku games on a copier to fit inside, and added a couple of marble magnets to the kit so the games can be secured to the back for easy playing on the […]