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« on: July 24, 2019 08:50:31 AM »

We've been having lots of fun over at the Open Tin Swap (here's the gallery so far). My partner, edelC, had such fun themes on her list. I almost chose "circus", but I've done so many circus tins that I was worried it wouldn't be original enough. edel needed something made just for her. So, knowing she loves flamingos, I decided to go there.


I found the little flamingos on etsy. They were solid pink, so I used a tiny detail brush and some acrylic paint to add details. The grass came from a little square of astroturf I've had forever. I just knew that would come in handy some day! And that trim! That and the glitter just add to the kitschy goodness. The stand and the finial were painted and then glazed to make them shiny.


Here's the back. I love this fun paper. I used a marker to make the glasses into sunglasses.  Cool
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« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2019 10:58:21 AM »

That is absolutely precious! I love the little tweaked details here and there, and the whole mini-shadowbox feel of it. And it looks fabulous with her flamingo collection! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019 11:23:41 AM »

 This is so cool and so very EdelC! Love the little heart over those flamingo lovebirds. Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2019 11:33:34 AM »

Oh. My. Goodness.

That is too perfect for edel!  It's so utterly her.  And so freakin' adorable.  Love it.  Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2019 12:14:49 PM »

I LOVE this!!! I also looked at the gallery and wow! What a fun swap! I have been thinking of using my tins this way lately, but never have.
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« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2019 12:22:28 PM »

This is heaps of fun!
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« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2019 12:35:29 PM »

That is adorable.
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« Reply #7 on: July 24, 2019 12:55:32 PM »

So cute!
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« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2019 06:06:05 AM »

It's like you crawled up into Edel's brain and went a pickin'. That's just so awesome, I love all the details.
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« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2019 05:50:40 AM »

It's great, racky! I love the lush trim you have on the side of the tin.
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