Mt. Rainier and Lenticular Clouds - Dec. 2008 copyright: JMM

October 20, 2013

More Crafts & Stuff

I got this tin of mints at Highland Light.  It's really small, way smaller than an Altoids tin.

I wasn't sure what do make with it till I was sorting through some extra copies of pictures I had processed recently.  I selected this pic of the Bourne Bridge, taken from Mass Maritime Academy.  I lined the sides and 'ceiling' with the parts of the photo that surrounded the piece I used on the back.  Then I separately cut out part of the rip rap rocks and used double stick foam tape to make it 3D. I used sandpaper for the floor/bottom, then added a couple small beach stones and 2 tiny beach glass chips.  Finally, I used white cord around the top edge.  The cover of the tin still slides easily over it.  

Here's a sampling of all the glitter ball ornaments made for my shows; I did 12.  These are lots of fun to make but adding the rhinestones can get a little tedious.

I got this fake pumpkin and the rhinestone designs at Michael's Crafts, on sale.  This probably took all of 5 minutes but it looks good! 



I painted another fake one and covered it with Mod Podge then added the rhinestones till I ran out.  

I am currently still working on the white one...I'd hoped to have it done by now but I got sidetracked over the weekend because we were visiting with hubby's fam, son and some of my friends from high school.  I'm hoping to get it done today.

10 comments:

  1. Blown away by the tin! That is SO COOL! It makes me feel like a kid again, you know, finding a secret "world" inside such a tiny tin. You rock, Mizz Jo.

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  2. Love those little boxes. And the pumpkin too.

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  3. That little tin diorama is amazing! What a neat idea. Your pumpkins and glitter balls are gorgeous, too, of course. You truly are the queen of crafts!
    Tina @ Life is Good

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  4. I like that tiny tin too! Miniatures take time and a deft hand. So does placing rhinestones.

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  5. You are an eternally busy bee :0)

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  6. You are WAY too talented and clever for me! LOL! Love that little tin and those pumpkins are amazing!

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  7. Love the tiny tin, such intricate work and such details! Your glitter ornaments are very pretty - I shy away for glitter crafts as I usually end up with more glitter on me than I do on my project. :D
    My favorite though is the bedazzled pumpkin . . . that is surly one very ritzy pumpkin - can't wait to see the white one when it is done.

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    1. EMBRACE the glitter!!!!! It's everywhere here. You can see it sparkling no matter what room you are in.

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  8. That tin and the pumpkin tins are cool but I am blown away by the ornaments! They are so pretty♥

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  9. Love the pumpkins too JoJo! Great idea - they look awesome!

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