Sunday, February 22, 2009

Recycle!

Joined an ATC swap on Swap-bot.com. This will be the first ATC I've made. Good thing it's a beginner swap. Hopefully it won't look too amateurish. I got to thinking...where can I put all this stuff I'm getting in trades? They are all stuck up in the window above the computer now. I had also ran across this old International Coffee's tin that Billy was going to throw away and I decided to decorate it and put in the ATC's I get.

Here is the before:


And, here is the after:


I used scrap paper and ribbon too! Buttons have never been used but were not purchased solely for the use in the making of this tin (disclosure!).

3 comments:

mss coco said...

I just love what you did with this, its so cute.
The idea of recycling old things is always a great thing cause its such a waist when people throw away perfectly good items.

Plus the new design you made is adorable!!! :]

ellecupcake said...

WOW!!! I love this idea! I always think I should use those tins. I have tons and they are filled with little things... but.. i never thought to cover it like that! Such a great idea! :) thanks for your comments on my blog!
-ellecupcake

redchuckstress said...

good idea! i need a place to put mine too!