[Ansteorra] Uses for Altoids tins
derrykcarr at hotmail.com
Tue May 20 14:03:37 PDT 2003
You could glue something over the tins. For instence, useing leather (My
favorite medium) and glue it to the tin..... ;-)
>From: "Christine Huse" <maria_elfsea at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: ansteorra at ansteorra.org
>To: ansteorra at ansteorra.org
>Subject: [Ansteorra] Uses for Altoids tins
>Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 15:39:46 -0500
>What a great idea for smokers! (Using them for ashtrays/butt trays).
>>How about decorating the tins and making up small sewing kits?
>I have made mini sewing kits for my family members (mundanely) as gifts,
>when money is tight and they work wonderfully! What I did was in the top of
>the lid, I made a padded cusion and hot glued it to the lid....voila! pin
>cushion! Word of Warning...do not leave sewing needles to run astray in
>these tins as they have a tendancy to get stuck under the lip. Instead,
>attach them to a piece of scrap cloth.
>I have never decorated them....I wouldn;t have a clue as to how to do that.
>I would think that paint would chip off easily, being that the box has a
>smooth surface. Any ideas??
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