Altered Lunch Boxes

There are so many fun items that you can alter, and one of the latest crazes seems to be lunch boxes and small tin boxes. This adorable altered lunch box was Contributed by Tina Husong It’s really very easy to alter a lunch box or tin box and there are so many things you can use them for. To alter a lunch box you will need: A small lunch box or lunch pail Themed papers Embellishments Double Sided Tape or other adhesive Hot glue gun or other sturdy adhesive for embellishments First, you will need to decide what you want … Continue reading

Altered Christmas Paint Cans

This is a project I recently completed to wrap a few of our Christmas gifts. It worked perfectly for gift cards and jewelry. Materials: Empty Paint Can (purchased at a home improvement store) Making Memories Patterned Paper from Watercolor Collection White Organza Ribbon Making Memories Christmas Foam Stamps and Paint Tools: Xyron Machine Fiskars Circle Cutter Paper Trimmer American Crafts Slick Writer Marker 1. I measured the height of the paint can (4 1/2 inches) and cut strips of paper from the 12 X 12 sheets of the patterned paper. The paper was not long enough to wrap all the … Continue reading