Marie Antoinette Tins

by - January 11, 2015

I mentioned a few posts ago that I have a ton of these leftover mint tins from my son's communion.  Since I can't just throw them out, I transformed two more while trying to stay warm earlier this week.

I printed out my Marie Antoinette images onto label paper.  After tracing them, I simply cut, peeled and stuck them to the fronts of each tin.  I distressed some French book paper and added the strips to each image.  Each Marie also got a little bling.
I used more French book paper inside each tin.  I just ripped it and distressed it, and glued it in.  Both are filled with shredded vintage sheet music and pretty self-stick flowers.
And since Marie appears to be the theme this week, I also made a few pendants to add to my Etsy.

Happily, I had everything I needed for these quick projects!


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  1. I am so glad to see Marie in a come back theme. I just loved a few years ago when we all was drooling over anything Marie Antoinette.
    I have a couple projects in mind for her soon as I can settle down to play in my studio.
    Like the little tins a lot

  2. Oooh, la, la! I love the French accent you gave the tins, and using labels was such a great idea. These would be so cute if you were giving gift cards, just tuck the cards inside of the tins!

  3. These are too cute. Love them and what a great way to use the little tins. You are so talented.
    Have a great week.


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