Wednesday, October 7

Full Metal Jacket!

LB3a

Lin Brown from L.B. Crafts called me out of the blue and said ... "I've got an idea ..."

Blow me ... Are her ideas good ones?

She asked me to alter a bean tin using Ten Second Studio metal ... some Big Daddy moulds and The Paper Artsy Flower stamp.

She also said ... "You could make a feature of the lines in the tin" ... pure crafting genius! So with metal and tools in hand ... I got to work.

I used this yummy barn red metal, my Bind-it-all and LB3 Ta da ... this is the result... well one of the results ... I am saving the other two for a later post :0) The leaves are made with Wendy Vecchi's leaf stamp. To back the flowers I used Claudine Hellmuth's sticky backed canvas ... which I think worked a treat.

Working with the metal is soooooo addictive and the fact that I can feed my stamping habit at the same time ... makes it just the perfect thing to while away the crafting hours.

Usually I would Thank Lin for the inspiration ... but on this occasion ... seeings as Lin taught me how to use the metal in one of her classes too ... it really is a case of Lin ... Thanks for every tin ... geddit??? tin as in bean tin ... Who said they did n't get it?

42 comments:

Claireabelle said...

LOL Linda, your nut's!!

Fabulous tin, I love that red!
x

ScrappyDandyDoo said...

LOL you are very funny dear LOL
Are you sure that used to be a bean tin??? and do you eat anything else??? LOL
J xx

Tinkertaylor said...

Brilliant can't believe it's a tin

Anesha said...

Wow, this is just amazing! Anesha :-)

pinky said...

lol, you should be on the stage! This is fabulous, wouldn't know where to start.
Pinky

alcoholinky said...

I saw this on Lin's blog before I reached yours Linda- it's fab - so cool!!!

Nettie said...

well, there's nuttin wrong with that tin (groan!) I am intrigued how you did it . . I think also next time you should try another kind of tin, how about a spahetti-tin? great work!

Trish said...

That is a great tin! Brilliant design and colour. I love your humour too, thank you for making me laugh!

Helen said...

Just FAB - as always - just love that red metal. Can't wait to see the others - what a tease, making us wait.

Biscuitlid said...

wow! who'd have thought this from a tin - you are so creative

Victoria
x

Paula said...

lol your as mad as a hatter! V cool tin..loving the metal work

Angelnorth said...

Fantastic tin! Love the use of the lines for a textural feature and your roses came out beautifully - fabulous work!

Karin said...

Fabulous tin and brilliant idea.

Heavenly Anarchist said...

love this, especially the lines of the tin.
Annie

Dolly said...

I get it! Fabulous tin, so creative, love it :)x

Julia Dunnit said...

I get it too, but frankly it's terrible. Luckily you are saved by your talent. I would eat bins for a tin like that, it's just the biz. Lubberly stuff.

Hels said...

Hey hunny, this is Tin-Tastic!!!! I love the colour, the lines, the flowers look A-MAY-ZING and the way it is laced up is just perfect :O))

*BTW, I got your joke too...I am going to have to call for a Doctor cos me sides are splitting* ;o))

kjjc said...

tin t everyday you see sometin like this. Marvellous!!!!!!!!!!

Juls said...

so incredibly amazing!! the roses are stunning, and I just love the red!! you are so creative!!

Sandy Poppins said...

Saw the tin on Lind's blog. It's fab! those metal flowers are amazing.

Sid said...

Just adore this altered tin...its fab ! Keep up the great and inspirational work.

Sid said...

Just adore this altered tin...its fab ! Keep up the great and inspirational work.

Linda Cain said...

LOVE IT~love it~love it~~~~one of my favs is the red! And your flowers are out of this world!
Great idea with the sticky back...and congrats on being Lin's DT girl!
WTG!
Another Linda....C.

Angie said...

wow ..this looks fun ....I thought.
Had a look at 10 second studio ...that was a mistake cos I then sat and watched a video and now I'm very interested.!!!!!! if not hooked lol

my5bratz said...

W-O-W!!!!!!!!!!!

Jennie said...

Amazing tin, loving the idea.. such clever girls :)

Yours Artfully said...

Welcome aboard!!!! This is such a wicked first project.....the fun has only just begun!!!! I'm thrilled you said yes.

Lin

Sherry said...

Great blog Linda, and a great tin!

Chris said...

this is just amazing!!!!!

nessy said...

well if anyone can you can!!! what an inspiration you are linda!! love it!!
vanessa xx

Andrea said...

WOW the tin looks fab Linda and the colours just perfect, would love to see it in the flesh and just might at our weekend away xx

Maureen said...

That is one fantastic altered tin!!!

Cass said...

Dunno how I missed this Linda,but wowweeeee it's stunning.I love all the ten second studio stuff.A girl at the shop I teach in does classes.I keep meaning to go along.It's always down to time though.....
Cass xxx

Debi said...

Awesome altered tin!!

craftimamma said...

Wow, wow, and double wow! This is stunning. I can see why Lin picked you. Congratulations! I checked out your blog and you are one talented lady.

You are now on my blog roll so that I don't miss a single post.

Lesley

Wanda H said...

Outstanding!!! this is totally awesome!!!!

Crafty Chris said...

thanks for leaving me a lovely comment, truly inspirational love it.
Christine x

Minxy said...

WOW, this is truely amazing, you certainly are a dab hand with the metal arn't you xx

Ali Manning said...

Wow - this is a stunning project!

Shazza said...

WOW, WOW, WOW this is amzing Linda
x

Liverpool Lou (Anne) said...

Totally fantastic!
Anne xx

Laurie said...

I'm new to your blog, I don't really understand how you did this, but I really like what I see.lol.

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