Tiny Notes Tucked in a Tin Project by Christen Hammons - Stampington & Company

Tiny Notes Tucked in a Tin Project by Christen Hammons

I’ve had an old mint tin sitting on my desk for a while now. I’m not one to hold onto items like this, but its rare flat surface kept calling out to me. The other day I was looking at the tin, contemplating tossing it finally, when my eyes shifted to stack of cardstock scraps. Inspiration hit: I’d make a set of tiny note cards. They’d fit perfectly in the tin, which I could then tuck in my purse so I could have them handy.

Instructions for Tiny Notes Tucked in a Tin Project:

After cutting the cardstock scraps to size, I applied quick, messy layers of acrylic paint. When making several of the same item, I always go the simple and quick route. Choose two colors of paint that will complement each other, rather than take on a muddied, brown appearance. Your finger is the perfect applicator for this. 

Once dry, stamp an Unruly Girl using permanent black ink. Finish with a quote from Clearly Quotes.

Make a selection of these note cards, varying the colors and stamps used. Once all your cards are done, tie them together with a bit of baker’s twine.

For the tin, give it a quick coat of acrylic paint. Randomly stamp Textures on the top with permanent black ink. Stamp an Unruly Girl and quote on cardstock, cut out, and adhere to tin. 

You will also  these publications:
Somerset Studio Gallery Winter 2015
Somerset Life Winter 2015

 

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