Isn't it fun? I used two different Altoids inserts: Scalloped and Alice along with Tiny Alice Props chippies from Gypsy Soul.
I have a few process photos to share with you, and then lots and lots of pics to inspire you.
While my rust paste was drying, I painted all the inserts with black soot distress paint. Paint both the front and the back. You can see that I kind of cleaned my rust paste brushes off on some areas of the painted chippies. I didn't want them to look too perfect.
I traced each insert onto Halloween in Wonderland papers, trimmed them out and glued them to the back of the insert. Easy, peasy!
I hot glued some purple trim and a border piece around the edges of the tin. I tried using Glossy Accents but it would not stick to the rough texture of the rust paste. Glue gun to the rescue!
I painted a selection of Tiny Alice Props with Wilted Violet and Shaded Lilac Distress Paints. The edges were inked with Black Soot DI. I also used my White Sharpie pen to add a dot border around the inside edge of each insert. I really like the way this helped define the shape as well as provided some pattern and contrast.
I wanted my tin to look really old and battered so I distressed it even more by tapping it lightly with a craft hammer. Then I rusted a Tim Holtz Idea-ology word band and glued it to the front edge of the tin.
I filled the inside of the tin with all the inserts.
I also painted some tiny mushroom chippies from the Tiny Alice Props and added them to the final card in the box. I love the dimension this adds.
So that's all for me! All these fun bits and pieces will be coming to Gypsy Soul Laser Cuts soon, so keep your eyes peeled! They'll make spook-tacular Halloween decor.
Thanks for stopping by!