Sunday, September 1, 2013

Tin[foil] Lantern

This week at the Pile It On! Challenge, our theme is "All that Flickers," so I decided to do something a little different and made a faux tin lantern:

The box opens flat, so it's really easy to put in a small battery-powered tea light:

The pieces are cut from a silver paper and covered with heavy-duty tinfoil. For the sides, I stamped flowers in black StazOn, colored them with Sharpies, and then pierced the outlines with my awl. I also created a border with my embossing tool.

For the lid, I embossed the tinfoil-covered piece with a Cuttlebug folder in my BigShot. I attached a tin-can flower (which was cut/embossed in my BigShot) to the top with a "hitch fastener" by TH/Idea-ology that I colored with a silver Sharpie.

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Lisa Mensing said...

Very creative and pretty! Thank you for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays. Hope to see you next week.

Avril Ann said...

What a fabulous project, getting to the time of year when we want to light candles in our homes, to keep it warm looking xx

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Such a beautiful lantern! Great work!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


Juliet A said...

this looks like a far more expensive decor item - brilliant work!