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Shimmer Sheetz Sunday: Treasure Tin
By Judi Kauffman One of my neighbors handed me a paper bag the other day, grinning like a Cheshire cat as she said she thought it might be something I could use. Boy, was she right! The bag held twenty little empty Gingermints tins from Trader Joe’s. She’d been saving them for ages without any idea what to do with them till she met me and realized I loved to give items a face lift. Who doesn’t love empty tins? These are the perfect size for jewelry, small seashells, canceled stamps, more candies or other treasures. knew right away that I could cover them with Shimmer Sheetz without having to paint the sides. The top is already a nice soft peach and the bottom an interesting shade of green. Maybe it’s time for a visit to Trader Joe’s to see what other candy tins I can find… Instructions: Step 1 – For the lid of each tin: Emboss a piece of Shimmer Sheetz slightly larger than the lid with a favorite embossing folder. Back with Clear Double Sided Adhesive Sheet. Optional: Use a sanding block and very little hand pressure to lightly sand the surface and reduce a bit of …