Saturday, 28 May 2011

How You Getting On With Those Sardine Tins?

I've been altering sardine tins again, this time for a swap over at UKStampers. I loved the first one I did in April and this one was just as fun! I've called it 'In The Frame'.


At the moment I'm just altering the inside of the sardine tin as I like the juxtaposition of a little unexpected world inside an everyday object.


The gent is from the Artistic Outpost Steampunk stamp set available from Quixotic Paperie.

If you are very sharp-eyed you might also spot the gears accessory stamp that comes with the Kraftin' Kimmies Stamps Lavina stamp.


Now there wasn't really a Steampunk theme running through my head when I made this, I was more focussed on the frame within the tin. But I have added a chain to the mica plate and rusted some of the Tim Holtz Idea-Ology Sprocket Gears for the counterpoint to the framed man. 

I used newspaper and Gesso on the inside of the tin and added colour with ZIG Art and Graphic Twin.


Have a fun Saturday.

Kim

15 comments:

  1. This is brilliant! LOVE it!

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  2. What a super project Kim - it is lovely.

    Toni xx

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  3. This is fabulous Kim!!! Jo x

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  4. Fab project! So different! X

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  5. what a great idea and how great this looks, I don't like sardines, but I think i buy one too ☺ Have a great weekend, a big hug too You.

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  6. Great piece. I am inspired! Have a great weekend.

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  7. WOW!! That looks fab xx

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  8. wow, fantastic art kim :D

    xx coops xx

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  9. Wow, this is stunning Kim. Amazing what we can recycle nowadays lol
    Clairex

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  10. Great creation, so original, super!
    Hugs Jacqueline

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  11. This project is awesome, love the idea with the frame within the tin.

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  12. i love this piece!so original and masculine!

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  13. What a great idea...and to think just two days ago I had my hand on a can sardines at the market...I should have bought it!

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