I wanted to share this Rectangular Biscuit Tin that I have given a makeover using inspiration & products from Finnabair, Tim Holtz & Prima Marketing.
I love the intricate details of the Iron Orchid Designs 'Keyholes' moulds.
I filled them with melted hot glue rather than paper clay.
I found this process much quicker & easier to do.
The glue cools & sets very quickly. It is easy to remove from the moulds & is flexible.
A few air bubbles form in the pour but they can be reduced, & the back flattened
by warming with a heat gun.
I applied texture paste through the Tim Holtz intricate stencil shown below.
The keyholes, art stones & die cuts were attached with 3D matte medium.
The whole piece was then brushed with white gesso.
Once this was all dry I used a stiff brush to apply layers of the 3 colours of Patina Effect Paste
over the surface.
I absolutely adore the way this turned out.
It is hard to photograph as it combines the shine of the Copper Effect Paste with
the Matte effect of the Blue & Green Pastes.
The copper looks pink in the photos, but more metallic in real life.
Took photos from all angles!
To finish the Base I covered the bottom of the tin
with various Tim Holtz new Washi/Tissue Tapes
before swiping with some of the colours used above.
It has now become much prettier storage for my stash of 'Bling'
I recommend trying this. It really is very easy & so effective..