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Margie Higuchi

How to Alter a Tin With Washi Tape

I am SO excited to share with you one of my CHA Mega Show projects!

Girlie Grunge Tissue Tape Tin by Margie Higuchi

To give the surface “tooth” to grab on to, I sanded the entire tin with fine grade sand paper which you can get at your local hardware store.

MargieHiguchi GirlieGrungeTissueTapeTin Step1

Next I painted two coats of Gesso (dry time between coats) and then painted white acrylic paint. When the paint dried, I went to town! First I covered the base with washi tape in wood colors. Using strips of the tape, I covered about two layers for a wonderful natural color. Repeat the same process with the lid, using washi tape in oak.

MargieHiguchi GirlieGrungeTissueTapeTin Step2

For the embellishment, I looped white fabric covered wire twice and colored with brown Pigment Powder Brown and water as the base. Then added gold Pigment Powder  and water into a mister to spray the ring as an accent. Place on the lid with Dodz Adhesive Dots Medium. With two feather and “YOU” die cuts, I used different sizes of 3D Foam Squares White, Mix pack for dimension.

MargieHiguchi GirlieGrungeTissueTapeTin Step5

As the finishing touch, I tied natural colored Twine to the feather’s stem and it’s ready to be given away…

Girlie Grunge Tissue Tape Tin by Margie Higuchi

This tin is part of a three-piece ensemble…

MargieHiguchi 500WM GirlieGrungeTissueTapeTinEnsemble CHAW16

I hope this inspired you to get your tissue tape ON!

Thanks for stopping by!
Margie Higuchi

• Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®: Dodz Adhesive Dots Medium and 3D Foam Squares White, Mix
• Dies: Spellbinders® Creative Arts
• Gold Metallic Foil Cardstock: WorldWin Papers®
• Gesso: Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft®
• Altoids Tin
• White Fabric Wire
• Fine Grade Sand Paper
• Mister

See my Gold Feathered Thank You card here:

Pigment Powder Gold Feathered Thank You Card by Margie Higuchi

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