Tinspiration!

 

tin earrings April c

I found a sandwich bag of vintage tin container parts and I guess I never took a photo of the tin lid from which I cut this medallion.   These earrings took 15 minutes to make!  Tin is so easy to work with and everything you make is OOAK.

I went “Pinterest-ing” the other day and saved a bunch of images that were inspiring for Someday Maybe?

Pinterest is a treasure trove of creativity and here are the pictures to prove it:

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Wow talk about a statement piece!

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I am used to working flat…these are interesting!

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Cool idea, wish I had thought of it!

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I have never worked with rivets…maybe I need to get into those?  NO! (on second thought.)

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I admire anyone who wants to smooth all those edges!

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This is such a good idea for a tin container with a large pattern!

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Here is some silliness and awesome creativity!  I want to meet the person who made this!!!!!

I hope these photos get folks inspired to buy that vintage tin container at the next garage sale and have some fun.

 

Author: Patty Thurlby

I am a full time artist with a whimsical point of view!

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