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Well, I can't really tell you allllll about me! LOL. But I can tell you that I'm a wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, cousin, and Christian. And I love scrapbooking, card making, painting, and altered art.  I love to coordinate parties with themes and come up with new ways to incorporate paper art into them.   I enjoy working with my hands and making something out of nothing.  It's such a wonderful thing to know that there are so many beautiful women out there who share the same passion for this hobby....ART! that I do. I draw inspiration from everything around me and from people like you! So, let's get scrappin'!

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Altered Muffin/Cupcake Tin

Hi lovelies:

I'd like to share a project with you all that I just completed recently.  As you may know, I have inadvertently become a Youtube junkie! Yes, me, a junkie for videos.  And not just "crafting or scrap booking" videos.  If something catches my interest; I'll take a look at it.  People playing pranks on each other, babies doing amazing things, animals that "talk," street fights, music, whatever.

My friend, Sharon S. (http://seraph1959.blogspot.com/) asked to do a one-on-one swap with me when   this idea got her bubbling over with excited energy after she had watched a video.  She sent a link to that video showing an altered muffin tin.  Sooooo dang ca-ute! You altered the muffin tin by painting and decorating the tin itself.  Which surprisingly was the hardest part; as I tried to paint it without leaving a lot of paint streaks.  And then you created "muffin/cupcake liners" to fit inside.  Although I'm sure you could use real liners.  Inside of those liners you were to add scrapping goodies.  The categories for us were: paper, lace, bling, wood, flowers and metal.  

How could I resist? Her excited energy over altering a muffin tin spilled over into me.  And so I watched video after video after video of altered muffin tins.  Frankly, I couldn't find an actual "how to" or "tutorial" on how to complete one. We decided to swap the tins that we did at the end of August.  Which would give both of us plenty of time to finish other projects and take care of life on both of our ends.  That decision was made less than a week ago. And guess what? We're both DONE.  I filled the "cupcakes" to the brim...and still wanted to add more LOL. Take that craftingADHD!!!!!  One project done without jumping on to some other project.

Below, I've added  pics of the tin that I created for Sharon, of how some of the cupcakes or muffins turned out along with the decorated muffin/cupcake tin: (OOOPS! forgot to take pics of the crafting goodies inside)








It truly was fun. And I've already got several ideas for the next one. Wink Wink!
So, thank you Sharon for suggesting this swap!

Again, I truly appreciate you stopping by and taking a peek....

Until next time
Hugs+Kisses
Renee