Craft-In Wednesdays: Mint Tin Tiny World

October 13, 2010, 09:00 am  Posted by Craft Your Life Team

Hi, Craft-In friends!

Welcome to the second of six very special Craft-In Wednesdays. Each week, we’ll be giving away a copy of the full box-set of Craft-In: 12 Project Booklets for Your Own Crafty Gatherings plus an original project from the set, made by a featured designer. Check last week’s post to see who left the winning comment as determined by random.org.

This week, you have a chance to win a copy of Craft-In and an original art assemblage from the Mint Tin Tiny World booklet by Debrina Pratt. Check it out! Debrina is the queen of whimsy, and she makes the most charming art. Will you look at how darling that little fairy is?

This could all be yours! Not pictured: the other 11 booklets in the set.

Don’t you want to take a closer look? I do! In her booklet, Debrina guides you, step-by-step, on how to make your own tiny world, and as a bonus, she includes four different paper collages that you can use as your background. For more of Debrina’s charming collage elements, please visit her etsy shop, landofenchantment.

To be entered for a chance to win Craft-In plus Debrina’s one-of-a-kind assemblage, simply leave a comment on this post by 9pm EST on Wednesday, October 20th. Any comment will do, but what I’d really like to know is: What will you put inside your own mint tin tiny world? The winner will be notified by Wednesday, October 27th. Official rules are here. Good luck to all who comment! Special thanks to Debrina for so generously donating her art for Craft-In fans like you. She’s an absolute doll! Make sure you check out her blog, whimsicalworldoffairies.blogspot.com.

See you next Craft-In Wednesday! Here’s a little ditty to take you out, Craft-In style.  <wink>

UPDATE: Colleen won the Mint Tin Tiny World assemblage and a copy of Craft-In! Congratulations and enjoy!


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28 Responses

    colette says:

    ah…beautifuuuull! i’ll put in icons from my childhood.

    Saganaga says:

    i would put a nest with 3 eggs & a bird all on a pink cherry blossom tree branch

    Marcia W. says:

    After the background is done, would ask my “collector” grandniece what she wants inside. It could be something we make (a fairy or mermaid or paper dollie), or one of her dinosaur or princess figures. If keep for me, a bird or flower would be sweet.

    Janel says:

    This is so cute. I would add bookshelves and maybe a book fairy or two!

    Terilhack says:

    Oh my gosh that is so cute and awesome! I would take my eldest girl and make her a fairy reading a book on a stump ;) THis is great I might have to do this with my girl scout troop.

    Huggles4u says:

    WOW this is great so cute

    Colleen says:

    my nieces love faries and mermaids so I would do this with them. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Meadowlark says:

    I would do ducklingss. Don’t ask why… I just like ducklings I guess.

    Turtlesandowls says:

    I would decorate a tin to hold my knitting markers, thimble, and tiny scissors instead of the old pill bottle they’re in now!

    Virtualmom says:

    Very neat, but also the slightest bit creepy. I think it’s the off kilter head and legs. How about a steampunkish background and a toddler playing with an unidentifiable device….

    Jen says:

    Chickens with fairy wings…wait, chickens already have wings, don’t they? How about a chicken with a wand and sprinkled with fairy dust? I have a thing for chickens (especially my Birdie who is happily tucked away in the coop for the night).

    ElenaMary says:

    a robin’s egg and a butterfly wing and fairy dust…going hunting now…such a charming starlight fairy!

    Poppy says:

    I might have to make one using one of my vintage Christmas pixies and glitter, gotta have glitter. Love the whimsical child fairies, too!

    Canarytv2 says:

    Wow this is the cutest idea I have seen recycling tins. Would love to win. Thanks for the opportunity

    BareBears says:
    debi says:

    too cute! I want to do one with a little boy to match the little girl when I win :)

    Amy says:

    I love that mini tin! I think I would do just about the same thing if I were making my own; except do one for each of my kids. I fix a photo up in picnic to look really cute and I don’t know what else – it looks like I need to win “Craft In” so I can know how to do it.

    Irishknitter1955 says:

    One could make their very own secret garden with butterflies, bugs, mushroom umbrellas, oh my! The ideas are overwhelmingly tiny! (And that is a good thing.)

    Judi says:

    What i would do is take pussywillows and design a scene of baby animals adding rabbit ears and tails to the pussywillows and dog tails and ears or baby possums creating my own woodland world in minature. Judi

    Rarejewlz says:

    This is a great idea… I love to collect tins of various shapes and sizes. I would like to place the tin (landscaped) and place in a tiny vintage-style Santa Claus in a sleigh, and perhaps a lovely reindeer. Of course with a glistening snowy background with flakes!

    Mommapudding says:

    I’d make a bug hotel, with iridescent bugs, leaves and pebbles, a birds eye view of things that make you go eugh!

    Carmen says:

    I would put something bead related in the tin

    Kathleen says:

    LOVE her work! The quality and detail are what struck me the first time I saw it!

    Melissa says:

    This is so delicate and perfect!! I would create a mini-altar or perhaps a memory shrine — it’s that time of the year, Day of the Dead.

    Som's Studio says:

    This is such a cool idea. I would put a dense forest with small animals peeking out. Or snow-capped mountain landscape.

    Celia (GlitzGlitter) says:

    What a wonderful idea! My tiny world would have a little comfy chair next to a bookshelf.

    Broadwaydiva says:

    I would want a Broadway theater in my mint tin world! Maybe I will try and make one now that the idea is in my head.

    Jean says:

    my mint tin world would be a completely decked out chef’s kitchen with all the bells and whistles.

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