Project

Memorabilia Tins

Keep your favorite vacation ephemera, such as maps, menus, and fliers, on display by using them to decorate tins.

Memorabilia Tins

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2002

steps

  1. Begin with a tin, such as a soup can or spice box. Remove any paper labels. Attach one end of the paper to the other, using a glue stick.

  2. Measure the height of the container, and cut a long strip of your paper keepsake to the same height. 

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  3. Wrap the paper around the tin and mark it with about 1/2 inch of overlap. Cut away excess.

  4. Attach one end of the paper to the other, using a glue stick.

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