Mint Tin Trinket Boxes

9 Nov

cute boxes

Materials:

  1.  empty mint tins
  2. decorative tape
  3. sequins
  4. sticky rhinestones
  5. coated wire
  6. small beads
  7. small sharp nail
  8. hammer
  9. scissors

 Instructions 

  1. Stick a piece of decorative tape on top of mint tin.
  2. Have an adult help you use the hammer and nail to poke a few holes in box lid.
  3. Place holes in sequins over nail holes.
  4. Cut 2 inch piece of wire with scissors.
  5. Thread bead through wire.
  6. Wrap one end of wire over bead, trim excess, leaving one end of the wire long.
  7. Put wire through hole, pull through, securing sequin
  8. Bend wire inside lid of box to secure.
  9. Repeat process for other sequins.
  10. Add rhinestones.
  11. Cover exposed wire on inside of box with another piece of decorative tape.

altoid and hint mint boxes

 

 

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3 Responses to “Mint Tin Trinket Boxes”

  1. SiZe August 2, 2010 at 9:27 am #

    woooooooooooooow

    • kamikinard August 2, 2010 at 1:04 pm #

      🙂

  2. nancy Kennedy October 15, 2010 at 9:19 pm #

    those look cool!
    MCK

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