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Altered Band Aid Tin Swap
Swap Coordinator:funkykchicken (contact)
Swap categories: Accessories  Art  Artist Trading Card (ATC) 
Number of people in swap:8
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:March 1, 2007
Date items must be sent by:April 1, 2007
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

These are easy to get and decorate and hold quite a few items so here is what we will do.

1 swap partners

Decorate the Band Aid Tin

Fill up with lots of goodies you think your partner will love.Items to think of would be beads,buttons,charms,confetti,stickers,small flowers,jewelry ect...

This swap is international and open to newbies.If you have more then 1 no send please contact me.I do understand about 1 ratings and will hear your side of the story first.Please understand that if you are international and someone in the US is sending to you that it can take some time to reach you.If you are in the US please understand that it can take some time to reach us as well.

Any questions please ask

Discussion

user5107 02/22/2007 #

I love these they are so cute, unfortunately in New Zealand our bandaids only come in boxes :-( I would so love to receive one just to look and see how they are done

Clayshaper 02/22/2007 #

The one you see in the picture there (notice how under the bows there is a handle?) is actually bought at a craft store. Here in the US it is rare to find band-aids in tins anymore, but companies have caught on that people miss them, and you can often buy them at craft stores. Usually they have a handle or knob, or other \'closure\' device, even though they technically don\'t need one. You can order some very clever (metal) band-aid tins full of clever bandaids from www.mcphee.com (just click on \'bandages\' and look at all the SILLY ones they have! They work, and make my otherhalf smile, so we drop by and buy them now and again.)

Pink 02/22/2007 #

Damn, I wish they made band-aid tins in Australia. Who\'s bright idea was it to make band-aids in boxes, pssh. Maybe I will see if my craft store sells them, but somehow I doubt they will.

Alphenquilts 02/23/2007 #

Here in the Netherlands, band-aid are also only sold in boxes :-( So I can\'t participate.

funkykchicken 02/23/2007 #

I had no idea they only come in boxes in some country.I'm sorry i feel so bad now.

user3806 02/23/2007 #

Joanns sells them with a handle for $1.99. Their website is http://www.joanns.com . They are currently offering free shipping for orders over $35 if you need other supplies as well. Unfortunately they only ship domestic.

user5713 02/24/2007 #

I checked around and Oriental trading sells them in a 3 pack for $4.95. (they call them "tall thin tins") They will ship internationaly but you'll have to place the order by phone or fax. Hope that helps!

brokeneyeball 03/ 1/2007 #

they sell some sticks of gum in tin band-aid looking things. I bought one and its gonna work well!

brokeneyeball 03/12/2007 #

im having trouble decorating these...what kind of paint should i use?

user5713 03/13/2007 #

nimzay ~ If you want to paint it one color just about any of the krylon brand spray paints will work. If you want to do some decorative painting any acrylic paint should stick to the krylon base color. You may have to use a sealer or glaze when you're done so it will resist scratches. Hope that helps!

mrsD 03/15/2007 #

I mailed mine out today!

user5713 03/31/2007 #

medievalmayden ~ your package is on it's way! I hope you like it!

mrsD 04/17/2007 #

elle, your tin arrived today, it is SO pretty and filled with terriffic crafty things. thank you so very much!!

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