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Frida altered Tin Can

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Frida altered Tin Can
Group:Viva la Frida
Swap Coordinator:LittleCakes (contact)
Swap categories: Crafts 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Rating requirement:4.00
Last day to signup/drop:July 15, 2011
Date items must be sent by:July 22, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Altering tin cans is a fun way to re-purpose items we use regularly - what better use for a tin can than to create a small homage to Frida especially since her birthday just passed!

For this swap you will re-purpose a sardine can or a tuna can (think shallow can cat food, tuna, sardine, anchovy) and alter in any way you want. (pictured above is an embellished sardine can)

It can be a shrine ,a wall hanging or a doll, its totally up to you.

Use any medium you want, fabric,paint,silk flowers, tiny milagros...

Put some "love" into this project, make it special.
This should be a mini piece of art, if it's something you have a hard time parting with...you've created something send worthy!

Sorry but no newbies,no unexplained bad ratings and your SB activity should be fairly regular with at least one sign in the week partners are assigned....Most importantly - HAVE FUN!

Discussion

tiaragoth 07/ 9/2011 #

Any chance this swap can be international please?

luleemik 07/10/2011 #

I luv to alter tins...count me in!

luleemik 07/10/2011 #

tried to join this swap, but need a password:( Please help.

motes 07/13/2011 #

@tiaragoth would you be interested in hosting an international version? @luleemik I'm looking into the password issue!

motes 07/13/2011 #

Okay, folks. I have the password. If you want to join and don't hear back from the swap coordinator, let me know via pm.

luleemik 07/13/2011 #

thanks...

LittleCakes 07/14/2011 #

Sorry everyone...the password thing has been formally edited...I am such a "doe doe head" sometimes...sorry!! :)

LittleCakes 07/14/2011 #

No password necessary to sign up ...if you are interested.

tiaragoth 07/14/2011 #

It's international! Yay! I'm in : )

motes 07/14/2011 #

Excellent! Thanks, everyone, for chiming in on this -- sounds like there's a lot of interest, so let's make this a really good swap!

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