Mint Tin Upcycled Mini Album

Mint Tin Upcycled Mini Album

Happy vacations photos should be shared, right? Not stuck in cell phones or on computers! Free your pictures and show ’em off.

Mint Tin Upycled Mini Album - Yesterday on Tuesday

To make a mini photo album out of a mint tin, you only need a few supplies: a mint tin, Mod Podge, double sided tape, a map or paper, stuff for embellishing like a small piece of ribbon and a button and most importanty… a small stack of vacation photos. Print them out (3″ x 2 ” size) in batches with your home printer. You don’t even need photo paper… regular white printer paper or cardstock works great.

Upcycled Mini Album Supplies - Yesterday on Tuesday

Cut out a piece of map or paper larger than the lid of the tin.

Tin - Upcycled Mini Album

Paint the lid with Mod Podge.

Mod Modge Mint Tin - Yesterday on Tuesday

Adhere paper. When dry, use a nail file to file around edges– making paper fit perfectly.

Nail File Mint Tin Upcyled Photo Album - Yesterday on Tuesday

Set aside.

Map Cover Upcycled Mint Tin  - Yesterday on Tuesday

Measure, cut and attach a small piece of ribbon with hot glue.

Hot Glue Trim Upcycled Mini Album - Yesterday on Tuesday

Use the insert from the mint tin to trace and cut out paper for interior.

Interior Upcycled Mint Tin - Yesterday on Tuesday

 Use double sided tape to adhere paper to inside of tin if desired. Print and cut out some 3′ x 2′ photos.

Mini Pix Upcyled Mini Album - Yesterdat on Tuesday

If you want, embellish top with stickers and a button and toss in purse.

Finished Upcycled Tin Mini Album - Yesterday on Tuesday

Next time someone wants to take a peek at your vacation photos, you’re set!

Mini Album - Yesterday on Tuesday

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Comments

  1. Jane Harrah says

    I also love using a mini-tin for a first aid or sewing kit. Lots of fun uses! Thanks for sharing Malia.

  2. says

    Cute idea Malia! Makes a great keepsake. I love the idea of putting the map on the top of the tin. There is so much potential in an empty tin of mints!

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