Sunday, February 5, 2012

Tea Tin Valentine

Are all crafters somehow secret hoarders? I'm a pretty organized person, but when I know something has a possibility of being upcycled it will never get thrown away. Like this tin tea can...

16 months ago my husband and I went to NYC together for the first time. We found this neat little tea shop inside Grand Central Station, and purchased this black raspberry loose tea. 16 months ago. I knew this little tin had potential to be something great! (the tea was really really great, too).

I also hoard paper. I bought this single paper sheet of adorable Valentine's images from We R Memory Keepers about two years ago. But I know I'm not alone when it comes to paper hoarding.

All of the images are cut from a single We R Memory Keepers paper, except the pink background on the top is DCWV Safari Kids print. With the front 'Spin Me' I added a pink brad to the middle, and cut out my own arrow so it can actually spin :)

I haven't decided what to put inside it yet, but I'm sure candy or Hershey Kisses will be inside at some point. I think it'd be cute to fill lots of individual notes inside about all the reasons why I love my hubby (aw)

So what do you hoard for your crafting addiction? Spill it

<3 Rachel w k
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  1. That tin is uber cute!! I loved how you altered it and you are putting it to good use. My addiction right now is 6 x 6 paper pads. I will probably never use them all, because I continue to buy more. I just love 'em!!

  2. That is such a sweet idea and such a cute tin!! I love when I save something that I know I can use and then I finally have the perfect thing to do with it!!! Your husband will love it.

  3. What an awesome idea! Hmmm... now you've got me thinking of all sorts of Valentine's ideas!

  4. FABULOUS!!! Such a sweet idea - love it! TFS
    Hugs, Karin

  5. Oh gosh, I love this idea! Too sweet! I've got a really cute plaid tin box around the same size that I'd love to fill some memories in it :) -B

  6. How cute is this?! You have lots of fun and inspiring projects on your blog :)