A few examples of what polymer clay artists have created recycling tins. 

For the basic directions to cover a tin visit Desiree’s tutorial.

Flickr Photo Credits:
snake tin, 2. Carved relief on candy tin, 3. Collaged tin, 4. Tin front, 5. Pink and Blue flower tin top, 6. Polymer clay tin, 7. A Tribute to an Early Morning Kayak Paddle, 8. “Caged Wing”, 9. Red and Gold Tin

Created with fd’s Flickr Toys.

[tags]polymer clay, arts & crafts, covered tins, recycling[/tags]

By heather powers


5 Comments so far

  1. candi canncel on April 23, 2008 1:01 pm

    SO cool! Oh no, I might have to add another craft to my arsenal. Such a fabulous idea.

  2. Anke Humpert on April 24, 2008 1:12 am

    Thank you so much for showing two pieces of my work!!! I am really honored to be featured on your wonderful blog!!!
    (Mine are no.1 and 4…;-))

  3. Carrie on May 5, 2008 12:09 pm

    Your collage immediately makes me ask myself “Which one is my favorite?”, then I could not decide and started going “No this one!, No the other one…”

  4. Cath on October 24, 2013 4:28 pm

    Great inspiration. 12 great ideas.

  5. Cath on October 24, 2013 4:31 pm

    I’m guessing this is the website you meant to link to.

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