Altered Treat Can



Last week on Donna's Tuesday Tutorial Live Web Show I showed you a little treat can that I had altered. Here it is, in more detail. I am hoping to post a tutorial on the flowers (super easy) in a couple days.


This can was a gift from my friend, Dove Chocolatier Laura Miller, and was filled with Chardonnay Wine Brittle–it was super yummy! The distressed edge on the can reminded me of the Distrezz-It-All so I thought it would be fun to alter with Donna Salazar papers (naturally) and fill with goodies for another gift.


I covered the body of the can with a strip of Donna Salazar Mosaics Paper. Then I stamped a sentiment (from Stampin' Up!) on the tag and inked the edges. I tied the tag to the tin with waxed twine and a button. You can get the buttons I used in the Seaside Embellishment Set in my shop. I then sprayed the entire can with Smooch Spritz in Gold Glow and Spun Sugar just to help meld all the colors together. I love how Smooch “sticks” to buttons and plastic things! Now I just have to figure out what to put inside!

Happy Scrapping!

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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2 thoughts on “Altered Treat Can

  1. Love it! You are so talented! I will have to send you some more containers (empty & full, haha!)

    Posted on September 20, 2010 at 11:14 pm
  2. This is wonderful! I just want a tiny piece of your talent please share…. I agree with Laura you are sooooo Talented!!!

    Posted on September 21, 2010 at 12:23 am