Decoupage medium

Foam brush

Empty and cleaned Altoids tin

Picture of choice, preferably printed on regular paper and just slightly bigger than the lid of the tin


Paint a thin, even coat of glue on the lid and sides of the tin and on the back of the picture.

Figure 1

Carefully place picture on the lid, leaving room on the edges to fold down.

Figure 2

Smooth the picture to the lid and sides with even pressure and, if necessary, more of the glue.

Paint a top coat of the glue over the picture and around the edges, pressing firmly where the edges may come up.

Carefully trim any extra overhang with exact-o knife.

Figure 3

Let dry for a few hours.

Final Product

Harry Potter Sin Tin


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