Creating Holiday Scenes Using Tart Tins

2 Materials
$12
1 Hour
Easy
You can easily find large tart shaped tins at thrift shops. They are so fun for creating little Halloween or Christmas scenes.
Using e-600 the metal tin was glued to a wooden candle stick. Both were sprayed black.
I wanted to add a glittery edge, so I brushed it with a thin layer of Modge Podge and sprinkled black glitter.
I created cornstalks out of raffia and tucked in a few tassels from the tops of real cornstalks. The mini straw bale was purchased at the dollar store along with the glittery black branch.
I found a package of mini pumpkins at a thrift store for $1. They were all green, so I painted some orange. I have also made them from sculpty clay and that works well. The pumpkin head scarecrow was a little over a $1 at Wal-mart. I added a touch of glitter to the crow on his shoulder.
I had the old toy Tonka truck. I added shredded paper and more pumpkins.
I bought a package of two candy corn trees at Michaels for 40 percents off. I only used one.
A little u-pick banner was tucked into the straw bale.
Driving along the back roads I often see pumpkin patches. That was the inspiration for this scene.
I added the numbers 66. This is my ode to 'Route 66'.
Here's another one I made last year for Christmas. I left the tin plain and just added a glitter border around the bottom.
Creating these little scenes is so fun and the possibilities are endless!
Suggested materials:
  • E-6000, Modge Podge, glitter, paint   (Hobby Lobby)
  • Straw, branch   (Dollar Store)
Jann Olson
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