Monday, 25 February 2019

Home to Roost copper tin and cards

At my Hygge Night last Friday, we made this lovely tin of cards inspired by the Sale-a-Bration brochure. I’ve been looking for a reason to use these Copper Tea Tins, and this was it. 

For the samples, I used the Grapefruit Grove foil from the Sale-a-Bration brochure, but gave the guests Copper Foil, too, so they could choose. It has been run through the Big Shot using the Tin Tile Embossing Folder.

The tin is stamped with Versamark ink then embossed with clear embossing powder to create this lovely subtle effect.

The cockerel is coloured with Stampin’ Blends. I used Old Olive (light and dark), Night of Navy (dark), Calypso Coral (light and dark), Crumb Cake (light and dark), Daffodil Delight (dark) and Cherry Cobbler (light).

For the cards, I used four different dies from the Stitched Shapes Framelits set, so they could all be run through the Big Shot together, to save time.

This is a gorgeous stamp set which is one of my favourites from this year’s Sale-a-Bration collection. You can earn it FREE with a £45 order... if you’re in the UK, just click here to start shopping!


  1. I like your cards and the tin you made for them to go in. I think it was clever of you to use the different stitched shapes so you could do them all at once. In the pictures the foil you ran through the tin tile embossing folder looks like there is extra color added. What did you add the color with or is just the way the light is shining on the foil?

    1. Hi Sue, thanks for your nice comments. I should have explained really but the multi-colour effect is just a quirk of the photograph. Not sure why, but I couldn't avoid it.


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