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    Easter & Halloween; Tins & Digitals on Sale!

    Filed under Art Projects, Back in Stock, Easter, Giveaways, Halloween, Kristin Batsel, Miniatures, Sale

    I know… what a contrast (Easter and Halloween)! But really, I promise this will all make sense.

    So this started with Design Team Member Kristin Batsel’s adorable tin at left (Lotsa Rabbits, an Altered Tin)

    Between that cute tin and some new Halloween things that just arrived (odd timing but they are really cute), I also remembered another tin Kristin made with a Halloween theme (which is featured down in today’s Giveaway). So the 2 tins led to a new Altoids Tins Collection, which is now on sale!

    I should say added to the sales, as ALL the digitals are still on sale: collage sheets (digital downloads only but wow! there are over 1300 options!) and digital images (singles or sets in PNG format) on sale at 50% off. If you’re locked away (as we all should be… and: wash your hands!) you can grab a quick digital image to work on an art project and forget for a bit.

    More info on what all’s in the new tins collection is below, but first: Back to Kristin’s rabbit tin! Here’s a snippet from her blog post:

    Here’s a little project I just threw together while social distancing. I have always loved the alphabet scrapbook paper I used, and wanted to do something with it. I found another nice paper with lots of letters on it that looks pretty good with it, so this little tin came together pretty easily. Once I had it covered, I used images from the Vintage Toys Collage Sheet. (If you purchase the digital version, you can resize the images as necessary.)

    A blank tin and those tiny carrots are about all you’ll need (sorry but that scrapbook paper is years old — though I can’t blame Kristin for hoarding it as it’s so cute)! You can see more pics and read more on Kristin’s blog post.

    What is new today? Mainly Stencils & Halloween!

    Oh my… that first row of tiny Halloween things might make you swoon! Plus one item that’s back in stock (after a looong while): Kitchen Cabinet Kit (btw, there’s a cute Holiday Sweets Hutch on that page, but that cabinet can be decorated with any holiday).

    FLASH SALE on Altoids Tins Collection!

    25% off on EVERYTHING Altoids Tin Themed! That’s not just the tins themselves, but chipboard facades and inserts designed to fit the tins, plus some collage sheets (and an accordion book, book covers and even a roof)!

    Psst: ALL collage sheets in this collection are marked down to 50% off!

    The sale ends at midnight PST, MONDAY night, April 6th. See them all here.

    Night Witch Altered Tin Giveaway!

    How sweet is that tin! This was a Halloween project from 2017, back when the Altoids Tin Insert Frames – Wrought Iron were first announced (psst… they’re also part of the flash sale).

    You can read more about the project in the original blog post. (Good tips are there, too, like: “to make the image more dimensional, I cut out the witch’s arms and the cat from a second, identical image.”)

    I’m including everything from Kristin’s supply list in today’s Giveaway! Three of the items are shown below, but there are 8 items still available (not bad for a project from 3 year’s ago).

    To enter the Night Witch Altered Tin Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, MONDAY Night, April 6, 2020).

    Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

    Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

    After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via Random.org).

    Oh! The Arabian Nights ATCs Giveaway winner from the last newsletter! Drum roll, please: The winner is Judy Adamcyk! Please check your email for more information.

    Posted by Leslie, April 5th, 2020

    51 responses to “Easter & Halloween; Tins & Digitals on Sale!”

    1. Victoria M. Simpson says:

      We can all use a little Halloween in the middle of this mess!!

    2. Kim R says:

      Halloween! Yessssss! My fav time of the year and these tins are boo-tiful!

    3. KathyS says:

      Witches are such a lovely form of distraction.

    4. Helen says:

      I love altoid tins. That scrapbook paper is especially beautiful. Thank you for all the inspiration!

    5. Ina Good says:

      Nice Halloween love it and enjoy altered tins!

    6. Anne S. says:

      It’s never too early to start on Halloween.

    7. Jo says:

      I love these tins! Thank you for reminding us about the Halloween tins!
      Both are so cute!!!

    8. Vera Collier says:

      Never too early to think about Halloween! I have been wanting to try doing an Altoid tin project.

    9. Monica Gabehart says:

      Love altered tins!

    10. Ann F. says:

      This is serendipity….Yesterday, I found a project I wanted to make using felted wool applique on top of an Altoid tin. I had no idea you sold them. I’m heading over to order a few. Yea!!

    11. Gail says:

      Both the Easter & Halloween tins are adorable.

    12. Patricia Davis says:

      love it! I am inspired to make a tin now. thank you for the give away

    13. Erin says:

      What a fun project

    14. Nancy S says:

      Very cool project!

    15. Cat Insley says:

      It’s never too early to make Halloween art!!! Love this giveaway. Thanks, and big hugs, cat

    16. Nadine says:

      It is a great time to be creative!

    17. Diane says:

      What a great project. Alpha stamps is full of great ideas and inspiration. Thank you for having the supplies available.

    18. Denise Humenik says:

      Love a witchy tin!! Great inspiration. Thank you.

    19. Marie Weddle says:

      I agree…it is never too early for Halloween! Such cute new stuff, gonna have to go check them out.

    20. Judy Adamcyk says:

      The tins are nice for Christmas ornaments too.

    21. Gabrielle Schmidt says:

      What a great idea😻 I just love making these tiny tins! Would love to play with this one!😻

    22. Janeace Liles says:

      A witch on a full moon are perfect companions on any night! Ladies get out and start your Brooms! We are in the air tonight!

    23. Jen says:

      Halloween is the best!

    24. Mary Ann Fry says:

      Ah, my favorite holiday…Halloween. I love this adorable kit and would really be bewitchingly happy if I won.

    25. Kathy Toews says:

      I love the alphabet soup paper. You need to bring that back.

    26. Bridget Haig says:

      Trick or treat love the cute tin Idea, makes me want to howl at those moons.

    27. Barbara Griggs says:

      Love the witch shrine!

    28. I love making mini tins. These are great and I love the tags

    29. ricki walker says:

      I love any and everything “witchy” any time of the year!

    30. Laural says:

      It’s Halloween all year round at my House! Kristin love your ideas

    31. Kat Cashwell says:

      It’s never to early to Halloween!!!!!!

    32. Janet Turner says:

      I think these trying times have more of a Halloween than Easter vibe. The tins are too cute!

    33. DIane Alterman says:

      Ah my favorite holiday as usual, done superbly (Halloween)

    34. Karen Mallory says:

      Any Holiday is fun to work on. Especially when in isolation!!! Love all the tins!

    35. Randi Davis says:

      I’d love to do this but more scarier 👻

    36. Pam Johnson says:

      Have been wanting to try making altered tins forever — now I’ve got a bit more time on my hands…

    37. Jean Marmo says:

      Such fun to look at!

    38. Denise Bryant says:

      Really cute Easter tin, and I ADORE the fun Halloween tins! I’m all about Halloween… my favorite crafting theme!

    39. Dawn says:

      I love this, nice work!

    40. Jennie I says:

      I love the sweet little witch!

    41. LeAnn Aagard says:

      Super cute tin ideas!

    42. Donna Kottcamp says:

      Love all the little shrines…and Halloween is always fun.

    43. Debi Haaga says:

      I love these altered tins and Halloween is one of my favorite holidays to decorate for, so this would be super fun to make!

    44. Rhonda says:

      I always love your tins. A tin was my first project.

    45. Dan and Susan Nelson says:

      I always have Halloween crafting on my mind! Such clever ideas!

    46. Patti Flasch says:

      I love making the tins; and one can never have too much Halloween! As always, thanks for sharing the inspiration!

    47. Carol Slowik says:

      OMG! My little business is called “Mann in the Moon” This would be just perfect!! Thank you Alpha Stamps for just being!! Stay safe!

    48. Rhonda Cable says:

      Absolutely love Halloween and the altoids boxes ate sooooo cool!!!!!

    49. Kathe Deck says:

      another adorable set of projects!

    50. Dianna says:

      Love Halloween! The altered tin is bootiful!

    51. Sylvia L says:

      The Halloween tin is exquisite. I love the Halloween & celestial themes, The layering of parts of the images is a great idea.