Wednesday, January 20, 2021

House-Mouse Mask Tin

I don't know about you, but I'm amassing a nice collection of cloth facemasks. I also have begun to give them as gifts, so I figured that I should come up with a nice way to give and store a facemask. I remembered that I had a few handled bandaid tins in my stash. I was delighted to find that a mask and a small bottle of hand sanitizer fits inside it, so I decorated one with Stampendous!' adorable new Masked Maxwell House-Mouse Designs® Rubber Stamp. 

Here it is:

Stampendous!® Products Used:

Other Products Used:
Bandaid Tin from Oriental Trading
Copic® Markers:
   Mouse Skin: BV0000, BV000, E50, E51, R000, R01,
   Mouse Fur: E31, E33, E35, E44
   Mouse's Mask: BG10, BG11
BG10 and BG13 Copic® Various Refills
Spring Dots and Stripes 6x6 Patterned Paper pad by Echo Park Paper Company
Spring Stripes and Gingham 6x6 Patterned Paper pad by Echo Park Paper Company
Circle Tag Die by QuicKutz
Washi Tape: Source Unknown
White Ribbon: Source Unknown

  1. Use Various ink refills or other alcohol ink to color the top and the base of the tin. 
  2. Use Tuxedo Black Memento ink to stamp Maxwell onto white paper and color with Copic markers as desired. 
  3. Measure the circumference of the tin, then trim the paper to the appropriate height.*
  4. Cover the tin with dot patterned paper using a strong glue or tape.**
  5. Adhere the image panel to the front of the tin.
  6. Use the Circle Tag die to cut the gingham paper.
  7. Use Onyx VersaFine ink to stamp the sentiment onto the tag.
  8. Use Copic markers to color the white ribbon.
  9. Thread the dyed ribbon through the hole in the tag.
  10. Tie the sentiment tag to the tin's handle.
* Who knew that geometry would ever be really useful?

** I used 6x6 paper so I had to wrap the paper around the tin, then add another piece to cover the seam. I used both sides of the patterned paper were used since they matched perfectly. If I had used 12x12 paper, I could have wrapped the tin with one piece. 

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  1. Awwww what a cute little mouse and great idea with the tin!

  2. He looks like he's hugging
    himself since he can't hug
    any of his friends. Glad
    to see he's wearing his mask.
    Fun play on words.
    thanks for sharing

  3. Adorable tin . The mouse is so cute...
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Oh my gosh, what an adorable and thoughtful little gift. I've never seen a tin like this but it's just perfect to hold a mask and sanitizer. House Mouse images are always a favorite.

  5. Masked Maxwell is just adorable! I love your decorated tin! What a cute gift idea!

  6. What a clever and creative project!!! Love that HM image and sweet. Thank you for the inspiration. Now I have to look around for some small tins. :)
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  7. AWWWWW I just love this ... how cute are the House Mouse stamps!