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Holiday DIY Projects with Tin Ceiling Tiles
Nov 26, 2013 5:05:27 PM
The holidays always seem to put people in a crafty, DIY mood. If the egg nogs and apple cider start getting your creative juices are flowing, here are some unique craft projects to try with tin. You can use our tiles for virtually anything to make a one of a kind gift item- the only limit is your imagination. Mold them into keepsake boxes, flower boxes, mirrors, or wall art to achieve a weathered, antique, salvaged look. Single tiles would look great as trivets to spice up a decorative, enviable table and ensure you’re the hostess the mostest. For smaller projects, we recommend 6" repeating patterns like 3, 17, 19, 20, 21, 30, and 31. The cost of shipping one tile is approximately $10 plus the cost of a tile so you’re looking at a great gift under $20! Pinterest is a great source for inspiration if you can take a break from the holiday prep. Shabby chic never looked so good.
OrnamentsOur standalone tin tiles would make great ornaments to hang from the tree. Simply stamp a hole to hang and voila, instant pattern. If you’re interested in cutting them into unique shapes, a standard pair of tin snips or metal shears will do the trick. Tin tiles are not intended to be bent as they can potentially break the powder coating so it’s recommended to cut and piece together. Simply trace the design you want and cut away. If you like bling, you can string beads or crystals from a hole at the bottom like the sample in the picture. We offer a variety of finished colors, but if you want to paint them yourself, you can purchase unfinished tiles and treat them with an oil-based primer with rust inhibitor. More info on painting is available here.