August 4, 2011

Vintage Watercolor Tins





This slew of old lithographed watercolor tins was a lucky score on Ebay. I love thinking of all the pictures painted by kids (all grown up now) with these partially used cakes of paint! It was a pleasure to photograph these as a collection and put them together into smaller groupings which will make their way into the shop later on in the week.

7 comments:

  1. These painting tins are amazing, what a lucky find! By the way my name is rachel and i am a huge follower of your vintage etsy account. I have recently started an account of my own and i just started a blog to try my hand in that as well. if you have the time i would be honored if you would be my first follower, im still getting the hang of it. the blog is ERigbee.blogspot.com if not keep up the amazing work. thanks!

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  2. Thank you Rachel and Kim! Glad you enjoyed the collection of tins.

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  3. Really pretty, I wish I had seen them first :3 I'd love to have them but I really don't want to pay a markup!

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  4. Who but you would think to make art out of paint tins....love this collection...I have a few too.

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  5. Came across this in Pinterest this morning! Gorgeous!!!

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    1. Thank you Henriette! Welcome & so glad to have you following along :)

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