Found Chic Muffin Tin

By  Vicki Kammerer 

size: 10"x14"

  • Found Chic Muffin Tin


  • 12-cup muffin tin
  • Michaels Industrial Chic Charms by Susan Lenart Kazmer, assorted
  • We R Memory Keepers Copper Alphabet
  • Cardboard, large sheet
  • Natural excelsior moss


  • Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Vintage Photo Stain
  • White matte-finish spray paint
  • Matte spray sealer
  • White vinegar
  • Household bleach
  • Spray bottle
  • Large glass measuring cup and spoon
  • Rubber gloves
  • Coarse-grit sandpaper
  • Adhesives: Eclectic Products E6000 Multi-Purpose Adhesive Gel, glue gun

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler, pencil, newspaper
  • 1. Cover work surface with newspaper. Working in well-ventilated area, spray paint front and back of muffin tin white; let dry.
  • 2. In glass container, mix one cup bleach and one cup vinegar. Stir and pour into spray bottle. This will be enough mixture to spray tin several times over a few days.
  • 3. Using coarse-grit sandpaper, sand off random patches of dried paint.
  • 4. Place muffin tin flat on work surface and spray front with bleach/vinegar mixture; let dry and cure. Repeat for back of tin. Spray on additional coats until pleased with rusting. This may take a day or two.
  • 5. Seal tin with a few very light coats of spray sealer; let dry.
  • 6. Peel apart cardboard to reveal corrugated inside. Trace bottom of muffin tin cup six times and cut out circles. Rub corrugated ridges with Vintage Photo stain; let dry.
  • 7. Use glue gun to glue circles into alternating openings in muffin tin. Fill remaining openings with excelsior; adhere with glue gun.
  • 8. Using photo as a guide, fill openings with assorted charms; secure charms with glue gun.
  • 9. Adhere letters spelling "Found Chic" down center of muffin tin; secure with E6000. Let dry completely.
  • 10. Display tin on easel stand.