September Thrifty Haul

It's about time I shared some of the items I got last month at thrifty prices. There weren't many purchases at all. I only found a few things at Hobby Lobby, Goodwill, and a Rummage sale.

The small amount I brought home probably doesn't even warrant this post, but I couldn't bear to break my streak! Since there were so few items, I'll simply share the short video I recorded to reveal my haul.
 
I'm excited that I've actually broken down all the tins from Goodwill and used the two items I found on clearance at Hobby Lobby already. So, I know that they're not going to waste!
Have you scored any good deals lately?

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  1. The tins look great. I am waiting to see what you make with them. I am curious to know how you make the first cut on a tin box. I am scared to try cutting one. Is there any tutorial on your site that shows that first step?

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    1. Divya,
      Thanks! Lately, I've just been cutting down the tins to store easier. I don't have a tutorial on cutting them down, but that's a fabulous suggestion for a tutorial on here. I may work on that soon. I'll try to explain simply here. I start with a pair of heavy duty tin snips to get over the first roll of the top edge and cut down next to the seam. I use to then cut around the base but have discovered that I can unroll the base with a pair of heavy duty wire snips. This really helps to reduce waste. It's probably a lot easier to show in a video. I'll work on that soon! Thanks for the suggestion. In the meantime, just let me know if you have any other questions.

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