Step 2: All together

Here is the tin all together. It contains:
Extra tube of paint
Pencil w/eraser
Pencil Sharpener
Water in a Japanese bento box container for sauce
Paper towel on the bottom.

<p>ahh! that was just the tweak I needed! I need to make 10 mini-paint kits that are portablle for my cub scouts to take on our hike. I liked the idea of altiods tins, but the larger ones put me over my budget. The small ones will work perfectly! The way you did these is just perfect. Thanks!</p>
<p>I'm glad you like it.</p>
Just came across this wonderful altoids tin watercolor kit great idea now I can watercolor anytime!
Will this work for acrylics too?
It could, but the acrylics would have to be in very small tubes. I believe that you can get very small refillable tubes for bento boxes.
Good idea :)
This is a&nbsp;great idea! And I've always loved how the 'smalls' tin fits right inside the regular Altoids tin.<br />

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