I love to collect vintage bakeware. In fact, that’s what inspired this whole Vintage Kitchen collection!
For as long as I can remember, every time I would go in a thrift store, my eyes were drawn to the baking pans and the cool patterns that were embossed into their sides. I use the pans for display, to hold business cards, small collections of stuff, craft supplies and occasionally, I even bake in them 🙂
This Sunburst pattern that you see is a variation of a design on a pan I own which was reproduced to create the Sunburst & Waffle Textured Impressions set.
Here’s a project I pictured in my head as I was designing the die and it came pretty close to what I was going for. Of course, there are options 🙂 You can fold the pan with one of the scored tabs folded under the short side and you will get angled sides, or tuck both scored tabs inside the pan (or leave them outside like in the pic). Each way you fold it up has a different look and size so you can adjust it to whatever you need to serve up!
To re-create this effect , you will need metal sheets. I like using MD Hobby and Craft Aluminum Metal Rolls– it comes in rolls 12″ x 30″ and you can make a lot of projects with it for the price.
You will need heavy duty adhesive sheets to keep the metal adhered to the matboard. I use ThermOWeb Adhesive Sheets– they are just the right size to fit through the Big Shot.
- Cover a sheet of matboard with adhesive sheets on front and back.
- Trim 2 pieces of metal to fit on top of matboard (5″ x 7″) Peel off remaining release paper from adhesive and cover matboard on front and back with metal.
- Run metal covered matboard through Big Shot with Loaf Pan die.
- Position die cut inside Starburst embossing folder and run through machine. You will have to take 2-3 passes to cover the entire loaf pan. If it doesn’t line up exactly, no one will ever notice!
- Adhere flap to sides using glue gun, glue or brads. (you will need to punch holes using a Crop-A-Dile- works great)
- Paint front and back of pan with black acrylic paint, let set for a minute or two, then wipe off most of the paint, as desired, for an aged effect. Also paint over all white edges and score lines.
- Let dry and add baked goods, cookies, treats, candy- whatever fits- and give away.
I also used the small jars from the Kitchen Labels cut from Oly*fun by Fairfield to embellish the packaging.
Personalize with letters from the Homemade Alphabet set.