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Tin Can STin Can Sally Creator, Sarah Kilvert.ally is recycled tin artist, Sarah Kilvert. Sarah operates out of her studio in southern Maine. After many years of creating 3D pop art for an internationally known New York artist, Sarah moved to Maine from New York in 2001. Having an interest in metal sculpture and a BFA from Manhattanville College, where she studied three dimensional design, Sarah combined her art with her interest in old tins and created Tin Can Sally.

Sarah searches daily for old and new advertising tins - such as Maxwell House Coffee, Cracker Jack, Barnum's Animal Crackers, Band Aid and Tetley Tea (to name a few). Tins are becoming harder to find, so it takes a lot of patience and time checking and rechecking sources.

After carefully studying the graphics on each tin, Sarah hand-cuts and forms each switch plate individually, no two are exactly alike and some are only 1 or 2 of a kind! They are available as single, double and triple switch and outlet in a variety of sizes made to suit each tin's unique art and text.

As Seen In:

 As seen in Positively Green Magazine August 2008 issue.As seen in Natural Home Magazine May June 2010 issue.As seen in Oregon Home Green Living Magazine 2010 issue.
 

 Also Seen In The Movie:

  As seen in the movie Liquorice.

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 The Switch Plates Are Made From Very Old Tins
(Vintage) Or Newer Tins (Recycled)

Vintage Tin single, double and triple switch plates and outlet covers are made from tins 38 years and older. They are harder to find and often distressed. These switch plates are perfect for older homes or homes with antique décor. These are marked VINTAGE.

Recycled Tin single, double and triple switch plates and outlet covers are made from tins dated 1980 to present. They have less surface wear and look great in both newer and older homes! We call them RECYCLED because we keep them out of the landfills!

Limited Editions switch plates or outlet covers are made from tins or pans that are extremely hard to find. These are signed and numbered by the artist.

 

Tin Can Sally Gift Cards Are Now Available For Purchase!


From a Bowers Crunch tin to a vintage switch plate.

From This . . . . . To This!



O.N.T. thread tin shaped like a spool.

A Clark's O.N.T. Spool Thread Tin was used to create this super cool switch plate. It was hand-cut around the image of a spool of thread! These are have sold, but please check back!

We also make CUSTOM switch plates from your tins!

We try to recycle as much tin as we can, keeping it out of the landfills and beautifying your home. Your Tin Can Sally purchase is your contribution to making the planet greener!

 

 

 Certified handmade, recycled and repurposed for your home. 

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