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Saturday, 6 July 2013

A card-book for the mistress: Just a Card week

Hi, Here’s Coco with my first Tando project as new DT member ! So happy and excited to share my future works with you ! Hope you will like this one, a little bit special. Here in France our school holidays have just started... For the last day, I was looking for an idea of crafty gift to offer to the schoolteacher of my two mini-honeys (my twins that are five and half years old). She has been so kind for them for the whole year... So a card-book, with a surprise inside… why not ?!!

For this card I used this mask/stencil Tornado from Andy Skinner that I love. 
I inked it on some cream card with a piece of Cut'n dry and my distress ink pad Gathered Wings. I used only this ink, as the colour perfectly coordinates with a fresh collection of Jillibean Soup papers ! (hmm... very fresh, but no so much if you consider that these papers were in my scraproom from ages ha ha !!).

Here's the cover of my card with the stenciled image on top: 

By the way, I can’t resist to present you for the occasion my two "Gnomies" ! You should see them from time to time on some layouts in the months to come… 

My small squares on cover and back sides were stamped in Versamark, heat embossed with clear powder, and then coloured with different Perfect Pearls powders mixed to water. The mica pigments are retrieved easily using a watercolor brush after letting them dry.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  Coco xxx


DIane Warburton said...

What a great project to start you off on the wonderful journey of being on the Tando design team. I look forward to seeing more of your projects :-)

Dana Tatar {datatar} said...

What a great gift idea! I love how you used the mask!

Kaz said...

Such a fabulous project to start with. I'm sure it will be loved x

Carol said...

What a fantastic first post! great idea Coco x

Karen Gist said...

ooo this is a fantastic idea Coco!!! A wonderful first project xxx

butterfly said...

Really delightful make, Coco!
Alison x

Kerri-Jo Sharp said...

I absolutely LOVE that stencil!! Beautiful project!! Thanks for sharing!!

coco said...

Thank you ladies for all these nice words on my very first post for Tando ! I appreciate them much, and it's always so encouraging ! I wish a fab week-end to everyone. Coco xxx

nefertiti said...

Great work and gift for the mistress!
It's original and fun!!
Gros bisous