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Sunday, 29 September 2013

A large banner in Stampotique Originals !

Helloooo everybody! It’s the last day of the week where we can show some of the larger pieces in the range of Tando’s products. At first I wanted to decorate a wonderful 3 panel wall art I have in my stash, but I didn't manage to do it (i.e. not yet tee hee, as of course it’s only a matter of time !)… So instead I share with you a project that might become the next banner of my blog if, like me, you enjoy it ! :)
I used some Tando chippies to do it and some of my favourite Stampotique stamps, starting from one plain A4 Chipboard Sheet. All the sheets are cut out in very sturdy 2250 micron greyboard, which supports many layers of paint or inks, and spritz of water over it too. I love these sheets !! I used a largest size A4 (210mm x297mm) one and cut it in half so that I get the perfect size for a blog's banner. I will use the other half side for another future banner I think, or anything else !

I made the background playing with my Fresco Finish Paints, Grunge Paste, and three Tando's masks I really LOVE : Dotted Star, Sequin Waste and Burning Rubber.
I put over it 5 dominos from the straight dominos bag (I've kept the five remaining ones for another project). At first I stamped my dominos in Black Stazon to create a little scenery using a selection of Stampotique stamps (you can guess that I'm a big FAN of these rubber stamps !!!), next I used my palette of various Distress inks to colour them. I also introduced a bit of Snowflake paint and used a white roll pen and fine black marker to highlight some areas. All the edges of both the dominos and the banner were heat embossed using a mix of powders (Metallic detail copper from Stampendous, and Cricket Zing from American Crafts). I also largely sprayed some satin varnish at the end on top of all the elements to protect the whole banner.

If you want to know more about my process of creation, and if my first intention was to make the background or rather the dominos, the answer is.... dominos LOL ! Here are some close-ups:

You can admire above two new (soooo cute !!) mini Brush Shake Trees. I just covered them with two shades of glitters, to highlight the little star in shrink plastic that shines above them...

Well, hope you like my funny banner as much as I do !
Here are the Tando products I used:

Brush Stroke Trees

Dominoes - Straight

Mask - Dotted Star

Sequin Waste Mask 15cm x 15cm

A Skinner Stencil/Mask - Burning Rubber

Have a great and possibly sunny Sunday, Coco xxx


DIane Warburton said...

A banner for your blog is a brilliant idea! Shine on! :-)

Kerri-Jo Sharp said...

This is absolutely amazing!!! I love it!! Thanks for sharing!!

Sandra said...

Wonderful artwork, Corinne. You made such a great use of these fab. stencils, chipboards and stamps. Result is amazing :)

roc said...

Just wonderful!

Katherine (sutty) said...

That is just BEAUTIFUL

butterfly said...

it's such a fantastic make, Coco - I'm so tempted by those dominoes! Wonderful colours on the panels, as well as that lovely background.
Alison x

Coco said...

Thank you very much to you all ladies, it's great to have such feedback !! :)