Tuesday 27 December 2016

Holidays banner with Irit

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my last minute Holidays banner tutorial.

I made with tutorial with some of favorite Tando chipboard banners. 
So here is a banner and below you can see a full step by step tutorial:

Product list

Cardstock- Canvas Corp, Chipboards- Tando Creative, Paints, mists- Canvas Corp, Stamps- 
Two Paper Divas, Die- Die Versions, Cord- Canvas Corp, Ink- Ranger, sequins

Step by step: 1. Paint the  3 outer banner parts with Tattered Angels light blue paint and  add a bit of teal paint on the edges. Paint two other banner parts with Tattered Angels teal paint..

2. Cover the inner parts of the banner with Canvas Corp patterned cardstock as shown and ink the edges with teal paint.

 Cover the painted parts with inner triangles and glue them.

3. Cut two Santa images and one sentiment from Canvas Corp cardstock and add on three inner banner parts.4. Stamp two more images with Two Paper Divas stamps over Kraft cardstock, hand cut the images .5. Die cut two stitched circles with Die Versions dies and glue the stamped images over the circles as shown. Paint the stamped images with teal TA mist. 6. Add sequins over the piece. 7. Tie the cord to connect the pieces

Tando products used:
Scalloped Banner Single
Scalloped Banner Single

Saturday 17 December 2016

Holiday house of Joy with Irit

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my Holidays Tando post!

As you all know I love Tando printer trays in any shape and this is a new one I made a Christmas House of joy .
I made a small tutorial for you and hope you like my new Tando creation!

Product list:
Cardstock, paper- Canvas Corp, 7 Gypsies, Chipboards- Tando Creative, Paints, mists- Tattered Angels, Sticker- Paper House, glitter, glaze- craft shop
Step by step: 1. Paint the chipboard house shaped tray with blue and white paints (Tattered Angels).

2. Cover the back chipboard with 7 Gypsies paper and glue it to the outer frame

3. Paint the small  Tando chipboard shapes and glaze them over. Glue them into the windows

4. Add paper cuts from 7 Gypsies papers into the windows as shown.
.5. Add the sentiment sticker on the top. 6. Add red painted glitter star on the top

Tando products used:

Mini House Printer Tray 174mm x 114mm

Christmas Minis - Trees/Snowflakes/Gifts

Christmas Minis - 3D star, stars, sleighs, holly

Sunday 11 December 2016

Owl Clock with Lisa

Hi folks, Lisa here and welcome to my blog post for Tando. This week it's the colour theme.

And with it being December we have some gorgeous icy blues and greys to challenge us.
I chose the Tando MDF Owl Clock to play with this week.

Here is my creation....

First I painted the clock pieces with a coat of DecoArt White Gesso before putting the clock together. 

On the front of the clock I added some DecoArt Texture Sand Paste in some areas and some DecoArt Crackle Paint in other areas. 

When it was dry, I made a couple of different shades of blue using DecoArt Colbalt Teal Hue mixed with white gesso and a couple of shades of grey using DecoArt Paynes Grey and again mixed it with white gesso to create different shades. 

I used the grey colour to paint the clock face and owl. 

I added the clock hands and added some strands of decorative floristry strands to the love heart opening where the owl sits. 

Thanks for popping by today.
I hope you like my creation and I hope to see you soon. If you would like to pop by my blog I will see you there...
Lisa xxx

All the products I used for this creation are at the bottom of my post and are all available on the Tando Website.

MDF Owl Clock  Media: White Gesso  Media: White Crackle PAINT  Media: Texture Sand Paste  Fluid Acrylics: Cobalt Teal  Fluid Acrylics: Paynes Grey  

Friday 9 December 2016

Color Theme - Winter Door Hanger

Hi! Dana here today sharing the door hanger that I altered for the Color Theme this week. The cool blues and greys in the beautiful color palette below, have me thinking about snow and ice.

I altered a Door Hanger, Leaf Branch, and Star Button for this piece with layers of acrylic paint, crackle glaze, and shimmery mist.

I had a lot of fun incorporating texture on this piece. I added burlap, cotton ribbon, paper flowers, and pearl sprigs and sprays to this large embellishment cluster at the top of the hanger.

I added more of the same frosty chipboard, flowers, and pearls to the bottom of the tag, along with a strip of blue lace for a pop of color.

You can find the chipboard I used for this project in the Tando Creative Retail Store.

Wednesday 7 December 2016

Colour Week Tag

Hi there!  Christmas is more or less upon us now but there is still time to make some tags!  Using this months colour theme that's exactly what I have done.  BUT, no matter how I tried the grey tones came out a sort of beige in my photo's so you will have to use your imaginations today.

For the background I actually used a pewter colour which I mixed with white to achieve the dark to light effect.   Here is what the colours REALLY are...

The little *trees* and the *star* have been painted blue and some clear glitter added.  Scraps of lace and ribbons finish it off.

Have a lovely Christmas, take care, Karen xxx

Monday 5 December 2016

December colour post

Hi Carol with you today…I can't believe that back in January I said that each month I would use the colour weeks to create an ATC and now I have a lovely collection of 12 ATC's…each so very different, but, all showing that I do have a "style" of my own…

So, onto our festive colour way…

and here is my last ATC..

Tando product used:-

and here are my 12 ATC's all together:-

TFL xx

Saturday 3 December 2016

Recipe Week with Lisa

Good Morning folks. This week's recipe was: 1 stencil, 2 stamps and 3 snowflakes.  

I chose the Tando Christmas Advent Kit to play with for this challenge.

Here is my creation...

The circle frame and the background come as two separate pieces which makes it easier to apply different mediums and techniques. 

I started with the background and the 1st step of the recipe - use 1 stencil. I used the joined snowflakes Tando mask with white DecoArt modeling paste. When dry I added DecoArt Media Cobalt Blue Fluid Acrylic.

The 2nd part of the recipe - use 2 stamps was next. I stamped one of the stamps over the background of the stencilling. Then stamped a bauble stamp on a piece of card with a painted background then cut three of them out. 

For the frame of the Advent I first covered it with DecoArt Texture Sand paste and let it dry. I then added English Red Oxide, Paynes Grey, Primary Yellow, Raw Umber and Colbalt Teal DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics to create a rust effect.

The third part of the recipe - use 3 snowflakes. I used Tando Minis Snowflakes and layered them to create bigger 3D snowflakes. I painted them with DecoArt Metallic Gold Fluid Acrylic and brushed over some DecoArt Gold Green. 

To finish, I used the powders from the Stampendous Bronze Frantage Jewel Kit on the numbers and the pointer.

Thanks for popping by the Tando blog today.
Everything I have used to create this project is posted below and available at Tando.

If you would like to pop over to my blog to say hello click HERE.
Toodles for now,
Lisa xxx

Christmas Advent Kit  Mask - Joined Snowflakes  Tando Mini's Snowflakes  Media: White Modelling Paste  Media: Texture Sand Paste Fluid Acrylics: Cobalt Teal   Fluid Acrylics: English Red Oxide  Fluid Acrylics: Paynes Grey  Fluid Acrylics: Raw Umber  Fluid Acrylics: Primary Yellow  Fluid Acrylics: Gold Metallic  Frantage Jewel Kit: BRONZE