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Thursday, 7 December 2017

Color Theme - Stag Head Christmas Tag

Good Cheer Stag Head Christmas Tag by Dana Tatar for Tando Creative

Hi friends! Dana here today sharing the tag I created for the Color Theme this week. I'm well into my Christmas crafting and found this traditional color palette, with the addition of blue and pink, to be really refreshing. I've been waiting all year to use the Stag Head silhouette, which really represents the Christmas and Winter season in a classic way.

How to Emboss Chipboard with Iced Enamels by Dana Tatar

I covered a tag with one of my favorite plaid patterned papers and then wrapped it with a wide piece of dark green ribbon. Next, I used Iced Enamels to emboss the chipboard stag head silhouette and a couple pieces of wood veneer greenery. Then, I glued the embossed pieces onto the center of the tag. Ribbon is a must-add item for all my holiday crafts. I added a bow tie to the stag and a bright red double bow to the top of the tag. I finished this piece with a pink sentiment sticker that reads "Good Cheer."

You can find the chipboard I used for this project in the Tando Creative Retail Store. We'd love to see your creativity! Share your work with us in Tando's Creative Zone on Facebook.

Wednesday, 6 December 2017

December Colour Theme

Hello!  This is the last piece of my banner. The colours this month are retro Christmas :-D.

Tando supply a lovely range of Christmasy embellishments.  I have chosen to add a pair of skates to my piece.

Thank you for popping by, take care, Karen x

Monday, 4 December 2017

December colour theme

Hello, Carol with you today to share with you my December colour make.

The colour palette for this festive season is:-

and here is the last ATC for 2017….

Tando products used:-
Christmas minis:- baubles, stockings, candlesticks,

Happy Christmas everyone and wishing you a fab 2018!

Carol xx

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Sparked easy Christmas ornament with Irit

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to our Sparkle week  on Tando blog.
I made this Christmas/Winter ornament tag using just two of Tando products and a lot of DecoArt Media line products with Stampendous glitters over.

The MDF base of one of Shadow box frames was covered with a thick layer of white acrylic paint and DecoArt crackle white paint all together.
When it was dry the blue shades  were added using acrylic liquid paints.
Then the thick layer of glitter was added over the tag.
The reindeer was painted with white acrylic and a very generous layer of delicate glitter was added into the wet paint.'
This is easy to make project for all levels of crafters and you can do dozens of them in no time with similar Tando products.

 Products used from Tando:

Shadow frames
Shadow Frames

Reindeer Small running 
Reindeer Small Running

DecoArt Media line

Friday, 1 December 2017

Sparkle cards

For my sparkle project I have made all of my cards I'm sending this year, yes, just the 2! Bah Humbug and all that!

I started off with 2 snowflakes from the {Pack of 5 Snowflakes} and painted them with white acrylic paints.

The first one I used a generous coating of DecoArt {Clear Liquid Glass} and then sprinkled glitter onto it:


The second one I gave a coat of glitter glue:

Both snowflakes have been stuck onto a background of alcohol ink and had gems attached to the middles before finishing off with doodling and a stamped greeting.

Kaz xxx

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Sparkles Week - Mini Winter Home Arch Set

Hi! Dana here today sharing the mini Winter home arches I created for the Sparkles theme this week. These small houses are a made from the inner cut arches from the Triple Arch Layered Frame. I love to use the inner cut pieces from Tando designs for additional projects. This layered frame comes with 9 inner cut arches. I had so much fun creating my original mini home arch a couple weeks ago, that I created more for the season in a similar style. I crafted two different styles of homes, one single layered with the smaller inner cut, and two layered arches using both sizes of inner cut arches.

I used DecoArt acrylic paint to add color to the arches, plus a Mini Holly and/or Mini Bell, an Arthur Number, and a small door from a Mini Beach Hut. After gluing all the pieces together, I brushed on a layer of clear crackle paint. I embellished the edges of this arch with Stampendous Spoonful of Snow for a frosty, sparkly finish.

Here's my original mini Winter home arch.

You can find the products I used for this project in the Tando Creative Retail Store. We'd love to see your creativity! Share your work with us in Tando's Creative Zone on Facebook.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Sparkle - A Mini Christmas Tree


This week the theme for our projects on the Tando Creative blog is Sparkle!  So I wanted everything on my project to be sparkly and as it is almost December there could only be one theme...Christmas!

I love everything to do with snowflakes at Christmas so decided to decorate my Christmas tree mini printer tray with that theme in mind.
I started by painting all the main tray pieces using sparkle paints in shades of blue and then used the darker shade with the mini snowflakes stencil on the back piece.  Then I stuck them all together using an acrylic wet glue.  Once dry I spritzed it with the Decoart white shimmer spray...

To create the snow drifts I added some white puffy paint to the corners and sprinkled on glamour dust.  The snowflakes and stars (which were from the middle of the larger snowflakes) were painted with a pearl sparkle paint then some clear drying glue and iridescent glitter was added.  The gem centres were found in my crafty stash, and I couldn't resist adding them for just that little bit more bling...

Finally I used a sentiment from Bee Crafty to stamp and add to the middle section of the tree...

Here are the links to some of the products used...

* Christmas Tree Mini Printer Tray
* Snowflake Minis
* Decoart White Shimmer Spray

Thank you for looking and happy crafting,

Jane xx