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Friday, 30 June 2017

Sunderland Clock Tag


Hi folks Dee here with my latest post this week the Theme is antiquing cream 
I decided to do a tag with of coarse many layers, I  used Deco Art  antiquing
creams in four colours.


I started with home made tissue paper which I stamped with various stamps
which I adhered to the tag with Matt medium. Next modelling paste was
 put through the distressed harlequin, Sunderland post code &
the criss cross mini stencil.


A watery wash of tinting base followed by Raw Umber and Prussian blue hue
sprayed with water once happy with the result I dried it all off.
I painted a Tando circle with titan buff and stamped the
 clock stamp on it with archival.


Once it was dry gives a coat of patina Antiquing cream knocked back and 
followed with a bit of raw umber antiquing cream and a touch of black 
knocked back till I was happy with the result. A coat of gloss 
varnish finished of the face a bit of Deco art ferro was 
used around the edges.


The main tag was given a coat of ultra matt varnish this was allowed to dry prior
to applying patina antiquing cream. I knocked it back with a soft towel next 
came a coat of Raw Umber antiquing cream, finally black antiquing cream.
this was all knocked back till I was happy again ultra matt was used
and finally a coat of white antiquing cream.



Deco Art Ferro was applied to the base of the tag with a palette knife and a
bolt was glued to the top of the tag. A bit of rust dripping
was created with quinacridone gold.

I hope you have all enjoyed this post today feel free to ask any questions
or let me know what you think.

Cheers Dee X

Products Used

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Antique art board with Irit


Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my last Tando project for June.
This is our Antiquing week in the blog and I think that this altered project looks totally antique.
I made the background with a few Tando stencils and black modelling paste and you can see list later in this post.
Then I misted the background and got this divine textured look with golds, coppers and silvers all around.
One single part of Tando rectangle tray was added over the background and then I arranged more Tando chipboards together with a lot of metal pieces to make the whole Steampunk board.
 I think that my flying scull looks just perfect with all those antique colors.
Don't you like it too?






 Tando products used:
Mask- Letters

Mask - Letters

Giovanna- Eighties
Giovanna - Eighties

Printer's  mini tray

Mini Printer Tray 153mm x 77mm with stand

Wings set

Wings Set

Sculls bag 3
Skulls bag 3

Alphas sheet Block serif- negative chipboards leftovers
Alphas Sheet style Block Serif

Cogs grab bag
Cogs Grab bag

Grid round- the round negative parts
Grid - Round

 DecoArt Media line

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Antiqued Winged Heart Mixed Media Board

Winged Heart Mixed Media Board by Dana Tatar for Tando Creative

Hi! Dana here today sharing a Mixed Media Board that I altered for the Antiquing theme this week. I love working with Tando chipboard for many reasons, but today I'm really celebrating the strength of these boards. I added two large pieces of brass, plus other embellishments, to this board without any structural issues like bending, cracking, or breaking! If you're looking for strong bases for your mixed media and assemblage projects I highly recommend Tando Mixed Media Boards. These boards also look fantastic when embossed and they'll hold up to punching.

I applied a base coat of metallic paint to the board and then prepped two brass pieces from the Lisa Marie Jimenez Etsy Store for painting by cleaning with rubbing alcohol. I painted the decorative rectangular brass piece with Pacific Ocean and Verdigris ColoriQue. Once the paint was dry I sanded the brass for a distressed look.

Winged Heart Mixed Media Board Closeup by Dana Tatar for Tando Creative

I glued the decorative brass piece to the board and then topped it with the 7gypsies Architextures Findings Angel Wings Embellishments. Next, I painted a decorative brass heart with Ruby Slippers, Avocado, and Wisteria ColoriQue. Once the paint was dry, I sanded the brass for a distressed finish and then glued it down on top of the wings.

To complete these piece I added a metal arrow charm and a twine bow to the center of the heart.

You can find the mixed media board I used for this project in the Tando Creative Retail Store. There are several chipboard sets available with wings that would work great in place of the wings stickers I used for my project. We'd love to see your creativity! Share your work with us in Tando's Creative Zone on Facebook.

ColoriQue is a fabulous ink that brings color to metal, but also so much more. There is absolutely no prep work or special tools required to apply ColoriQue to most metal, raw brass being the exception, which needs a quick cleaning with alcohol before coloring. Blend and layer different shades of ColoriQue for unique effects. Distress dry ColoriQue with sand paper for an aged finish. Also, try adding ColoriQue to clay, ceramic, glass, wood, chipboard, and leather. ColoriQue dries quickly and is studio safe. Visit Lisa Marie’s Shop to purchase ColoriQue.

Sunday, 25 June 2017

As Seen On HOCHANDA with Lisa


Hello folks! Lisa here....
This is rather a long post today with loads of pretty images, but bare with...

This weeks theme @ Tando Creative is "As seen on HOCHANDA" week. 
Tando Creative has appeared on HOCHANDA a few times, most recently being the 24th May. Sooooo.... The Tando DT decided to show off our samples we did for the show. 


I did a few different samples with Tando's Whimsical Birds 1 and Whimsical Birds 2 and Tando's Shadow Frames.

I used lots of DecoArt products on these samples including Texture Sand Paste, White Gesso, White Modelling Paste and Crackle Paint along with many colours from the DecoArt Media Acrylic Paint rangeI also used many of the 4 x 4" masks from Tando.

So, here are my creations...

Sample #1

12 x 12

12 x 12

12 x 12

This is a 12 x 12 inch design I did on greyboard. I did lots of stencilling and stamping with inks and paint to create the background before adding the Whimsical Birds. 



Sample #2
Tags

Tag #1

Tag #1

Tag #2

Tag #2

Tag #2

Tag #3

Tag #3

These are three tags I made using Tando Whimsical Birds, DecoArt products and Stampendous stamps.




Sample #3
'Face Your Fears'

'Face Your Fears' sample

'Face Your Fears' sample

'Face Your Fears' sample

This sample I created using Tando off-cuts of greyboard. Every bit of left overs come in handy. That's why us crafters never throw anything away!!!




Sample #4
Oval plaques


Triple plaques

Plaque #1

Plaque #1

Plaque #2

Plaque #2

Plaque #3

Plaque #3


These are 3 oval plaques I did with the Whimsical Birds using yummy DecoArt Products and Stampendous stamps.




Sample #5
Shadow Plaques


Circle Shadow Plaque

shadow plaque #1 - circle

shadow plaque #1 - circle

shadow plaque #1 - circle

shadow plaque #1 - circle


Window Shadow Plaque 

shadow plaque #2 - window

shadow plaque #2 - window

shadow plaque #2 - window

shadow plaque #2 - window


Diamond Shadow Plaque

shadow plaque #3 - diamond

shadow plaque #3 - diamond

shadow plaque #3 - diamond


Heart Shadow Plaque

shadow plaque #4 - heart

shadow plaque #4 - heart

shadow plaque #4 - heart

shadow plaque #4 - heart

shadow plaque #4 - heart


Square Shadow Plaque

shadow plaque #5 - square

shadow plaque #5 - square

shadow plaque #5 - square

shadow plaque #5 - square


shadow plaques - I created these using Tando stencils, DecoArt texture sand paste, crackle paint, white modelling paste, DecoArt Media Paint Tando stencils and Stampendous stamps.



Thanks for popping by the Tando blog today. I hope you like my HOCHANDA samples, if you wish to pop over to my blog and leave a comment please do, I love hearing what you all think.

Toodles for now
Lisa xxx


Here all all the lovely products I used to create them. They are all available on the Tando website.

Whimsical Birds 1 Whimsical Birds 2  Shadow Frames  Media: Texture Sand Paste  Media: White Crackle PAINT  Media: White Gesso  Media: White Modelling Paste  Image result for decoart media fluid acrylics                            KAFFEE KLATSCH rubber stamp setMISH MESH rubber stamp setHANDLE WITH CARE rubber stamp setINDUSTRIAL rubber stamp setUNEXPLAINED rubber stamp setMini Mask - Cogs  Mini Mask - Distressed Diamond  Mini Mask - Distressed Sequins  Mini Mask - Distressed Sequins  Mini Mask - Hive  Mini Mask - Criss Cross