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Friday, 21 July 2017

Anything Goes - Sunbeam Mixed Media Board

Sunbeam Mixed Media Board by Dana Tatar

Hi! Dana here toady sharing the Mixed Media Board I altered for the Anything Goes theme this week. I primed my board with DecoArt White Gesso. Once that was dry, I used a spatula to spread on blue, silver, and pink paint that was very close to being dried up completely. This old paint was a fun way to not let my supplies go to waste and also create some cool texture at the same time!

Next, I spread more chunky paint over the Kaz Boughton Dotted Star Mask. I topped the sun with a chipboard circle from the Andy Skinner Industrial Elements Set that I colored with liquid inks. I finished this board with some black and white doodles and a hand-written quote.

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.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Anything Goes By Dee


Hi everyone Dee here today with my post for the week.
I have a tag for you with lots of Andy skinner,
Stamponique & Stampendous Stamps,
Tando stencils also lots of lovely
Deco Art paint.
I used a size 10 tag and coloured it with Dioxazine PurpleSap Green,
Phthalo Turquoise fluid acrylics.
Using the same colours I stamped onto the tag with Andy's
STEAMPUNK, Industrial & Stampendous marks sets. I stamped
these randomly and layered it up until I was happy
with the effect.
I also used  Titanium White to stamp onto the tag.
Next a little play with glitter paste one a viva one and the
other a cosmic shimmer paste put through Tando
stencils randomly placed.
I painted the stamponique image with a watery wash of the above colours.
I hope you have all enjoyed my post today slightly different to
my normal style.

PRODUCTS USED

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Free for all by Carol

Hi, Carol with you this Wednesday with my free for all post.

I recently asked for the Kate Crane box which was part of the last MOM classes and here is my finished box:-









Products used:-

TFL xx



Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Anything Goes Continued!!!

Today I have a mans card for you.  There is no chipboard involved but I used the stamps and stencils that we sell...

 
Lightly dry brush some Quinacridone Gold over the Kraft Card and when that is dry do the same with Cobalt Turquoise and a little Primary Magenta.  When dry overstamp with Nathalie Kalbach's MARKS stamp in Archival Black.  Dab some white acrylic through the Mini Mask Numbers as shown.
 
Stamp the eye from Andy Skinners Curiosity stamp set using Archival black and colour in (I used the same colours as before but watered down)  Cut out and attach to the centre of the base using a sticky pad.  Dry brush some white acrylic around the outside.  Attach the panel to a white card base.
 
Thank you for taking a look today, take care, Karen x

Monday, 17 July 2017

Chipboard book cover with Irit: Anything goes week


Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to new Anything goes post.
Today I am going to share  my new chipboard mini book cover made with bare Tando chipboards and Mixed Media DecoArt products.



 First I need to say that the background mask is not really a mask but a die I used for the texture paste as I wanted something small and didn't find the small Tando mask in my pretty large stash.So I used the very old metal die and added the DecoArt texture paste over it.
Then I painted the inside and outside of the book cover with a mix of Media line paint and added the small book plate over the cover.
Fun metals and flowers cluster was added for the interest to the cover.


 Here are some close- ups to the painted , stencilled and painted cover.


I decided to stay in grey- blue and purples and to make it vintage dark in just three colors.


Metal pieces, small chipboard plate, fabric and paper flowers were also painted into the matching colors.


Tando products used:

Book plates mini
Mini Book Plates

Winged pattern Chipboard book kit

Book Cover Kit - Winged Pattern
DecoArt Media line

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Mixed Media Boards with Lisa.

Hi folks and welcome to this weeks post for Tando Creative. This week the theme was mixed media boards.

Tando Mixed Media Boards are fabulous small boards which can take loads of layers of different products. They are fabulous for having a play with and trying new techniques with. 

I used three of the 74mm x 138mm mixed media boards for this project.


Here is what I did...



First, I gave the boards with a coat of DecoArt white gesso then painted them with DecoArt Media Acrylic Paints

I then used the Tando 4 x 4 clock mini mask with DecoArt white modelling paste on the background.  



I added DecoArt Crackle Paint randomly over areas of the boards to add some texture.





I used the Tando 6 x 6 sequin waste stencil with the DecoArt paints. I added more layers using a chevron stamp and a Mini Textured Checkerboard stamp. 





I used Stampendous Frantage Embossing Enamel in Shabby Green on Tando holly flourish. I also used the Frantage on some paper flowers and added some white natural raffia. I also recycled some onion netting packaging which I painted to make it darker and added some glue to some areas and adhered microbeads.




I used a selection of stamps which I stamped on to acetate with black Stazon Ink. I cut the acetate wider than the mixed media boards and adhered each side of the acetate to the back of the board to create a bubble over the front of each board. 







I really like this project of mixed media boards. They are so versatile to use and just the right size to create fabulous mini projects.







Thanks for popping by today. Please leave a comment, I love to hear what you think
Toodles for now, Lisa 



Mixed Media Boards 74mm x 138mm    Sequin Waste Mask 15cm x 15cm    Holly Flourish    Image result for decoart media    

Saturday, 15 July 2017

Mixed Media boards by Gez

I have two Mixed Media boards to share with you today as seen on TV!


The background was created using a [Mixed Media Board] 74mm x 138mm DecoArt [Fluid Acrylics], rubber stamps and the [Clock Mask], these boards are just the right thickness so they don't buckle when heated up or wet!

The second mixed media board 80mm x 116mm available [HERE] was also painted and then more paint was added through the [Tree Mask]

Both mixed media boards were then embellished with laser cut greyboard birds from the following sets.. [Whimsical Birds 1] and [Whimsical Birds 2] 


These Mixed Media boards were so much fun to make! The mixed media boards come in a set of five and each set of Whimsical birds come in a set of six. So lots to play with!

Here are a few more samples using [Tags] as well as mixed media boards for backgrounds and lots of Whimsical birds!

click to enlarge..

 Happy creating, [Gez]


Thursday, 13 July 2017

Media Boards inspiration with Irit


 Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to my new Tando project.
This week we were challenged to make something with Tando Mixed Media boards.
So I made this altered tag with the smallest board and a lot more of Tando chipboards and stencils.

As you can see the background was made with Tando stencil and DecoArt texture paste.
Then I added a half of Tando gate chipboard. Over the chipboard I added Tando wings that were stamped over.
On the top I added resin casted piece and stamped and die cut images (Inspired by Stamping).
I decided to stay in greens and copper shades only and used copper wax over the chipboards and copper embossing powder over the stamped pieces.




 Tando products used:
Mixed Media boards
Mixed Media Boards 80mm x 116mm

Wrought Iron gate small
Wrought Iron Gate Small

Wings set
Wings Set

Harlequin mask

Harlequin Mask
 DecoArt Media line

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Media Boards

Hi folks just a quick post of a piece that I did a while back, I love
this little cat stencil from #Stampendous/Dreamweaver.
(Retro Sitting Cat)
I used a Banksy style to decorate three Tando mixed media boards 
these are the best substrate to use as they don't buckle no matter 
what you throw at them. 

 I started with gesso then followed with lots of Deco art chalk Paint
 pale lilac underneath and a pale blue were used to stencil
through. 

 I brayered on Deco Art Chalky finish paint in
 Escape then Romance
followed gently by Inheritance.
I used the same paints to stamp with Andy Skinners Toxic
& the post mark from the shabby chic stamp set. 
black modelling paste was put through the distressed 
sequins stencil and the edges of the media boards.
I hope you have all enjoyed this post and I look forward 
to hearing what you think.
Cheers Dee x