Friday, 1 July 2011

Something a bit special

Well for me anyway!

and I am just so excited to share this with you.  Starting next Friday and over the following 8 week's at Tando's new Tando Creatives On Line Class you will see a different page from my book of Tando.  

A couple of week's back I mentioned to Di that my plan to make a book using 6 inch square sheets of Tando.  Di asked if it could be a series on the Tando blog, then a bit later she asked me if it could be a series of on line classes to start a new site!   Could it? Oh yes!   So now I am busy making the pages and taking lots of pictures as I go.

Each week we will be sharing with you a page from my Book of Tando.  With pictures and descriptions of each step you are invited to work along with me to make your own book.    You probably already have to hand most of the materials you will need but just to let you check I used;

6" x 6" squares of thick Tando (8 of these to make the whole book)
Tando Book Plates
Tando Bird and Branch (8 in a set 1 on each page)
Tando Music Mask
Shaving foam
Various inks, alcohol, inkabilities, sprays
Die Punch letters
Andy Skinner Stamps (Batik set)
Acrylic block
Distress stains, Peeled Paint
Adirondack Express dye pad
A plastic ruler
A plastic non porous place mat (actually it's a mat to put under a cats feed bowl on the floor so sturdy)
Modge Podge
A fast drying strong adhesive
Various Cosmic Shimmer Embossing powders
Sakura Gold pen-touch
Pokey tool
Heat gun
Water brush
Kitchen towel

So gather your supplies and check back on the 8th July to join in with some good old fashioned inky, messy fun.   Oh and you might want thin rubber gloves, I didn't use them and my hands were many interesting colours at the end of the session :)

Small Book Plates     6" x 6" Chipboard Sheets   Mini pack of Birds and Branches    Mask Musical 15cm x 15cm

13 comments:

  1. This sounds fun, I will try to join in with *substitutes*, can't buy anything new just now. Lovely idea, Valerie

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  2. This looks really exciting Zoe. Looking forward to seeing more.
    Regards Florence.
    Have a great weekend.

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  3. oh love this hun those colors are just gorgeous,have fun with this hun sure it will be a huge success,congratulations too sweetie hugs cheryl xxx

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  4. This looks like great fun - think I'll be having a go.
    xxx Hazel.

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  5. Thanks Zoe for leaving me a nice comment. Your blog is beautiful and now I'm a follower on both blogs. Thanks!
    Zulma from Puerto Rico

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  6. Love your page Zoe and the class sounds lots of fun

    Hugs Jackie x

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  7. Great project will be watching the pages to see hoe you do it. Yvonne

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  8. Oh wow Zoe, this sounds like great fun and I am so looking forward to seeing what you have been creating. Is this the big project you weere working on?
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

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  9. Wow, Zoe! What a fabulous idea and opportunity! Good on you! looking forward to seeing what you create x

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  10. Congrats Zoe, Looking forward to seeing all your pages. Gorgeous first page.
    Hugs Lynn

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  11. Only just seen this. Looks very interesting and I think I'll be joining you Zoe. Maria x

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  12. Can't wait to see what you make with this course! The page you have is amazing!

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  13. Looks like a blast and messy and lots of fun.

    Marie

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