Saturday, 6 October 2012

"Weathered Metal" with Inchies

Inchies often make a great basis for jewellery pieces and the weight of chipboard of the Tando Creative inchies makes for a sturdy finished piece.

In this tutorial I'll talk you through using an embossing folder to texture the inchies, achieving a weathered metal look with VerDay paint and patina solution and combining the three inchies in an "argyle" pattern for an interesting base that could make a pendant or a brooch.

There's a step-by-step included in the description area on YouTube if you'd like something as printed reference rather than just the video - just click on the little YouTube icon at the bottom of the video preview below to watch it over there rather than watching it embedded here if you'd like to access that written summary.

Hope you enjoy it!

Now.....we really want to see your take on this project and, if you do, just pop a link in the Linky tool below and you will be entered into a prize draw to win some super Tando goodies with a retail value of no less than £ cool is that!

You don't have to copy exactly but use some of the fabulous techniques you've seen here in your projects.

Just leave a link to your blog or online gallery in the comments box so we can pop over and take a look :o)

We will announce the winners on Monday 15th October so you have plenty of time to complete these.


  1. What a great video Joanne and the effect of that paint on the chipboard is wonderful.


  2. Looking forward to watching your video Joanne, this piece is stunning xx