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One of the best things about our new website is.....we are able to offer promo codes! It makes having specials so much more exciting! So, for our first special..... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Just in time for wedding gifts or Mother's day! A great 2 for 1 offer from Tilano! From now until Monday April 12th purchase one Tilano Fresco Tile Kit and get one completely free! Simple add two Fresco Tile Kits to your cart and you will only be charged for one! Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Spring is finally here - although it was a very mild winter here in Vancouver, we are still so happy to have spring arrive. So many flowers are blooming the city is becoming a fresh and wonderful place. Over the years we have seen Tilano used in so many different ways to help brighten peoples homes - but Tilano can also be used to help brighten or add some flare to your outdoor areas too! Below is an outdoor wall that was created using twelve Fresco Tiles. When making outdoor pieces with Tilano products you want to be sure to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2010 at Tilano Blog
The winner of last weeks Tilano contest is: Lisa from: http://www.willowhollow.com She wrote: "I'm going to transfer a digitally painted image on on a large weathered piece of painted wood. So excited to give it a try!" That's such a great idea...I can't wait to see how it turns out! Lisa wins one Tilano Marble Coaster Kit and one Tilano Image Transfer Kit. Thank you to everyone who entered and stay tuned...we will have more contests soon. Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Mar 16, 2010
Spring is just around the corner and to help kick it off we are having a contest! Your chance to win two Tilano Kits - the Tilano Marble Coaster Kit that allows you to easily transfer your pictures on to four tumbled marble coasters and the Tilano Image Transfer Kit. This kit includes all the supplies you need to transfer your image to any paintable surface! These will be the perfect solution to any gifts you may be planning over the next few months! Tilano Marble Coasters make great Mother's Day and Father's Day gifts; everyone loves photo tiles! Entering... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2010 at Tilano Blog
Thank you for the great tips! I am going to print them off so I can remind myself...often!
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2010 on Good Tips- at TERESA COLLINS
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St. Patrick's Day is such a great holiday - suddenly the world has a lot more Irish people that it does every other day of the year. And the color green seems to dominate in clothing, food, and drinks! While perusing Etsy.com this morning I found some really great St. Patties related items that I have to share (and possible order!). Check out this beautiful (and reversible) apron from Etsy seller Daffodilles. This would be perfect for baking Guinness Cupcakes for the Tilano St. Patties party! I also found these slippers that are SO cute! Great for St. Patrick's Day... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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You asked and we listened! Tilano Colored Chalkboard Paint is now available in quarts and gallons! Tilano Chalkboard paint is available in 10 fresh and exciting colors - has very low VOC and is a great way to add some fun to any room! The picture below shows how we use Tilano Colored Chalkboard Paint at Tilano HQ to brainstorm and keep ourselves organized. The following picture is a re-make of the set of one of tv's favorite characters- Elmo. With colored chalkboard paint there is no limit to what you can create. Here are a few more samples of... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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It's hard to believe that two weeks have already passed and the Olympics are almost over! The city has transformed into a wonderful place - some have described it as a carnival! A 24 hour a day Carnival, and Tilano is right in the middle of all the action! Photo Courtesy of Miss604.com Each night we are treated to a light show - the coolest part is that you can actually go online and design a light show - the watch the Vancouver sky light up with your design! Photo credit: Here in Vancouver - Flickr This is a view... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Special Sneak-peak for blog readers!!! This weekend only Tilano is having a giant give-away! With the purchase of ANY Tilano Transfer Kit you will receive a free Canvas Transfer Kit! Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Tilano is proudly located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Host city of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. We were fortunate enough to catch a glimpse of the torch not once but twice yesterday! Heading home from the office to watch the torch pass by people were anxiously lining the streets. The energy in the neighbourhood was awesome as the runner approached. A crowd really grew as the runner passed the flame to the next lucky torch runner. Today is the final leg of the torch run, so we are all eagerly waiting to find out the answer to Vancouvers best kept... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Recently I was given a priceless work of art from a young friend - It hung on the refrigerator for a while before I came to the conclusion that it needed a better home. Thinking back to preschool when we used to make plates with our artwork gave me a bit of an idea. I copied the picture to Tilano Transfer Paper - once the image was copied I sealed it with Tilano MediumI also sealed the blank white plate (purchased at a thrift store for $0.30!) with a coat of medium. Once the image and the plate were dry,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Until January 17, 2010 receive your choice of free Tilano transfer kit when ordering either the Marble Coaster Kit or the Marble Magnet Kit. Get a head start on your 2010 projects with this special offer! Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Have you been searching for the perfect way to display all your baby pictures? Recently, the extremely talented Erin Bassettwas blessed with a new baby niece, of course, this addition lead to multiple pictures and sparked some serious creativity in Erin. Erin has been generous enough to share one of her creations that was made using the Tilano Ornament Kit (please visit her blog to see all her creations). Erin used the Ornament Kitto create a hanging glass ornament with an image of her niece. She added an original touch by framing the ornament with a pink fabric. Here is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2010 at Tilano Blog
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Things have been CRAZY around Tilano HQ this week! We have been busy sending out all the last minute orders so they can arrive in time for Christmas. I sometime wonder how many people are up late on Christmas Eve finishing their projects (typically I am one of those people!). The phones have been ringing steady with people calling with questions or comments about their current projects. It seems like the "in" thing this year is personalized ornaments - and why not? The Tilano Ornamento Kit is perfect for easily creating personalized ornaments for anyone on your list. One Tilano... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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Personally - I am not one to fully read instructions before starting a project - I am a big fan of starting...then, when things aren't going quite as planned I take a step pack, look at the instructions, fix the mistakes and repeat the whole process until said project is complete. Ikea furniture is a perfect example of this! There have also been a couple (maybe a few??) Tilano users who operate the same way as I do too. So, to help the non-readers like myself, Tilano Founder Randy Orr has created multiple how-to videos that walk users through the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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Tilano is pleased to announce that we are now going to be available at Jack & Lola in North Vancouver. Jack and Lola is a 6000 square foot children's store that has anything and everything a parent could ever want or need. Photo provided courtesy of VancouverMom.ca http://www.vancouvermom.ca In addition to the countless products you will find, Jack & Lola's also offers Jack's Lounge - where dads can get a coffee and relax, or Lola's Lounge where mothers can breast feed in peace. As great supporters of shopping local, Jack & Lola carries over 30 local retailers (including Tilano!). Photo... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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This is the greatest time of year! Everything is decorated for the holidays...shoppers are out and stores are open late! I am not sure about everyone else, but this is the time of year that I really start to feel the crunch! There is a long TO-DO list still..and not too many things are crossed off. Perhaps I am not getting through my list because I am spending my time looking at what other people have done for their holidays! I am amazed at some of the treasures I have found on www.etsy.com This holiday vinyl stencil from Urbanexpressions looks... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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From now until Sunday, November 8, purchase one Tilano Coaster Kit and receive a free Holiday Countdown Kit! Now you can get a head start on your holiday crafting! The Marble Coaster Kit makes a great gift for anyone on your list - who wouldn't love their pictures on a coaster! The Holiday Countdown Kit makes a great project for the whole family, and will provide endless fun as you get to update it daily! Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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Everyone knows the Fresco Tile a beautiful old world tile with your images transfered to it - perfectly square, 8"x8" right...well, imagine this tile just a little larger... A while ago my good friend, Simon, was looking to make a special anniversary gift and asked if I would help him create what was soon named "The Super Fresco". Simon and his girlfriend had hiked the West Coast Trail (75 km long trail on Vancouver Island) they had pictures from their entire journey, Simon took a copy of the trails map and inserted the images of their hike. We then printed... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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We recently met Steph Calvert from the Long Beach Craft Mafia, and lucky for us..she agreed to try out few of the Tilano Kits. A review of their experience is featured in OC Weekly. There is also a contest so you could possibly win a free kit or a finished Canvas created by one of their members! Be sure to visit the OC Weekly to check out their step by step instructions...also make sure to visit the Long Beach Craft Mafia site...you are guaranteed to find a few things that you will love! Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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Just in time for the Holiday Season Tilano has come out with some new kits! These are only available for a limited time...so don't wait too long before ordering. The best part about these kits....they are only $20! These new Tilano Kits are so much fun - and like everything from Tilano, they are completely original! Why not try the Holiday Countdown Kit? This kit uses Tilano Colored Chalkboard Paint to create a base where you can count down the days until the Christmas. It also includes a marble coaster for transferring an image too - try your favorite family... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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We recently sent designer Erin Bassett a Tilano Marble Coaster Kit to see what she would create...and the results are in! She definitely mastered the art of using the Tilano transfer process to create one of a kind personalized coasters! By using a digital scrapbook kit from ScrapArtist.com she created a beautiful design for her coasters - once the transfer was completed they looked Be sure to visit Erin's blog for full instructions! Here is a quote that Erin sent about her experience with Tilano: "The Tilano transfer paper is AWESOME!! I still can’t get over how easy it is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2009 at Tilano Blog
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We recently sent a Fresco Tile kit to Jenny from Craft Test Dummies - today she has posted her project on her blog..and it looks great. It's always so exciting to see what people make with their Tilano kits. Jenny used her Fresco tile and one of our free templates to transfer a beautiful picture to her tile. Thanks so much Jenny - I can't wait to see what you do with your second tile! Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2009 at Tilano Blog