Friday, March 4, 2011
Just for the fun of it I decided to use some of Stampendous' latest images to create some new coasters for the tables in my living room. I had purchase these ceramic tiles at the local big box home improvement store for 70 cents a piece. I cleaned them with some rubbing alcohol. Spritzed them with Memories Mists Teal, used a heat tool to set the ink as much as possible, then wiped away the excess...leaving a nice patina behind. Then I stamped the various images using Black StazOn ink, heat set that, smudged a little black ink around the edges and heat set again. To protect them, a gave them a light spray of Krylon Matte Finish sealer. I applied small felt pads (also from the home improvement store) to the bottom to prevent scratching the surface of my table. I love the end result! Created by me (with the help of
great images from Stampendous) and all for less than $5.00 for a set of four! I also created a set of these using Dreamweaver Stencils, so be sure to check back to view those!
Stampendous Cling "Dragonfly Vine" (CRP119), medallion from cling "Jumbo Thinking of You" set (CRXL101), and swirl from Cling "Jumbo Peony" set (CRXL103)
Memories Mists Teal (Dreamweaver Stencils MMIR04)
Black StazOn ink from Tsukineko
Krylon Matte Spray Finish
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