Monday, January 7, 2008

Gifts I Made for C'mas

I made these two tiles for my parents and my brother and his wife for Christmas. My brother and I only exchange gifts for the kids, but I wanted to use some of my talents and give them something for their kitchens.

I was so excited that they turned out the way I wanted! I stamped the images with Black Staz-on and proceeded to sponge the outline of the tile with craft ink. I wasn't even sure if it would work...totally playing here! Well it worked! I wanted an aged look and it seemed to have worked...also gave it an Italian feel...Tuscan colors! Used Really Rust craft ink and a sponge and just kept on going until it looked right. Then I used another sponge and blended in More Mustard. I colored in the images with SU! Watercolor pencils and used the Blender pens to bring the color to life. When it was complete, I sprayed with Krylon spray and popped some felt dots on the back to save the wood.

I hope you like them!


Sara (deipara) said...

So you figured out your login and password? ;)

Cute tiles! :)


Selma said...

Good for people to know.

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