Friday, April 16, 2010

Tile Coasters

Today at Kelly's Korner is Teacher Gifts
Show Us Your Life with Kelly's Korner, so here is mine:

My new favorite gift to make is tile coasters! It is really so simple too. Here is what you will need:
*Ceramic tiles I use the 3x3 or 4x4 inch ones from Home Depot. You can use any type of tile, my favorite is the rough and tumbled look verses the shiny smooth ones.
*Stamp of your choice
*Stamping Ink
*Felt sticky dots-I found the best price at Hobby Lobby in the framing department
*Clear Arcylic Spray Sealer

Clean off your tile really good with an all purpose cleaner, and let dry. Then take a stamp with ink, (STAZ ON works really well)and stamp the tile. Let this dry then seal it with a clear acrylic spray sealer. Put felt sticky dots on the back, and Voila! You are done! I usually wrap them in sets of 4 with pretty ribbon or tulle. You can also do the same thing, with a bigger tile, and give just one and a small easel.

I couldn't find a picture of mine, and my cameras are broke :( so I "borrowed" this picture from somebody else, but mine look just like this with different stamps. I did verses, plus fleur de lis, and you could also do initial letters.

10 comments:

thelumberjackswife said...

What a cute and practical idea! Love it! Happy Friday!

kristin cook said...

lovin' this fabulous idea!!!

Beth McC. said...

What a great idea! Love this!!

I love your blog!

Happy Friday!

Lynsie said...

such a cute idea! I love stamping!

Sherry said...

Love the look of the verse on the tile. Great idea. Where did you find the large stamp with the Bible verse? Would love to order some.
Thanks, Sherry

amberdawn said...

Sherry- I do not know where that particular stamp came from, but I get a lot of mine at Hobby Lobby (when on sale). You could probably find some on line too. Rubber stamps on wood blocks seem to work the best for tile.

Holly said...

Very cool! I like this idea! :)

Ryndi said...

You are SO creative!!!!

amberdawn said...

Ryndi-you are too sweet! But, I can't take all the credit. I "blog-lifted" this idea from Just a Girl. Here is her tile post! http://j-a-girl.blogspot.com/2009/02/tile-coasters.html

Jenny said...

Great idea, very cute!