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Day 18 of 31 Days: Sugar Skull Tile #2

Hello! Today I am bringing you the second tile in a set I am making with some fabulous Dilly Beans images. I am making a set of 4 coasters, using travertine tiles.

Just as I did with the first tile, I printed the image on tissue paper, and I colored it with markers. I used Copics, and this time, I gave some Sharpies a go. They worked out beautifully.

I applied a few layers of Matte Mod Podge and a few layers of Krylon Matte Acrylic Sealer. I backed the tile with cork so it's really a usable tile.

Have I said it before? I love making these tiles. They are a blast. And totally a conversation piece when you have guests using them. You'll see tile number 3 soon! Please be sure to visit the rest of the Smeared & Smudged Wicked Bloggers, they are all posted in my side bar. Thanks for stopping by. Have a fang-tastic day!


xfilekc said…
This is a great idea for coasters. I love your colour choices and the image.
Pam Schmidt said…
Such a fabulous idea using the tissue. I will have to try that one since I have had nothing but problems stamping direct to tile. Thank you for sharing your art.
Kristina said…
This is beautiful! Great job on coloring! You know at PPP, there is a DOTD challenge going on and DB is the sponsor. I love your card!
Eee! That's my happy sound! I LOVE this sugar skull!
Ally White Cat said…
How beautiful. this is one of my favorite sugar skulls and you made me love it more ..beautiful !!!
susan s.
silvia said…
LOVE the coasters!!! Great skulls!!
Sharon Sahl said…
They say the third time's a charm so I'm going to try one more time to get this comment published. I love your brightly colored tiles, the lovely stamp and the fact that these are going to be useful items and show stoppers, at that!
Jane said…
Awesome sugar skull love it
Hugs xxx
~Lady B~ said…
This is freakin awesome! I can't wait to see all four put together! I love the vibrant colors!
Jenn Borjeson said…
Oooh Alison, LOVE the tiles - this one totally rocks! :)
Julia said…
Great idea, loving them.
Steph said…
Brilliant, love these coasters you are making!
Wendy said…
awesome tile...thank you for sharing the technique with us!
Truly fabulous creation, wonderful colours!
DonnaMundinger said…
this is just too fabulous for words! Still need to try this using your tips for printing. Thanks, Sweetie! gorgeous! xxD
You and your tiles. Another great one though. Looking forward to seeing the rest of the set.

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