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« on: November 18, 2007 07:43:29 AM »

I found a bamboo placemat while out and about one day. 
This is the first bead I made using one of the gazillion tiles on that placemat.  lol

I coated the image with gel matte medium, let it dry and soaked it in water the I slowly and carefully rubbed the paper off from the back.  I let it dry and used gel medium to adhere it to the tile.



This is the finished product.  I wanted to go simple and let the image be what stands out.  Not sure I accomplished it but it was fun trying this.


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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2007 07:59:06 AM »

Oooh, really pretty!
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2007 08:06:55 AM »

 completely lovely...very romantic , but not in an expected way . Love it .
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« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2007 08:18:43 AM »

What a lucky find and what an awesome use of the tile!!!!
Can't wait to see more!
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« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2007 10:19:57 AM »

great job! it's very beautiful adn elegant!
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« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2007 10:37:41 AM »

completely lovely...very romantic , but not in an expected way . Love it .

I agree!  It's lovely and romantic w/o being particularly ornate.  I'm inspired to try something similar for a girlfriend's holiday present.  Thanks for sharing!  [bookmarked]
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« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2007 10:39:46 AM »

Mission accomplished because that is beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2007 08:11:30 PM »

Instead of a shell, I would have attached a red or purple tassle to the dangle of the tile, keeping with the theme. (just personal preference)

But what you have created is still very gorgeous!
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2007 04:31:19 PM »

I bought one of those placemats and some decal paper a few years ago after seeing something similar on HGTV.  I need to dig it out and make some necklaces.  Thanks for the inspiration.
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