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Topic: Backsplash accent tiles  (Read 4835 times)
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cindress
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2013 01:10:00 PM »

these are gorgeous, and how excellently personal to have your own garden showcased. I'm thinking you made the tiles yourself and rolled the leaves into the clay before firing?
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schizo319
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2013 06:09:42 PM »

Thanks for all the kind comments! I am completely smitten with the new backsplash.

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I'm thinking you made the tiles yourself and rolled the leaves into the clay before firing?

Yep! I am fortunate enough to have access to a fantastic pottery studio with a slab roller, so that made things very simple. There are a few tiles where the clay reacted with certain plants and made dark, shiny spots in the finished piece - something I wasn't really expecting - just a word to the wise in case anyone else wants to try it.
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cinderspritzer
« Reply #12 on: September 23, 2013 09:58:11 AM »

Lovely  Smiley
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