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Sentimental Sundays–Anything But A Card

It’s Sunday so it is time for a new Sentimental Sundays challenge. This week we are challenging you to make anything you like, except a card. Don’t forget to include a sentiment.

Since I have been trying new things this week, I decided to try stamping on tile. I am so hooked on digital stamps that I rarely break out my rubber or acrylic stamps any more except for the occasional sentiment. So this week, I used real, actual stamps along with my sadly neglected StazOn ink pads to try stamping on tile.

(I apologize for the shadows in the picture. I had a really hard time trying to get a decent picture.)

I don’t think I like the way they turned out much. I want to change something but I’m just not sure what. My DH says he really likes them (see why I love him?) I am happy I tried something new and tried to push my way out of my comfortable little creative space a little bit.

I hope you will join us at the Sentimental Sundays blog and show us your anything but a card project (with a sentiment). I saw some sneak peeks of the projects some of the other DT members created and they are gorgeous. We are also introducing our new DT. I am so excited to meet all these talented ladies. Stop by the Sentimental Sundays blog to meet them. A few have projects today, but they don’t “officially” start until next week, so be sure to come back!

**edited to add** This tip came up in some emails between SS DT members and I thought I would pass it on. As many people know, Blogger has been a bit naughty lately. Now that it is mostly done eating our posts, it won’t let us leave bloggy love, in the form of comments, for other bloggers. The tip is that when you log in, uncheck the box that says “Stay Logged In”. I tried it and haven’t had any problems leaving comments since then. I hope this helps.

Don’t forget the OWH blog hop is still going on. Feel free to enter my candy drawing for the hop.

Thank you for stopping by! Enjoy your week end!


  • Stamps: Treasure Life from Close To My Heart, Ornate Textured Background from Stampabilities
  • Papers & CS: None
  • Inks: StazOn Timber Brown, Olive & Black
  • Tools: Oven (baked to make sure ink was set)
  • Embellishments: Felt pads for bottom



mforquer said…
Cheryl - I think they are gorgeous! Love your use of stamps and I love tiles like this - they make great coasters or decoration!! Thanks for sharing - I might have to try this!
Wow awesome, I luv it.
Cheryl said…
oh these are great hun,love the colors,great detail hugs cheryl xxxx
Riet said…
So gorgeous Cheryl.

Hugs Riet.xx
They are beautiful. Great job!
Anita said…
Cheryl, I really like these. I think they're very pretty.
1CardCreator said…
I agree with your DH these are perfect and oh so beautiful!
Jackie said…
I LOVE your tiles Cheryl! Your husband is right....they're fabulous the way they are & I wouldn't change a thing!! I've never tried stamping on tiles before but I'm curios about this technique....maybe this will be a future class for me!! I hope you have a wonderful weekend too Hun!!!!
Jewellery Bijou said…
This is so beautiful!
Karin said…
I think they turned out great! I love the stamps you used and the sentiment too. I used to make these when I did the craft fairs and people always ooo and ahh. If you give them as a gift I know they will be a hit :)
Calypso said…
I can see why your DH likes them....They are gorgeous and look like a lot of fun to make.

pinky said…
What a lovely idea, gorgeous stamps used, just love the finished tiles. Thanks for joining us at c4E this week.
Cheryl, these tiles are gorgeous! I love the earthy tones and those stamps are great!
carol said…
Hello Fabulous idea looks just perfect..thanks for sharing your fab altered creation with us at CRAFT, play again soon, x carol
Michele Spera said…
really neat tiles! very nice job:-)thank you for joining us at C4E
michele S
sarahw said…
I think they look great! The colors look amazing on the coaster.
Anonymous said…
These are really beautiful Cheryl, this was the direction I was going to go with my tiles before I got carried away! I much prefer yours to mine, we can swap if you want :D
Kathy and Lucky said…
I love the tiles, I wouldn't change or add anything, they are so soft looking and great colors. Would never know you were out of your comfort zone. I found another tip for naughty Blogger, clear out your history/cookies, I found that worked best for me so far.
Sprytebyrd said…
Whoot Whoot! I'm so excited!! :) I think these tiles are awesome and I wouldn't change a thing!
Carol S. said…
I can't believe they are tiles. They are amazing! Carol S.
Pat (mspfd) said…
I think these are great! Love the look. They do not need a thing.
Cheryl, they look great. I don't think you need to do a thing. Listen to you hubby.
Tracey said…
I think they look wonderful Cheryl!
Have a great week :)
WOW! I think these are just awesome!! I've been wanting to make these for our craft fairs, but just haven't gotten around to doing them.

Your husband is right! These are great!!!

Kathy said…
Great project Cheryl. These look great and would make a perfect little gift.
Karen B. said…
I really like these! The colors are so beautiful!
MiamiKel said…
Well oh my goodness, Cheryl - these are stunning! Gorgeous work!
I think your coasters are pretty cool--lots of texture and interest. . . .
xiumaiyuki said…
What?? You don't like the way they turned out? You crazy woman!! Lol... They are fabulous!!! I love the rustic yet very artistic look they have. Gonna have to try it out! And yes, isn't Pinterest just so addicting? I love your boards!!
Tameko said…
You did a great job on these!
michele said…
Fabulous tiles! thanks for joining us at C4E this week hugs x
Carrie Sampsel said…
I think these are beautiful and I love the stamp you used!! TFS
Audrey Pettit said…
I think your tiles are very, very cool, Cheryl! Love the color combo and that flower stamp, and the sentiment is just perfect. :)
Kristina said…
Love your coasters, they turned out just awesome!

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