I have been on the lookout for the perfect motorbike stamp for a few years. I was over the moon when Stampin’Up! brought out One Wild Ride back in June. I have a few motorbike enthusiasts in the family and I’ve been wanting to make some homemade gifts with this theme for a long time. I just needed that perfect stamp.
These coaster tiles are very easy to make. I simply used Black Stazon and then sealed them with a clear varnish spray.
I bought my tiles from Topps Tiles in the UK and they are called Tumbled Limestone and here is the link. I went to my local store and bought a handful but you can also purchase a whole box online. These tiles are not shiny – they have a natural powdery matt finish. You can use glossy tiles – just be careful not to slip your stamp as it may smudge.
I sealed my coasters with a satin varnish spray (3 coats top, sides and bottom) and added a cork bottom from a roll of self adhesive cork (I cut mine to 3.75 x 3.75″). You can also use foam pad protectors from the hardware store. If you use Mod Podge to seal your tiles, please finish with a few coats of the spray varnish, otherwise the surface may become tacky and will stick to your mug when you lift it. These coasters are wipe clean only.
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