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Start making those beautiful handmade gifts for the Holidays!  We all know once the Holidays hit things get so crazy we don’t know if we are coming or going! Right?  My hope is to inspire you NOW with creative projects that will be of great help during your holiday gift planning.  One gift that is truly NO Fail are the Tiles.  You cannot screw up these gifts! Promise.  In fact, my 6 year old can do these with her eyes closed.  They are also inexpensive!  Check out this fun tile I made this week:

Independent Stampin' up! Demonstrator Colorado Springs, CO Kimberly Van Diepen




Independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator Colorado Springs, CO Kimberly Van Diepen




I started this project with a 6×6 tile from Lowes.  They are usually around 88 cents a tile.  Here are the following products I used:

Glassy Glaze Page 188 (100477) 4.75 (approx 12 tiles per jar)

Vintage Ornaments 1 Stencils (117580) 14.95 (4 stencils per package)

Chocolate Chip 1 1/4 Striped Grosgrain Ribbon (115617) 8.95 (butt load of ribbon)

Jumbo Brads Pewter (108432) 9.95 (60 per package) 

Pretties Kit (109114) 29.95 (Lots and Lots of pretties in there!)

Chocolate Chip CRAFT ink (101816) 7.50

Sponge Daubers

Stencil Paste

Christmas Greetings (115448)


Click HERE to find out how to make the tiles!

Adding Stencil Paste:

Once your tile is COMPLETELY cool, you will add the swirly stencil over the glazed ornament on your tile.  I use STENCIL EASE found at Hobby Lobby.  It’s a BIG tub for 8.99.  It’s like Cake Icing.  This will bring the cake decorator out in you.    Place the stencil onto the ornament and put the Stencil Paste onto the tile.  Let this dry anywhere from 1-2 hours.  Time varies.  Once this is dry, take another sponge dauber and lightly go over the dried stencil paste with a classic ink.   It’s so beautiful once they are complete.  Again, these are fast, easy and affordable.  If you need the supplies, just go to my Online Store by clicking on the right and punch in the numbers above for your convience. 

I’m also in the process of making a video of the stencil paste.  Very LONG overdue.  Don’t get too excited. My videos are nothing like the fancy ones you see else where.  LOL!  However, the goal is to show you how fun and easy the product is to use with our AMAZING stencils. 

Time for me to talk to my fake audience again.  I have 50 Stuffed Animals lined up ready to hear my convention speech.  They don’t talk back and just stare crazy at me.  Quite entertaining on my part. 

Have a fab day!


  1. Kimberly, You will be awesome at convention…I’m sure of it! Wish I could be there to cheer you on but I know you will have plenty of cheerleaders. Good luck and go get ’em, girl!!

  2. What a super wonderful gift for the holidays. I am going to give this a try for sure. Have a blast at convention sure wish I could go.

  3. I really love this ornament. You will be awesome at Convention. I know, I have seen you in action.
    See you soon.

  4. I have never done a tile yet. Do you add glaze on the entire tile or just on what you have stamped? Do you put it in the oven? I have heard two versions. Not sure but I really want to do a tile.

  5. Wow – thanks SOOO much for the directions – I LOVE your stenciled tiles! I had to go back to the Decor Elements brochure to look at those stencils again since you so beautifully did this tile – now I’ve gotta have these stencils too – and thanks for letting me know which stencil paste to buy – you are awesome – and you’ll be fabulous at convention!

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