What You Need: Wooden tray; flat,
broken pieces of ceramic; premixed, sanded grout; plastic spatula
spreader; large, flat sponge; water; cloth, permanent marker.
What You Do: Evenly spread grout into tray, approximately 1/8"
thick. Press ceramic pieces into grout. Do not allow more than 1/2" between the pieces. Your design can
be abstract as shown in the pictures above, or a representative
design. Allow to dry about 24 hours. Apply grout over ceramic
with spreader to fill cracks. Begin wiping top of ceramic off with
damp sponge. Keep sponge flat so as not to drag grout from between ceramic
pieces. Clean sponge after each wipe across. Squeeze water out
completely and continue wiping until a thin haze of grout is left on
ceramic pieces. Allow to dry another 24 hours. Buff tile to a shine
using a damp, clean cloth.
the sides of the tray write the Bible verse: "...Serve one
another in love." Galatians 5:13
Give as a gift or use it to serve others!
Copyright 2007 S.A. Keith -
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