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4. Carefully sponge off excess grout after it has set up.

Between the Lines: Grouting Tiles, Mosaics, and Tile Installations for a Visually Pleasing Effect

Posted On December 22, 2010 12 Comments

Grout does not just have to be a practical element in tile work. With a wide range of premixed grout colors available, it can also be used to aesthetically enhance a single tile or an entire tile mural. By strengthening the weight of a line or adding a weathered patina, grout can really become an integral part of the decorative process. Today, Laura Reutter demonstrates how grout can be used in this way. She also gives some great advice for press molding and drying tiles without warping.

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Flat Tiles The Easy Way

Posted On March 3, 2008 18 Comments

When planning to make house numbers for my house, I found this simple, tried-and-tested technique for making flat tiles and thought I would share it with CeramicArtsDaily readers. It comes to us from ceramist Laura Reutter of Port Townsend, Washington, who has been making tiles for her business Ravenstone Tiles since 1998.