Making mission style frames for Sandzen tiles #4: which tiles are best? brown or green ?

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Blog entry by Dan'um Style posted 11-30-2009 12:15 AM 1856 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 11-30-2009 12:27 AM

WOW! Dan, way cool! I like the first one best then the last one second.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Tim Dahn

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#2 posted 11-30-2009 01:02 AM

Number 3 for me. The frame turned out great.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#3 posted 11-30-2009 01:12 AM

Very nice work! Myself, I prefer the first (I like the green w/ A&C) but they all look great.

-- Sam

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#4 posted 11-30-2009 02:16 AM

#3 for me…. I mean brown.
Those frames are so beautiful.
I have never seen one like these before.
You did a fine job Dan.


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#5 posted 11-30-2009 03:45 AM

It is amazing how the color of the tile affects the appearance of the color of the frame. For me the green ones are the best.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 11-30-2009 04:50 AM

They all look great Dan

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#7 posted 11-30-2009 04:24 PM

Very impressive! Quality tiles and quality frames makes it hard to go wrong. If I were to offer any thoughts, the 2nd one is probably the weakest match for me. I think it’s because the tile has less definition and the frame is very textured. I then tend to focus on the frame more than the tile. Other than that, they all look great – hard for me to pick a favorite…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#8 posted 12-01-2009 03:18 AM

Dan, I like the rustic look of the brown tiles over the reflective nature of the glaze on the green.

-- Pat - Biloxi, MS

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#9 posted 12-02-2009 03:52 AM

I love these….but I always say that!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 12-05-2009 10:57 PM


-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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