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RE:[teacherartexchange] An Idea for Tiles?

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From: Peshette, Alix (apeshette_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Sep 15 2008 - 16:05:21 PDT


Hi,
How about covering the drain pipe sections with tile mosaic as plant stands? The mosaic could be a combination of tiles, marbles and plate shards. A standard flower pot will fit into the opening very nicely.

-Alix

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From: Marianne Galyk [mailto:mgalyk@yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, September 13, 2008 5:19 PM
Subject: An Idea for Tiles?

 
I saw on my local freecycle group that someone is offering about 24 -  8" diameter and 12" tall cylindrical clay field tiles - the kind they used for drainage before plastic tile. I'm intrigued, but haven't got any idea what we could do with them. Anybody have an idea for what I could have my classes do with them, maybe as an item for my kids to offer for sale to help offset field trip costs? I know terra cotta can be painted with acrylics - I've done it with flower pots. Just need an idea for what use they could have....
Thanks,
Marianne

      

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