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While I enjoy my "day job" of home design and renovation, I dabble in painting, drawing, and small woodworking projects. I also enjoy selling vintage home decor and books in my vintage shop:

TheCottageCheese.Etsy.com.

About MMC Art tiles: My aunt, Maggie McLaughlin, is the talented sculptor responsible for MMC Art tiles, which became a small family endeavor. Maggie sculpted the master tiles, my father Mike McLaughlin created the molds and formulated the various forton mixtures, and hand poured the tiles using a multi-step process. I then hand-sand and buff each tile to an ultra-smooth finish and apply an alkyd patina to seal and protect the surface and give the tile color and more dimension. The tile is then polished to a shine. Finishes (face-coats) include marble, nickel, bronze, copper, and occasionally brass. Real stone and metal powders are used in the face…

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  • Born on August 7
  • Joined August 6, 2009

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About

While I enjoy my "day job" of home design and renovation, I dabble in painting, drawing, and small woodworking projects. I also enjoy selling vintage home decor and books in my vintage shop:

TheCottageCheese.Etsy.com.

About MMC Art tiles: My aunt, Maggie McLaughlin, is the talented sculptor responsible for MMC Art tiles, which became a small family endeavor. Maggie sculpted the master tiles, my father Mike McLaughlin created the molds and formulated the various forton mixtures, and hand poured the tiles using a multi-step process. I then hand-sand and buff each tile to an ultra-smooth finish and apply an alkyd patina to seal and protect the surface and give the tile color and more dimension. The tile is then polished to a shine. Finishes (face-coats) include marble, nickel, bronze, copper, and occasionally brass. Real stone and metal powders are used in the face coats. Please note: MMc Art tiles is on extended production hiatus and therefore we cannot accept custom orders at this time.

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