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Our 14th Year

Welcome to the December 2013 spotlight on Handmade Tile Association artists. We feature three tile artists every month, plus links and resources (at right) to many of the tile events, gallery shows, and workshops featured around the country. This months features three artists a the Minnesota Tile Festival. 
HTA members do not forget to vote for cover of the 2014 directory and board members. You received an e mail December 6th. Check your e mail to go to the link. Voting ends on the 15th.

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House On the Hill
Martha Coursey
Atlanta, Georgia


Martha Coursey has been hand painting ceramic tiles for more than 30 years for homes, resorts, restaurants and the showrooms of tile distributors.  
Stock backgrounds: handmade or commercial grade tile, tumbled marble or stock you supply. White,beige or bisque backgrounds: standard or crackled. 
Colors: all designs available in standard colors or hand painted to coordinate with your swatches.
Designs: stock designs, modified stock designs or ceramic murals that incorporate your personal information.
Contact Info
House on the Hill Studio
Martha Coursey
3436 Briarcliff Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
 Timeless Tile
Albuquerque, New Mexico
These are tiles with style and they bring joy into our everyday life. With a matte finish, these accent tiles enhance the tumbled marble natural stone or stone look alike backsplash...With a glossy finish, they complement beautifully the variety of commercially produced tiles on the market today. Which ever one you choose, these unique designer tiles will give your home that little touch of old world charm.
 Decorative hand made relief ceramic tiles, murals and GLASS TILES are a great addition to any kitchen backsplash , bath, patio or fireplace.  Fruits tiles, flower tiles, leaves tiles, wildflowers tiles, grapes tiles and animal tiles, these handmade hand painted ceramic tiles are small works of art. 


212 Washington N.E.
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Our Creative Outlet
Sussex, Wisconsin


Custom designs and colors make these handmade tiles merge with your personal decorating style.
Create a focal point in a kitchen or bathroom with a cut-tile mosaic inspired by a favorite scene. Patterned after the design, the tiles are cut, textured or sculpted, and glazed by hand. Framed and mounted, a cut tile mosaic becomes a unique address plaque.
Select subtle or dramatic colors for your kitchen, bath, or fireplace using field tiles and accent tiles in various sizes. 


Contact Information 

Our Creative Outlet, llc
N63W23421 Main St
Sussex, WI 53089  
(262) 646-9921



As always, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.



Josh Blanc
Handmade Tile Association.LLC  

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We are needing a couple volunteers to help us with the NEW 2014 HTA directory. 
1. We need a volunteer to enter in addresses for the mailing
2. distribution of the directory to your local art centers, galleries, tile showrooms, designer and architects.
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