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A Lesson in Mixed Media Mosaics - Combining Metal Beads & Mosaic Tiles

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Metal beads are a wonderful mosaic material, adding texture and detail that is just not found in mosaic tiles. This project demonstrates how you can incorporate metal beads with more traditional mosaic glass tiles to create a stunning piece.

 

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Making A Mosaic Mushrooms - See Our Latest Mosaic Project

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I have once again been inspired by the very talented Mary Foley to create some very unique mosaic garden art. Last week I posted some photos of Mary's gorgeous mosaic mushrooms on Facebook, which received lots of praise & literally hundreds of likes. She kindly shared some information on how she made them, which I have tried to replicate this weekend. 

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Brighten up your Backyard with a Mosaic Birdbath

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With the holiday period on our doorstep it's a great time to undertake a larger sized mosaic project. Mosaic Birdbath’s are a very popular project because you get to create a lovely piece of artwork for your garden, and hopefully attract some beautiful wildlife as well. In this project I’ve used one of my favourite patterns to create a unique and colourful birdbath. The instructions will provide you with all the information you need to create one for yourself.

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A Beautiful Gift Idea - Mosaic Picture Frame Project

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With Christmas now only 4 week's away we are all looking for special gifts to give loved ones. This week's project is a beautiful Mosaic Picture Frame, a quick & beautiful gift that can be admired for years to come.

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Learn How to Make Your Own Picture Tiles

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This week's 'How To Mosaic' demonstrates just how easy it is to make your own picture tiles. They are a fantastic way to incorporate special memories, words or designs into your projects. You can really let your creativity go wild these tiles. Other ideas include making your own glass pendants, magnets or special decorations to hang from the Christmas tree.

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Mixed Media Mosaic Photo Frame

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If you love using an eclectic range of materials to create your mosaics then this project is for you. It's very easy to create and a great way to utitlise your leftover materials.

 

Included in this project are tips for using glass rods & chain ball.

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Using Epoxy Resin as an Alternative to Grout

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In this week's 'How to Mosaic' I'm looking at using Epoxy resin as an alternative to grout. Over the year's I've been asked about epoxy a number of times, so it's about time I address this topic in a 'How to Mosaic' newsletter. 

 

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Tumbled Glass Pieces - A New Mosaic Material To Explore

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Tumbled Glass Pieces are an extremely versatile, easy to use and cost effective mosaic material. In this 'How to Mosaic' we demonstrate how easy it is to use and mix with other materials to create beautiful & intricate mosaics.

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Learn How To Mosaic a Rock

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Last week I posted a beautiful mosaic made by Mary Foley on our Facebook page. It proved to be so popular that the technique is the topic of this week's How to Mosaic. You can create fantastic garden art using this technique which can include dragonflies, butterflies, frogs, geckos and snails just to name a few.

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Learn How to Seal Your Mosaic Project

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Ever wondered why you seal a mosaic or how to go about doing it correctly? Yes, well here is some information that will point you in the right direction!

 

Ever wondered why you seal a mosaic or how to go about doing it correctly? Yes, well here is some information that will point you in the right direction!

 

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