How To Mosaic Techniques & Projects

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VINTAGE MOSAIC MIRROR KIT

CREATE THIS BEAUTIFUL VINTAGE MOSAIC MIRROR

July 27, 2019

This Beautiful Mosaic is created using our exclusive handmade mosaic tile. Here are the project instructions plus techniques for you to create this mosaic. Or if you prefer you can purchase this mosaic as a kit. 
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Mosaic Pendants

Make These Gorgeous Mosaic Pendants

July 27, 2019

These beautiful mosaic pendants are easy to make and absolutely gorgeous. If you would like to make your own, here are some simple instructions to get you started. These beautiful pendants are also available as kits with everything you need to get started, it couldn't be easier.
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Blue Glitter Mosaic Photo Frame Kit

Put Some Bling In Your Life With This Mosaic Project

July 25, 2019

Glitter tiles are absolutely gorgeous and the prefect material for adding bling to your project. This project is suitable for beginners and a great introduction to the art of mosaics.
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Red Mosaic Photo Frame Kit

Learn How To Make This Mosaic Photo Frame Kit

July 25, 2019

This Beautiful Mosaic is created using our exclusive handmade mosaic tile. Here are the project instructions plus techniques for you to create a mosaic in the same style. 
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Moroccan Inspired Photo Frame

Moroccan Inspired Mosaic Photo Frame - New project idea

July 21, 2019

The Moroccan Micro Tile range is a fantastic range of tiles to work with, as they are so small that you don't need to cut them, and they have a unique earthenware Moroccan look. This project is really very simple, it's the choice of materials and layout that add the detail, texture and interest. 
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Tiny Tile and Silver Bead Mosaic Photo Frame Kit

A BEAUTIFUL NEW PROJECT IDEA

July 20, 2019

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 our stunning Tiny Ceramic Tiles to create a stunning piece.
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ROUND JELLY BEAN MOSAIC MIRROR KIT - BEGINNERS / CHILDRENS

A Great Project for Beginners & Kids

July 01, 2019

Mosaics is a craft that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from children to the elderly. This mosaic kits is an easy way to get started in mosaics and a great gift idea as well. Suitable for beginners and as an introduction to the art of mosaic. Our starter kits contain everything you need to start you off on the voyage of discovery for the hidden mosaic artist hiding inside.
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Learn How to Make Mosaic Jewellery

Learn How to Make Mosaic Jewellery

April 11, 2019

Mosaic Jewellery is such a fun project to make. Not only are they quick and in-expensive to make, they are very easy to personalise and a fantastic gift idea. All you need is a pendant base, a selection of mosaic materials, adhesive and a touch of grout - they are really that easy!

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learn how to use ball chain in your mosaic project

How To Use Ball Chain

April 02, 2019

Ball chain (or chain ball) is a great mosaic material. When grouted the line of balls protrude through the grout. It can be used in all kinds of mosaic projects, for outlining shapes, defining segments, creating lines or just adding another element of interest.
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Grout Colourant - A New Way to Colour Grout

Grout Colourant - A New Way to Colour Grout

February 09, 2019

Getting the grout colour you want has always been a struggle as grout manufacturers tend to have a very limited colour pallet. A new option is using powered pigments which we have just added to our range.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC EASTER EGG

How to Make a Mosaic Easter Egg

February 07, 2019

What could be more fun than making your own Mosaic Easter Eggs. Create a special keepsake for your children or grandchildren, or just make some for yourself. Bright & colourful they will make great table decorations.

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mosaic rock are a fun mosaic project which is easy to make

Mosaic Stones - A Fun Mosaic Project!

November 08, 2018

Mosaic stones make wonderful Christmas presents as they are quick to make, in-expensive and very unique.  They make beautiful paperweights or decorative pieces which will be well received by anyone that receives them.

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handmade tiles used to make a mosaic photo frame

Why Not Try Making One Of These For Yourself?

October 23, 2018

This beautiful Damask Photo Frame is made using our exclusive range of Handmade Mosaic Tiles. 
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PS_I_Love_You_Photo_Frame handmade mosaic photo frame.jpeg

'P.S. I Love You' Photo Frame

September 12, 2018

This Beautiful Mosaic is created using our exclusive handmade mosaic tile. Here are the project instructions plus techniques for you to create a mosaic in the same style.

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Handmade Mosaic Photo Frame

Handmade Mosaic Photo Frame

August 14, 2018

This Beautiful Mosaic is created using our exclusive handmade mosaic tile. Here are the project instructions plus techniques for you to create a mosaic in the same style. 

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WHAT ADHESIVE IS RIGHT FOR YOUR PROJECT

What Adhesive is Right for Your Project

February 10, 2018

When creating a mosaic it is important to choose the correct adhesive and ensure that it is compatible with the base or substrate you are using. To help you choose the correct adhesive we have complied this quick reference guide.

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5 REASONS WHY CHOOSING THE CORRECT MOSAIC BASE IS CRITICAL

5 Reasons Why Choosing The Correct Mosaic Base is Critical

August 17, 2017

The choice of base is determined by a number of factors, including the type of project, intended location and use, cost and your individual choice. Durability and aesthetics are key factors that need careful consideration. 
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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC STEPPING STONE

How to Make A Mosaic Stepping Stone

July 14, 2017

Mosaic Stepping Stone are a wonderful addition to the garden and a great mosaic project for beginners and experienced mosaicists alike. This 'How to Mosaic' looks at the two techniques you can use to create your own beautiful piece of garden art.

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Revealed: Common Mosaic Mistakes

Revealed: Common Mosaic Mistakes

May 22, 2017

In this week's 'How to Mosaic and Project Ideas' newsletter I'm outlining some mistakes which are commonly made in mosaics. I know I've certainly made one on or two of these myself and I'm sure a number of my readers have also.

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MY GROUT IS CRACKING, WHY DOES THIS HAPPEN AND WHAT CAN I DO TO PREVENT IT?

My Grout Is Cracking, Why Does This Happen and What Can I Do To Prevent It?

May 15, 2017

It is really disheartening to find cracks in the grout of your newly completed mosaic project, particularly after you've invested significant time, money and creativity.
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HOW TO USE COLOUR IN MOSAICS

How to Use Colour in Mosaics

May 09, 2017

Colour is a critical element in your mosaic design, so having an understanding of some basics can help you achieve the look you are after in mosaics. Here are some fundamental colour principles that you should keep in mind.

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Micro Eye mosaic by Andjelka Radojevic

Creating Eyes in Mosaics

May 04, 2017

Creating eyes in a mosaic piece can be a daunting task. Why, because you need to get them right. Get them wrong and your piece won't look right. Here are some tips and materials you can use to get a great result.

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HOW TO USE MOSAIC MESH

How To Use Mosaic Mesh

May 02, 2017

The starting point for this topic is to understand why you use mesh to create a mosaic. Mesh can be used to create a mosaic in instances where the installation is difficult or you have to or would like to work away from the installation site. It can also be useful when a number of individuals are working together on the same project. 

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WHY (DO YOU) GROUT?

WHY (DO YOU) GROUT?

April 28, 2017

To grout or not to grout! I can across an interesting discussion the other day which shared a number of view points on whether you should grout or not. 

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HOW DO YOU TILE AROUND CURVES? keystoning

How Do You Tile Around Curves?

November 11, 2016

Keystoning is a cutting technique in which your square tesserae goes around curves without leaving a large gap on the outside of the curve. When executed well your grout lines will run parallel and you won’t have a triangular space between the tiles.
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DID YOU KNOW? 7 HANDY MOSAIC TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Did You Know? 7 Handy Mosaic Tips & Techniques

November 04, 2016

Here are 7 handy mosaic tips & techniques that we have come across over the years, which should help make mosaics easier.

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HOW TO COLOUR GROUT

How to Colour Grout

October 27, 2016

Pre-coloured grouts tend to come in a range of fairly standard colours; white, black, brown, beige, and grey. So what do you do it your after something different? Why not try colouring it yourself!

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USING SHADOWS IN MOSAICS

Using Shadows in Mosaics

October 25, 2016

Learning how to create shadows within a mosaic will add a realistic element to your design by creating depth and a 3-D effect. They are integral in replicating life and achieving realism.

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MAKE THIS GORGEOUS CERAMIC LOVE HEART TRAY

Make This Gorgeous Ceramic Love Heart Tray

October 07, 2016

With Christmas just around the corner it's time to start thinking about planning your handmade Christmas gifts. This 'Ceramic Love Heart Tray' would make the perfect gift for someone special. It's simple to make yet completely unique, a gift that would be loved and appreciated.

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LEARN HOW TO CUT CERAMIC TILES - TIPS & TECHNIQUES

Learn How to Cut Ceramic Tiles - Tips & Techniques

September 20, 2016

In this how to mosaic article we look at the tools that you can use to cut ceramic tiles and the techniques you can use to cut them. It is definitely worth giving ceramic tiles are try as it opens up the range of materials you can use and the finishes you can achieve.

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GIVE AN OLD GARDEN POT A NEW LEASE OF LIFE!

Give An Old Garden Pot a New Lease Of Life!

September 11, 2016

Mosaic garden pots are a classic edition to any garden, bringing colour, texture and the charm of handmade pieces. A great way to add impact is to cluster a number of pots together, with similar designs but varying colour schemes, the impact is absolutely stunning.

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make a mosaic blackboard project

Make Your Own Mosaic Blackboard

August 29, 2016

Here is a fun project for you! Making your own mosaic blackboard is a lot simpler than you think. Make one for your home or give it away, its a unique project that you're guaranteed to enjoy.

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