Mosaics is a craft that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, from children to the elderly. This mosaic project is an easy way to get started in mosaics and a great gift idea as well. It is suitable for beginners, as an introduction to the art of mosaics, as well as people more experienced in this beautiful craft.
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!
This beautiful mosaic photo frame project is a fantastic project for anyone to make. The selection of materials means that no cutting is required, making it fantastic for beginners. The patten being intricate, bold and colourful is perfect for all all skills levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.