How To Mosaic Techniques & Projects

HOW TO PREPARE A PAPER-MACHE BASE FOR MOSAICS

How to Prepare a Paper-Mache Base for Mosaics

March 12, 2014

Paper-Mache shapes make a great mosaic base, but need to be prepared correctly to ensure they maintain their integrity during mosaicing. In this 'How To Mosaic' we look how you can prepare a paper-mache torso to mosaic.

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How to Mosaic a Gumboot

How to Mosaic a Gumboot

March 03, 2014

So what do you do with a gumboot that you've found on the side of the road? Mosaic it of course! As the saying goes, one person's trash is another person's treasure.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC GARDEN POT

How To Make a Mosaic Garden Pot

February 10, 2014

Mosaic Pots are a great way to decorate, both inside and outside your home. This project demonstrates, step by step the process of making a mosaic pot.

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Using Fibreglass to Create A Mosaic Base

February 09, 2014

This post looks at how to use fibreglass to make a mosaic base. I've found a hat with a bit of character at a discount shop and I've covered it in fibreglass it to make it rigid enough to mosaic.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC STEPPING STONE

How To Make A Mosaic Stepping Stone

January 20, 2014

I often get asked how to make a mosaic stepping stone, so in today's 'How to Mosaic' I'm detailing the process involved. 

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CHOOSING THE CORRECT GROUT COLOUR

Help in Choosing the Correct Grout Colour

December 19, 2013

We have had a few emails recently from people not happy with the grout colour they have chosen, wanting to know what to do to correct it. To help you do this, we have put together the 'Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Correct Grout Colour'.

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC GLAZING BALL

Learn How To Make A Mosaic Glazing Ball

November 10, 2013

Now its spring its time to start thinking about your garden again. Mosaic glazing balls make a beautiful addition to any garden or patio. Hang them from the roof or pile them up near to your garden pots, either way they are stunning. 

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A Wonderful Mosaic Photo Frame Project With Absolutely No Grouting

A Wonderful Mosaic Photo Frame Project With Absolutely No Grouting

November 10, 2013

Hands up if you love to mosaic but could take or leave grouting! If your hands in the air than you'll really enjoy this mosaic project. This photo frame project is not only has no grouting but is gorgeous too.

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GREAT TIPS FOR WORKING ON 3 DIMENSIONAL SURFACES IN MOSAICS

Great Tips for Working on 3 Dimensional Surfaces in Mosaics

October 13, 2013

Have you ever tried working on a 3 dimensional surface, only to have the tiles & tesserae slip off or move around. This can be frustrating! To help you overcome this problem here are a few handy tips:

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THE MESH METHOD OF MOSAICS DEMONSTRATED

The Mesh Method of Mosaics Demonstrated

October 13, 2013

I'm often asked by customers what's the easiest way to create a mosaic in a hard to reach place and how do I use fibreglass mesh to create a mosaic? So here it is, the mosaic mesh method demonstrated.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC SHOE

How to Make a Mosaic Shoe

September 11, 2013

I'm really excited to present this project as it is my absolute favourite to date! I've been planning it for over a year now, buying bits and pieces as I've come across them. I hope you enjoy reading how I've created it just as much as I've enjoyed making it!

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HOW TO CREATE PATTERNS & BOARDERS IN MOSAICS WITH TESSELLATION

How to Create Patterns & Boarders in Mosaics with Tessellation

September 01, 2013

Creating stunning patterns and boarders in mosaics can be easy using a ancient technique called Tessellation. A tessellated surface is a pattern created with shapes in which there are no gaps left. In mosaics, you can create a tessellated surface with irregular shapes that are fitted closely together.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC BOWL

How to Make a Mosaic Bowl

August 14, 2013

One of the things I love about mosaics is that you can turn what is effectively junk into something that is quite beautiful. This is what I've done with this weeks project. An old ceramic bowl now has a new lease on life and one less item is destined for landfill.

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SOME HANDY MOSAIC TIPS & TECHNIQUES THAT YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS!

Some Handy Mosaic Tips & Techniques That You Can't Afford To Miss!

July 14, 2013

Here is a collection of Mosaic Tips & Techniques that I've complied from many years of reading and working in mosaics. There is sure a little gem here that will not only save you time and money, but also help you produce a better mosaic.

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How to Make A Mosaic Stepping Stone (indirect method)

How to Make A Mosaic Stepping Stone (indirect method)

June 19, 2013

This stepping stone has been created using a stepping stone mold or cake tin and the indirect method of mosaics. With this method the tiles are embedded into the stepping stone as opposed to being placed on top and grouted.

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DECORATIVE MOSAIC POT PROJECT

Decorative Mosaic Pot Project

June 13, 2013

Stylish & decorative this mosaic pot is a great project for all mosaic enthusiasts. Add your own style to the design & customise it to fit your decor.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC CHAIR

How To Make A Mosaic Chair

May 20, 2013

One of the great things about mosaics is that you can turn old things into pieces of art. This old chair was ready for the tip but with a bit of creativity & effort its become a beautiful piece of furniture which can take pride of place in someone's home. How about making one of your own next weekend? Here are the instructions to help you.

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hOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC BOOT

How To Make A Mosaic Boot

May 17, 2013

This amazing Mosaic Boot is a great feature for any garden. Its an advanced project and definately one to aspire to make.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC HOUSE NUMBER

How to Make a Mosaic House Number

May 16, 2013

Creating a mosaic house number is an extremely popular project. It's a reflection of your house and individual style so it's also a very personal project. This project provides instructions that can be adapted to any style to create your own house number.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC TABLE

How to Make A Mosaic Table

April 15, 2013

What better way to decorate your home and give an old table a new lease on life that to mosaic it. Because of their flat surface tables make a relatively easy mosaic project, which will give joy for many years to come.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC BOWL

How To Make a Mosaic Bowl

March 20, 2013

This project takes an old ceramic bowl and gives it a new lease on life. This is project is quite simple with limited cutting of tiles involved, great for anyone that is new to mosaics.

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how to make a mosaic mirror

How to Make a Mosaic Mirror

October 17, 2012

Mosaic Mirrors are a great way to decorate your home and also make lovely gifts. This mosaic mirror has been designed for those amongst you that are just starting out in mosaics and want a relatively simple yet decorative project to complete.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC HANDBAG

How to Make A Mosaic Handbag

October 10, 2012

Create a fun Mosaic Handbag with these easy to follow step by step mosaic project instructions.
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A Mosaic Jewellery Box creates a beautiful accessory or gift for someone special. Make your own with these step by step instructions!

How to Make a Mosaic Jewellery Box

August 30, 2012

Jewellery Boxes are a fun project to make for yourself or to give away as a gift.

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HOW TO MAKE A MOSAIC CLOCK

How to Make a Mosaic Clock

April 17, 2012

Fun to make and functional, this Mosaic Clock is a great way to add a personal touch to your home! Why not customise your design to accent the colour scheme and decor of the room.

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How to Make a Mosaic Tray

How to Make a Mosaic Tray

April 16, 2012

Stylish and functional this mosaic tray is a simple mosaic project that can be completed in a weekend. It's a great project for those of you that are new to the art of mosaics!

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