40 projects to make with glass, metal, paper, beans, buttons, felt, found objects & more.
You can make a beautiful mosaic from just about anything ! Using a few simple techniques and some basic supplies, you can arrange bits of natural and manufactured materials from the world around you to create gorgeous items for your home and garden. From traditional ceramic tile to nails and bolts, from beans to velvet, from eggshells to seashells, you can create table tops, chair backs, jewellery boxes ( and jewellery ), plantars, frames, pitchers, journal and photo album covers, wall hangings, and more . . . . it’s fun and easy !
There are step-by-step instructions for making 40 fabulous projects. Plus you’ll learn the basics of gathering and arranging materials, creating and transferring designs, and constructing mosaics of all kinds. To inspire you, there’s a gallery of stunning mosaics made by talented mosaicists and artists working in many different types of media.