Melissa's Motifs Pique Assiette Mosaics, How-To Make Mosaics, Mosaic Kits

Pique Assiette Mosaic Boxes, Bowls, Violins, Mirrors and other gifts

Learn Pique Assiette Mosaic Today! Mosaic Lifestyle: Creating mosaicmirrors, boxes, bowls and garden art from treasures from your world.

Mosaic Bird Bowl By Melissa

Pique Assiette Mosaic Bird Nest Bowls, using antique china shards, Capodimonte, and a vintage bird figurine.

Mosaic Poodle Mirror by Melissa Miller

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Mosaics of broken antique china, vintage jewelry, pearls, Capodimonte flowers and other found treasures!

How to Make Mosaics! Mosaic E-book and mosaic kits now available!

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I currently sell my mosaic gifts from 2 places: in Des Moines, at Cottage by the Creek, and then my full catalog of goods, on Amazon Handmade.

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Mosaic Doll Face with Antique China Shards

mosaic dog tile with makings

old broken cup from Occupied Japan

Wedding gifts, birthdays, and other special occasions

Grotto Mosaic Ballerina

Pique Assiette Mosaic Wall Hanging with flowers, a vintage ballerina figurine from Occupied Japan, and beads.

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Mosaic Lifestyle E-Book Contents:

Chapter One: Introduction – The Possibilities

Bringing a beautiful craft into your life, and your beautiful life into a wonderful craft

Chapter Two The Search: Finding Broken Antique China & Pottery
Flea Markets, Antique Shops, E-Bay, Thrift Shops, and other sources of damaged collectibles to use in your mosaics. American Art Pottery, Fiesta Ware, Tiles, Fine China, why you should steer clear of new china

Chapter Three: Decoupage in Mosaics
Old photos, letters, postcards, recipes, match books and other ephemera, How to acquire copy and treat images, incorporating images into mosaics. Enhance your creativity, open your world to creative possibilities.

Chapter Four: Expanding your scope: Found Objects in Mosaic
Finding unusual objects and preparing them for mosaics, how to treat vintage rhinestone jewelry pieces, the problem with pearls, recycling bonanzas

Chapter Five: Supplies, working space and preparation
Types of grout & mastic, coloring grout, sanded vs. non-sanded grout, the difference between grout and mortar, which adhesives to use, types of bases, safety measures, efficient work-area tips, confusing mosaic supply issues clarified, how to grout a mosaic, and more.

Chapter Six: The Basics: Cutting china, gluing, & grouting
Nippers vs. hammers, controlled nipping, cutting made easy, cutting apart damaged Capodimonte
floral pieces, how to glue down shards, characteristics of adhesives and which types to use for different objects & bases, incredibly detailed grouting instructions

Chapter Seven: Projects
Make a mosaic picture frame, create a mosaic mirror, mosaic a cigar box, create garden artwith a mosaic shovel, introduction to mosaic tables and other furniture, and a quick preveiw for creating mosaic pins and pendants.

 

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