This probably won't be helpful to you but I am in the process of gathering a large collection of dishes and cups for my first picassiette furniture project. That means I would break them lol. http://emosaicideas.com/broken-dishes-mosaic
wow, that's amazing. I would love to see the finished thing.
how did you get the gilt edges in that picture? did you just paint them or is it real metal?
I have a bunch of china plates and saucers with chips and some of them are smashed. I was wondering if anyone could help me figure out what to do with them?
My first thought was break them into little pieces and make some mosaics, but I seriously have LOADS of plates and I don't think I need mosaics that are THAT big! I was wondering if maybe I could cut them into shapes to make stuff out of, like necklaces, wind chimes etc? Or, possible make them into beads somehow? No idea! Any suggestions of what to do with them (and best of all, how to do it) very much appreciated.
I hadn't realised that a lot of chipping would happen. I wonder if there's any way to minimise this? Possible by clamping? Or by keeping the ceramic object wet? (Total wild guesses on my part, I have nooo idea)
Had anyone else on here ever tried a project like this?
Hi, I'm a newbie, but I have searched I promise! I have a load of old plates and saucers that are chipped or broken that I wanted to cut up to make into shapes for necklaces, mobiles, wind chimes etc. I have heard the best tool to do this with is a dremel, but apart from that I'm completely in the dark! I have looked on DIY shop websites at them and found a baffling array of 'multitools' and attachments. If anyone could suggest to me which type of tool/attachments I need for this project that would be seriously wonderful.
I also have no idea of what technique to use once I do find out what kit I need! It occurs to me as well that he finished projects would need to be sanded or rounded off at the edges or something or they could be pretty dangerously sharp! Any advise would be very very welcome!
Hi, this is my very first post so I hope I don't make too many glaring errors!
I have a huge amount of old VHS tapes that I can't watch, not having a video player, and most of them were taped off the telly by my nan anyway, so not really the sort of thing I'd be interested in seeing.
I had a look around but all the topics about this I could find were about knitting or crocheting with the tape itself, which I might try and do (I'm not very good at knitting though and have never tried crochet) but what I ideally wanted was something to make out of the plastic outer casing - not the cover, but the outside of the cassette - other than a cassette purse. Maybe something storage-y perhaps? Any suggestions would be welcomed, cause otherwise they're getting thrown out.
Unless, that is, anyone wants a load of old VHS tapes for their own craft projects?