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Topic: Paint Swatch Mosaic--Dragonflies--& How to make one  (Read 18867 times)
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« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2008 07:04:10 PM »

that is so awesomely gorgeous!  i've always wanted to try mosaics, but it seems like a lot to have to cut tiles and mix grout...  this way is just as pretty and much much easier!  thank you so much for sharing your technique!
Oh same here abotu the tiles and grout, also they are so expensive!, that's why I posted how to do it in hopes that someone will try it and post it here as well. Good luck to every one who will try this! Grin
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« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2008 07:20:28 PM »

Oh so coool!
And you did a great job describing how you did it, too.
Inspirational, even!
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« Reply #12 on: August 01, 2008 07:55:06 PM »

Hooray! You have inspired me!!! I have been pretending I want to paint for a while now, every time I go with my husband to Home Depot I go to the paint section and grab pretty colors.  Cheesy And until now I didn't know what I would actually do with them. Thanks so much for posting this!
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« Reply #13 on: August 01, 2008 08:45:11 PM »

that's awesome!!! i love mosaic!!!
(and those paint sample thingies too Cheesy)
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« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2008 01:05:04 AM »

Holy crap! Gorgeous.
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« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2008 07:14:12 AM »

you are all so kind thanks so much!!!!!
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« Reply #16 on: August 02, 2008 11:35:53 AM »

Awesome! I work at Lowes so I have easy access to paint swatches.  I just hope they don't notice a whole bunch are missing....  Roll Eyes
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« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2008 03:32:38 PM »

Awesome! I work at Lowes so I have easy access to paint swatches.  I just hope they don't notice a whole bunch are missing....  Roll Eyes
lol believe me I felt like so weird just grabbing them. But then I felt so good knowing id make something BEAUTIFUL out of them Smiley Im just glad it came out as well as it did ya know. I hope every one that is inspired does it, it does not take that long, depending on the amount of detail
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« Reply #18 on: August 02, 2008 11:02:27 PM »

that's delightful Cheesy  I took a color theory class last year and had to do a self portrait out of paint chips, it was quite interesting, but I think your dragonflies are much nicer Cheesy
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« Reply #19 on: August 03, 2008 05:40:25 AM »

This came out very pretty. Smiley
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