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« on: September 05, 2008 11:45:36 AM »

Hello there!  Grin

My Mom brought home a ugly thing that was probably supposed to be one of those folky wooden calenders from the thrift store. (No offense to folky calendars. lol) Anyways, she is also a clerk at a mosaic/tile company, they make very expensive products so their waste is HUGE, they don't use anything with even a TINY imperfection (I know well cause I worked there for two summers doing glass/kiln checking). She brought home a few boxes a year or two ago.

I used a fleur-de-lis not because I have any particular obsession for quebec or france, but just because I like it, lol. I suppose the theme my mum is going for is 'french country' really losely though. haha.

I didn't take any before, but it was pretty basic, wooden and all scrated, and lots of glass mosaic tile rejects.



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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2008 11:51:01 AM »

oh oh oh this is brilliant!!  my mom has one of those calendar holder things too, but it's holding her calendar.  but this makes me want to steal it!!  great!
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2008 11:54:00 AM »

Lovely! And a great way to use up some "waste."  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2008 12:43:24 PM »

Ah awesome. Thanks for saying it was a fleur de lis I didn't get that at first =P
But that's cool, and Jess, tell your mom to bring home some reject tiles for me! That would be cool  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2008 10:59:36 PM »

Great recon - pretty and functional.  Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2008 08:24:17 PM »

Damn!  Wish I had not thrown my tacky old wooden calendar away.  That looks great!
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« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2008 06:29:09 PM »

Great way to "upcycle" . . . and I must admit I'm envious that you get "reject" mosaic tiles. Crafter's heaven, lol.
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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2008 09:41:31 PM »

I love this idea! I just got into mosaic with glass pieces, so I'm really tempted to do something like this!
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2009 02:19:59 PM »

nice work- I am totally inspired to go to my local goodwill this weekend! I need a tray to carry food to our upstairs dining room (tho we mostly eat in front of the tv  Tongue )
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