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lyddieonwed
« on: February 06, 2010 11:57:08 AM »

So I made this awhile ago for the front porch but now that I have a functioning camera and I'm snowed in I thought I would share.

I always loved the cave canem mural from Pompeii. Since we have a puppy dog named Sirius Black who is a Labrador/shepherd mix who tends to be a little too friendly (he likes to jump) I thought I'd make one for the house.



 I bought a wood base and a tub of small tiles. I stained the wood base and then I glued the tiles into place with craft glue.  The tiles I used were not fired so I could break them pretty easily with a pair of heavy duty scissors. When I finished gluing them down I filled it in with grout and then sealed the whole thing to make it outdoor safe.
Here is a detail shot of the cave tiling.



And here is a picture of the ferocious Sirius puppy with his "guarding his mommy" face on :-)

 

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silk81
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2010 12:30:44 PM »

I love your mosaic! I would never put up a dog sign but I guess I would make an exception for this one,

Cute dog!! My parents have a shepherd/labrador mix. She looks completely different but is an awesome dog.
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« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2010 12:49:18 PM »

Love the Piece!

LOVE THE DOG!!!
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four-eyed_girl
« Reply #3 on: February 06, 2010 01:43:51 PM »

hey sirius black...haven't seen you in a while.
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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2010 03:11:27 PM »

Very cool, I love your take on the original!
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« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2010 07:49:47 AM »

hey sirius black...haven't seen you in a while.
He promises that if you visit he will try very very hard to not make you sneeze Smiley
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