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Topic: Fused Glass Backsplash--finally done!  (Read 2711 times)
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« on: June 26, 2012 06:07:49 PM »

I started this project late 2011 and finally screwed up the courage (and motivation) to install them. I agonized over how to install them (permanently or semi-permanently) and ultimately decided we are all but dust in the wind and if some future owner decides to demolish them, then so be it.

The bathroom needs to painted, probably a deep creamy cappuccino color, and I may add a row of white ceramic tiles above the fused glass tiles. I still have to caulk, but here's what it looks like now:



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« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2012 06:29:07 PM »

It looks great! Im so impressed by people who work in glass.

As far as home decorating goes, it's not really my typical style. BUT if I bought your house I would be so impressed by the fact that you made those peices of art yourself, there is no way I'd take it down! Handmade creativity means a lot to me. I'd make it work!

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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2012 06:36:34 PM »

Clear caulk or white caulk?

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« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2012 08:07:27 PM »

Looks great CrazyEyeGlass. Smiley What adhesive did you use?

« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2012 02:23:24 AM »

Oh, it is so pretty! I would love to move into a house with such beautiful tiles.

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« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2012 11:54:12 PM »

as would I!  The colours are gorgeous Smiley

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« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2012 07:44:58 AM »

It's good you stuck with it because it turned out so nice! The color is gorgeous.

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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2012 07:12:23 AM »

I love that you made your own personallized back splash.  It's adorable!

« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2012 08:18:27 AM »

Those are wonderful!

I'm in the process of moving house, and I soooo want to make a backsplash out of my own tiles - so thanks for posting your lovely ones. I feel encouraged to do it now :-)
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