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Topic: My First Mosaic - Kitchen Trivet  (Read 2444 times)
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« on: May 24, 2014 09:00:17 PM »

I've always admired the beautiful mosaics I've seen on Craftster and around the web but always felt like it was a craft out of reach because of all of the fancy supplies and steps it takes to make them.

Fortunately, I found an awesome place in our neighborhood, Seattle Mosaic Arts, that offers classes for newbies. A friend and I took one of their intro classes recently and this is the result!



This is a trivet but you could also do wall hangings or garden stones. There were endless jars of beautiful glass to choose from and we didn't have to do any of the messy work! We created the design on contact paper and then the studio did the grouting (in our choice of colors) for us.



It's, by no means, perfect but I had such a great time making it and I think it turned out kinda pretty. I can't wait to go back to apply what I learned to another project. I need another craft hobby like I need a hole in my head but this was just too fun not to do again!





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« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2014 09:34:34 PM »

It is really pretty!!! 

Looks like a new craft found you.... Grin.
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« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2014 10:04:53 PM »

IT's so pretty!   It looks like you're a natural, Lime!
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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2014 10:18:28 PM »

gorgeous! i like your choice of dark green for the grouting too. it really brings it all together Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2014 10:35:14 PM »

Thank you, so much!

I'm glad this craft has been demystified for me now Smiley.
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« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2014 11:08:28 PM »

Just beautiful! I like the dark green grout, too. And really, the "messy" part isn't that hard, either.  Cheesy

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« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2014 12:13:40 AM »

It's absolutely gorgeous!
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« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2014 02:34:39 AM »

Really pretty, Lime! Like all the various greens, too. And welcome to the wonderful world of mosaic. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2014 03:08:34 AM »

It's gorgeous!  Very modern looking.  Good job, you!
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« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2014 04:58:20 AM »

That is gorgeous - I love your colour choices!
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