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« on: May 05, 2012 07:25:46 PM »

I had never done a mosaic before so i tryed it out on these glass vases from Ikea. I had some shells and glass beads and thought maybe a beach theme would be cool. So i broke up yellow and blue tiles so that one could be the ocean and one could be the beach. I also used white grout so that it would look like sand. For anyone who hasnt done this before or used grout i would not not recomened doing it with such differently shaped items like i did. It was so hard to uncover my smaller shells it took me hours :/. Bt i love how they turned out Cheesy Also i have no idea what to do with these so if any of you have any ideas i would greatly appriciate them!

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Colse up of te beach one

Close up of th ocean one

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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2012 08:20:52 PM »

Those are amazing!! I especially love the blue one!!
I would use them as vases still, unless the tops don't have holes anymore. They would make amazing centerpieces or bookends.
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2012 08:56:24 PM »

THese are gorgeous! Beach is my favorite. Lovely colors and shells, makes me want to visit the beach.

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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2012 03:07:12 AM »

You did a very nice job on these two mosaics. Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2012 08:44:15 AM »

What she said!

You did a very nice job on these two mosaics. Smiley
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