Easy Mosaics for Your Home and Garden
Crafters, artists, gardeners, home decorators and parents looking for easy and attractive projects are sure to love this collection of 20 stylish and sophisticated mosaic designs that are surprisingly easy to make. From stepping stones and planters to wall plaques and sundials, readers will find all the guidance they need to jump right in and begin creating. There's no glass to cut, and no messy grouting. Readers simply mix, pour and embed. From unusual garden critters to classic architectural themes and geometrical designs, this guide features a range of attractive patterns that will complement all types of styles and home decor. Templates are included for each design. The projects require only inexpensive and accessible materials, such as pebbles, stones, shells, tiles and pre-cut glass chips, and readers can complete most designs in two hours or less.Sarah Donnelly has worked in the art arena for many years as a graphic design production artist, AV producer and painter. In addition to creating her own line of glittering handmade boxes, frames and birdhouses, she is currently developing products and designs for craft manufacturers. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
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