Category Archives: mosaic tile

Pique Assiette Blast from the Past

Organizing and found the little video of a Pique Assiette Mosaic Tile Frame from back in the day.  Fun stuff. 

Princess Demi Cup – SOLD

Princess Demi Cup Pique Assiette
Princess Demi Cup – Sold
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How To Mosaic Tile in 3 Easy Steps

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Glue pieces of things to other things with the best adhesive.

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Let it dry for 24-36 hours.

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Grout on. Grout off, repeat again and again until it’s shiny and clean. Let dry & seal.

“The humblest tasks get beautified if loving hands do them.”  ― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

mosaic tile picture frame with quote
didn’t grout and that’s okay. sold.

P.S. Regarding the vintage mosaic tile images that were used in this post. These images have no known origin and have been in a craft box of mine since birth. :-)Thank you.

Hi Dave. 🙂

Heart Art

From one artist to another … a blast from the past.

Someone stenciled this discarded heart-shaped piece of wood.

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It was one of those thrift store finds that immediately got my attention and did not end up in storage. I cut and glued vintage china shards, pink iridescent tile, red mirror tile, silver tapestry tile, green glass gems, a couple of red glass hearts, red lips and finished it off with charcoal grout.

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China Heart – sold

It sold the day it was finished. No regrets, except not keeping it. 😉

Charcoal was a good choice.

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China Heart – Sold

Moving on … insert whooshing sound here. “D”

“One ought to hold on to one’s heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.”  ― Friedrich Nietzsche

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