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Shattered Pieces

Haven’t unwrapped my artwork – which, by the way, looked a heck of a lot smaller in the brick and mortar.

If the moving gods weren’t good to me, so be it … I have glue and a garbage can.

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Mackinac Island Mosaic Tile Incense Holder

Shoulda, coulda, woulda, but didn’t take a photo of the vintage Mackinac Island souvenir dish that I used in this piece. It was a cutie. Maybe next time. 😉

The Mackinac Island mosaic tile incense holder was created using brilliant blue ceramic tile, glossy white ceramic tile, silver tapestry tile, vintage blue china, white vintage china, a vintage Mackinac Island souvenir dish, gold glass gems, red glass gems, four square iridescent blue glass feet, stick incense holder and a red glass heart.  All securely glued and grouted to to a 3/4″ thick MDF board that measures 4″ inches wide x 9″ inches long.

This piece has been added to the all new  *Balsam Studio shop on Etsy –  * use to be 225 Water Street for many moons.  

SOLD

Mackinac Island Mosaic Tile Incense Holder

Mackinac Island Mosaic Tile Incense Holder

No Room at the Inn

Before attempting to empty the 2 storage lockers full of stuff,  it’s probably a good idea to list the art and vintage that is already unpacked and ready to find a new home. #ourkidswillthankmeforthis 😉

#1 – Item of the Day is  “Golden Girl a beloved mosaic tile stick incense holder that was created with gorgeous iridescent tile, gold tapestry tile, gold shimmer tile and a vintage porcelain flora figurine with ladybug. Glued on to 3/4″ MDF board and then finished off with taupe sanded grout and sealed. One of a kind. Shop.

Golden Girl Mosaic Tile Incense Holder

Art of Waiting

Finally unpacked the boxes in the basement. Found the glue but not the toolbox.

Mosaic Tile Supplies

Taking that as a sign that I’m suppose to be doing other things sans tools.

“She was always waiting, it seemed to be her forte.”
― D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover – Amen. 😉

All in Good Time Incense Holder

All in Good Time” Vintage Panda and Bamboo Figurine Mosaic Tile Incense Holder was created with gorgeous black iridescent tile, golden glass gems and ceramic tile is available for sale on our Etsy Shop.