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Let It Go

My attachment to stuff has changed … 975 square feet, one closet, two dogs, north winds, a forest, dirt roads and ongoing construction will do that to a person.

This will be our third winter in the north woods and I can assure you that living in this much nature is best described as magical humility wrapped in gratitude and the best part hasn’t even happened yet.

It’s so nice to have things to look forward too.

Mosaic Tile Tools
missing, still hopeful.

Progress

It looks like the studio will be winter worthy and a life with storage lockers will be over … I believe.

In the meantime, I’m letting go of my decades old drive thru toys from life in the fast food lane.

McDonalds-Happy-Meal-Toys

It’s time for someone else to enjoy them and share with others.

 

How To Mosaic Tile in 3 Easy Steps

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

tea-party-sugar-bowl
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. 🙂