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Learn Pique Assiette Mosaic Today! Mosaic Lifestyle: Creating mosaic mirrors, boxes, bowls and garden art from treasures from your world.

Pique Assiette Mosaic Bird Nest Bowl by Melissa Miller

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Pique Assiette Mosaic Materials by Melissa's Motifs
Mosaics of broken antique china, vintage jewelry, pearls, Capodimonte flowers and other found treasures!

Pique Assiette Wedding Gift Mirror

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Pique Assiette Mosaic Mirror

Melissa's Motifs Pique Assiette Dress Form

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Melissa's Motifs Pique Assiette Mosaics

 

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Mosaic Lifestyle E-Book Contents:

Chapter One: Introduction – The Possibilities

Bringing a beautiful craft into your life, and your beautiful life into a wonderful craft

Chapter Two The Search: Finding Broken Antique China & Pottery
Flea Markets, Antique Shops, E-Bay, Thrift Shops, and other sources of damaged collectibles to use in your mosaics. American Art Pottery, Fiesta Ware, Tiles, Fine China, why you should steer clear of new china

Chapter Three: Decoupage in Mosaics
Old photos, letters, postcards, recipes, match books and other ephemera, How to acquire copy and treat images, incorporating images into mosaics. Enhance your creativity, open your world to creative possibilities.

Chapter Four: Expanding your scope: Found Objects in Mosaic
Finding unusual objects and preparing them for mosaics, how to treat vintage rhinestone jewelry pieces, the problem with pearls, recycling bonanzas

Chapter Five: Supplies, working space and preparation
Types of grout & mastic, coloring grout, sanded vs. non-sanded grout, the difference between grout and mortar, which adhesives to use, types of bases, safety measures, efficient work-area tips, confusing mosaic supply issues clarified, how to grout a mosaic, and more.

Chapter Six: The Basics: Cutting china, gluing, & grouting
Nippers vs. hammers, controlled nipping, cutting made easy, cutting apart damaged Capodimonte
floral pieces, how to glue down shards, characteristics of adhesives and which types to use for different objects & bases, incredibly detailed grouting instructions

Chapter Seven: Projects
Make a mosaic picture frame, create a mosaic mirror, mosaic a cigar box, create garden art with a mosaic shovel, introduction to mosaic tables and other furniture, and a quick preveiw for creating mosaic pins and pendants.

 

February 16, 2014 2:55 PM

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