By Sania Hedengren, Susanna Zacke
Decorating with mosaic and pouring concrete are either addictive; when you commence, you won’t are looking to cease. With step by step images and directions, Sania and Susanna assist you to create greater than twenty various and ornate trinkets. even if you’re somebody seeking to create a brand new ornament in your domestic or a fledgling concrete caster, this booklet has a bit anything for everybody. The sky's the restrict! permit your mind's eye run wild, and be inspired!
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Here, we are grouting the surface to make sure it is nice and even. Shards of tile and mosaic are laid out into a kurbit–inspired pattern. A tip is to mix a lot of white into the pattern to make it look pretty. This small thrift store table has been given a new spark of life. The painted baskets gave us the inspiration for our pattern. YOUR FAVORITE Mirror This is our favorite mirror, whose vibrant colors and style inspired us to create many things, but most important of all, it gave us the idea of dressing a mirror with mosaic products and tiles.
Cut a piece of wallpaper with a structured pattern. • Put a piece of wallpaper in each mold with the pattern facing up. The wallpaper should go up over the edges so that they too become patterned. • Place double–sided tape (carpet tape) on the front of the tile so it covers the whole tile but not the edges. This ensures that the tile stays in place but is kept clean of concrete. • Slightly moisten the tiles so they don’t absorb too much water from the concrete. • Place the tiles in the molds, front facing down.
Tap the mold carefully against the ground a few times to remove any air bubbles, or tap with a hammer around the edges to vibrate the mold. • Place the reinforcement into the concrete.