Mosaic Magic

Mosaic Magic : Simple Creative Ideas for Sophisticated Home Style

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Mosaic Magic offers 15 stylish and practical mosaic projects for the home and garden, with variations and further ideas, as well as a comprehensive and accessible section on materials and techniques. Whether you are a beginner or improver, Mosaic Magic will help you to explore this exciting craft, using historic mosaic ideas as inspiration for chic contemporary design. With clear step-by-step instructions the projects are achieveable for everyone, even those with the busiest of lives. If you only have a few hours to spare in the evening or at the weekend and want to create something elegant and useful for your home, or make an unusual gift for a special friend, then this book is for you.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 205.74 x 279.4 x 10.16mm | 521.63g
  • DAVID & CHARLES
  • Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 200 colour illustrations
  • 0715327984
  • 9780715327982
  • 114,564

About Angie Weston

Angie Weston trained as a fine art painter in the 1980s and is now a mosaic artist, specialising in practical pieces for everyday use in the home and garden. She exhibits in London and south east England, and runs residential mosaic courses from her studio in the Charente region of France. You can visit her website at www.mosaic-courses.comshow more

Table of contents

Introduction MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: Materials Tools and Equipment Choosing Colour Design Basics Designing for 3D Objects Tile Cutting Mosaic Effects Methods of Laying Tesserae Further Mosaic Effects Grouting THE PROJECTS: Periwinkle Handbag Mirror Millefiori Jewellery Flower-Studded Jewellery Box Hotpot Stand and Coasters Daisy Napkin Ring Hot Chilli Tray Rooster Bookends Seahorse Wall Decoration Tropical Fish Toothbrush Holder Beaded Glass Candle Lantern Arabian-Inspired Vase Art Nouveau Wall Clock Abstract Birdbath Lizard Garden Plant Markers Poppy Candle Shelf and Saucer Moving On Mosaic Gallery Templates Suppliers Glossary Mosaic Sites of Interest About the Author Acknowledgments Indexshow more
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