Simple Creative Ideas for Sophisticated Home StyleBook - 2008
Offers 15 stylish and practical mosaic projects for the home and garden, with variations and further ideas, as well as a section on materials and techniques. Whether you are a beginner or improver, this work helps you to explore this craft, using historic mosaic ideas as inspiration for chic contemporary designs.|Mosaic Magic Learn how to make mosaics and create attractive and practical homestyle items for the house and garden, with Mosaic Magic from Angie Weston. Mosaic making is fun, whether you are a complete beginner of wanting to build on your existing skills, and this comprehensive guide to materials and mosaic making techniques covers everything you need to know, including all of the tools and equipment you need, cutting mosaic tiles, grouting and how to achieve different mosaic effects. All of the gorgeous mosaic projects, from simple coasters to shimmering glass candle lanterns, offer a range of contemporary colours and designs, using stunning mosaic tiles, glass tiles, mosaic mirror tiles, glass and gemstone beads, and millefiori beads. With clear, expert step-by-step instructions the mosaic designs are achievable 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! Inside Mosaic Magic: Mosaic Making Techniques - this section of the book contains all of the information you need to know to create your own mosaic designs, including how to choose complimentary colours, how to cut mosaic tiles, making 3D mosaics, and more! Mosaic Projects - simple to follow step-by-step instructions for over 15 mosaic designs, from handbag mirrors, jewellery boxes, bookends, coasters and trays, to wall decorations, garden plant markers and birdbaths.
Publisher: Cincinnati ; Newton Abbot, Devon : David & Charles, c2008.
Branch Call Number: 738. 5 WES
Characteristics: 128 p. : chiefly ill. (mainly col.)