Woven-square scrap afghan, by Tami of A Simple Country Gal. She gives good basic general instructions of how she made this starting with crocheting short strips, which is a great way to use up odd small scraps. Love this look!
According to the BBC, the mosaics used in Rome were home decorations and ranged from store-bought common designs to custom made designs. Parents and children can make their own mosaic artworks with some colored paper and glue for a fun family craft.
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens: The Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens is a gallery space and a folk art environment that operates as a nonprofit organization. It is considered to be the biggest work of the mosaic artist, Isaiah Zagar. The Philadelphia’s Magic
To tile around curves you can use a technique called Keystoning. This allows the tiles to sit next to each other without any gaps between them. When executed well your grout lines will run parallel and you won’t have a triangular space between the tiles.
prior pin: Artist Lyn Richards sent me some pictures of the mosaic bird bath she made this past summer, and it is worth showing off. The floral design and the colors used in the mosaic were inspired by Van Go…