I cannot tell you how much I adore mosaics. Now, I know some of them can look a little busy or dated but when you find a good piece, its truly a "shut the front door!" moment. Mosaics can look modern, vintage, romantic and so much more. Its kinda like cooking.........You choose the ingredients and make it work! It is your personal style that gives the mosaic or anything you create its very own flavor.
What is Mosaic?
A Mosaic is an image or design, where small pieces of media such as glass, tiles, shells, and much more are placed together with space showing between them. The goal here is to make an image or design from lots of broken pieces. Sometimes the space left is filled with grout, however, grouting is optional. In ancient Greece, nearly 4000 years ago exquisite mosaic tiled floors, walls and ceilings were very popular. Some of these exceptional designs still exist today. And, as expected they are much revered for their beauty and skilled craftsmanship.
Over the years the art of using mosaic decor has evolved from floors and walls to mirrors, plates, wall hangings and even signs. In this post I included some of the pieces that I
Well, I certainly hope you enjoyed the eye candy. Hopefully this post gave you a new perspective on mosaics too.
I'll catch you later, I have a date with an old table, white paint and a box of glass tiles!