Diamond Tech Crafts has done it again! We are teaming up with Craftbits to give away one of our newest, most fabulous products yet - the Mosaic Butterfly Feeder Kit! And right now you can WIN one of three kits being given away on Craftbits.com. Invite beautiful butterflies into your yard with this mess-free, kid-friendly Mosaic Butterfly Feeder kit. … Continue reading Win 1 of 3 Mosaic Butterfly Feeder Kits at Craftbits!
Stepping stones make great projects for kids to create over the long summer months; they are super easy and are a great way to create or commemorate a wonderful summer memory! Using the indirect method to create a stepping stone is a breeze because you don’t need to worry about gluing tiles and grouting after the stone … Continue reading Creating Stepping Stones with the Kids
Creating a stepping stone with Jennifer’s Mosaics Outdoor Cement is quick and easy; follow the simple steps below to get great, long-lasting results. There are two ways to create a stepping stone; using the direct method and the indirect method. In the indirect method, you will place mosaic pieces at the bottom of the mold … Continue reading How To Make A Mosaic Stepping Stone
Most of us know that a mosaic is an assemblage of tiny tiles that come together to make an image. But did you know that there are several ways to add movement and flow or andamento to your mosaic? Andamento is determined by placement of tesserae and there are many ways to draw the eye to or away … Continue reading Creating Movement and Motifs in Your Mosaic
I think marble tile looks beautiful in mosaics, in fact, it’s one of my favorite tesserae to work with. I must caution though– it's addictive to work with; with such naturally blending colors and beautiful veining it's hard for me to stop. When it comes to nipping, marble tile needs a different touch than glass tile, but … Continue reading Mosaics – Nipping Marble Tiles
If you are anything like me, you are still thinking of what to get your mom for Mother's Day. Wouldn't it be great to sit around and create something wonderful while munching on snacks and sipping a nice glass of wine? Throw a Mother's Day Mosaic Party for Mom this year! Invite the whole family or … Continue reading Mother’s Day Mosaic Party
We all know that when it comes to creating mosaics, options are virtually limitless with tesserae, surface, adhesive, design and even the method you use to apply your mosaic; direct or indirect.Using the direct method of mosaics, you place your tesserae directly on the surface you are covering. Each piece is applied one by one right … Continue reading Direct Vs. Indirect: 3 Questions to Help to Decide How to Apply Your Mosaic