Friday, April 7, 2017

Fairy Girl Mosaic

she's 18 x 30
this is ungrouted

I finally grouted the last of the winter mosaics


Her face and the one ear are made from polymer clay.
There is an old brooch/pin on her forehead
her eyebrows and the markings on her face are bb's
Black gems for pupils/white glass shards around the pupils

The leaves in her hair are from pins that I found in at a garage sale in Terry when I was out junkin'.
I also used some rims from some floral plates in her hair
her hair is black mardi gras beads and black stained glass

green mother of pearl for her gloves
more bb's for the swirl designs along with small green glass tiles cut in half

her body, arms and legs are differentiated by leather cord and those parts are composed of tan stained glass

she has leather cord straps across her neck

the rest of the picture has several kinds of stained glass, broken pottery, beads and acrylic gems

Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Custom Cross for same customer who got the Blue Bird Mosaic

before grout

after grout

white stained glass
2 different dinner plate patterns
various sizes of acrylic gems
faux pearls
a button at the top
mother of pearl pieces
mini mosaic tiles on the sides

grouted with Sandstone Color Grout

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bird and bird house

custom order delivered to a man who owns one of the largest bird house manufacturing companies in the U.S.

Heartwood - birds, bees and boards

created with various colors of stained glass
acrylic beads and faux pearls
mosaic tile squares
tile that looks like a plank of wood flooring
backpainted glass glob gem from Mr. Larry
cut pieces from a plate

approx. 12 X 18

Friday, February 17, 2017

White and Green Kitchen Mandala

17 x 17 mandala
put at the end of a kitchen cabinet that houses our electric cooktop

agate slice center
green plates
various white plates
small mosaic tile that matches edge of counter top

counter top is a green granite tile surface

Monday, February 13, 2017

All White Kitchen Mandala

it was hung on the side of the counter in the kitchen
17 x 17 inches

agate slice center
various broken plates
and small mosaic tile pieces left over from tiling places in the kitchen

Shower Room Shelf

a vintage metal shelf
before grouting

going to be hung on the inside of our walk in shower to set shampoo/conditioner
soap and shaving things onto

broken tile
Mocha brown grout

Footed Silver Tray Mosaic

a beat up footed silver tray that I decided to mosaic and put on my coffee table

used several patterns of broken plates

Flashlight Spur and horse shoe nail hanger

for my house
made with some decorative spurs
a little I'd Rather be Riding wall hanging
Horse shoe nail to hang items from
dinner plates and a mug (bottom right corner)
stained glass
beads, acryllic gems and faux pearls
1/2 gem marbles
and an old broach in the middle

by our kitchen door to hang our lights on

Thursday, September 29, 2016

a cross for Liz

my friend Liz lost her sister

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Japanese Crane

finally finished.....

sometimes a project get's started.........then goes to the wayside for quite a while
then inspiration hits again and I complete it in 4 days......................go figure

it sat here for months with only this much done

water is shell tiles and acrylic pearl beads, with some blue and turquoise half gem marbles

bird - wings are plastic chandelier crystals
white and black stained glass - gold back painted clear glass
white glass half gem marbles and white glass globs
and a few acrylic pearl beads

the sky is from sheets of yellow, orange and red stained glass

Monday, September 19, 2016

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

master bath hand towel holders

Here's one of them.  The other will be hung after the cabinets on the other side have been finished.
I need to buy a smaller hand towel for it.  The one I picked out is too large to go into the handle.
I will also be using my embroidery sewing machine to sew out a design on the hand towel.

blue mermaid's box

I decided that my blue mermaid needed to sit up on something.  So I took a wooden box that had broken hinges and glue the top shut.

I used the same mosaic tiles on the top that are also on our sink backsplash.

On the edge are some of the pencil tiles from the sink backsplash

the sides have some left over glass tiles that were used in the kitchen

before the box

here she is on her box