Large mosaic wall emerging…

This is a repost from nearly a year ago with an update because… …drum roll… …I finally started sticking the mosaic to the wall (*takes a bow*)! Read the original post and then scroll to the bottom for the pics of how its looking. It’s a modest start (there is a lot of wall) but […] Read more...

Mosaic stars

  Take some air drying clay, a rolling pin and a cookie cutter… Add some gold paint…. Then some PVA glue and blingy glass, glittery tiles – or broken china, beads, shiny paper or textiles. Whatever you can get your hands on! You can sprinkle on glitter to fill the gaps too… Leave to dry…then […] Read more...

A new mosaic world in London

The labour of mosaic love of the last few weeks is almost almost finished – just the installation and final pieces to be stuck and grouted once it’s on the wall in the playground of a local South London primary school…. Four days of mosaic workshops with delightful kids aged 4 to 12 produced this […] Read more...

Make mosaic eggs and crosses

We have been enjoying making these little mosaic beauties to celebrate Easter  (mummy has been using her two little ones as guinea pigs for the workshop that I am running at St. Paul’s Cathedral this week!).  I feel very excited to be running a workshop for children in this amazing place (which is filled with […] Read more...

Paper mosaic heart (or whatever takes your fancy!)

Paper mosaic making is a great activity for children and grown-up’s alike. I just did it with a group of 30 adults at Crafty Pint (crafts in a London pub, no less!) and it was great seeing how absorbed people got making this. Here they are in action… Whilst it seems pretty obvious how to […] Read more...

Mosaic making galore…

Life (and blogging) has been interrupted somewhat by our  kitchen-dining room (where we spend most our time) being out of use for two weeks, at one point with no floor! Despite it all, here’s been a lot of making going on – have a peek… Isabella’s butterfly slowly emerging… …and Toby’s Toucan! Some little mosaic […] Read more...

Mosaic lights and candles…

It’s that time of year… Time for candles, light in the darkness, snuggling in, warm and cosy. Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.  ~Chinese Proverb We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.    ~Evelyn Dunbar There […] Read more...