Update on Georgie

Final post for tonight, then bed. Just a quick update on Georgie. I’ve done as much as I can on Georgie until I go to the city tomorrow and get the glass I need. I’ve had fun making her. Being told to use Georgie’s colouring, but add me in there, I’d bought some beautiful tiles... Continue Reading →

Hummingbirds

After having done a few dragonflies in my designs, I wanted to try something different, and was inspired by Clare from Dreams and Adventures at Cosy Cottage and her post, Masons Wood, where she tells of a hummingbird she saw on one of her walks. I drew up my template then traced the final picture... Continue Reading →

Mosaic for Thundabox

I'm making this mosaic for a friend of mine going back to my teenage years. Pete and another old friend, Michael, are in a punk rock band called Thundabox. They've released a couple of albums and were part of the pub band scene for many years. Pete's been a great supporter of my mosaics so... Continue Reading →

Mosaic Wall Decor

I was asked on Facebook if this one was a wall decor. "Wall decor" - sounds very la-de-da doesn't it! So to make myself sound more artsy fartsy than I actually am, I've taken onboard this new terminology. No longer do I make old fashioned 'wall hangings'. No, no. I've moved up in the world,... Continue Reading →

Flowers

I made this mosaic for Nita's adopted granddaughter, who's recently had her eighth birthday. Naturally I wasn't organised in time, so I'm sending the heart I just made for her baby sister, and this one, together as gifts as birthdays are special, and it's not the same if little sis gets a present too. Maybe... Continue Reading →

Why Mosaics?

I've never thought of myself as having an artistic bone in my body, so what the hell am I doing throwing myself into any kind of art form?! And why mosaics? Well, I was sitting waiting for an appointment, and was admiring a large mosaic that covered the front of the reception desk. I've seen... Continue Reading →

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