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Mosaic Tiles - How to Effectively Indulge Your Creativity?

Sanjay Jagtap

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The ceramic tile industry is the most dynamic and allows a lot of innovation. One can make use of stained glass to create customized mosaic tiles for your space in the most traditional manner or donning up your space from the cosmic collections to the most classic discoveries you can make in stained glass art to add glamour to your space.

The creative challenge is immensely high when you opt to combine mosaic with stained glass. Let’s explore how you can create wonderfully both of them in patterns.

The first critical thing that you need to consider while working on your project of making mosaic patterns for your centre tables and your window panes or for decorating the candle stands, wall-hangings, photo frames or flower vases etc is that you need to source all the relevant material that you will need to explore your talent. Get geared up to deck up your space with these decoration ideas for a space that never appeared so perfect before.

The materials needed to make mosaics with stained glass patterns for your window frame are:

•Coloured paints
•Charcoal piece
•Acrylic undercoating
•Sand paper
•Broken glasses and tiles
•Glass nipper
•Hand gloves etc.

The steps that you will need to follow are:

•Cut a frame in your plywood as per the size of your window.
•Frame the outer edge of the plywood in to the wood and then nail it in place to provide framing to the outer edge.
•Use of a sand paper to smoothen the surface of the wood.
•Apply a layer of acrylic undercoating and then let it dry for a few days. Repeat the process once again.
•Paint the base material to a perfect white as the glass will look brighter and help to enhance the overall look of the stained glass.
•With a piece of charcoal draw the design you want to make with the pieces of mirror. You can also choose designs from a splendid variety available online.
•You then need to mix the grout in correct proportions as per the instructions mentioned in the manual of the grout box.
•You then need to apply a thick layer of grout on the frame.
•Separate the colored pieces of chipped glass and tiles as per the requirement of your design and creative flow.
•Continue working until the pattern drawn has been completely finished.
•Push the tiles on the grout slowly but steadily so that they do not get lost in the layer of grout.
•Wipe off the excess grout with the help of clean damp cloth.
•Let the frame dry for a few days.
•Apply a coat of varnish.

Your stained glass window installed in a frame to make mosaic is ready to make a piece of your art come alive in your room.

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