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One-of-kind polymer clay. Hair-fine threads of clay are used to create micro-mosaics.
BEAD & BUTTON #16 Dec 1996 pg. 28

Scrap wood mosaic. Barn picture is made from lumber scraps mounted on hardboard.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 100, 146

Linoleum mosaics are less expensive than ceramic or glass.
BOYS' LIFE May 1965 (v.55#5) pg. 66

Mosaics made from paint chip samples.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1965 (v.55#8) pg. 47

Mosaic stepping stone. Purchased octagonal cement stone is inlayed with a sunflower motif built from glass tiles.
CRAFTS Aug 1998 (v.21#8) pg. 22, 39

Stained glass mosaics are made from left-over or broken pieces of stained glass.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #90 Dec 1982 (v.8#6) pg. 46

Shimmering Victorian mosaics. Use odd pieces of jewelry, buttons, beads, braid, lace,... etc. to depict Christmas themes (stocking, star, ornament, ...) on a fabric background. Frame the "picture" and hang on wall.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #90 Dec 1982 (v.8#6) pg. 56

Make it mosaic. How to enliven a wood surface with an aged mosaic pattern created using a stamping pad and paint.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Mar-Apr 1997 (v.24#2) pg. 6

Decorative table tops made by arranging broken pieces of ceramic tile into a desired pattern and cementing them together with a thick layer of grout.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #105 Aug 1968 (v.18#4) pg. 44

Guide to decorative finishes. A brief look at decoupage, color staining wood, mosaics, marquetry and stenciling.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #217 Mar 1981 (v.31#3) pg. 26

Tip: How to make collages or mosaic pictures from scraps of wood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #219 May-Jun 1981 (v.31#5) pg. 124

Whimsical walls. Advice on incorporating ornaments in and on a garden wall or fence. Includes instructions for making a mosaic panel to hang on a wall. Broken pieces of glass or pottery are embedded in a framework of cement.
GARDEN GATE #12 Dec 1996 pg. 10

Mosaic inlay with broken stone. Two methods for inserting the adhesive and stones in silverwork.
GEMS & MINERALS #503 Sep 1979 pg. 43

Sailor's Valentines. Shell mosaics in shadow boxes. Three designs furnished (an anchor, star and heart).
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1979 pg. 66, 117

Mosaic table top is made by breaking china and gluing the pieces into a mosaic.
HANDMADE Spring 1982 (v.2#1) pg. 99

Creations from natural materials. Tips on making mosaics, castings, mobiles, chimes, etc. from such materials as shells, seeds, rocks, wood, etc.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Apr 1981 (v.35#1) pg. 242

How to make a pebble mosaic patio. Cast your own patio stones with designs in them. The designs are formed from broken or cut pieces of stone, beach pebbles, polished or tumbled stones, etc.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1981 (v.35#3) pg. 628

Tip on making pebble mosaics.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1988 (v.42#9) pg. 94

Mosaics of yesteryear. An introduction to Tunbridge ware which employed the ancient woodworking techniques of "stickware" and "mosaic". How to make a mosaic rose motif to decorate a box.

Wood mosaics. Something to do with those small leftover pieces of domestic and exotic hardwoods. Includes band saw jigs to facilitate the cutting of small wooden tiles for use in mosaics.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #57 Nov 1990 (v.10#3) pg. 58

Suggested method for reproducing the minute mosaic design that was a feature of Tunbridge Ware Stamp Boxes.
WOODWORKER #1025 Apr 1979 (v.83) pg. 200

Use plywood scraps to create attractive mosaic designs on cabinet doors, table tops, wall plaques and many other ways.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 14

Mosaic projects that can be made using small tile squares. Article concentrates on basic instructions for tile mosaic work.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1972 (v.28#1) pg. 54

How to make Keiran-nuri (chicken-egg laquerware). Create mosaics from tiny bits of cracked eggshell. Includes simple designs for a flower and two butterflies.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1973 (v.29#2) pg. 60