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How-to: Upcycled Tile Mosaic Coaster

June 25th, 2013 | by Julie Finn

Need the perfect set of coasters? These coasters, crafted from upcycled tiles, broken glass, and grout, will keep your tables covered. They're the perfect outdoor project for a summer day, a great project to share with a kid or two, and a useful way to use up extra wall tiles, or even to redo old store-bought coasters. Here's how to make your own set of mosaic tile coasters


How-to: DIY Mosaics–No Kits, Just Concrete!

November 22nd, 2011 | by Julie Finn

You know those adorable concrete mosaic kits that they sell in all the big-box craft stores, the ones with all the stuff that you need to make one concrete mosaic, handprint optional, to put in your garden path in the spring? The ones that look really fun to make, and you're pretty sure that the grandparents would just adore one made by your kids? Yeah, you can make dozens and dozens of your own concrete mosaics for the same price as one of those mosaic kits, and even more cheaply, if you use found and natural objects for the mosaic tiles, and recycle plastic packaging for the concrete molds



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