Mosaic egg

mosswitchMay 4, 2013

I broke a couple of my honeycomb carnival glass iced tea glasses, and couldn't bear to throw away the pretty glass, so I found a big glass egg at a flea market and used the pretty pieces (plus some flat marbles) to cover it and make a marvelous "egg" for the garden. Who knows what could hatch from this? A dragon? Fabulous bird?

Sandy

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garden2garden(z8 FL)

I LOVE your egg! The carnival glass looks beautiful used for mosaic! It did not die in vain. I like the medieval-ish feel of your design and the little nest.
Do tell, did you glue the pcs first or set them into the
concrete or what?.

    Bookmark   May 4, 2013 at 6:09PM
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sunnyca_gw

Elegant! Beautiful placement of the carnival glass & 1/2 marbles. I think this is a "Forever Egg"! Jan

    Bookmark   May 4, 2013 at 6:41PM
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mosswitch

I found a big glass egg vase at a flea market, to begin with, (it was rather ugly purple and green) and glued a plastic piece to cover the hole, then I glued the glass shards and marbles to it, one side at a time with E6000. When it was dry and cured I turned it over and did the bottom side. Then I used mosaic grout, working it in between the pieces with a damp sponge (being very careful and using rubber gloves as the glass is kinda sharp!) also doing one side at a time. It was a fun project! Thank you for your compliments!

Sandy

    Bookmark   May 4, 2013 at 6:58PM
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KathyWI

Absolutely Beautiful!

    Bookmark   May 4, 2013 at 9:07PM
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jlily(Z6)

What a beautiful project. That was a great use of your broken glassware. You will enjoy it for years to come. JLily

    Bookmark   May 4, 2013 at 11:10PM
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marylee_2010

Sandy, I love your mosaic egg. You have certainly been busy and creative. Thanks again for sharing. Marylee

    Bookmark   May 5, 2013 at 12:29PM
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PKponder TX(7b)

I love this too! You have some fabulous talent for putting things together!

    Bookmark   May 6, 2013 at 9:46PM
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