Hello Everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful, creative, weekend.
I did ...wonderful, that is...not creative, though.
We took my FIL and MIL to see Tucson, and Tombstone(AZ). They are visiting from South Africa, for those of you who are new to my blog.
Look at this beautiful Tucson sunset photo taken by Wonderhusband!
At least I caught up on some long lost sleep, because I could not craft or blog, and had to go to bed at a decent hour with the rest of my company.
I was so well rested by the time we got home this afternoon, that I decided to tackle and finish a long overdue project....my patio coffee table.
Inspired by a lovely mosaic mural in Mexico I saw a couple of years ago, I started to mosaic the glass top of this generic little outdoor table.
My friend had recently done hers right on the glass, and it came out fine, so I decided to do the same.
I wanted a different, artsy look, not a balanced , formal look where all the pieces are the same size, etc.
I have been saving broken pieces of pottery and china for a while now ( I think since I saw that wall in Mexico, to be honest), and I probably have enough to cover the outside of a small house by now..
I started by gluing on the pieces, making sure to "build in" some coasters so that a glass or coffee cup can stand without tipping over, since this a favorite place to have our morning coffee.
(See the coffee rings on the tiles? I'm not kidding.)
Do you see the cup on its side with the black "coffee" spilling out?
That was my favorite part of the whole table.Yes, I said "was".