DIY Mosaic Projects With Which You Can Change Your Home’s Décor

Creating custom features for your home is what makes interior decorating so fun and interesting. You get to choose the tiles for the bathroom, the backsplash for the kitchen and all the little things like the decorations for the walls. One way in which you can make all of these things special is with a mosaic DIY projects. Not sure what we mean by that? Take a look at these projects.

Mosaic Bathtub.

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Give your clawfoot bathtub a makeover and use mosaic tiles. First choose a mosaic glass tile you like, then sand down the glaze from the original tub and start gluing the tiles to the tub’s surface. Ground the tiles and you’re done. It’s not that difficult and the result is remarkable.{found on casasugar}.

Old chair into a night stand.

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Another thing you can do is create a custom nightstand. Select pieces of colored glass and glue them to the nightstand. You can even create a pattern or a design. Also, you can simply mix the colors and shapes randomly.{found on vikys}.

Table revamp.

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Similarly, you can give your table a makeover. You can use an old, scratched-up table or one you no longer find attractive. Sand down the legs and the sides to remove any glue or other residues and then paint the table. Select a few glass tiles and lay them out to create a pattern you like. Apply grout to the table and them place the tiles. Apply more grout, then use a sponge to clean the tiles.{found on downshannonlane}.

Mosaic mirror.

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Here’s how you can make a lovely mosaic mirror for your home. You’ll need a mirror, white acrylic paint, gold acrylic paint, a paint brush, masking tape and mirror mosaic in any color you like. Apply masking tape to the inside border of the mirror, then apply a white base coat. Paint the second coat in gold and start sticking the mosaic pieces.{found on loisfrances}.

Mosaic tabletop.

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To make a mosaic tile tabletop, there are a few steps you need to follow. First break the tiles with a hammer. Then sort them and arrange them. Spread adhesive on the table working in small sections and start arranging the tiles. Trim them as needed. After that, apply grout between the tiles and allow it to dry for 24 hours. Mix epoxy and pour it over the entire tabletop. Let it set for another 24 hours.{found diynetwork}.

Mason Jar Mosaic backsplash.

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Having trouble choosing a backsplash for your kitchen? How about a mason jar mosaic? Take a few jars and break them into pieces. Then take some adhesive and apply it to the wall one section at a time. Put adhesive on the back of each piece of glass and then press it into place. Make sure it;s secure. Continue until you cover the entire portion of the wall. Take non-sanded grout and apply it between the glass pieces or, better yet, use it to cover the whole thing and then clean the tiles with a sponge.{found on sawdustandembryos}.

Another mosaic mirror project.

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If you liked the mosaic mirror project, here’s a similar one. This time a round mirror was used. The supplies needed include a strong glue, mosaic tiles, a mirror, backing board and grout. Paint the board the color of your grout and glue the mirror to it. Then glue the tiles onto the backing board one by one. Apply grout, let it dry and repeat. Clean off the excess and the mirror.{found on craftedblog}.

Mosaic flower pots.

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You can also use mosaic tiles to decorate a flower pot. It’s simple. You need a terracotta pot, spray paint, craft glue and mosaic tiles or vase filler chips. Spray paint the pot and let it dry. Then apply glue on the back of each chip and press it down until you cover the whole pot.{found on gina blog}.

Colorful framed pictures.

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If you want, you can also make a mosaic tile picture frame which you can either keep for yourself or offer as a gift. You’ll need styrofoam plates, a cereal box, cardboard, tape, glue, craft paint and mod podge. Wash and dry and plates and then paint them. Create a frame by cutting out a rectangle out of cardboard. Cut out the mosaic tiles and organize them by color. Then glue them to the frame. Add the photo and also make a stand and tape it to the back of the frame.{found on pinkstripeysocks}.

Stepping stones.

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You could also make something for the outdoors. For example, here’s how you can make mosaic stepping stones. You need a mold, mortar mix, a bucket, gloves, and decorative items. Poke a few holes in the bottom of the tray or mold. Plan the design and then mix the mortar with water. Pour the mix into the mold and embed the decorative items. Let it dry and then pop out the stone.{found on hgtv}.

Summer try.

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Another lovely project you can make is a sea glass mosaic tray. First lightly sand the tray to remove any shiny lacquer. Then apply a few coats of spray paint. Apply a thin coat of adhesive to a small part of the tray and add the sea glass. Once you’ve covered a section, repeat the process. After that, add the grout. Scrape off the excess and clean the tiles with a sponge.{found on site}.

Soap dish.

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For the bathroom, you can make a mosaic tile soap dish. First collect tiles and ceramic pieces. You can also use costume jewelry. Then take a clay saucer and seal it. Spread tile adhesive onto the saucer and press the tile pieces into the adhesive. Mix sanded powder grout with water and apply it on the entire surface. Wipe away the excess.{found on lowes}.

Window.

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You can also use mosaic tiles for projects like this one. Select the pieces of tile you want to use, measure the window sill and then lay out the pieces to figure out how you want to combine them. Use tile adhesive to glue each piece in place. Allow it to dry and apply the grout. Let it set for a day and clean the excess.{found on makethebestofthings}.