WIP Bird of Paradise

cajunlady68July 30, 2010

Here is an update on my bird of paradise. This is the first mosaic that I've ever done. It is 3' x 5'. I finally got a chance to work on it again. Hope fully I'll get it done before winter.

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wackyweeder

Its beautiful! and your first? wow!

    Bookmark   July 30, 2010 at 9:39PM
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texaswild

Oh, CAJUN: I remember this wonderful mosaic. It's a gigantic project - the tess!!!!! - oh so small. Unbelievable that it's your first.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2010 at 8:06AM
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silvamae

I love it!

    Bookmark   July 31, 2010 at 9:01AM
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addiesue

This is amazing and GORGEOUS! I love the colors you chose for it and Slow is right...such small tess! I wouldn't have the patience for all those small pieces...I'm in AWWWW! Bravo!!

Addiesue

    Bookmark   July 31, 2010 at 9:16AM
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flagtruck

DITTO to all the above, beautiful job. Keep up the good work.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2010 at 9:25AM
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cajunlady68

Thanks for all of your comments. I still have a lot to do on it. I'll have to soon be cutting and fitting all the little tile around the flower petals. Then the grouting. This thing is going to weigh a ton. I'll probably have more questions the closer I come to the actual grouting.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2010 at 7:49PM
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nanatricia

Turning out very pretty.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2010 at 10:07PM
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Calamity_J

Everyone already said it!!! Where is this going again? I know you probably told us but I need a memory refresher! Where ever it goes, it will be a stunner!

    Bookmark   August 1, 2010 at 10:51PM
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calinromania

it looks great!
i also like to work with small bits.
makes the finished work more appreciated!
:D
what's funny... i haven't done a flower/bloom yet.
hmmm

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 2:17AM
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cajunlady68

It's supposed hang outside under my patio. My son is going to make me an aluminum frame to hang it from so I hope it will be strong enough to support it. However it's getting heavier and heavier, so I'm having second thoughts on whether or not it will work.

    Bookmark   August 2, 2010 at 9:31AM
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cajunlady68

I finished!!!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2014 at 2:11PM
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brokenbitmosaics

Yea! Clapping my hands. Very good job. This took lots of patience.

    Bookmark   July 1, 2014 at 4:19PM
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toomuchglass

Just like in the Olympics ---- I'm holding up a sign with 10.0 on it !!!!!!

Perfect !!

    Bookmark   July 1, 2014 at 6:19PM
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texaswild

Superior PLUS!!!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 8:22AM
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meadel

WOW that's gorgeous !!

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 8:28AM
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cajunlady68

Thank y'all all soo much. It was really fun to do

    Bookmark   July 2, 2014 at 4:47PM
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concretenprimroses

Fabulous!
Kathy

    Bookmark   July 8, 2014 at 10:19PM
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