Return to the Stained Glass & Mosaics Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Help Me, Please.

Posted by christi508 (My Page) on
Mon, May 4, 09 at 17:05

This is a rough layout (on my carpet) of what I want to put on my range hood (still). I am concerned that the grout areas are going to be huge. Any suggestions, do you think it will be ok? What do you think of black grout? Any other color suggestions? Thanks.

Here is a link that might be useful: Picture

Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Help Me, Please.

Gosh, I just love those pieces. Did you make them? They're going to look great.

If you're concerned about the grouted areas being too large, maybe you could cut some neutral color tess to put between your colored pieces? I love the grey of the carpet that you're showing the pieces on now. Would grey work in your color scheme for both the grout and additional tess to fill in?

RE: Help Me, Please.

If this were my project, I'd add background tiles - a solid color to avoid large grout lines AND to show off your great work. LOVE these colorful beauties that you've created. I mix half black and half gray to get a beautiful charcoal grout. While I LOVE black grout, I like charcoal a bit better - it seems to bring out the colors of the tiles. Afraid you'll have to make these decisions. Don't give advice - just say what works for me. This is gonna be beautiful.

RE: Help Me, Please.

I KNEW I would get great advice. I never thought to add additional background pieces, that would be a perfect solution. Thanks for the idea of gray for the grout. I feel sooo much better now!

RE: Help Me, Please.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Stained Glass & Mosaics Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here