If you're looking for a satisfying craft project where you get to get your hands dirty (just a little) then you should try one of these unique DIY mosaic art projects. You'll be using small pieces of items like broken dishes, pennies, tiles, mirrors, and more to create a project that's going to look great anywhere in your home or garden.
There are all different styles of DIY mosaic art projects here and you're sure to find at least a few that would look great in your home. Most of these projects are for beginners but a few require that you have some basic skills. Just take a look at the directions and decide which one you want to tackle first.
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This mosaic vase would look great in any room in your home. A broken china plate is used here for the pieces of the mosaic. Black grout is used to make it really unique and chic looking. It's a simple project that's a great way to try out making a mosaic.
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Easy Mosaic House Numbers
How stunning are these house numbers? Mini tiles, keys, and various charms make up this creative mosaic. This is a quicker project than it looks, and no grout is required to complete this look.
Easy Mosaic House Numbers from Ideas for the Home by Kenarry
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Flowery Forest Mosaic Art
Small colored glass pieces are used here to create this one-of-a-kind piece of art, called Flowery Forest. There's no grout used, and the results are very pretty. There are a few more art projects here if you'd like to create more.
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Broken China Mosaic Flower Pots
Adding a mosaic design to a flower pot is another great way to learn this new craft. This project takes you through the entire process of breaking up the plates, attaching the pieces, and then adding the grout.
Broken China Mosaic Flower Pots from Ideas for the Home by KenarryContinue to 5 of 22 below.
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Painted Penny Tile Mosaic Tray
These DIY mosaic projects really are made from almost anything, this one is made from pennies! The pennies are painted vibrant colors and then attached to a tray. Epoxy is used instead of grout here and the results are fantastic.
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Broken Dishes Table Top
Once you have a little experience with creating a mosaic, you can tackle a bigger project like this table. This budget-friendly project starts with an outdoor coffee table and then pieces of thrifted plates are added in fractured designs on the top.
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Wooden Mosaic Wall Art
Here's a unique DIY mosaic project that's going to look great on your wall. You'll start with natural wooden blocks and then use stain to transform them into different shades of brown. Another mosaic project where you get to skip the grout.
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Mason Jar Mosaic Backsplash
A mosaic backsplash is a wonderful idea. Tinted mason jars are broken into pieces to form the mosaic pieces and then attached to the wall. Grout is added and everything is smoothed over and finished.Continue to 9 of 22 below.
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Mosaic Mirror Table Top
This kind of art uses pieces of broken mirrors to create something new. This mosaic mirror tabletop uses broken mirror shards. You'll start with an already built table and then use mirror and grout to create the fractured top.
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Eggshell Vase Mosaic
Here's another unique mosaic material. This one is made from eggshells. The eggs are dyed and then the shells are broken apart and used as mosaic pieces. This is a bit easier to manage and has a unique look that can be made for just a few dollars.
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Fancy Mosaic Mirror
This mosaic project will take a little more time and patience than some of the other ones. Mosaic tiles and shells are used to create this beautiful mirror. You could change up the colors of the tiles and get a whole new look.
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Glass Tile Tree Mosaic
Regular white mosaic tiles are used for this project and it all starts with your favorite photo. This tutorial will show you just how to piece the photo and attach it to the tiles.Continue to 13 of 22 below.
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Tea Saucer Mosaic
This is mosaic art that can be hung on the wall when you're finished. Tea saucer pieces are attached to a canvas to create any abstract design you'd like. After it's dry, add the grout, and enjoy your new piece of art.
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Inexpensive glass gems are glued on a tray that surrounds this round mirror. After it's completely dried, it's placed on a stand for display. It adds a touch of elegance and is perfect for a dressing table.
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If you want to create a small piece of artwork for your desk or mantle, this is a great tutorial. In it, you use pieces of plates to create a dolphin. This is a great introduction to mosaics that you must check out.
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Mosaic Garden Stones
This project is all about happy accidents. China cups that are now broken are used to create a stepping stone, made with concrete rather than grout. These really turned out nice and would be beautiful out in your yard or garden.Continue to 17 of 22 below.
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Turkish Mosaic Candle Holder
This stunning mosaic candle holder is inspired by the big beautiful glass lamps from Instanbul. Glass pieces and beads are intricately placed to get this beautiful design. This is more of an intermediate project, so you may want to start with something with larger pieces.
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Mosaic Terra Cotta Flower Pots
Start with a terra cotta flower pot and transform it into something new with this tutorial. You'll be inspired by different objects you can use including bottle caps. No matter what you use, each creates a unique look that you'll be able to display for years to come.
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Mosaic Tile Outdoor Table
Here's another mosaic table project but this one is done with the sheets of mosaic tile you can buy at the store. Since it's a straightforward project, it will just take you an afternoon.
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Mirrored Mosaic Table
Mosaics can be made out of almost anything, and this one is made up of broken pieces of mirror. Inexpensive end tables are painted and prepped for the mosaic. The mosaic pieces along with grout are added to give it a clean look.Continue to 21 of 22 below.
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Stained Glass Mosaic Wall Light
You'll want to check out this transformation that starts with an old glass tabletop and ends with a stained-glass like piece of mosaic art. Grout is used to hold together the pieces of colored glass that are transformed by the attached light.
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Mandala Inspired Mosaic
In this DIY mosaic project, you'll start by finding a mandala that inspires you. You'll then create a pattern based on it and cut up pieces of colored glass to fit. Everything is attached to an oval mirror that's hung above a bathroom sink.