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How to make a mosaic box


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Agree that the dishes are broken in the house is not so rare, as it seems.

Do not rush to throw the shards, with their help you can create an original mosaic box.

You will need

  • - a small wooden box-
  • - Shards of broken dishes-
  • - white cement-
  • - strong adhesive-
  • - Acrylic paint-
  • - a hammer-
  • - Brush.



Of large fragments, moreSmall. To do this, put them on a newspaper and cover the top with another sheet of newspaper, that is, the fragments will be between the layers of paper. Then gently begin to knock on pieces of broken dishes.


After the fragments have become the right size,You can begin to enclose a casket for them. To do this, for each element, apply a strong adhesive and, accordingly, glue it on a wooden surface. Lay out the pieces in such a way that you get something like a mosaic, that is, pick up the pieces that fit each other. If the fragments are of different thickness, then they need to be spread on one level due to the layer of glue.


The remaining cracks between the fragments must be wiped withUsing white cement. To do this, dilute it with water to the desired consistency, then with your finger, start driving the cement into the seams so that there are no voids in them.


Once the cement is seized, you need to remove its surplus from the fragments. Just wipe them with a damp cloth.


Now the turn behind the inside of the box. It can be decorated with acrylic paint, or with a cloth.


Also, the surface of the craft can be decorated with otherElements of broken dishes. For example, you can glue the handle of a cup in the center of the box - with its help you can open the craft. The mosaic casket is ready!

How to make a mosaic box Was last modified: May 23rd, 2017 By Gymbierm
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