We have the first “after” project from a reader who bought some of the exquisite mosaic from the motherlode of crazy, sexy, unused 1960s mosaic tile discovered and featured from ebay last week. Reader Julia — who owns a fabulous vintage shop in Westerville, Ohio (just north of Columbus) — snapped up a selection of the tile and created this gorgeous coffee table mosaic. Click on through for more photos, more about Julia, and an ebay carousel — there’s still some of this fabulous tile left if you want to make a table of your own. Julia said this took her just four sheets of the tile — a champagne masterpiece on a beer budget! Julia writes:
…I would love for you to feature my table! I do have a shop. It’s a vintage shop mid century 50s, 60s, 70s of course. I also have my work and the work of a few other artists that use vintage or vintage inspired materials. I mainly make t-shirts but dabble in tons of other projects (as you can see) I made this table in one day….(my day off from the shop..haha). It took four sheets of tile.
I would love to make more tables…it was kinda addicting. I brought it to the shop today and I think it will be gone by the end of the week. [She says price is $175.] Here is the shop’s website and facebook page: www.cindalou.org, and here’s our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/agalnamedcindalou
Thanks so much, Pam…. 🙂
Thank you, Julia, for sharing. You sure make good use of your days off — so inspirational. Readers, got an itch, now, to grab some of the remaining 1960s tile and make a table of your own. A tip: Take a look at what Julia has done — she’s staying in essentially one color family, except for a little *pop* of orange. Get some of those “leaves” for sure — there are still some left. Here you go, here are just 10 of the designs (the limit that I can show in this carousel) see instructions below the carousel to get to all the available tile.
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