Mosaic art goes back some 4000 years and the Romans perfected their mosaic art over many years. Today Mosaic Tiles are readily available and home owners can have good fun creating new and innovative designs.
Mosaic Tiles are simply small tiles and can be made of various materials to achieve different art and designs. Mosaic tiles are made from copper, stainless steel, ceramic, natural stone, pebble and porcelain. Mosaic art is not only confined to the interior of the home but is often used on furniture such as mirrors and in and around the garden to decorate plant pots and tables.
Mosaic tiling can be as simple or as complicated as you like and home owners can purchase mosaic tiles on a sheet which makes for easy installation. In this instance there is a wide variety of colours, designs and styles in which to choose from and colours and designs can be incorporated to match any existing decor.
Home owners can also start from scratch and design and make their own mosaic tiles which will create a real individual design for your bathroom or kitchen. This method will obviously take longer but the results will definitely be worth it.
The first aspect of making your own mosaic tiles is to source the materials you would like and a good idea is to start with a small area of your kitchen or bathroom where you can experiment with designs and styles. A backsplash area or border is always a good place to start.
There are many mosaic tile patterns on the internet that will give you some inspiration and there are lots of mosaic tile manufacturers that supply mosaic tiles in various materials and styles. Choosing a small area will help you to experiment and gain confidence with the mosaic tiles and then you can choose to attempt larger areas such as shower areas and borders around floor tiles.