We’re starting a new mosaic project, our 3rd grizzly bear. The other day I cut out the template. Next step is to seal up the back and sides, then gather all the mosaic materials we need for this bear.
Last year, we had so many bees in our garden. I really enjoyed watching them go from flower to flower. At some point in the fall, Tuffy P suggested a mosaic involving a flower and a bee for the front of our house would be… Read More
We recently installed these two male cardinals at a home in Paris Ontario. They’re hanging on a set of wires which are designed for roses and clematis to grow on. As the plants mature, they can grow around the mosaics. These cardinals are traditional mosaics… Read More
Here’s our latest mosaic, a nuthatch made from broken crockery. You can see lots more of our custom mosaics at the Long Branch Mosaics site. We specialize in hand-crafted custom works, perfect for home and garden, indoor or outdoor. We make both broken crockery mosaics… Read More
I received an email from my brother in which he mentioned that bear sightings in Ontario are up quite a bit this year, suggesting they are becoming common enough that many people don’t bother to call them in anymore. What timing. We were in Paris… Read More
We’re thrilled to see 3 of our oversized bird mosaics have nested in a beautiful Etobicoke garden. You can see lots more of our mosaic work at the Long Branch Mosaics site.
We donated 2 bird mosaics for a silent auction at the Bird Ball, in support of the Pelee Island Observatory. We’re very pleased to help out!
Here is the latest from Long Branch Mosaics. This goldfinch is about 44″ wide and 23″ at its tallest. It’s made with Italian glass “Smalti” tiles on a plywood ground and this work is grouted. Normally we grout our Smalti works but we don’t grout… Read More
We recently finished this scarlet tanager mosaic and now we’re working on a giant goldfinch. This was made with smalti glass tiles on a plywood ground. Beak to tail this mosaic is about 40 inches long. We tackle all sorts and sizes of mosaic projects.… Read More
We live in an area with a remarkable amount of bird-life, which is why you can often see bird-watching enthusiasts out in one of our local parks, sporting fancy cameras, tripods and 3-foot long lenses. Early one morning I was out in the park with… Read More