Jazz up Shady Areas of Your Garden with Sunflower Mosaics

I love this sunflower made by Piglet in Portugal. What a perfect garden decoration. Some inspiration for future projects!

Piglet in Portugal

I am always exploring different ways to brighten shady areas of my garden so with this in mind I decided to create colourful mosaics on stones. This was my first project which I positioned under a small palm.

Sunflower Mosaic Sunflower Mosaic

Once I’d mapped out the design, I used stained glass to create the sunflower. However, you could equally use any substrate which offers the flexibility to cut into shapes.

The most difficult process for me was, and still is, cutting the centre circle for the flower as I am still not proficient cutting anything larger than leaves and flower petals, which I shape using nippers.

Another option for future projects I’ve since considered is to use a round flat pebble which I could paint and then cover with small beads for texture. We will see.

Sunflower Mosaic - Stone ArtMaterials
Stained Glass or similar substrate
Small beads for flower centre (I used beads from an…

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