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Mosaic Wall

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Make a mosaic wall with this craft using scrapbook paper from Alexa Westerfield. Just arrange the colored squares in a grid for instant color.

Mosaic Wall

Materials:

  • Multicolored scrapbook page packs (I purchased mine at Target and 50 sheets came to a pack; I purchased 2 packs)
  • Zot adhesive glue dots
  • Tape measure

Instructions:

  1. I measured out the length of my wall, then I figured out how many square 12x12 pieces of paper would fit into that length.
     
  2. I picked out 9 different colors from a multi-color pack that I liked and placed them in a random fashion. Starting at the top, I horizontally placed the paper (to adhere to wall I put Zot dots in the four corners of the paper and pressed).
     
  3. I then began on the next row. My goal was to not repeat two colors in a row vertically or horizontally. It was a challenge, but not that hard once I started doing the mosaic. I tried to not get too many colors together or have similar colors sitting next to each other. I wanted it to look like a mosaic of color that looked random in placement and aesthetically pleasing overall.

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Jul 21, 2013

GREAT IDEA.......HOW 'BOUT USING FELT SQUARES?

 

Mar 11, 2013

Very creative! Do you know the name of the brand you used for this?

 

13 Ratings

May 5, 2012

This sounds like a great idea! I was looking for a way for brightening the room without painting my walls, since my landlord does not allow that. Is there a way to attach it without the zot dots ? Purchasing foam board would add to the cost considerably.

 

Feb 24, 2012

A very versitile way of redecorating!!!

 

Feb 23, 2012

My son just got a full size bed. Right now there is no headboard. I think I am going to check out what papers are available in red, his favorite color and secure them to foam core, then clear coat it. It might make a cool and inexpensive headboard! If anyone has tried this please let us know how it worked out.

 

Jan 4, 2012

Looks nice but zot dots will ruin the wall when you take it off. Maybe doing it on a piece of foam board first would be better.

 

Aug 3, 2011

Oh wow, this is amazing. I'm going to redo my room soon and I have been looking for something creative to make it unique. Thanks for the great idea!!

 

Apr 16, 2011

What a fantastic way to add colour to a room without the cost & effort of painting. I can't wait to try it.

 

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