A complete resource of mosaic techniques and pattern ideas for creating mosaics in the home and garden. Clear step-by-step sequences show how to draw up an idea, arrange the tiles and finish designs successfully. Discover how to coordinate colour and pattern in your designs, using a wide range of materials - from traditional ceramic tiles to pebbles and shells, beads, recycled pottery and wall tiles, decorative stones, and even diamante. All tools, materials and equipment are clearly explained, and you'll find helpful hints on setting up a comfortable work area as well as essential information to make your mosaics last longer. About the author Teresa Mills has worked intensively in mosaic media and painted ceramics for a number of years. As well as producing mosaic artworks for sale and exhibition, Teresa has undertaken a number of individual commissions and her work has been sold worldwide as well as featured in books of contemporary art and design.