Monday, April 4, 2011
Tools and MaterialsPencil
Magical Beans Mosaic How-To1. Start by drawing a pattern in pencil on your canvas board. You can create geometric designs, a still life, or even a portrait in dried beans -- think of it as a color-by-numbers painting.
2. "Paint" a thin layer of glue in one area of your pattern, and sprinkle the area with colorful beans. Use a single color in each area.
3. Use the ruler to tidy up the edges of the beans before moving on to the next area.
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 until the board is covered. Let dry for 1 hour.
ResourcesThis project is from Rosie O'Donnel's new book, "Crafty U,"
Read more at Marthastewart.com: Magical Beans Mosaic - Martha Stewart Crafts
Posted by mhashemi at 8:11 PM