In 2017, we inspected our yard after a big storm hit our area and found this –
Instead of going out to purchase a replacement, we built this 12 x 56 x 2″ base with Wediboard and wood.
The design on the front started with an owl, and other elements were added. The owl is face-taped at this point. Wiring was added at this stage.
Here, the entire mosaic is glued and ready for grout, sides included.
After grout (a two phase approach with orange on the top and charcoal gray on the bottom), the mosaic was turned around. Fused glass elements were created for the cardinal and dogwood flowers.
The rest of the design was added in, glued down and grouted in a light grey color.
INSTALLATION TIME! This was a family effort.
Finally installed and wired up!
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32 thoughts on “Owls and Cardinals – Our Exterior Mosaic Lamp Post Installation”
It’s really nice!
Shonster, you did it again! Simply stunning! Love the designs, nature oriented& color composition is wowser!!! People drive by & photograph , yes? They’d be crazy not to. I love that you keep learning & progressing! Love, Cathy
Cathy, thank you. We have had people stop to take pictures. Quite flattering. 😀
This is awesome!
WOW! That is gorgeous!!!
Thank you, Shannon!
Beautiful work Shona! You will soon have a crowd on your front lawn taking selfies against the lamppost! New attraction in Vienna!!!
Thank you so much!
It is a masterpiece. Congratulations 🍾🎈
Thank you, Mary Ellen.
It’s gorgeous Shona 👏🏽
Oh my! These are exquisite pieces! The nature themes and the colorful, abstract designs that show them off create a gorgeous result. They are so unique! Real show stoppers, providing light and beauty! Wowowowow!
Thank you! 🙂
I want to do a drive by! This must have been an incredible amount of work, but how unique and beautiful the result!
Thank you, Jodi. And yes, absolutely. Any time 🙂 I’m happy to message you my address.
It’s beautiful, Shona! You are incredibly talented and hard working. Your neighbors are lucky to have this work of art right on their street.
Thank you, Rae. 🙂
Absolutely beautiful. Im sure it will look even more stunning in the winter whitescapes. You are doing amazing work!!! I am reserving a wall for your art in the future!! Loads of love.
Thank you Rads! 🙂
Absolutely beautiful Shona. Excellent workmanship!
Beautiful! Best lamp post in the neighborhood!
Thank you for your kind comments, Noreen.
Very nice! I have combine some ceramic with a metal wall but more abstract. I’ll be working on getting a online store soon, I hope.
Thank you Charles. Let me know if I can help you with your online store.
Thank you, love.
Thank you so much !