Surf's Up

by Lisa Toil Brauer
(Chagrin Falls, Ohio USA)

Waves - sea glass window

Waves - sea glass window

I've been collecting beach glass from Lake Erie in different parts of Ohio for 4 years, thanks to my Aunt Annie!

I decided to start a mosaic and sought an antique window pane, which weighs over 35 lbs.

This project took over 2 months and many days of glue laden hands and some moments of frustration as well as 3 revisions.

I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

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Jul 30, 2017
Beach Glass
by: Karen

Hi, I am looking to create several pieces of Beach Glass art for family members. I have 40 plus years of beach glass collect from Wells Beach Maine.

We were fortunate to have grown up with a summer home there. Many of us are gone, and I have the bottle of glass.

I want to do something amazing for my brothers that loved the beach, and collected part of this glass.

I really like what you did with the mosaic wave.

I'm looking to do a one of a kind piece. I just don't know how to get started.

Hi Karen,

I would start with something easy, then work up to something more difficult.

Take a photo when you're done and upload it to our page -

Dec 20, 2016
Mosaic on window
by: Sammi

I love doing sea glass mosaics on old windows and picture frames, so I was delighted to see yours.

Just the sensation of a piece of sea glass rubbed between my fingers is enough to get my creative juices flowing. I never know what I am going to make until I start.

Your work is really lovely.

Dec 11, 2016
Wonderful Artwork
by: Glassy

One of the best window beach glass art I've ever seen!

Dec 06, 2016
by: Amy

That is quite beautiful, thank you for sharing

Dec 02, 2016
by: Lisa Toil Brauer

Thank you everyone for your kind comments. As far as the type of glue I use, I found that E6000 works the best. You can buy it at most craft stores and probably Walmart or Target.

Nov 21, 2016
by: BobbieAnonymous

love it,I have been making shadow boxes too,with sea gulls,made from pottery pieces and small driftwood

Nov 19, 2016
by: mjbbeads

This is one of the more beautiful mosaics I've seen. Excellent job.

Just curious what kind of glue did you end up using?

I've been trying to find one that will work and it's been a frustrating process.

Nov 04, 2016
Her Beach Glass Passion
by: Stephanie McClintock

Oh, Lisa your beach glass art is just lovely!

It's a testament to all the hours you've spent in the Lake Erie "stoop" searching for your colored treasures.

Now your fine tumbled shards have come together in this lovely mosaic. Your passion for beach glass and all that you can create shines through the window panes of this piece.

Keep on searching and creating!

Nov 04, 2016
Beach glass
by: John klein

This is a beautiful piece of art

Nov 04, 2016
Excellent! sea glass window
by: David @ OdysseySeaGlass

Wow, that is really a beautiful work of art! I can imagine how long, tedious and at times frustrating that must have been. But you stuck too it and created a unique window that is like nothing else in the world.

Great job!

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