1. Use marker to draw spiral around foam egg, beginning atnarrow end and curving toward wide end, or draw custom pattern.
- 2. Use palette knife to spread 1/8"-thick layer of tileadhesive onto small area of egg, along marker line. Note: Restegg in small bowl while working to prevent rolling.
- 3. Firmly press two rows of pink tiles into adhesive, placingtiles close together; add adhesive as needed. Cut tilesdiagonally to fit spaces left in curves and at top and bottom.
- 4. Firmly press row of blue tiles into adhesive around pinkspiral; cut tiles to fit as needed. Fill in remaining areaswith turquoise tiles, cutting as needed. Let egg dry completely.
- 5. Put on rubber gloves. Following manufacturer'sinstructions, use spatula to apply grout to tiles, workinggrout into all gaps. As you work, remove excess grout fromtiles with a damp sponge. Note: If using sanded grout, rinsetools in bucket, not sink; discard water outdoors.
- 6. When egg is completely grouted, wipe away excess once moreusing damp sponge. Let egg dry completely. When dry, rub eggwith clean rag to remove grout residue and restore shine.If you enjoyed this project, look here for more inspiring ideas:Blue Willow Mosaic EggMosaic Tile Topiary Tree and EggsWeathered Plaster Eggs