We traded the original inset glass top of an inexpensive side table for a creamy custom-tiled one.

Updated April 04, 2018
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Subtle variations in color and shine make this medium ideal for creating mod monochromatic installations. And though a glass surface may sound delicate, it's quite sturdy: Small-scale tiles are less likely to break than a solid sheet.

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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Remove the top of the side table.

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Step 2

Spread on thin-set mortar to adhere glass tiles to it. (Trim the tiles to fit at the edges with a glass cutter, if needed.)

Step 3

Spread on thin-set mortar to adhere glass tiles to it. (Trim the tiles to fit at the edges with a glass cutter, if needed.)

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Step 4

Use a rubber float to fill in the cracks between tiles with stain-resistant grout.

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Step 5

Wipe away the excess with a sponge or rag, and let it dry completely.

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