Happy Birthday Limey Steve!

Steve is the awesome drummer of my band and he puts the limey in Limey Tee's, his tshirt/printing shop. His nice accent and love of fine English cheddar inspired me to make him this for his birthday.

Details, details...

I hand made the clock face and the Bellflower sign. Did you know that writing the Roman numeral four has other options besides IV? I did a google image search for Roman numeral clocks and one person wrote "Roman numeral FAIL!" but apparently it's acceptable to write it IIII. Anyhow, I set the clock to read 11:11 which is my husbands and my anniversary. Awww...

Finished the clock tower mosaic!

Two down, three to go! The Bellflower clock-tower may look easier than it was. My first thought was "all black with a colorful sunset, not a whole lot of detail," so I figured this one would go a little quicker than it did. There's actually quite a bit of nitty gritty detail here. And sunsets are just plain hard. The stained glass I used for the sunset is slightly thinner than the black porcelain tiles too so we'll have to pay attention to that during grouting.