Fused Glass e-books – bubbles

Fused Glass e-books – bubbles

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Art, Blog, custom, dish, fused glass, handmade | 0 comments

For March I’m focusing on fused glass e-books from Helios studios.  As I mentioned in my last blog, they have 17 e-books albeit, I’ll be focusing on 12 e-books that I’ve purchased and love.  The second fused glass e-book I want to talk about is his fused glass bubbles e-book.             I’ve always been fond of bubbles in the glass. Typically I make bubbles with paint, but these were created with oxide.  Since this was...

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Happy Valentines Day

Happy Valentines Day

Posted by on Feb 3, 2017 in accessories, Art, Blog, fused glass, handmade, Holiday, Jewelry, Pendant | 0 comments

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and I thought I’d post a few pictures of some fused glass options for Valentines ‘day.                 As I was looking for pictures of some appropriate fused glass Fused Glass jewelry I ran across an old YouTube video I made for Valentines day. I liked it so much I thought I’d show it again.       I hope you like it. If you would like to give fused glass...

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Fused Glass Jaws

Fused Glass Jaws

Posted by on Jan 21, 2017 in Art, Blog, fused glass, handmade | 0 comments

As you know my blogs for January are focusing on my fused glass class with Patty Gray. As with the other fused glass technique I’ve written about this month I love this technique. Patty calls it jaws and I really like it. It’s fun and easy and I think it’s beautiful. This is my original jaws piece and you can see I did a lot of opals and just a bit of the transparent. I like the southwestern feel to this piece. If you look close you can see some pointy...

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Which Fused Glass Bowl Did They Choose?

Which Fused Glass Bowl Did They Choose?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2016 in Art, Blog, Fresh from the Kiln, fused glass | 0 comments

In January and February. I blogged about one of my fabulous customers who bought one of my handcrafted fused glass aspens and broke it. I’ve always told my customers if they break a fused glass piece that they buy from me to bring me the pieces and I’ll make them something from the remains. Well she took me up on my offer and I made 2 fused glass bowls for her to pick from.                     *BTW aren’t...

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Screen Melt – fused glass centerpiece

Screen Melt – fused glass centerpiece

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Art, Blog, Fresh from the Kiln, fused glass | 0 comments

Last month I wrote a blog about a fused glass bowl I made out of the remains of once was a beautiful fused glass Aspen sconce. As I mentioned in that blog that the Aspen was so large (with a little extra glass), I was able to make two bowls. The second fused glass bowl I made what’s called a screen melt. I’m actually going to write a Did You Know for this month’s newsletter going a little more detail. So after I took a hammer to the the rest of the Aspen,...

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Valentines Day is coming – fused glass is a perfect gift

Valentines Day is coming – fused glass is a perfect gift

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Art, fused glass, Holiday, Jewelry, Pendant, youtube videos | 0 comments

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner I thought I’d let ya’ll know just a few  fused glass presents for that special person! Fused glass functional pieces like center pieces, Flowers, poker guards, pendants, and event though I didn’t have room there’s also earrings, wine stoppers, and everything you can image. After all real flowers die – fused glass flowers stay beautiful,  candy – makes you fat – fused glass jewelry lets you feel...

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March’s Fused Glass Pendant Cast Molds

March’s Fused Glass Pendant Cast Molds

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Art, Blog, fused glass, New Monthly Molds, Pendant | 0 comments

                    In keeping with my new rule of writing a blog about my many fused glass molds I picked up 3 new fused glass casting molds this week. I talked a little about casting in January’s doggy bowl blog because the doggy paw were casted and in February a part of the fused glass pot melts was that they melted into cast molds.                   My new molds are cool...

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January’s Fresh from the Kiln – Fused Glass

January’s Fresh from the Kiln – Fused Glass

Posted by on Jan 25, 2015 in Art, Blog, Fresh from the Kiln, fused glass, light | 0 comments

                    I’m so excited about the Fused Glass – Fresh From the Kiln for January that I’m doing it a little early. I’ve wanted to make a fused glass lamp for quite some time and now I have two and can’t wait to make another. Hopefully  I’ll be making hanging pendent light next! The Fused Glass Lamp is so beautiful and really adds a little light anywhere you’d like. The...

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Fused Glass Valentine’s Day Gifts video

Fused Glass Valentine’s Day Gifts video

Posted by on Jan 21, 2015 in Blog, fused glass, Holiday, youtube videos | 0 comments

Valentine’s day is just around the corner so I thought I’d show you some of my new fused glass pieces perfect for Valentine’s day.  There are little fused glass pendants for children from $5 to more elaborate pieces for that special someone in your life. So for Valentine’s day I thought I’d do a video showing you just a few Fused Glass ideas for gifts for your special someone. Here is my new YouTube video for Valentine’s Day Gifts. I can...

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November – Fused Glass Fresh From the Kiln

November – Fused Glass Fresh From the Kiln

Posted by on Nov 29, 2014 in Art, Blog, Fresh from the Kiln, fused glass | 0 comments

          I’ve had several items fresh from the kiln however, most of them are items my customers know and love, mainly my aspens! Instead of showing them again I thought I’d show you another fused glass artwork  that is more abstract. I think of it as my earth sculpture. It’s a screen melt that is just beautiful and about 1/2 an inch thick. I’m not sure if you can truly see how beautiful it is. I also added little dichroic...

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June Awareness Ribbons

June Awareness Ribbons

Posted by on Jun 14, 2014 in Awareness Ribbons, Blog, fused glass | 0 comments

                        June Awareness Ribbons All year I’ve been writing blogs about the Awareness causes for each month. June is the month for various causes including AIDS Awareness, which is the Red Ribbon and Gay and Lesbian Pride Month which is Rainbow and then Myasthenia Gravis and Scleroderma Awareness Month which are both Teal. I’ve shown pictures of my red and teal so I thought I’d do  a...

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Patriotic Fused Glass for Memorial Day

Patriotic Fused Glass for Memorial Day

Posted by on May 17, 2014 in Blog, Holiday | 0 comments

              May 26th 2014 I like the holidays and if you follow my blogs you know I have created fused glass for many holidays including Easter, Valentine’s Day, and Christmas. However for those of you who follow my blog you also know I’m retired Air Force, 22 year I served my country and therefore patriotism is not just a catch phrase for me, so I thought I’d create some Patriotic Fused Glass for Memorial Day. These...

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Fused Glass Aries (Zodiac)

Posted by on Mar 16, 2014 in Blog, Zodiac | 0 comments

            March’s zodiac sign is Aries (Ram). Recently, I wrote a blog about Western Zodiac so I thought I’d highlight the various decals I have for each zodiac sign. Here are two of my Aries fused glass pendants, however I can make many types of Fused Glass Aries pieces including night lights, wine stoppers, etc. Aries – The Ram March 21 – April 20: characteristics and personality traits often described people as passionate,...

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Fused Glass Birthstone – Bloodstone

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Birthstones, Blog | 0 comments

              March’s birthstones are Bloodstone and Aquamarine, so I have created Fused Glass Bloodstone and Aquamarine pendants. This blog only covers bloodstone, albeit I will write another blog regarding Aquamarine. According to Wikipedia, Bloodstone (also known as ‘heliotrope’ in Greek which means “sun turning”) is the original birthstone for March Bloodstone, a dark-green jasper flecked with vivid red...

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Fused Glass – February’s Awareness Ribbons

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Awareness Ribbons, Blog | 0 comments

In December, I wrote a blog about Awareness Ribbons and I thought I would let ya’ll know the causes based for each month of the year. February is mainly the awareness month for Heart Disease and Eating Disorders. As you can see I have have several fused glass pieces with Red Ribbons to represent Heart Disease. They can be changed into a keychains as well. I’ve also found Periwinkle glass and will be making a Periwinkle fused glass piece soon. I also have a few shades...

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