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Donations, Fused Glass

Fused Glass Donations for Inside Out Org

Fused Glass Donations for Inside Out Org

I love creating fused glass. I also enjoy donating my fused glass to worthy causes. My friend Cathy told me about Inside Out Youth Services for LGBTQ+ youth 13-24. I have many gay and lesbian friends and you may not know it, my daughter is part of the LGBTQ+ community. […]

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Commercial, Fused Glass

Custom Production Fused Glass Dishes – Yes a second set of Black Dishes

Custom Production Fused Glass Dishes – Yes a second set of Black Dishes

Last month I had an order for 80 fused glass black dishes for a hotel/restaurant. You won’t believe it but I received another order for 50 fused glass black dishes, but from another hotel in a different state. Here they are in the kiln for a full fuse, fused, washed, […]

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Art, Inner Circle

A Beautiful Mixed Media Picture of Pikes Peak

A Beautiful Mixed Media Picture of Pikes Peak

I’ve mentioned Gary from the www.bigredbarnoriginal.com, a few times. He is a wonderful artist. I’ve bought numerous pieces from him. I commissioned him to create a picture of my view of the Sangre de Cristo mountains. I’ve showed you the painting Gary created for me, it is a mixed media […]

by × July 8, 2024 × 0 comments

Class, Fused Glass, Fused Glass Class

Christmas in July – Fused Glass Ornament Class

Christmas in July – Fused Glass Ornament Class

Last month I had a request to have a Fused Glass Ornament Class in July. So, 13 July at 1000 I’ll be teaching a fused glass ornament class in my home studio. If you are interested in taking this class, please contact ((elegantfusedglass@gmail.com) as soon as possible. Here are some […]

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Family, Inner Circle

My Baby Just Turned 25!

My Baby Just Turned 25!

This month my beautiful child turned 25. Here are some pictures of my baby through the years (birth, 8, 10, 13, 18, 21, 25). I love you so much sweetheart. We all went to the Denver Botanical Gardens to celebrate. It was nice, a bit hot. We loved the flowers, […]

by × June 25, 2024 × 0 comments

Fused Glass, Home Decor

Two Different Technique Fused Glass Dishes

Two Different Technique Fused Glass Dishes

I love making fused glass dishes especially using different techniques. Recently I saw a picture in one of my Facebook fused glass and liked it so this first technique is based on that picture. I also sandblasted the first two and then slumped them. I love the mat appearance, such […]

by × June 25, 2024 × 0 comments

Inner Circle, work travel

My 3rd trip to Korea

My 3rd trip to Korea

I went to Korea again this month for work. I was pretty busy with work, so I didn’t get to do any site-seeing this time. We always stay at the same hotel, and they are just so nice and look at the spread for breakfast. Here are a few pictures […]

by × June 19, 2024 × 0 comments

Art, Class, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Second Dichroic Jewelry Class at Festivitea

Second Dichroic Jewelry Class at Festivitea

I taught a second dichroic jewelry class at Festivitea this month. Here are some of the sample pendants and earrings I had available, aren’t they so gorgeous. I explained the difference between full fused (left) and tack fused (right). I provided colored, clear, black, etc. backgrounds & dichroic glass. I […]

by × June 14, 2024 × 0 comments

Fused Glass, Home Decor

Custom Fused Glass Wedding Invitation Frame

Custom Fused Glass Wedding Invitation Frame

A few months ago, I created a custom fused glass wedding invitation frame for a customer. It was beautiful and too sided. Isn’t it lovely, the back is luminescent. Last month she asked me to make another two-sided wedding invitation frame. The grey glass she chose was quite challenging, it […]

by × June 8, 2024 × 0 comments

Commercial, Fused Glass

Custom Production Fused Glass Dishes Plus

Custom Production Fused Glass Dishes Plus

I received an order for 80 black dishes for a hotel/restaurant. I love getting orders for custom production fused glass dishes. The thought of my dishes being in hotel rooms or on fine dining tables make me very happy. Here they are first I cut the black and clear glass, […]

by × June 5, 2024 × 0 comments

Fused Glass, Mosaic

Glass date with Cathy, my Mosaic friend

Glass date with Cathy, my Mosaic friend

My friend Cathy and I have had several “glass dates”. She is a mosaic artist and I’ve taken several classes with her. Cathy is a kind, loving, and giving person. Something you may not know is she was asked to create a Memorial for the Club Q victims at UCCS. […]

by × June 3, 2024 × 0 comments

Class, Fused Glass, Fused Glass Class

Fused Glass May 25th Class

Fused Glass May 25th Class

I held a second fused glass class this month, that I advertised on Facebook events. There were 3 students, two where students have taken classes with me before and one was new. Here is the Event announcement, ironically no one made the votives. In addition to the liability forms (yep […]

by × May 27, 2024 × 2 comments

Art, Class, Fused Glass, Home Decor

2nd Fused Glass Dichroic Jewelry Class at Festivitea

2nd Fused Glass Dichroic Jewelry Class at Festivitea

In March I gave a Fused Glass Dichroic Jewelry Class at Festivitea, we had a wonderful time. Here are some of the myriad of samples I’ve made for the class. The samples included iridized, black dichroic (textured, pattern, and solid), and clear glass as well as both full and tacked […]

by × May 20, 2024 × 0 comments

Class, Fused Glass, Fused Glass Class

Fused Glass Plant Stake Class

Fused Glass Plant Stake Class

Earlier this month I conducted a fused glass plant stake class; it’s such a fun project and it was the first time I taught it. Three of the students made Fused Glass Plant Stakes and one made some coffee & tea dishes, and ornament. Here is how I setup for […]

by × May 20, 2024 × 0 comments