Fused Glass

Fused Glass, Mosaic

Fun glass date with my Mosaic friend Cathy

Fun glass date with my Mosaic friend Cathy

I’ve mentioned my friend Cathy, numerous times; she is a wonderful Glass Mosaic artist and instructor. We’ve been friends for several years and recently we agreed to have a glass date where we’d talk about mosaics and fusing, specifically incorporating fused glass into mosaics. Here is my studio setup ready […]

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Fused Glass

Tools Used in Create Fused glass

Tools Used in Create Fused glass

I always talk about the glass I use, but I rarely talk about the tools I use to create my fused glass artwork. First let’s talk about some of the hand tools I use. From the left I use pistol grip glass cutters, which is a misnomer because they don’t […]

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Commercial, Fused Glass

Custom Commercial Fused Glass Soap Dish

Custom Commercial Fused Glass Soap Dish

I made another set of custom commercial fused glass soap dishes for a hotel. They are simple, but elegant black dishes. Here are the fused glass soap dishes in the kiln for a full fuse and slumping. Here are some of the fused glass soap dishes already to be shipped […]

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Accessories, Fused Glass

Glass Murrine From Tabitha

Glass Murrine From Tabitha

I love Murrine and Millefiori. In case you don’t know murrine is little pieces of glass that are cross-sections of cane that reveal images. According to Wikipedia, murrine “first appeared in the Middle East more than 4,000 years ago and was revived by Venetian glassmakers on Murano in the early 16th century”. […]

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Commercial, Fused Glass

Custom Production Fused Glass Amenity Dish

Custom Production Fused Glass Amenity Dish

I just finished making another custom production order. This time it was fused glass amenity dish. They were made with a special glass that’s a bit difficult to work with, but I think they turned out great. I used a special mold – spiral. You can see how I grind […]

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Inner Circle, Westcliffe

Christmas in Westcliffe

Christmas in Westcliffe

We spent an entire week in Westcliffe and I have to tell you it was wonderfully relaxing. Our Christmas was quite and simple. I love the little tree. The presents we get are typically for the house. The first row of photos are two of the pictures we hung in […]

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Custom, Fused Glass, Home Decor, Westcliffe

Fused Glass Table

Fused Glass Table

I made a Fused Glass Table for myself for Westcliffe and I’m so excited about it. This is my first time I made a fused glass table. I used my favorite glass, the colors are so beautiful and reminds me of Westcliffe. Isn’t it fabulous? I love it!! I also […]

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Accessories, Fused Glass

Fused Glass Forever Flower Pocket Hearts & Crosses

Fused Glass Forever Flower Pocket Hearts & Crosses

I love making fused glass pocket hearts and crosses. I also love making my forever flower magnets. As a reminder here are some of my pocket hearts and my pocket crosses. Here are some of my forever flower magnets. I love making and giving them to people who need a […]

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Accessories, Fused Glass

Fused Glass – Buttons

Fused Glass – Buttons

I love making functional glass pieces. I made these buttons a while back, using Creative Paradise Inc (CPI) Molds. They are casted glass, meaning I put glass in the molds, and they come out perfectly. The back of the buttons are flat and the front are rounded. Recently I made […]

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Class, Fused Glass, Fused Glass Class

Fused Glass Ornament Class

Fused Glass Ornament Class

I had a fused glass ornament class last weekend. Some of my prior students and I had some new students as well. Here are some pictures of the class setup. Each person has their own station with their tools. I also had lots of supplies for them. Of course, because […]

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Art, Class, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused Glass Ornament Class at Festivitea

Fused Glass Ornament Class at Festivitea

Last week I had a wonderful time teaching a Fused Glass Ornament Class at Festivitea. This is my first-time teaching outside my studio. It was a challenge because I had to cut the bases and I wanted enough choices for hats, scarfs, earmuffs, etc. It was also the first time […]

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Class, Fused Glass

Macrame Class at FestiviTEA

Macrame Class at FestiviTEA

As you all know I love FestiviTEA, it’s a wonderful little shop and Margo is just amazing. I love how she has local artist hold classes there. Lela and I took a Macrame Ornament class recently, it was a fun class! The instructor Jessica was great, she was a great […]

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Fused Glass, Fused Glass Class

Private Fused Glass Dish Class

Private Fused Glass Dish Class

On November 15th I had private fused glass dish class with two students that have taken several classes with me. The first 4 photos are my studio all setup. The next 5 are glass supplies I had available for them to use and of course the last 4 pictures are […]

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Art, Fused Glass, Westcliffe

My Fused Glass Art in the 3rd Street Gallery

My Fused Glass Art in the 3rd Street Gallery

I have several of my smaller fused glass art pieces in the 3rd Street Gallery in Westcliffe. The show is called Festival of Art, it features a one-of-a-kind art and is focusing on “smaller artworks for the gift-giving season”. The gallery is also having two People’s Choice awards and two […]

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