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Accessories, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused Glass Signs

Fused Glass Signs

I created something new this month and I think they are fun and beautiful. A friend of mine wanted a fused glass sign, but since it was only for a temporary purpose, I decided not to do a screen print but to make it erasable. I created two lovely, fused […]

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Accessories, Fused Glass, Jewelry

Fused Glass Hearts

Fused Glass Hearts

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, so I’ve been making a lot of Fused Glass Hearts, this month. I’ve used different techniques to create my heart, this first group are quite large and are casted. They are a bit big for pendants but make great pocket hearts. The next technique is a […]

by × February 13, 2023 × 0 comments

Commercial, Fused Glass

Commercial Fused Glass Soap Dishes

Commercial Fused Glass Soap Dishes

I received another order for fused glass soap dishes for a small hotel in California. I’ve been making soap dishes for this small hotel for quite some time. This time we decided on a blue and ivory soap dish. It reminds me of a beach – the blue represents water, […]

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Fused Glass, Jewelry

Fused Glass Jewelry

Fused Glass Jewelry

One of my favorite things to create is fused glass jewelry. I finished quite a few pieces recently and wanted to show them off. The pieces below are all pressed glass. Glass wants to be 6mm thick, but when you press it, it’s very thin yet durable. In the picture […]

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Fused Glass, Home Decor

Pot-melts with Tracy

Pot-melts with Tracy

In December Tracy came over and we created pot-melts. I have been trying to decide how to use mine, which is one of the reasons for the delay in writing this post. I love creating fused glass pot-melts because you never really know what you are going to get. Here […]

by × February 4, 2023 × 0 comments

Fused Glass, Home Decor

Wissmach Glass

Wissmach Glass

There are several types of glass including Bullseye Glass and Oceanside Glass and I use both for different reasons. Another type of glass is Wissmach Glass, it’s 96 COE glass. I normally use the Wissmach Luminescent glass, but they also have this beautiful glass called Prisma. I had a sheet […]

by × February 4, 2023 × 0 comments

Class, Fused Glass

Fused Glass Class for February

Fused Glass Class for February

For February I’d like to open fused glass class options up to y’all. What fused glass class would you like to take? All you need is 3 people, and I can schedule it for you. Typically, classes are about 2 hours. No experience is necessary. Some of the supplies available […]

by × January 28, 2023 × 0 comments

Fused Glass

2023 Fused Glass Goals

2023 Fused Glass Goals

Normally each January I write a DYK regarding how well I did on my prior years fusing goals. But this year I wrote about my trip to Hawaii, however I didn’t want to neglect my goals. One of the first things I wanted to do was update my website. I […]

by × January 28, 2023 × 0 comments

Fused Glass

Saw Belt and Grommet Replacement

Saw Belt and Grommet Replacement

When I was cutting some glass my saw made a odd sound and stop spinning. We opened up the saw and you can see the belt is broke. I like to write posts about my equipment issues because it helps my customers to know there is more to creating glass […]

by × January 24, 2023 × 0 comments

Fused Glass

Inclusions in Fused Glass

Inclusions in Fused Glass

I thought I’d make some small fused glass pieces with inclusions. This first group is special mica pieces I purchased from a fellow artist. Some I cut out e.g., hearts, and some she cut out like the cogs. The ones that are transparent can be pocket charms or I can […]

by × January 18, 2023 × 0 comments

Fused Glass

Vitrigraph

Vitrigraph

I love making vitrigraph, I know I’ve written a couple posts about them, but I can’t help myself. The first picture is a pot prior to putting it in the kiln. The second two pictures are of the kiln starting to be prepared to pull. The 4 picture is the […]

by × January 18, 2023 × 0 comments

Accessories, Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused Glass Accessories

Fused Glass Accessories

I love creating fused glass, but as I’ve mention I don’t always finish my pieces. I love creating little panels for night lights. It took me a while, but I finally finished the ones below. I think they turned out great with all the vitrigraph, millefiori, and murrine. I also […]

by × January 8, 2023 × 0 comments

Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused glass – Drop Vases

Fused glass – Drop Vases

One of the most time consuming and challenging fused glass techniques I make are fused glass drop vases. There are several steps involved. The first thing you have to do is to make a glass slab so to speak. It needs to be kind of thick. Then you put it […]

by × January 8, 2023 × 0 comments

Home Decor

Personal Screen-prints

Personal Screen-prints

Last month I made some screen prints for a friend’s house in Westcliffe, co-workers, as gifts, my niece, etc. I liked them so much I thought I’d make me some. First, I made some coasters, I love nature so I thought these would be perfect. They are nice thick cork. […]

by × January 6, 2023 × 0 comments