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Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused Glass – Sugar Casting

Fused Glass – Sugar Casting

I decided to create glass art based on one of my myriad of tutorials. The class I chose is from Sarinda Jones, her curious mondo & patron class – Fused Glass Sugar Casting. I’ve wanted to do this for a while. I love texture and sugar casting has a lot […]

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Family, Inner Circle

Visiting Delta and Ridgway

Visiting Delta and Ridgway

Over the 4th of July we went to visit Dan’s Family in Delta Colorado. It was a long drive but they are very worth it. As we were driving to Delta through Montrose I saw a sign for the Black Canon and I told Dan I’ve never been there and […]

by × July 13, 2022 × 0 comments

Inner Circle

Westcliffe Wildflowers

Westcliffe Wildflowers

We took another trip to Westcliffe. Last year when we went there were tons of wildflowers this time of year. This year there wasn’t as many but they were still awesome. We also went to the property, mostly cactus but there were a few more flowers as well. Other beautiful […]

by × July 10, 2022 × 0 comments

Class, Fused Glass

A Fun Fused Glass Class

A Fun Fused Glass Class

Wow, I had another fused glass class thanks to Merle. This class was just Merle and her long time friend Kathy. They’ve been friends for 60 years! Kathy made 3 techniques including 3 Christmas Trees. They turn out so great, I love them. She also made the biggest pendant I’ve […]

by × July 6, 2022 × 0 comments

Art, Fused Glass

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

As those who follow me know, I am a retired Air Force Veteran. I love the our National Anthem, the American flag, and of course America. So I thought I’d make pieces of fused glass artwork with my own screens (more to come in the July’s DyK) a few to […]

by × July 4, 2022 × 0 comments

Commercial, Fused Glass

Clear Starburst Soap dishes

Clear Starburst Soap dishes

I received a new order for custom soap dishes. She wanted clear and a starburst effect. The first picture is the full fuse on a texture mold. The second pictures is the full fused pieces and on the slumping molds. The last picture is after they are slumped. Aren’t these […]

by × June 26, 2022 × 0 comments

Art, Fused Glass

Weaver Artist

Weaver Artist

I’ve been writing about my friend Merle who makes gourdes and has brought her friends over for classes. One of her friends (and now mine) is Susan, she is a fabulous weaver. She used some of my glass to make me an ornament and a basket. Here is my basket, […]

by × June 25, 2022 × 1 comment

Class, Fused Glass

Fused Glass Class

Fused Glass Class

In April I gave a fused glass class to four lovely ladies and this month I gave another one to three ladies. Thank you Merle for setting this class up for me. In my first class we made small dishes. Here is the class set up. I gave each participant […]

by × June 22, 2022 × 2 comments

Fused Glass, Home Decor

Screen Printing Pocket Vases

Screen Printing Pocket Vases

Last month I wrote about some of screen printed dishes. Of course, if you follow me you know I am addicted to screen printing: jewelry, dishes, etc. There are several different versions of pocket vases. This first set of screen printed pocket vases hang. I used various shapes and ways […]

by × June 18, 2022 × 0 comments

Fused Glass, Home Decor

Fused Glass Photo Stands

Fused Glass Photo Stands

A month or so ago Sharon, from Tulip Gifts and Cards, asked me for some purple fused glass photo stands. You may not know this but purple glass is made with gold so it’s expensive glass. Anyway I made her several to chose from. I’m curious which one she chose. […]

by × June 12, 2022 × 0 comments