roundvotiveheroWe’ve been waiting for the new mold from Colour de Verre and they haven’t disappointed with their new molds to make adorable votive holders. Beautiful glass candle holders that will twinkle and sparkle as the light dances inside. The guys …

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HalloweenNightLight2_200I’m looking for some more quick Halloween themed projects you still have time to do. This is a fused glass night light from Jubilee Creative. It uses mostly frit and some pre cut pieces such as the bat and …

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img_1456I know this isn’t a Halloween project but I have found myself flattening and cutting bottles quite a bit lately so this looks like an interesting project to try. I got this from Laura Make’s blog, which I found …

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squareslumperinactionThe guys over at Colour de Verre have a great offer over at their web site. If you spend at least $150 you can get a free square slumping mold. Very cool…you can pick up a few leaf molds and …

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empty-wine-bottles-mdWhat to do with all of those bottles? This posts link deals with both glass and plastic but the glass stuff is pretty cool. The first is the flattening of bottles which I have been having a blast doing, and …

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northwoodsmaplenewsletterOne of my best sellers in my studio is the leaf plates I make with the Colour de Verre molds so to hear about a new one gives a great reason to write about it’s release. These molds they make …

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imagesI found this documentary on glass making through one of my friends on Facebook. It’s an Academy Award winning short film made in 1959. It’s over at the web site i09.com. All I can say is you must watch …

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modernweavenewsletterHere they go again…those wonderful guys over at Colour de Verre have come up with another pattern mold for all of you. This one is the Modern Weave Pattern Mold and I can’t wait to get one. I’ve been playing …

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botanicalpfFirst it was swirls, now it’s botanicals…Colour de Verre has got another pattern fuser and it’s very nice. Both products allow you to produce lovely, patterned plates that can be personalized. Will the pattern be made with multiple colors? Will …

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SpiralFuserNewsletterI wrote recently about Colour de Verre’s newest mold, the Pattern Fuser. Well those cool guys have put together a video on how to use the mold. Please check it out and then go order a couple of the molds. …

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F37G6YGHFPTHNZE.LARGEHere’s a different kind of DIY with glass. Today it’s about speakers. Yeah, speakers, for your stereo. They’re pretty cool looking. And appears fairly simple to make. The creator of this DIY is by Randolfo and it’s brought to you …

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3447627248_e98d5f0c3eI’m working on a project that has been a bit of a challenge and I’m getting ready to start another approach. I’m making glass for a wall sconce and had been draping the glass over to “wedges” that together formed …

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banner3It’s getting close…it’s the Glass Craft & Bead Expo and it’s April 3-7 in sunny Las Vegas. I bring it up now so if you’re interested in any of the classes they offer you can sign up before they fill …

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awp2-1Today was the opening day of a four day stretch for the Pasadena Bead And Design Show. If you’re in the Southern California area this is a good show to start the year with. I like going so I …

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Most of the time the posts here are crafty or art oriented. Every once in awhile I have to post cool tidbits that are more technological. This is about solar power and glass roof tiles. Found this information on Facebook …

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