Fourth-of-July-vignette_starsIt’s summertime and the 4th is tomorrow. Make some decorations for your barbecue! They’re easy and they use recycled glass. Sounds like a win win to me. Over at the Fine Craft Guild web site they have this project. There …

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fauxstainedglass

Stained Glass is a beautiful thing.  Unfortunately, it’s become harder to come by the more time goes on.  Did you know that you can you can make your own FAUX stained glass art for a fraction of the cost?  Today’s …

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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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glassetching

The technique of glass etching has been around for quite a while now, and while it may look to be a little complicated and intimidating, it truly is one of the easiest things you can do.  Using this method, you …

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more-tubes-of-stringerAs I wandered around Facebook I came across this notice…Hot Glass Houston is having it’s largest sale ever! They’re selling the business. As a well established business in the glass community this could be an amazing opportunity for anyone …

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11-zuper-glue-move-to-kilnFirst…Happy Thanksgiving! Next…time for another snowflake tutorial. This one is from Streuter Technologies, who makes some great adhesives for glass work. They’re using Honey Doo Zuper Glue and have a cool snowflake for you. Poetry, eh? I want to …

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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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il_570xN.502788604_8w2sI love making skull beads as well as ghosts and pumpkins for Halloween. I looked around the interwebs a bit to find all of you tutorials and there’s a bunch in one pdf by Lori Peterson of Loribeads.com. It …

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FDELQR5HLZRXB6Z.LARGEI love the projects over at Instructables. They’re rather subversive. That’s perfect for Halloween. When I saw the broken glass cupcakes I immediately thought, this was a fabulous Halloween sweet treat that would be a great party addition. They’re …

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2ddb903567a926549b7e84a327202772I thought I’d ask Mr. Google about glass bead tutorials to find something fun to share. After all who doesn’t like a good tutorial to get your bead making groove on. I added free to the title and this is …

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This tutorial is brought to you via Soda Lime Times, the cool online magazine for lampworkers and the tutorial writer Lisa Atchison. You can add CZ’s and sparkle to your beads. So cool. CZ’s look great as the …

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I figured it was tutorial time and I was actually able to find some fresh tutorials to share. This one is from Starlight Designs and it’s a three in one bead. It’s like making three beads in one. You start …

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Another tutorial…this one is for the fusers out there. I like this and really want to give it a try today. It’s embedding frit in frit and it’s from Cynthia Morgan. It’s a way to get defined shapes of …

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I know D&L is a wholesaler so not all of you readers can shop with them but they have put up on their site 3 different tutorials using twisted cane made by Ryan Staub, who I’ve written about here. …

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Glass Potato Chips

OK they’re not really glass but what a cool recipe and tasty weird treat to make. Instructables provides many many cool and odd tutorials. I’m lucky enough to receive their newsletter twice a week and sometimes there’s something cool to …

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