Month: March 2016

The Shop, Empty-Nesters and …

This year’s “When you can’t go to Glass Expo” experiments:  Playing with frits and temperature.  Here are tonight’s tiny tiles ready for the kiln, along with some fired pieces. Meanwhile, DH and I spent a few hours at the shop, working on our displays.  It’s all coming together, and the boutique is full of so …

I love it …

When my plotter and I are in sync!  Working on pendants, night lights, ornaments and bowls … These are weeded and ready to apply.  I have a few ideas for sun-catchers and a mobile – we’ll see. When my kilns are running double time:  Night lights and nite-lights and more … When the count-down begins …

I’ve done it now …

Nothing to do, but … Um, actually there’s lots to do!  I’ll keep you updated as we bump along on this exciting ride of ‘boutique artisan’ partner … And, I’ll let you know what my friendly tax accountant has to say about my latest shenanigans.  But, for now … Holy cow, just … Wow! DH …

As promised – updates …

Studio news – My enamels have arrived.  [Yay!!]  And, I’ve been a little productive – a few photographs taken for upcoming shop listings (like the Hot Air Balloon Spoon Rest!).  I also did some overcooking in the kiln (lots of ‘dog-boning’ on this tapestry dish) … but I like it!; Made a few Psychology symbol …

A few nights of studio playtime

Had a custom request conversation that has me playing in the studio.  First to make a large ‘hot cab’ and then to add a decal/screen printing area within … So, while it’s not in the requested colors – the first trial is working.  I wish I could fully capture the cool reaction around the vanilla …