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Murrini Madness … and more glass!

I’m working on more coe96 cane colors.  We had a pull tonight, and here is our ‘Pumpkin’ murrine: I’ve cut glass for SEVERAL more pulls (… I was in a cutting mood!) … I have a few of the stacks prepped.  I… Read More

Cane, cane and more cane

We had a fun vitrigraph cane pull last week.  I finally got around to chopping, photographing and listing …   Then I played around with a couple of mixed bag options … I like it!  I’ll be listing a few in our… Read More

Cruisin’ Through Summer …

I’m still playing with my reverse enameling and stamps.  A few more to finish and I will have a major coffin load of spoon rests & dishes.  Tonight’s progress:    I was painting while heating up our vit kiln for this brown/tan… Read More

Summer Lovin’ …

DH surprised me tonight by suggesting a vit pull.  Aww … Thanks, babe!  So – we did.  It’s Bullseye aqua, teal, steel blue, emerald green, powder blue, warm white and clear.  I’m happy with the results! And then, I stole a few… Read More

T.G.I Summer!!!

Finally – some Michigan sunshine!  Chloe met the big pool.  We even tried getting her in, to float on a raft … Based on the flailing and wrestling match to get her back on the deck, I’d say she didn’t like it. … Read More

Life in our zoo …

I played a bit in the studio tonight … Working on more reverse enameling projects.  I have a lion (or llama – you decide) spoon rest, an elephant ring dish, and two stamped plates in-the-works.  I hope to combine reverse-enameling with crackle… Read More

Updates – and studio news …

Our cheap-man’s stromboli (chicken & mushrooms in crescent dough ‘braid’) from the other night is good … The family says it’s a [not-so-healthy] keeper-recipe … Moving on, DH & I had our pull – the ‘feared’ red cane … It worked, and I… Read More

Donuts, stacks, cane & squishy faces …

Life is good!  I finished up a few new pendants … I like them!  The mica base is colorful and fun … Plus – I have 6 more in the works!   Meanwhile, I continue with my murrini/cane madness … We did our… Read More

Wowzers …

Couple of crummy cases at work, mixed in with some great patients and holiday-weekend volume left me feeling road-weary Monday morning … Just Wow!!! So, I crashed hard.  Spent a fair amount of energy plotting out my listings for the shop … Maybe… Read More

Good Times – because I have a sailboat and a fat pad …

On x-ray, that is … Which means I have a fractured arm …Yep, good times! Full of grace and good manners, we went to a retired-fuser’s home this week to see what she was selling. After the decision was made to purchase… Read More