Tag: glass platters

Having a clean studio ROCKS!!!

I have three kilns running and more projects planned.  What a productive week … I worked on some jewelry, wrapping up a custom cab order.  Here’s a double dichro dragonfly pendant moving along (in the kiln now for a fire-polish) and a couple of penDot rings!   I have the coffin running with future spoon …

Frit play …

What once started as an ‘oops’ project is now being trialed intentionally … a bright peacock spoon rest: And platters: Snowmen, Bon Appetite and Pumpkin Patch … yep, it’s a Creative Paradise (molds) kind of day.  Fingers crossed that I set my program right! Update … Success:  Love ‘em!  Just waiting for the kiln to …

Prayers & 3 kilns …

I’m staying creatively busy today.  Grandma is in surgery, getting her artificial airway and feeding tube today.  Arrgghhh!  I hate thinking about it – so I’m trying really hard not to … Any louder and my music will be heard in the next county; if I work any faster, I’ll run out of band-aids for …

This week in the studio …

So, my flower plate ERUPTED too … Dang it! But, I have a plan for this plate and the failed peacock piece … [drumroll] … spoon rests!!!    To go with the other spoon rests I’ll be cutting from these blanks and future bowls … My plate/platter slump run went well.  I like this ‘patch work’ …

Busy ~ but I’m lovin’ it!

What a week!  I’ve been taking serious advantage of insomnia.  I have 3 kilns running, and so much to report … Here’s what I worked on tonight:  Fingers crossed it turns out as promising as I hope! And, I finished my fish ‘sculpture’ … the Twins gave it a ‘thumbs up’, and it’s kinda growing …

And it hurt …

After four + decades, I managed to come across something I really wish I hadn’t – Stinging Nettle.  Dang!  I touched it for all of 2 seconds, while pulling weeds, and HOURS later my hand/arm is still bugging me.  After some research, turns out this wonderful burning-meets-pins-and-needles sensation can last up to a week!  WTH!?!  …

No More Sunshine?!? What!!!

So, I don’t have lupus or mixed-connective tissue disease … yet!  Although, my newest doctor tells me that SUNSHINE could cause my ANA to flip.  WTH!?!  Next, someone’s gonna say that Diet Coke or alcohol are bad for you!!!  In the meantime, I meet with the surgeon again next week … Meanwhile, DH did it …