Tag: murrini

It’s time …

For our next coe96 glass murrini cane offerings …. We did a gorgeous ‘scallion’ pull:   And. here is our first coe96 medley package, available in our Etsy shop: It’s getting to be that time of year.  The studio is becoming ‘Ornament Central’ as I prep for Christmas and our next show: Alas – it’s …

Street Legal

Got through the online nursing competency bit AND the day-walking blitz competency … So, yeah!  I’m street-legal with my employer for another year.  Yay!!! Back in the studio … I’m taking inventory in slow preparation for Arts & Greens 2017, deciding which projects, ornaments and techniques to try.  And cutting up vitrigraph stacks, as we …

Gah! ~

It’s that time of year again!  Yep, annual on-line nursing competency H.E.L.L. … To add to the fun, our educational expert decided to choose a print font visible only to the insect eye!  And I’M the ONE getting tested for age-specific appropriate skills, tools and techniques?!?  But, it’s over … for now! We had a …

Prepping for Harvest Fest

So, we will be off to Brighton Farmer’s Market Harvest Fest in T-7 hours … We put in some work, but we’re as ready as we’re gonna be!  All but Chloe, that is … who managed to catch a few fading Summer-rays in the pool this week!  (She does love her float!) PenDots and glass …

Can’t Stop It …

I know … I KNOW!!!  I’m supposed to be cooking for TWO!  I KNOW THIS ~ but, it can’t be stopped!  I started with what I hoped would be a yummy, roasted cauliflower recipe (Pinterest strikes again!) … No offense, but it was just about mush, ready to be mashed cauliflower.  Who does that?  I’d make …

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 hope to keep the vit kiln busy this week:     We also have …

Marching On …

What an A$$-kicking week!  Sent our youngest off for Boot Camp (x4 months).  I can’t tell you how many times the ER nurse/Momma Bear in me was in conflict.  But, he is 20 years old – makes his own decisions … and I couldn’t ‘ground him’ if I wanted to … And then, the evil-biologic …

Murrini, Funshine & Pups

I used some of our 96 murrini to make a couple of pendants.  They’re cute (!) and they proved to me they are fire-safe/stable.  So – check for cane listings in our shop and on our FB page!  And, it’s that time of year!  Yep – Sangria Weather.  So – I made up a vat, …

We did some pulls …

Our first vitrigraph pull of the night … coe96 turquoise: We got some gorgeous cane/murrini.  But – we had a crazy amount left-over in the vit pot … I mean like 1.5-2 inches.  Since I knew I wanted to do another pull, we crash cooled the pot in cold water.  It made a BEAUTIFUL ‘hunk’ …

Pulls, Puddles and Pool Time!

DH and I continue to play with the vitrigraph kiln, making murrini cane and stuff.  We had a repeat pull tonight, and I learned the value of the bubble-squeeze (along with a more controlled ramp up)! We’ve had some 20+ pulls, and we are learning with each one!  But – that’s a lot of vit …