Tag: zen artisan boutique

0-60mph in 2.9 seconds …

Not sure what I planned for this week – but I didn’t expect what I got!  So it started well enough, with a COE 96 (100+ sheets) glass delivery filling up my (old) studio! But then it got nutty!  I am sorry… Read More

Restocking, custom orders and … penDots

Equals PLAYING …  So, this is what you can do when all of your kids are ‘self-sufficient’ … Amazing!  I love it … I’ve sold out of a few Michigan-specific dichro cabs … and all four of my two-legged kids attended/are attending… Read More

Help … My studio needs cleaning!

But, I don’t want to stop making stuff … This is crazy … I have hundreds of dollars worth of dichroic glass balancing precariously on teetering molds [umm, multiple molds], while I shuffle jars of frit from here-to-there, to make room for… Read More

Mother’s Week

New offerings at the shop – in honor of Mother’s Day:   Found myself in a ‘fiddly’ mood this week – working with beads, pliers and earrings … A good week:    Met up with ‘the girls’ for dinner – always a fun evening. … Read More

Laying low …

WWU:  Assisted fellow-staff with one nasty case of Norovirus this past weekend.  While I cleaned and scrubbed [head to toe] with soap, sanitizer and BLEACH, I woke up Tuesday moving slow, with pains (head ache and back ache) … Jumping to the only… Read More

Grand Opening, a Give-Away … and more!

So, the official grand-opening is this Saturday 4/9/16.  But wait, there is more … we will have a ribbon-cutting/media-covered/grand-opening again on 4/16/16 – with door prizes.  Here are my contributions: To sum up (champagne and cupcakes on both days): “ZEN ARTISAN BOUTIQUE – Grand… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More