Happy New Year! Wow, it's been a long time since I have posted on my blog! I've been busy making, making, making and not recording! Although, I did start an Instagram feed! Check it out! #hydeparkhill Last fall I had three market events and then Christmas! Now that its the new year, I am excited… Continue reading New Year, New Designs
Category: fused glass
Glass Flower Birthday Card
It's been a while since I have posted! Here is my newest creation in both paper and fused glass! I made a small panel of glass with dotty flowers, glass stringers and glass frit and fused it to a contour fuse in my glass kiln. Using 110# white card stock I made a hinge card… Continue reading Glass Flower Birthday Card
It's a cold, dark January folks! brrrr..... but my garage is warm with my glass kiln going! Here's hoping spring is here soon! Supplies: White opal glass, icicle clear glass, silver foil, Tim Holtz wildflowers dies, Justrite paper craft butterfly die, die cutting machine - I used the Grand Calibur- and a glass kiln :)… Continue reading Wildflowers
Doodle Art Vase
Wow! I can't believe Christmas has come and gone already! My husband completely surprised me this year and bought me a pottery wheel. I mostly hand build and the wheel as been a challenge to find time and let's be honest ---it's a bit intimidating at first. So now at my house I have a… Continue reading Doodle Art Vase
Fused Glass Fish Soap Dish
Here is a fun fused glass soap dish project using a whimsical fish stamp from Heartfelt Creations! Supplies and directions are as follows! Because of the many specialized tools and products used to make this projects I recommend to do this project at a "Paint your own Pottery & Fused Glass Shop". You could also… Continue reading Fused Glass Fish Soap Dish
Recycled Glass Bowl
What do you do with a bunch of broken glass from a glass table top? Make a bowl of course! This was a four step process! First: A large piece of glass needs to be cleaned with rubbing alcohol or dish washing soap and then made into frit. Frit is small chunks of glass. In this… Continue reading Recycled Glass Bowl
Paper Crafting Meets Glass Fusing!
What?? Paper craft and Fused Glass? How does that work?? Doesn't the paper burn up? How do you get your stamped image to stay on the glass? I have been fusing glass for about a year now and it started with wanting to make glass koi fish for my son's pond bathroom (see the finished bathroom… Continue reading Paper Crafting Meets Glass Fusing!
Pottery Adventures Part 2
Well, it's finally done! My handmade ceramic and glass pond bathroom floor has been installed and grouted! It took several months to make, two days to install and 10 hours to grout! Our son loves it!! He said his favorite part is to lay on the dock and look up out the skylight at the sky and watch… Continue reading Pottery Adventures Part 2
I decided to make a pond bathroom floor for my son’s new bathroom. What an adventure! Buying clay, getting lily pads from a pond, making molds, making tile, bisque firing, glazing, glaze firi… Source: Pottery Adventures