Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Kelli Sweet offered a soldering class at Smiling Turtle last month.  We had a great time. I have been practicing my new skill.  Now what to do with them.  Might have to wait until after the Holidays.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

I have love adding fused glass to nail files.  These are on sale at an awesome price.  Stop by the PoP Up ShOp at Smiling Turtle at 156 Center on 12/5 & 6..
I up-cycled insulators that make great door stoppers.  Also I made small glass mosaic creations for window.  They make unique gifts too.
Jim has been very busy making copper bracelets and cuffs.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Here are granite pieces with fused glass for candles and/or appetizers or cheese.  They make great gifts.  I will have them at Smiling Turtle Art Spot 156 Center for the PoP Up ShOp 12/5 & 12/ 6.

Friday, November 13, 2015

New Wine stopper I have for sale at Smiling Turtle.
These are some of the bangles I dropped off today at Smiling Turtle.  I am getting excited about the Pop Up Shop on 12/5 & 12/6.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

More Heart Necklaces!!!
2 fused Hearts!!!
Green leave necklaces.  Always fun to make!! They are at The Hot Shops Art Center 1301 Nicholas Street downtown Omaha.
Just a couple of bookmarkers with dichroic circles.
My display at The Hot Shops Art Center 1301 Nicholas Street.  The Midwest Lampworkers Guild has their annual Gallery Show the Month of October.Open daily 10-4 pm.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Midwest Lampworkers Guild is having our Gallery Show at Hot Shops 1301 Nicholas Street.  The show is the whole month of October.  I am working 10/7 & 10/8 & 10/29  10-4 pm.
Lampwork cabochons on leather bracelets.
This is a new style of heart wine stoppers.. Fused Glass hearts!!
These are one of my favorite items to make.  Heart Wine Stoppers with lampwork hearts!!!
I donated these bracelets to our Beads of Courage fund raiser.
I donated these handmade copper bracelets for Beads of Courage.  They can be found at our at the Gallery Show for Midwest Lampworkers Guild show at Hot Shops 1301 Nichols Street through the month of October.  Gallery hours 10-4 pm daily.  I am working 10/7, 10/8 and 10/29.  Stop by and see me.
I like these serving items.  Great addition to anyone's kitchen.
Two new styles of beadable items!!

Had this idea in my head for a long long time.  It is finally done!!

Friday, September 25, 2015

Thursday, September 24, 2015


More fun beadable items!!  Always make great gifts.  Many can be found at Smiling Turtle 156 & Center.

I love my hearts and wine stoppers.  There's are a few of my newest items for Smiling Turtle. And Midwest Lampworkers Guild Gallery Show at The Hot Shops in October.
3 awesome bags from Jim's cousin Lynn for Art in the Bag /Beads of Courage at The Hot Shops 11/1/15.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Jim made me a tile box to put lavender in.  It was a great year for lavender!!

Sunday, August 30, 2015

My favorite lampwork beads to create are dots. I created this fun necklace.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

I have been working for the last 4 hours with lavender from my sister-in-law Donna.  I can wait until it all drys so I can put into glass jars or small gift bags...

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Jim has busy making copper bracelets & cuffs.  He just love love loves his retirement!!

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Trying a need item!  Fused glass on a pill cases.






I added lampwork beaded items to flatten glass bottles.  They can be found at Smiling Turtle at 156 and Center.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Saturday, May 16, 2015




A few of our train trip to Yosemite photos. Jim happy except the last photo!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Daisy's new summer lion cut.  She is so full of energy!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

I have been practicing my riveting. Here are a few pendents.

Monday, April 13, 2015

I took a Mixed Media Cold Connection Bracelet class at the Omaha Bead Affair yesterday.  I love the bracelet and can't wait to make more.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

I made purple lampwork beads today for the Omaha Bead Affair next weekend.
Now I just have to anneal and clean them!!

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Here are some of my beads for the Bead Affair 4/11 & 4/12/15
10am-5pm
8116 Park View Blvd, La Vista.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Now we have the squirrels eating the bird food.  The poor birds just sitting on the fence!!  Jim is going broke feeding the birds.....I wonder why??