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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Friday, January 27, 2017

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Candy glass beads for Midwest Lampworkers Guild Feb. challenge.
Double face sugar skulls & 2 pieces of candy.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Beads of Courage beads from Sat. retreat at Hot Shops.  I used all short rods & pieces of stringer.  No wasting glass for me.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

A few fused glass pieces I need to be creative & come up with something new to do.  In the past I have done necklaces & wine stoppers & door knobs.  Rhonda gave me the idea of wind chime..that's a great plan.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Added fused glass heart knob to a spray painted oval piece of wood...
Day # 18  Hibernate & Create.  Glass handmade lampwork sugar skulls on horseshoe nails.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Made baby beads into necklaces, keychains, zipper pulls for my niece Jess.  Jim is sending them off to CO.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Continue to work on color combinations.
Worked on baby beads today.
I love adding my handmade glass lampwork beads to Ed Hardy keychains.  I have several styles at Studio 102 Hot Shops at 13 Nicholas in downtown Omaha.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Hearts & more hearts..Valentines Day is coming..
Jim build 2 display stands for me.  I did an antique finish.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Made Daisy a new collar.  But her hair is so long now no one will ever see it.....
I was torching a heart bead & it dropped into my apron pocket & burnt a hole. And I wasn't hurt! This is the reason you have water near when working with fire & a fire extinguisher. And I sewed the pocket shut.

Adding heart beads to bangles..
Love adding my glass lampwork hearts to Puravida Bracelets

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Created a few coin necklaces from the great coins Jim & I got at Cabin Fever Antique Show at Lancaster Event Center in Lincoln.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Sewing machine keys with glass lampwork hearts.  I love rosary style chain with tourmaline stones.
Added a glass lampwork cabinet knob to a pretty piece of wood.  Use my new kiln at the Hot Shops.  It has been so much fun to work down in my new studio..I get so much done.  Also planning ahead for Hibernate & Create since I work all day tomorrow..
Using my new heart press..making plant stakes..cutting my own rods.  Jim gave me a new bolt cutter for Christmas.  He thinks of everything. Really Jim hates sharing his tools with me.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Finally stamped my apron & added a few buttons just because....