Fused Glass Set

I am a bit behind in posting about some of my craft projects. So, over the next couple weeks I hope to get caught up. Today, I am sharing a project I made for a colleague of mine. Last spring/early summer I had a couple synovial cysts in my spine that were impinging on the neural ganglion causing extreme pain and the loss of sensation in my right foot. Luckily I was able to have surgery mid-June to remove the cysts (and the bone spurs that caused them) and I no longer have back pain (yeah!). However, prior to surgery, … Continue reading Fused Glass Set

The Great Minnesota Get “Back” Together

Each year, I enjoy going the the Minnesota State Fair, viewing the artistry of the creative activities entries, as well as entering a couple quilts in the competition. In 2020, I was disappointed when the fair was cancelled. This year, I had originally thought that I would not be able to enter any quilts in the competition. Having a trip to Colorado scheduled during the drop off days for the creative activities, I was at first unsure how I would be able to enter. About a week prior to our trip, I learned that I could drop off entries at … Continue reading The Great Minnesota Get “Back” Together

Repurposed Glass Bottles

This posting is a bit late, since these were gifts given to my brother for Christmas. But, better late than never. The inspiration for these gifts were my brother’s strong liking for beer. This is one thing I do not have in common with him, I actually hate the taste of beer. So, to obtain the bottles that I needed for these projects, I had to rely on my sons and some of my friends for the empty bottles. Glass Art: After taking a class at a local glass supply store, I tried my hand at making glass art from … Continue reading Repurposed Glass Bottles