I admit it. I am addicted to buying glass molds. Every time I go to my supplier I look to see what molds are on sale. These days, when I get a new mold, I fire a clear piece of glass in the mold first. This provides me with a lot of valuable information before […]
I just pulled a new handkerchief vase out of the kiln. I love these vases! They are always a wonderful surprise. Well mostly always. I have had one or two that looked weird. But this one turned out great. Handkerchief vases, or drape vases, are made by positioning a piece of glass over a stainless […]
Today I am sharing a failure. Let me just say that it is so much more fun to share successes! But I do learn a lot from the failures. And since I promised to share the journey, this is part of it. A few months ago I made custom handkerchief vase for someone. She loved […]
This glass business card holder was made using Slumpy’s stainless steel business card mold. I’m still tinkering with the firing schedule (aren’t we always?) but all in all it turned out great.