You may have noticed that my stained glass store is now also featuring some alcohol ink paintings, trivets, and suncatchers!  This is a new medium I’m working with and absolutely loving.  It allows me to create pieces that are just as...
July 30, 2021
All stained glass art is not created equally, and as with most things, it’s a buyer beware situation when buying stained glass pieces.  Here I will give you some things to look for to ensure the stained glass piece you are considering is a...
May 27, 2021
Though I may be a bit biased, I’ve seen over and over again how cherished a stained glass gift can be to the recipient.  But what makes it so special? Well, consider that a stained glass piece is usually displayed in a room window that...
March 27, 2021
In response to the growing popularity of my stained glass standing birds for collecting and gift giving, and at the request of some of my customers, I'm starting a Bird Watchers Club emailing list to send members immediate notifications...
March 8, 2021
What is Art? The answer to that question is as varied as the structure of snowflakes.  I remember going to the museum of modern art in Washington, D.C, and seeing a painting of a large solid red circle on a white background displayed prominently...
July 13, 2020
Glass Arts 101 Have you heard the terms “stained glass”, “fused glass”, “blown glass”, and “lamp working”, but aren’t sure what the differences are between them all?  I thought I’d outline...
May 29, 2020
There are two basic types of construction of stained glass pieces:  The copper foil method (also known as the “Tiffany” method), and the lead channel came method. The traditional method of surrounding glass pieces with lead channel came...
May 25, 2020
One of my favorite things to do is to create stained glass renderings from photographs.  From time to time, I will ask people to submit their favorite photos to me for inspiration for a new piece.  If I choose their photo, I create the piece...
March 12, 2020
While visiting friends in Bel Air, Maryland this weekend, we went to explore the downtown Main Street district which was filled with artsy shops, boutiques, and restaurants!  We found a great little Italian wine and cheese shop called Savona...
March 8, 2020
Many online businesses are touting “Free Shipping!” these days to entice buyers to buy.  I have also fallen for it more often than I like to admit, because who doesn’t like FREE? Large corporations can often offer this because of...
March 6, 2020