My obsession this summer has been solar lights made from old glass I find here and there. I just love how these look in the garden and they’re so fun to make.
How was your Labor Day weekend? I did a little work this weekend and also created a new glass sculpture. I found several similar candy dishes at various rummage and estate sales this past weekend, and knew I wanted to combine them into one sculpture.
Last week I found a wonderful pile of blue glass chargers at a rummage sale. I started to buy one or two of them (they were $1 a piece), and the woman in charge of the rummage asked if I’d take the whole pile for $5. She was trying to get rid of things.
You know how much I enjoy making the glass garden sculptures, and lately I’ve seen some here and there at art fairs that have solar lights in them. I loved that idea, so I wanted to try some of my own.
We’ve been having tons of thunderstorms and terrible weather lately, but I’m happy to say that the glass mushrooms I painted have held up! The paint hasn’t budged (so yay for Martha Stewart’s paint product) and the glass has all stayed glued properly together. Love that.
I was at an estate sale late last year where I found all these cool gold glass items for super cheap. That big bowl you see was just a quarter, and the other pieces were between ten and five cents.
It’s winter, which means I can’t do my bigger glass sculptures because the smell and toxic-ness of the glue is too much to do in the house. So I’m experimenting. I’m trying to work on some smaller glass projects so I can use a different glue and do them in the house. Here’s the latest […]