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2019 Wright House Walk in La Grange

On Sunday, May 19th the  La Grange Area Historical Society will be hosting it's annual What's Wright in La Grange walking tour. Check their website to register for this year's walk. This is your chance to see several of the American architect's work up close.  You can buy tickets to the Wright Tour here. American [...]

By |2019-05-10T02:57:41+00:00May 9th, 2019|Frank Lloyd Wright, News|0 Comments

New Candle Holder Centerpieces Now Available

I'm It's finally the holiday shopping season and that means new listings.  This season I'm introducing a new yellow and green candle holder that is perfect for year-round use.  The green glass is perfect for the Christmas holiday.  The hint of yellow makes it a great centerpiece for the spring or summer as well. This [...]

By |2019-05-17T02:42:36+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Project|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Stained Glass Panel

Making seasonal pieces is great fun, especially when there is a good reason.  I just wrapped up this little gem, a pink and light blue panel that is perfect for the spring.  Mother's Day is coming up in a few short weeks and the colors I choose look just right. This panel is currently for [...]

By |2018-04-29T17:09:21+00:00April 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dana Thomas Inspried Stained Glass Project

I've been inspired by Wright's Dana Thomas house lately.  Frank's fountain windows and doors are something to ponder.  They pull you in with a desire to inspect every detail.  I stumbled upon a reproduction done by Thoennes Studios here and decided I need to start exploring and practicing similar patterns. Stained Glass Pattern in the [...]

By |2019-05-17T02:45:40+00:00March 4th, 2018|Project|0 Comments

Stained Glass Spring Colors

Even though the groundhog seems to have seen his shadow it doesn't feel like it's too early for spring colors.  This weekend I started two new projects to ward off winter and prepare for spring. The first project was a new take on a traditional design I've been exploring for a while. If you follow my blog [...]

By |2018-02-08T03:35:23+00:00February 8th, 2018|Project|0 Comments