This category page including a list of posts sharing information or pictures regarding my stained glass projects.

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. [...]

By | 2018-11-22T17:05:31+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Project|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 | 2018-03-04T14:40:36+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Project|0 Comments

How A Stained Glass Candle Lantern Is Made

How do you cut the glass? How do you put it together?  Do you make your designs?  Better than telling you, I thought I 'd show you.  As I was creating a new custom designed candle lantern, I  grabbed my camera and took some video so I could share the story along the way. It's not [...]

By | 2017-11-23T16:29:07+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Project|0 Comments

New Stained Glass Candle Lantern Project

  As the holidays are approaching it seems like a perfect time to experiment with a stained glass new project.  I've decided to try a three-dimensional piece.  I'm going to make a small candle lantern for the Christmas season.   Every Christmas time I think about how we should have a nice centerpiece for the table.  [...]

By | 2017-11-11T00:28:42+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

First Congregational Church of La Grange Craft Fair Oct. 21, 2018

Christmas Ornament for 2017 On October 21st, 2018, I'll be setting up a booth at the First Congreational Church of La Grange craft fair. The fair runs for 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The Church is located at 100 s. 6th Avenue 60525, right near the heart of the downtown shopping distritct. The [...]

By | 2017-10-20T03:12:15+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Pink and Blue Nightlights for That Upcoming Baby Shower

No baby shower would be complete without a few gifts. While I've been producing plenty of nightlights in more traditional pairie school and missions style color palettes, I some how forgot to address the two most obvious colors. Pink and blue! I'm glad to say I've finally remedied the issue and I'm happy ot add [...]

By | 2017-09-10T22:46:53+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

Stained Glass Panel Inspired by Wright’s Heath House.

  This month's project was a 6" by 8" inch panel based on a small detail of a stained glass window from the William R. Heath house.  The Heath house was designed and built in 1905 by Frank Lloyd Wright.  The original design is an outstanding example of his prairie school of architecture. Stained Glass Panel Layout [...]

By | 2017-11-02T01:43:13+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Project|0 Comments

New Stained Glass Nightlight with Amber and Red Clear Glass

  Typically I'm a fan of opalescent glass for my stained glass nightlights.  This time around I tried a new design featuring  transparent glass.  Once again, the nightlight was completed using the foil technique.  For the final  3D assembly I also got a chance to test out my new homemade panel vice.  If you're working in [...]

By | 2017-08-24T03:04:11+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Project|0 Comments