• Shades of blue, sage & lavender

    Inspiration from a bedding catalog translated to glass!

This has been a really exciting season melting new color combinations and trying new products. Check out some of my inspiration — many taken from bedding catalogs — resulting in fresh new designs. Empty Nest Glassworks’ hand crafted items make wonderful gifts for family and friends, and even for yourself!

Finding Inspiration! My Lampwork Journey

Earlier this year, I was at a meeting at the Community Health Institute in Bow, New Hampshire. The waiting room rug was so beautiful, I sneaked a picture and translated that into glass. Check out the steps below:

Outstanding colors!

Outstanding colors!

I chop glass rods to become "frit" in my designs

I chop glass rods to become “frit”.

I wrapped black glass on the mandrel and rolled it in the "CHI" frit

Black glass rolled it in the “CHI” frit.

Completed gifts

Completed gifts




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