Tag Archive: stained glass

Big Net Changes for Dawne Design

I Need Your Opinion With my desk moved under the living room shutters, I love my ceramic crane against the gorgeous glass background. Oh yes, I’ve been absent from here for awhile —… Continue reading

CityScape Deters Critters

The CityScape window installed — no outdoor critters can come in & indoor critters [ahem, Mollie] can’t go out. I had lots of fun making this quick window — it’s mostly long &… Continue reading

2012 — Building on 2011’s Foundation

Celebrate what you want to see more of. Tom Peters The porch entrance is alive with colour. Everywhere I look in this old, not-so-mobile home, I see the beautiful colours of my work… Continue reading

Too Much to Keep Up With

My, oh, my, what a beautiful day — ๐Ÿ˜‰ there’s a bluebird on my shoulder. ** Luminescent colour in the shadows. Whew, after a long, HOT daytrip to Vancouver, it is so nice… Continue reading

Entering a Magical Garden

My room-mate & I are pretty lucky that these two, Mollie & Lady, like to playย with each other & stick around the yard pretty good.ย  [Yup, simply a little bear wrestling above.]ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰… Continue reading

Just a Little Change Needed

Last night when I finally when to bed last night [hmm, excuse me, it was 2 a.m. so it was morning], I had finished cutting & leading the blue glass section of the… Continue reading

Fee Fi Fo Fum

Oh my, sometimes a week can go by so quickly.ย  And it’s funny how each day can be filled with activity yet my to-do list gets ever longer. Although still mild temperatures, a… Continue reading

Happiness is Doing What YOU Love

I’ve been seeing subjects like ‘how to be happy’ & ‘finding happiness’ bandied about quite a bit lately.ย  And many conversations with friends & family have centred on achieving personal happiness while trying… Continue reading

Glass Makes Planters Extra Special

. ๐Ÿ˜€ Along with cutting & grooving the shutter frames while I was away, my carpenter also made a couple of unusual planters — sort of R2D2 look-alikes. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I love the raised… Continue reading

Glass Work — Island Style

๐Ÿ˜† Glass Window Shutters / Wall Art Gorgeous, eh? I couldn’t help myself — I know I said the shutters were going to be in shades of blue — but when I got… Continue reading

Transforming with Paint

ith it too cold in the workshop for my glass [Dawne Design – Glass Move From Cold], I’m transforming my kitchen table into a ‘project table‘. And the 30″ tabletop, coupled with my… Continue reading

Productivity Here — A Mess There

Funny thing about spending most of your time working [or playing] on only specific parts of your life — other areas get quite messy! I’ve been so intent on working [cutting glass, getting… Continue reading

Yellow Hiccup in Glass Panels

๐Ÿ˜ฆย  ๐Ÿ˜กย  ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Oops, had a little hiccup cutting the gorgeous yellow glass for my headboard panels.ย  Cutting the angles in those darn rays is proving difficult — at least with the highly… Continue reading

Bed Glass Panel Pattern Ready

๐Ÿ˜€ย  Ah, finally — I finished the pattern for my bed panels.ย  I call it Red Sun at Night. This Photoshop [Ps] rendering does not do justice to the colours & flow of… Continue reading

Oh Those Blues — What Do You Think?

Photoshop rendering of bookcase doors & window shutters in shades of blue glass. Do you prefer the blues? or . . . Do you prefer the multi-coloured? [Please leave a comment :-D] Since… Continue reading

Unusual Window Shutters

I made a rough draft in Photoshop of my idea for the small window in the living room. Each shutter slides to cover the mirror panels on the wall.ย  The shutter could be… Continue reading

ChristChurch Multiple Cathedrals Damaged

** Please note:ย  This contains corrected information on Feb. 24th ChristChurch Triple Tragedy concerning the ChristChurch Anglican Cathedral & the ChristChurch Catholic Cathedral. There are many churches in ChristChurch, New Zealand, that have… Continue reading

ChristChurch Triple Tragedy

** Please note:ย  The image above is of the ChristChurch Catholic Cathedral — more info Feb. 27th.ย  The images & story below are of the ChristChurch Anglican Cathedral. Just before 1 p.m. on… Continue reading

First Book from U.S. Arrives

It’s been almost a month since I ordered some stained glass books from the U.S.A. — Kansas City, Missouri.ย  I received the email when they were shipped so I knew they were on… Continue reading

Zipping Along With Colour

With the frames ready for the entertainment centre, I could measure & cut the glass for the doors.ย  I simply love this soft blue with accent colours of dark blue & a little… Continue reading

Reorg, Reorg, Reorg . . .

Lots of reorganizing & little jobs got done this weekend — but not too many big ones [you know — dishes, vacuuming, laundry — simply the basics of life ๐Ÿ˜‰ ].ย  Still, it’s… Continue reading

Glass Projects Up, Up & Away

It was quite exciting to have my window installed in the new closet shelving unit.ย  I really like how the closet looks now — no longer think it needs ‘proper’ doors.ย  But hmm,… Continue reading

Glass Fun

. . . ๐Ÿ˜›ย  Wow, I did it! . . ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Finished my little leaded stained glass window. . ๐Ÿ˜›ย  And, of course, it’s beauuuutiful! After about 8 hours of messing up a… Continue reading

Fancy Organizing

๐Ÿ™‚ย  Beautiful stained glass tops raise these simple tables to super-special.ย  ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m sure most of us function better when we’re organized but I absolutely need to have a place, or box, or… Continue reading

Geese View

Ah, a beautiful morning — waking up to the geese out on the water.ย  My bed frame is finished & I’m up about 2 feet higher than before.ย  Now, sitting in bed, I… Continue reading