It's now officially time to lock the door to keep curious kidlets away and start in on their Christmas presents. The Super Secret Mosaics Lab is now in session! Woo-hoo!!
As I mentioned in the last post, I'm making each child an ornament. I've gotten their initials on each ornament and will fill them all in with stained glass.
|A, R, M, J, K & Z ornaments|
Each phase of a mosaic is so much fun. Pulling out different found objects and playing with glass is the best! I love what I do!!
Also part of the Secret Lab is the gift for my daughter and her fiance'. It has been hard for me to land on one idea but after much thought I decided it was time to use some of the window pane glass. I have a big box filled with it and have been reluctant to use it because I don't have the frames, so finishing is a bit of a problem. I can mosaic like crazy on all of them but how to make them safe for others to handle and where they'd be placed is a big concern.
I'm experimenting with a few ideas; right now I've decided I'd try to use fabric tape around the edges and work on a way to either hang or display on a stand later once it's finished. I don't have many options but maybe we'll figure it out together once it's been gifted.
|Mark and Tara on glass|
For my other daughter and her husband, I just received a house plaque in wood that will get primed and because they are living in a rental, I'll put their last name on it so they can take it wherever they live in the years to come. There's nothing to show of interest with that yet but I will share when there is.
Looks like I'm going to be busy this weekend!
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