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Topic: My Mother's Beautiful Painted glass projects (pic heavy!)  (Read 1236 times)
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« on: July 31, 2012 12:13:45 AM »

hey everyone, I am posting this on behalf of my mother, who did all of these amazing crafts herself, for gifts, weddings, and crafts fairs. I think she is amazing!


my favorite faery bottles

harley

blue thingies for my wedding

candy dishes from candle sticks, plates, tea cups







i love these butterflies, also for my wedding



(the true detail on these are amazing, but i had to shrink the pictures down)
thank you!!
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« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012 12:25:01 AM »

So much to look at! Your mother is very talented.

I'm especially taken with the fairy candle holder. It looks like she's looking into a little camp fire or some kind of spirit light. It just looks like it all fits so well.
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Běifāng yǒu jiārn, jush r dl. Y g qīng rn chng, zi g qīng rn gu. Nng b zhī qīng chng yǔ qīng gu. Jiārn nn zi d.
北方有佳人,绝世而独立。一顾倾人城,再顾倾人国。宁不知倾城与倾国。佳人难再得。
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« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012 05:43:58 AM »

I esp love the fairy bottles and the butterfly jars.  Make sure you tell your mother that some random woman from craftster thinks she is very talented!  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2012 06:10:43 AM »

Your mom is very talented and seems to have a knack for glass. The candy dishes and the champagne flutes with the "G" are my favorites. Rocked! Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2012 08:57:55 PM »

I forgot to ask in my last post, but what does she use as far as paint goes?

Actually kind of inspired by this for a swap I'm in.
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Běifāng yǒu jiārn, jush r dl. Y g qīng rn chng, zi g qīng rn gu. Nng b zhī qīng chng yǔ qīng gu. Jiārn nn zi d.
北方有佳人,绝世而独立。一顾倾人城,再顾倾人国。宁不知倾城与倾国。佳人难再得。
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« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2012 11:21:20 PM »

‎she said:
"folkart"ENAMELS,or"americana"gloss enamel-for glass & ceramics
she also explained to me the way she did the feary bottle, after insisting it was "top secret"
".Lrg clear beer bottle,decoupage image to back-(glue on to face of image & aplly outside back-like a backward lable)Stiffle paint all around except "window Area",make "bubble" edging around Window using q-tip dipped in frosty white paint"
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