How to make beautiful hand-painted wine glasses

Many people feel that gifts with a personal touch mean so much more than gifts that required little thought. Even more special are gifts that your loved one created especially for you. A wonderful gift for adults is hand-painted wine glasses. These are not only useful but also nice to display as a decoration. Variations […]

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How to make stained glass

One of the oldest examples of stained glass in a window was found at St. Paul’s Monastery in Jarrow, England, founded in 686 AD. Stained glass is still made today and can be seen displayed in church windows, on some lamps, on specially-made fireplace screens,and, most commonly,on suncatchers which are hung in a bright, sunny […]

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How to make a betta fish vase

The fish known as Bettas or Siamese Fighting Fish are beautiful to look at but are unfortunately loners. They come in a variety of colors that can enhance the color scheme of any aquarium but the sad part is that no other Bettas can be placed into their world at the same time. Many will […]

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How to make glass beads

Tools Needed: Moretti rods in assorted colors Didymium glasses window cleaner 6mm silver or white finish french wire torch (if this is a first project you can buy a small propane torch from your local hardware store and use a hothead. Graphite pad & paddle 15″ to 16″ bead-release-coated stainless steel mandrels Flattening tweezers sterling […]

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How to create a glass tile bathroom wall mosaic

A glass tile mosaic is actually a very practical option for a bathroom wall since it repels moisture. While it is a time-consuming project, the end result will be worth it. Read this article to decide if a glass tile mosaic on your bathroom wall is something you’d like to create. Before you get tiling, […]

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How to make a glass mosaic table

Choose a pattern you like. There are a variety of sources for choosing a pattern. You can select one from your computer, purchase one, a coloring book is a great source for glass patterns. You may need to enlarge the pattern to fit your table. Any copy shop can do this for you. Finding a […]

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How to cut off the threaded edges of a glass bottle

people have cut bottles for a variety of reasons. Blues guitarists have used bottlenecks to produce a sweet singing tone from their instruments. Thrifty people have cut the necks off to make tumblers. Artsy and crafty types have used various portions of bottles to fashion a variety of objects such as vases or decorative jars. […]

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How to Make Stained Glass Suncatchers

I have designed a sun catcher and will describe step by step how to make the pattern. The project is a frame, which holds a multi-colored diamond glass suspended from the center. The pattern uses only straight cuts and is perfect for beginners. The nice thing about making this pattern is that you can change […]

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How to create a simple interior stained glass window

Using a few simple steps anyone can make an interior stained glass window. Stained glass projects are constructed using either the copper foil or lead method. Larger stained glass projects such as windows are usually done using the leaded glass technique. You can create your own custom design and have it made at a stained […]

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