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Hanging Glass on Walls
Hanging Glass on Walls

Glass art is one continuous series of unique challenges -- this needn't be one of them. Here is a simple and affordable approach to standoff wall mounting that anyone can use.

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Hanging Your Glass on Walls
Lady Bug Wall Pockets
Lady Bug Wall Pockets

Somewhere along the line, fusers figured out how to drape glass over fiber paper to form three sides of an open cavity. Wall pockets are one of the many happy outcomes. Here is what you need to know!

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Ladybug Wall Pockets
Upscale Switch Plates
Upscale Switch Plates

You may never appreciate how boring switch plates are until you change them out for something more artsy. Yes, you can buy a mold and fill it with frit, or, you can light up a world of design possibilities with this, the Glasshoppa's approach to switchplates.

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Upscale Switch Plates
Balloon Garden
Balloon Garden
Balloon Garden

A daring peek into the dark netherworld of unconventional fusing techniques ...

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YouTube Recognizes the Glasshoppa
December 2018: The Glasshoppa officially reaches 10,000 YouTube subscribers and is awarded this incredibly irritating animated gif, here suppressed for your peace of mind.
One Fine Day at Glasshoppa Labs ...
Pinwheel Bowl
Pinwheel Bowl

Inspired by a beautiful blown glass piece, this bowl consists of 12 cut glass pieces arranged on a wavy-edged clear base. Simple construction, impressive results.

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Pinwheel Bowl
Hanging Glass in Windows
Hanging Glass in Windows

The classic suction cup has been around as long as the dime-store suncatcher, which is about the only thing you should ever hang on one. Technology has replaced it with the dependable friction hook -- just as easy and much more secure.

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Hanging Your Glass in Windows
Mushroom Night Lights
Mushroom Night Lights

Fungi Vitreosi illuminata -- an eye-catching little shelfie with or without the lighting. The stem is a bottleneck, the lighting is an inexpensive, off-the-shelf night light kit, and the possibilities are endless.

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Mushroom Night Lights
Wildflower Hand Mirror
Wildflower Hand Mirror
Wildflower Hand Mirror

Make a hand mirror or make great wildflowers -- here you'll learn both!

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Reaction Platter
Reaction Platter

Minimal effort, maximum IMPACT - a great beginner's project ...

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Reaction Platter
Spirit Tablets
Spirit Tablets

Here we teach both Fossil Vitra and Kiln Carving in the process of creating some venerable wall art.

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Spirit Tablets
Layered Glass Landscapes
Layered Glass Landscapes

Easy multi-layer depth and dimension

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Layered Landscapes
Prickly Pear Pot Sticker
Prickly Pear Pot Sticker

Easy, head-turning, smile-making glass project ...

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Prickly Pear Pot Sticker
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