90: Tissue Flower Pomander

Post two of three wedding posts, consider yourself forewarned!  This week I am working on a centerpiece for my friend Laura's upcoming wedding, a tissue paper pomander.  Pomander is French for "apple of amber" and was originally a sweet smelling or perfumed ball.  In Medieval times it was a locket of perfume, in Victorian times, it was [...]

34: Votive Holders

I have a long and slightly bitter history trying to laser-engrave glass. The back of my old iPhone 4 wasn't having it, and the fire flowers I tried to cultivate didn't quite pass muster. Still, when a friend wants some glass engraved for her wedding, I'm certainly not going to turn her down! Lara and Paul [...]