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A Fun Class

March 9th, 2015

This past Saturday a few friends and I went to a local glass studio (David Jacobson Glass) to take a glassblowing class. It was a blast! David told us that the hardest part would be picking out our colors, it truly was. I was amazed at how fast the entire process went, it was really only around 2 minutes from start to finish for each ornament.
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Above are the three ornaments that I made, which I absolutely LOVE. I’m thinking I might go back to make more ornaments, they would make fabulous handmade Christmas gifts for family and friends. I’ll also keep this in the back of my mind for when we have friends from out of town visiting. It was a fun way to spend an afternoon and it’s nice to have something to display when you’re finished.

Have you done anything new and fun recently?

8 Comments to “A Fun Class”
  1. Laura ~ Raise Your Garden on March 9, 2015 at 7:17 am

    I think your family will absolutely love these ornaments!!! So pretty for Christmas. Hmmm, anything fun? Just sledding with the kids.

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  2. Yolanda on March 9, 2015 at 7:58 am

    How wonderful! And how lovely! I’m blown away! (pun intended)

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  3. Natalie on March 9, 2015 at 10:28 am

    Those are beautiful!

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  4. Wendy on March 9, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    I wore the same glasses when I took a glass bead making class – was a lot of fun! :)

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  5. Mich on March 9, 2015 at 3:10 pm

    Nothing new or exciting here…..exercising horses, dog walking, tackling overgrown garden (oops).
    Am most jealous would love to have a go at blowing glass.

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  6. Caroline on March 9, 2015 at 3:35 pm

    How fun!

    Hubby and I have been trying to think of something new to try for a date day or night, this is absolutely going on the list. Something we’re both interested in, but wouldn’t have thought of trying.

    The most exciting thing we’ve tried lately was back in November, we did a “paint and sip” class. We painted a replica of Van Gogh’s Starry Night.

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  7. joan on March 11, 2015 at 8:20 am

    That looks like so much fun! If you’d like to go again I’d consider doing it. They would make wonderful Christmas presents!

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  8. Nebraska Dave on March 13, 2015 at 8:38 am

    Susy, what a talented person you are. Your creations are magnificent. You always seem to surprise me with new adventures and creative things you do.

    Have a great creative day.

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