Red Glass Hearts by Janet Crosby

Whatever medium I am working in  — glass, paint, watercolor, photography, yarn — the unifying inspiration for me is color. Sweet harmonies and zingy pops of colors. I love them all. I love working with glass in particular because of the interplay of light. Transparent glass is my favorite,[…]

Designer's Group - Summer Somewhere -

I am starting something new this week: Groupings of beads with jewelry designers in mind. The deal on these groupings is this: 1) They ARE first quality (fully inspected, cleaned, smooth bead holes) and kiln annealed, as all of my beads are. 2) They are NOT matched sets[…]

Bee Charm and Hand-painted Watercolor Notecard

What’s your favorite thing about fall? Colorful leaves? Cooler weather? Cozy evenings? ? Fall is admittedly not my favorite season, but! there are things to love. For this drawing, all you need to do is: Join my Art For Sale group on Facebook Add your favorite thing (words[…]

Heart Forests and Rain - Fused Glass Suncatchers by Janet Crosby

This week, I am introducing some new fused glass pieces. They are inspired by where I live — rolling green hills of wheat and barley fields — dotted with fir trees. In this case though, I dotted my landscape with hearts. I also made a ‘rain-lover’ fused piece.[…]

New Listings - group 1 -

Yesterday, I wrote about a new way to be first in line to see and purchase my glass art. The most direct route is to join my Facebook group for purchasing my art. I will also post group shots of what I will be listing right here. If[…]

Back in the olden days of the Internet, I started selling my glass beads on eBay. Sometimes people missed out on an item because the auction ended with a Buy It Now, sometimes they auction ended before they realized. In either case, they missed out. Customers asked if[…]

Hot lava water drops by Janet Crosby

Happy fall! It’s that time for me to slow down and get things in order for winter. I haven’t actually started cleaning or organizing in real life yet, but I have been busy organizing photos, files, and my online shopping spaces. That counts. I have also updated my Shipping[…]

Bird And Bee Drawing - Sept 2016

I spent the better part of this summer organizing my inventory and creating an inventory system for my gallery spaces. Then I took a look at my 2 online venues – my site shop and my Etsy shop. I had cleanup to do there, too. As we head into[…]

Watercolor Flowers -

Inspiration is everywhere for me. Sometimes I am actually slowed down by my overflow of ideas. My goal is to utilize my inspirations rather than let them pile up. Because I don’t want to be drowning in supplies and stuff and never actually creating anything. That said… I[…]

Bees And Blues - handmade glass beads and headpins by Janet Crosby

I am working on a large custom order for bees and that is fun (because, glass melting!), but what drives me is COLOR. I am playing around with some new glass color reactions as a treat to myself for making my way through all of the bees. I’m[…]