a string of broken hearts

oh, we all have them. We all have our first love & we have all had our hearts broken. When we fall in love, it feels like our hearts have grown larger. Some of us have loved only once, others have loved many times. To love…is to trust. Some of us have given our hearts…

treasure box art

All these origami boxes were made by Maggie Begun, my mother. Each box, in & of itself, is a treasure, BUT sometimes she puts things inside. Sometimes she makes Sculpey (polymer clay) buttons, she tumbles rocks, uses her own fused glass designs to decorate the top of each box. These boxes belong to me, lucky…

Vermont rocks

My parents are flying 1,250 miles from Alabama to Vermont…for its rocks. We live in Alabama. My mother can’t find Vermont’s equal in rocks here in Birmingham’s red clay. ┬áThe black & white rocks were found by my mom on their many sailing adventures on Lake Champlain. Their sailboat, Gypsy Soul, & the wind, took…

fused glass art with humor

the second piece is a chicken. It will look great when its put into a shadow box. I HOPE she gives it to ME for Mother’s Day. (HINT!!)

Fused glass & perfect light

These votive candle holders & flower vases were created by my amazing mother. She has an art studio, with a kiln, to create glass pieces to dazzle us all.

bragging rights & glass

these votive candle holders were created by my most amazing Mother. Her art goes by the name of MaBeArt…her name is Maggie & she blows me away with her artistic talent. Her choice of media is glass, stones, paper, ink, thread, jewelry, illustrations, graphic design & best brownies every created…