A Recent Repair: 22 April 2018

Things have been proceeding a bit slowly for us at Heart’s Desire–but they have been going. In the past weeks, we’ve been working on a repair job–a door that had seen some problems. When it came to us, it looked like this:

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As is clear, several of the panels were badly cracked, with some needing to be patched with plastic to keep outside air and all kinds of little critters out. But we got the door and got to work, first sketching out what panels would need replacing–because the state of the glass in the cracked panels was such that fixing them wouldn’t have worked well:

20180422 Plotting Repair

With that sketch ready, we pulled out the glass that could be saved, replaced what couldn’t, and put things together to know that we were doing what needed to be done:

20180422 Amid Repair

Soon enough, we had all the pieces back in place, the glass back in the door, and the door back to the people whose house it was–and it looked something like this:

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Now, the folks have a door to be proud of and an art-glass window on the world–and you can, too! Drop us a line at 1-830-890-1509, and we’ll be happy to talk with you about how we can make your stained glass (or clear art glass!) dreams come true!

We’re Still Going

We know we’ve been pretty quiet recently. It’s been because we’re keeping busy, like Kevin, here:

As you can see, he’s got another piece in progress. Every day, we do a little more to bring you the best art glass in the Hill Country.

See a piece that interests you? Drop us a line at 1-830-890-1509!

A Repair Job in the Making

We had a piece come in from a customer who found some of our older contact information. Repairs are underway–and we’ll be happy to work with you to fix your art glass! Fixing older pieces is something of a specialty for us, and we take care to match the color, texture, and framing for your needs.

If you have a piece that needs fixing, get in contact with us at our contact page or by phone at 830-890-1509!

An Apology

We regretfully note that we will not be able to show at the Kerr County Fair this year. We’d been looking forward to it, but our ongoing commitment to excellence meant we were not able to generate a large enough inventory to be able to give you the good things you deserve.

We appreciate your ongoing support and interest, and we look forward to showing you what we have to offer soon!

Since It’s That Time of Year…

…we’re getting ready for some football! (And other sports!)

We’ve started fusing glass in Texas college colors. If you’ve got a special request, drop us a line; we’ll see what we can do!

And, because it’s the Texas Hill Country, we can see about making high school glass, too!

Things Are Hopping…

…in our shop, thanks in part to this guy:

Kevin says the piece is approximately 20 inches across and will be fitted with a chain for hanging. The pieces are fixed in lead came that will be soldered to give the piece a durable structure. The glass is a mixture of opaque and translucent styles that will admit light so that the design leaps into the eye for years of beauty.

Unless it sells early, we’ll have it at the Kerr County Fair in October 2017–along with many others. And we hope to see you there, too!

Maybe the Shop Is Quiet

Maybe the shop is quiet right now, but that doesn’t mean we’ve not been at work. Right now, we’ve got another kaleidoscope going, as well as other pieces.

We’re building to make better art glass for you!