Kay Backstrom's Profile

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I'm a stay at home mom of two small children. I have always had a passion for creating things. I now have a great passion for stained glass. I love to sit up at my glass table when everyone else is asleep and get my creative energy out! I took a stained glass class about 10 years ago and always liked working with it, but never really got started on my own. Then when I was pregnant for my first child, my husband bought me everything to get started at home. I was so excited I sat hugely (7 months) pregnant at the kitchen table , which by then I had claimed as my work station , cutting and grinding out my first projects! Then after my daughter was born. Well there was no time!!! Now that I have TWO small children...I MAKE TIME! I started to get back into my glass work one recent holiday season making gifts for people in our families. Now, I'm hooked even more. I have been experimenting more on things that can be placed outdoors, where…

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  • Born on June 13
  • Joined December 3, 2007

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I'm a stay at home mom of two small children. I have always had a passion for creating things. I now have a great passion for stained glass. I love to sit up at my glass table when everyone else is asleep and get my creative energy out! I took a stained glass class about 10 years ago and always liked working with it, but never really got started on my own. Then when I was pregnant for my first child, my husband bought me everything to get started at home. I was so excited I sat hugely (7 months) pregnant at the kitchen table , which by then I had claimed as my work station , cutting and grinding out my first projects! Then after my daughter was born. Well there was no time!!! Now that I have TWO small children...I MAKE TIME! I started to get back into my glass work one recent holiday season making gifts for people in our families. Now, I'm hooked even more. I have been experimenting more on things that can be placed outdoors, where the glass seems unexpected but really at it's best! We'll see!

So the thought process here seems to be that maybe I can do what I love and find some people out there that appreciate it for what it is. That would be nice.

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