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I grew up in Durango, Colorado, and lived there until I was 19 years old. Many years have passed, and I live in New Mexico now, but I will always be a Colorado girl at heart. I am a self-taught maker of mosaics, and I started breaking stuff and gluing it back together about 11 years ago. I have a very wonderful, and patient husband of 10 years who has said, "Wow, honey that looks amazing!" at least two hundred times, has stepped on shards of glass, and has put up with broken dishes, beads, and grout all over our sunroom/studio.
I have two son's that I cherish, and they have lovely wives and beautiful children. Life is very good!
I thought when I started making mosaics that I would focus more on recycle art, but my current passion is making mosaic garden stones and paperweights. Half the fun is in finding the perfect rock, and the hunt usually involves a hike or Jeep ride in the mountains. Love it! I…

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  • Born on November 1
  • Joined March 16, 2008

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Smalti, stained glass, millefiori, recycled items, old glass, beads, broken china, glass tiles, and vintage jewelry

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I grew up in Durango, Colorado, and lived there until I was 19 years old. Many years have passed, and I live in New Mexico now, but I will always be a Colorado girl at heart. I am a self-taught maker of mosaics, and I started breaking stuff and gluing it back together about 11 years ago. I have a very wonderful, and patient husband of 10 years who has said, "Wow, honey that looks amazing!" at least two hundred times, has stepped on shards of glass, and has put up with broken dishes, beads, and grout all over our sunroom/studio.
I have two son's that I cherish, and they have lovely wives and beautiful children. Life is very good!
I thought when I started making mosaics that I would focus more on recycle art, but my current passion is making mosaic garden stones and paperweights. Half the fun is in finding the perfect rock, and the hunt usually involves a hike or Jeep ride in the mountains. Love it! I also enjoy making sun catchers using water glass and millefiori.
So, there you have it. I hope you like my mosaics, and thanks so much for your interest!
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Janet Grenawalt

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