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I Like Stained Glass

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    Wish I Had the Space For a Workshop

    Ever since I took a class where I did a small stained glass piece, I have a love for it.  Unfortunately the only time I get to play around with it, is when one of my friends invites me over to play in her workshop.  I am so jealous! I have only done small things, but...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F Jun 23, 2007

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    In Churches Or Homes

    There are a lot of houses around where my parents live, which have incorporated stained glass windows into their front entrance halls or/and the tall window that leads halfway up the stairs.  I love the uniqueness of many of them- and had often wished when growing up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 21, 2008

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    I Think Stained Glass Is Beautiful ...

    .... but I've never worked with it.  Is it too heavy to be made into jewelry?
    JustLoveMe JustLoveMe 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    Mystical Glass

    Buck Meadows California. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *     When the sunlight shines thru this glass,you can feel the light..      
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 7 Responses May 3, 2008

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    Glass World!

    I'm a cold weather creature living in Florida!  One of the things that gets me excited when the weather FINALLY starts cooling off is that I can go to the garage where I've claimed a piece for my stained glass "shop"and start to create magic! I've had a love...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 28, 2009

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    And Would Like to Learn How to Make It.

    No story yet, I'm afraid.  I just joined this group hoping to learn about the process. :-)  E. Bunbury
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M May 9, 2008

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    Paris

    Paris has a lot  of fine stained  glass some very old and some modern.For the best old go to the Cathedral of St Denis where all the french Kins are buried.For modern go to the Church of St Severin in the Latin Quarter
    Fulke Fulke 70+, M Mar 31, 2011

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    HAPPY to Be Back In the World of Stained Glass

    I learned Stained Glass around 1989 and made quite a few pieces, most of them, given away as gifts.  During that time I made a Red Glass Cardinal Window Hanging, Bluebird Fan Lamp, Sunset Circle, Various Hanging Pieces, Large Dining Room Seafood Lamp, etc. Deciding that I...
    reflections3 reflections3 61-65, F 15 Responses Apr 5, 2009

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    Wow. Glad I Found This.

    I create stained glass.  i have taught it to myself.  I'm not as good as I'd like to be.  I really would love to take classes.  Don't know of any.  I'm in the suburbs of chicago, IL if any has any sugesstions.
    Newlifenewfriends Newlifenewfriends 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    Grinding Away

    My wife got me into stained glass. I took about  3 years off, and started back up a few weeks ago. I have some unfinished projects of hers and mine at home that I want to finish, but first I need to give myself a refresher course. I started off by making a 9-pane rectangle...
    mergelayers mergelayers 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2010

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    Idk I like my glasses but I can't decide which look better glasses or no glasses? In the pic that's how I look with glasses
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have worn my glasses all the time since the day I got my first pair and that was over 30 years ago. I was self conscious like everyone else is when they first start wearing...
    agilpro1976 agilpro1976 56-60, M Jun 30

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    And that's because my glasses magnify everything for me. And without them I just can't see anything at all. I don't like wearing glasses though, they make my eyes look huge.
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I like my women how I like my glasses.. Sitting on my face 😏
    kmm95 kmm95 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 7

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    Cinderella walked on broken glass. Sleeping Beauty let a lifetime pass. Belle fell in love with a beast. Jasmine chose a poor man. Ariel spent her...
    LittleBeelzebub LittleBeelzebub 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I need them to survive. I got my first glasses between 2nd & 3rd grade ( 7 years old). My dad decided to take me and my sister to an eye doctor. I was very nervous I knew I needed...
    sarasstories sarasstories 13-15, F Jun 30

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    If you're going to turn glasses into a trend, sure. That's what everyone is doing nowadays, turning everything into a trend. But don't tell me i'm just following the trend or...
    experiencedyetunprepared experiencedyetunprepared 16-17, F Jul 7

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    Glasses can be annoying sometimes. Like when you want to lie down to watch a movie.. and then you end up getting them crooked. That's annoying. I hate crooked glasses. And mine are...
    brittanys13 brittanys13 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Attention all you glasses wearers! I just wanted to let you know that www.zennioptical.com is having a sale that lasts until 7/7/14. Yesterday I bought 3 pairs of glasses for $130...
    K3022 K3022 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I have glasses I have wear them since I was a little kid at first when I started wearing them I HATED IT but after years of wearing them I rarely realize I am wearing glasses I...
    ECrierie ECrierie 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I've worn glasses since the age of around 13 (7 yeras ago). I switched to contact lenses and wore them for around 2 years but could not stand eye dryness and quit them. I cannot...
    tennsai2 tennsai2 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Ever since I was a young boy I've had really bad eyesight and wore glasses since the age of around 7. I have tried contact lenses but I couldn't get along with them, so I'll be a...
    Curiousboy007 Curiousboy007 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    Unfortunately I need glasses, but I feel like I look like a nerd so I never wear them in public even though I need to for school :/ some people tell me "just get some that look...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Memories are distorted images painted in telling shades by the trembling hands of fearful minds. Born in bastard pride, rebellious of their purpose, they stare me down in glorious...
    pretender1326 pretender1326 26-30, M Jul 10

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    Bright colors yet to be painted everywhere.. the beige-grey walls of my spinning, humming prison cell screaming out to me, beckoning my senses in seductive whispers and commanding...
    pretender1326 pretender1326 26-30, M Jul 11

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    But that doesn't mean I can't see how many fingers you're holding up, geniuses Okay, maybe it does but hey these glasses are doing a good job Ten years with glasses and counting
    iiArial iiArial 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I'm so glad i got contacts. I look really ugly with glasses because my face is crooked, and no matter how hard i try the glasses never sit straight. Now I'm not as ugly with...
    QuiltedBathwater QuiltedBathwater 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    OMG i do they drive me insane they are so much cuter with glasses i adore chicks with glasses
    GGTSS2014 GGTSS2014 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 10

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    This was like a year ago when I didn't have contacts yet. I've always heard scary stuff about contacts but , even though it took a while to get used to it . I really like having...
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    danny disastr- lead singer of live like glass. really liking this song. :) totally worth giving it a listen to. also live like glass is worth a listen to also.
    sadisticbitch sadisticbitch 26-30, F Jul 12

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    Sleep was just starting to get good when cold air lashed my back and a split second later my head smacked the ground. A nauseating smell of booze,cologne,and scorch made me gag...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I love having glasses tbh, I feel like they make me look better :)
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 6 Responses Jul 3

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    My contacts are irritating my eyes. :( guess I have to wear my glasses and look like a punk wannabe. :( Oh well... Could be worse! :)
    Nirvana4Life Nirvana4Life 18-21, F Jul 20

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    I hate wearing glasses, but I need them to see. I really hate when they get all smudgy and ****. Really irritates me. I want to break them so bad XD
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 29

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    Dammit someone wiped their *** with my glasses. Now I can't see outta them.
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I need to get my eyes tested again... I'm getting blinder each year because my glasses just aren't helping me see aswell as they're suppose to. 😬
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    I have been wearing glasses since I was young. I have always had trouble with my eyesight so I am thankful to have a pair, I do not know what I would do without them!
    Wattouat Wattouat 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I'm a glass child. I wish I wasn't
    SleeplessMisfit SleeplessMisfit 13-15, F Jul 13

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    The outside of the hospital was deserted. From the darkness emerged two figures. One was unusually tall. The other clung to the first's arm and shuffled along. A security guard...
    Eitan Eitan 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    How to embrace the shirtless lifestyle? At first, sorry for my bad English. I’m not living in a country where English is a mother language, additionally, I haven’t used...
    minhduc78 minhduc78 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    My vision was alledgedly 20/30 out of both eyes when I started Kindergarten. I don't know what went wrong. I had always been cross-eyed though. The vision in my left eye had...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jul 20

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    It was an amazing day--ran errands and did them all shirtless. Took my glasses to the optometrist, had lunch at Arby's, and got my hair cut, all without protest! Tomorrow is...
    podophile podophile 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 29

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    No mattter how old the child is, it's scary. i'm stuck in this house and there's fighting and yelling and arguing and worse. and i'm scared. i'm scared. i am scared. i'm scared...
    usernameuphup1 usernameuphup1 18-21 1 Response Jun 29

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    I think I flirt without knowing it. But the worst part is when I find someone really attractive I have a hard time to flirt, I get too nervous. But if I had a couple glasses of...
    Sparklyjuly Sparklyjuly 18-21, F 22 Responses Jun 30

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    Bathroom Stall Say, "Hmmm, I've never seen that color before." Drop a marble and say, "oh shoot!! My glass eye!!" Using a small squeeze tube, spread peanut butter on a wad...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F Jul 1

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter One Hundred Forty-Two It was a couple hours after Robert and Jimmy left when I got the phone call I was...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jul 1

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    What if I told you.... (Glasses in dark room) .... that God does not hate gays? Or that he loves them dearly?
    bdfiskeaux bdfiskeaux 16-17, M Jul 5

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    I'm sure my wife's a exhibitionist on the quite the other night she told me she was going for a shower I had to go in the back yard for something anyway I looked up at the bathroom...
    Solobox Solobox 46-50, M 3 Responses