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Museum of Glass…Tacoma, WA

The Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington suggested we visit the Museum of Glass.

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We had been invited to a glass blowing session at our resident glass blower in Surprise Valley. That experience was fascinating and as a homeschooling project it was incredible.

The working artist at the Museum of Glass work in pairs….on delicate, transparent compositions.glass_blower_in_museum_of_glass

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Shaping and sculpting…..

then into the fire……

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and out again for more shaping and sculpting……

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sculpting

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The works of art produced are delightful and whimsical….

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and quite stunning !

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Happy Infusions,

Kate

From Fun and Funky to Fabulous !

Onour way to Portland to visit our precious kids, we found an absolutely adorable Retro Motel in Grants Pass, Oregon….

the Motel del Rogue…..IMG_1465http://moteldelrogue.com

Cutest little room with a kitchenette

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and deck out back….

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Great funky pink sun chairs……pink_sun_chairs

The sparkling Rogue River just right for wading……

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For those quiet, glass of wine and a good book moments, a multitude of books to choose from…right out your front door !

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And then there was the Fabulous HOTEL MURANO in Tacoma, Washington….http://hotelmuranotacoma.com

DSC_0029The Glass Art Treasures are stunning !

The lobby is filled with unusual glass works……DSC_0036

Fishing lures by Rick Beck….DSC_0033

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The Danish Artist Vibeke Skov flew to the hotel to install these three incredible colored glass Viking ships.

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A uniquely designed “art wall” on each of the twenty-one floors features a single artist and their original work.

The world of glass at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma is an experience we won’t forget !!

Happy Infusions,

Kate

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