Glass fused flowers on a vintage mirror with Anna Lou Curnes, Glass Artist, reflected in the mirror.

Combining signature fused glass flowers with vintage mirrors

My latest collection pushes my fused glass work further than ever before. For the first time ever, I have combined my signature glass fused flowers with vintage and antique mirrors to celebrate the force of nature amidst its natural beauty. Beginning with a single piece of broken glass and connecting it piece by piece to … Read more

Anna Lou sitting on a black chest of drawers in front of a green wall with her bespoke glass flower wall installation surrounding her

Specially selected art gifts for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is that special day when we have the opportunity to show our appreciation for one of the most important women in our lives – our Moms. Whether your Mom is an art lover, or simply enjoys adding new art pieces to her home, I’ve got some stunning ideas and tips for gifting art … Read more

Anna Lou looking at art work in large drawers with an art collector

April’s spectacular events at the ALG Collective

Wow… what a month April was. We hosted two spectacular events to celebrate our latest art collection and the start of the popular Dallas Art Fair week. Our Spring Exhibition Opening Night showcased my latest Spring Collections, “BLUE WAVES” and “WILD AND WINDBLOWN.” “WILD AND WINDBLOWN,” for the first time ever, combines my signature fused … Read more

Anna Lou Curnes, Glass Artist, sketching on a lake shore with a town visible across the lake

Thoughts blowing across the water

There are a million reasons why I love spending time near water. Whether it’s the sea, a lake or even a tiny stream in a woodland. It captures my imagination. It intrigues me that each movement is different in its form and intention and there’s something mysterious about where the wind starts and where it … Read more

Anna Lou Curnes of the ALG Collective hosting an exhibition opening night

Spring Exhibition, Opening Night – April 19th

Immerse yourself in my latest fused glass and watercolor collection “Wild & Windblown,” shown alongside the vibrant new works from my fellow resident artists on Wednesday, April 19th 5pm-9pm at the ALG Collective on Dragon Street, Dallas. I’ll be unveiling not only my latest kaleidoscoped watercolor collection, Blue Waves I – IV, but also my … Read more

Anna Lou standing in front of a white cabinet waving at the camera

The gift of giving this Easter

The gift of giving this Easter Many think of Christmas as a time of gift-giving, but in fact, Easter is also a special season to remind ourselves of the gift of giving. You know that lovely feeling when we receive a gift?  Well, there’s an even greater joy to be had when you are the … Read more

Blue, diamond shaped fused glass wall art hanging above white drawers

Dallas in Spring: A time of hope and new beginnings

I love the Spring in Dallas. It’s a time for renewal and hope – both physically and spiritually. I love the longer, lighter days where we begin to feel less sluggish and become more open to change and new beginnings. At this time of year, I really start to appreciate the joys of nature; the … Read more

How to make your home office a more creative space

With so many of us working from home now, we need a space in our home that can have multiple uses. A place away from the hustle and bustle of the home where we can get work done, but that also fosters creativity.    If you’re generally feeling a lack of inspiration and excitement at … Read more

Dallas Galentine’s Gift Guide 2023

February is the month to show the love! Especially to your friends, gal pals, sisters & even your mom. This Galentine’s Day, you won’t be short of gift ideas for all those fab females in your life with my Dallas Galentine’s Gift Guide.  After all, our fave gal pals deserve just as much attention as … Read more

Bringing Italian inspiration into your home

Italy is one of my favorite places in the world. You can’t escape its rich history, stunning architecture and serene landscape, not to mention the delicious tasting food.    Italy only further fed my passion for glass art when I lived in Murano in the Fall of 2016 to study under a Glass Master, travelling … Read more

7 ways to give your bedroom a new lease of life in 2023

We all love our beds (and bedroom)… and if you don’t, it’s definitely time for a redesign and rethink! That relaxing and cozy place where we can switch off at the end of each day and where a good night’s sleep awaits us. Our bedrooms should be our sanctuary, and I’ve got some stylish solutions … Read more

Christmas Gift Ideas for 2022

The holiday season is upon us, and instead of panic buying, I’ve put together an updated gift edit full of ideas for any taste and budget; from gifts for the art lover for their home, to gifts that simply say “thank you”.   ONE OF A KIND FLOWER These hand-sculpted glass flowers will never wither … Read more

An Evening with House of Pierre Cardin at the ALG Collective

An Evening with House of Pierre Cardin We were honored to host a rather special and exciting event at the ALG Collective last month with Fashion Group International of Dallas for an intimate evening with the renowned fashion brand House of Pierre Cardin.  We were joined by Rodrigo Basilicati-Cardin, Pierre Cardin’s great-nephew and President of … Read more

10 Festive and Elegant Christmas Table Decorating Ideas

Christmas is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about festive table decorating ideas! A beautifully decorated table is the perfect way to make your guests feel welcome and excited for Christmas dinner. There are many different ways to style your Christmas table, but I’ve collected 10 of my favorite … Read more

5 ways to use accessories to spruce up your living space

Accessorizing your home is a great way to show your personality and style. Whether you’re looking to add a pop of color or some extra texture, accessories can help bring your living space to life. Here are 5 ways to use accessories to spruce up your living space:   Add plants and flowers for a … Read more

Brand new watercolor lucite series by Dallas Artist

Announcing our FALL OPEN HOUSE where I’ll Introduce my BRAND NEW watercolor lucite series, “Centered.”   I’m excited to announce that we’ll be hosting a Fall Open House on Thursday, October 27 from 4-8pm at the ALG Collective!   BOOK YOUR TICKET HERE >> https://algfallopenhouse.eventbrite.com/    This evening will feature my newest kaleidoscoped watercolor lucite … Read more

Sunflower & Sketching Masterclass in Dallas

  Join my Sunflower & Sketching Masterclass Due to popular demand, my Sunflowers & Sketching Masterclass is BACK on Friday, October 21 6:30 – 8pm at Mars Hill Farm.    I’ve always loved sketching flowers and then transforming them into beautiful glass pieces of art, but this time I’m going to share some of my … Read more

Using Art to Capture Summer Memories

The memories of Summer are some of the most cherished memories we have. The sun, the sand, the water – they all create memories that we love to look back on. This summer, why not capture those memories in a unique way? By using art, you can preserve your favorite memories in your home and … Read more

Unique and Stylish Hallway Decor Ideas to Make a Good Impression

Your front hallway is often the first thing people see when they enter your home, so it’s important to make a good impression. Hallways are often areas where people dump keys, sling off their shoes and hang coats, so it’s easy for these areas to be neglected. Thankfully, I’ve got some unique and stylish hallway … Read more

How to Add Color to Your Home Without Painting

Are you looking for a way to add some color and flair to your home without painting? If so, you’re in luck! I’ve got plenty of ideas to help you achieve this. So whether you want to add a pop of color or completely transform the look of your home, read on for some great … Read more

The Art of Honoring

One of the ways that we can create a sense of grounding in our lives is by honoring ourselves and others. Honoring someone means recognizing their worth, and respecting them for who they are. It is about creating a connection with another person, allowing others to feel heard and acknowledged for who they are.   … Read more