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Congratulations to John Dodero!

Raku decor urn in red by John Dodero

Congratulations to John Dodero of Dodero Studio Ceramics, whose pin drove the most traffic to in January! All the listed artists on who have Pinterest accounts are included on SOARs boards at Pinterest. We share the boards so artists can continue pinning from their own accounts, and some of them are very active. Follow them all at

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New Ideas for the New Year From LightGarden Glass Art!

LightGarden Glass Art Fusing Supplies and workshops

1086 Washburn January 2015 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

We have a free new resource for you! Check out LightGarden’s Page on Pinterest! Click here! Pinterest makes it easy to share pictures and ideas for hundreds of new projects! There are also free patterns that can be used for stained, fused or mosaic art as well as free instructional videos! New ideas added every week! Click and follow us now to find your next project, and keep inspired throughout the year!

Flowers of Hope Fusing Workshop

Even if you’ve never done any glass fusing before you can make an 8″ x 8″ fused panel to donate to Flowers of Hope. $10 buys you a base piece of glass, access to all frits, stringers and noodles, hanging hardware and firing. Come in and try your hand at

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Top Contenders (Pretenders?) to be the Next Facebook

CNN’s What’s Next blog recently published a list of current social media outlets/apps that could take over as the “next Facebook” if everything falls into place. While there has been wild speculation in the past that other products would have replaced the big blue “F” by now, it hasn’t happened; however, I’m pretty sure that […]

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Social Media Demographics: Using the Right Tools to Reach Your Audience

Have you ever wondered if it’s worth your time to start that Pinterest page for your organization or business? Is it important that you know what Digg is? Thankfully, has pulled together a fantastic infographic that will help you determine if Facebook is better for your message or if you should hurry up and […]

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