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Saggar fired raku pots

There is nothing more rewarding than venturing into unknown territory, and then having an end result way beyond what you imagined. That’s what happened yesterday with my saggar fired raku pots. My pots were poured with ferric chloride solution which … Continue reading

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January 2017 Review

I can’t believe January is almost over, it’s usually a difficult month but once the end is in sight, the nights are getting a wee bit lighter, birds start singing and the snowdrops bloom it seems like the worst of … Continue reading

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Reaching 200 !

I have finally reached a milestone that I set myself a few weeks ago, I now have 200 listings in my Etsy shop. It’s been a challenge getting there, people keep buying stuff 🙂 If you think managing Etsy is … Continue reading

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My New Toy

I bought myself a slab roller with the intention of saving my wrists. I’ve found it’s not that simple, but I’m learning it’s much easier to roll a small piece of clay and take it down gradually. The slab roller … Continue reading

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What’s on my worktable today

I have been working with clay this week, I’ve made some more succulent planters and ikebana bowls, it’s been so cool there is no fear of them drying too quickly. I made a large hosta platter but it’s probably going … Continue reading

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My Process – from source to design

My Process – from source to design 15 days ago I went out for a walk in the countryside in search of inspiration. I had an overwhelming need to get back to ‘who I am’ and create from the heart. I love the … Continue reading

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Ceramic succultent planters – WOYWW

Hello, here’s my table last night, nothing has changed this morning except these are now covered with polythene to dry slowly. I have been working with clay recently, hand building succulent planters, and some more ceramic beads as I’m running … Continue reading

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Creative Sundays – Week 4 – ceramic beads using Silhouette Cameo

Just a quick post from me today, I’m still painting the tile mural so I’m busy busy. I thought I’d share a great tutorial by Marsha Hendrick on Ceramic Bead Artist website, it’s for making a mould from jelly pots … Continue reading

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Five on Friday – Finishing off

I have had a few days of finishing off half finished projects. My rocking chair painted with Annie Sloan paint. OH did the buffing up as my arms were aching. A seat pad will follow, hopefully on Sunday in time … Continue reading

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Succulent planter finally finished

Remember the planter I made using a doily impressed in the clay? You can find it here. I have finally gotten round to glaze firing it. I like it but it’s not quite the colour I had in my head, … Continue reading

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