Tag Archives: ceramics

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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WOYWW – some little birds

It’s Wednesday again so it’s WOYWW with Julia from Stamping Ground. I think my blogging would have ground to a halt  recently if I didn’t have the discipline of doing WOYWW. I’m working in the house again today,  yes I know, I … Continue reading

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