Tag Archives: handmade ceramics

Working with the seasons – trying to keep up

A lot of the work that I enjoy doing involves working with the seasons, using the leaves and foliage available at certain times of the year. Last year I only got a couple of hosta pots made before the leaves … Continue reading

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New ceramics in the making

It’s  been a busy week, I’ve made quite a lot, thankfully my mojo has returned and I think seeing signs that Spring is not far off has given me an energy boost. It’s  come at the right time as I … Continue reading

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There’s a change in the air so I need to make pots!

This past week the weather has turned, we have had plenty of rain and it’s back to dull Autumnal weather with sunny spells. I’m not complaining though, my beloved fells need water to green them up, although it’s almost time … Continue reading

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I eventually bit the bullet and did it!

I bit the bullet and finally glazed one place setting of what I had called my ‘dinner set’. I had already realised that my dinner plates were too small, more of a breakfast plate size. I have just opened the … Continue reading

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Ceramic lamp with handmade shade

Ceramic lamp with handmade shade. My lampshade kit arrived yesterday, if you  remember I made a textural lamp base and I wanted an oval shade for it. I thought making it myself would finish the lamp off perfectly. I have … Continue reading

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As one kiln closes another opens

Having a monthly review now I feel that I should save up all my makes for the end of the month, so maybe it’s time to review having the review 🙂 The first thing I do when I get out … Continue reading

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My succulent pot collection

My succulent pots collection is growing, I think I must start to curb my enthusiasm. They do look lovely on my kitchen windowsill, don’t you think? I was 2 pots short and wanted to replace the shop bought plant pots I … Continue reading

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Some new clay work

It’s September again, and so it’s time to step up production. I thought I’d try to be more organised and get all my clay work done and out of the way before I start painting lustreware again, it needs a dust … Continue reading

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Hares, wrens, swallows and Ikebana vases

Yes, this is a mix of a blog post but it’s been a funny week. We have had heat in this part of the world, and thunderstorms. We were without electricity for a whole day, and my kiln had just … Continue reading

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