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Note to self…… pay more attention

Last week Veronica invited me to join in with an art challenge. I was in a bit of a rush, as usual so I went over and had a quick read of what the challenge was and mulled over what I was … Continue reading

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My New Toy

Finally after sitting on my table all week I found time to play with my new Shimpo Aspire tabletop wheel. Throwing is something I have wanted to do since I was at school. I longed to ask the teacher if … Continue reading

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February 2017 in review

Well I started my log book with great intentions this month but it went wrong quite early on, I think I was over ambitious as to what I could achieve realistically as February is a short month, and we had … Continue reading

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Handmade Ceramic Earring Charms

This week I have mainly been working on new listings for handmade ceramic earring charms, also some new pendants too. There will be more pendants and beads to follow. Etsy launched the new shop manager this week, so far I … 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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Bringing joy into a dull day with Ikebana

At this time of year it’s easy to let the dull dark days get on top of you, but there is beauty and joy around you if you look for it. I decided to see what was available in the … Continue reading

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My week so far

I was in the local bookshop today and I see I’m not the only person with hygge on my mind, there were several books on this subject; but that’s me always late to the party. Nothing unusual or that exciting … Continue reading

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My succulent pots , finally finished!

Remember the succulent pots I was making? Well I finally found time to get them glazed and planted. All but one survived the glaze firing, but I learned not to place a large pot near the elements, and to fire slowly. … Continue reading

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New Ceramic Beads and Pendants

I’m in the process of updating my Etsy shop with handmade ceramic beads, pendants and cabochons. They are all one offs so they take ages to photograph and list, especially the shiny lustre ones. The addition of lustre means an … Continue reading

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The Art of Ikebana – less is more!

I bought some flowers yesterday so I have been photographing some ikebana bowls. I set up on the table in the garden room, the light is great in there unless the sun comes out, which it did, but the blinds do … Continue reading

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