Tag: handmade pottery
Holiday Break Time
I wish a happy and safe holiday of 2022 for everyone.
More Experimenting With Mocha Diffusion – This Time On Pottery
My first cup with the teal green mason stains worked the best. Tobacco tea is the acid base.
Adding Glass To Pottery – A Crackling Glass Effect
How I used glass to give my Christmas ornaments a crackle glass look.
Keep Calm & Create – Sculpting Animals Calms Me
I like to sculpt animals but haven’t made very many of them. I plan to make more of them starting with this bear getting honey.
Under-glaze Ceramic Paint Used As Finger Paint
try not to be perfect as mistakes might turn out better.
Embossed Rolling Pins- Are They Cut Deep Enough?
Have you ever bought something to use of poor quality and were disappointed enough to quit using it? Or did you buy a better quality item that was a success? A few years ago I saw decorative laser-cut rolling pins on Instagram for making cookies. One rolling pin had reindeer and Christmas trees on it.…
My Journey Of Making Ring Dishes, Soap Dishes and Spoon Rests
My journey to making ring dishes, soap dishes and spoon rest from bags of clay.
Butterflies – Inspiration For My Pottery
Ceramic butterfly ornaments inspired by the monarch butterflies on my pink flowering shrub.
Gifted A Truck Load Of Clay
In 2012 a local potter was downsizing. She gave me enough buckets of bone-dry clay to fill the trunk of my Jetta car. I filled the buckets with water, and let them sit for at least a month to saturate the clay. I wedged the clay on plasterboards to realign the molecules making it pliable…
Hot Delicious Coffee
There is nothing I dislike more then sitting down in my favorite chair with a book or my Bible and a hot cup of coffee. But my first sip of coffee is lukewarm. Do you suffer from this problem too? My stoneware cups do keep my coffee hot longer than store-bought cups. Unfortunately if my…