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August 22, 2019

Handmade Ceramic Botanical Tiles

I’m so excited to finally be able to share my first set of botanical tiles that have been used for a kitchen splash-back. After much trial and error, I can’t explain good how it feels to see a beautifully presented installation of my work, actually in situ, in someones very own home. Just to be […]

August 7, 2019

The Artisan Baby Co. Fair

After a week of recovering from such a lovely day and catching up with orders from the Artisan Baby Co. Fair at Delapre Abbey in Northampton last weekend, I am pleased to announce that I will be back on 8th December at the next fair which will be even bigger and better! Firstly, a huge […]

May 13, 2019

The arrival of Emelia

On Valentine’s Day we spent the day a little differently this year… with the birth of our beautiful daughter Emelia. She was 3 days early so it was a nice surprise. In the first weeks, adjusting to being new parents was a bit different, certainly challenging, but things are definitely a lot easier now. I […]

December 13, 2018

Bespoke Ceramic Wall Tile using wedding flowers

I was thrilled to be asked to commission a ceramic wall tile using a wedding bouquet a couple of months ago. The bride had recently got married and was browsing online looking for inspiration for what to do with her stunning bouquet from Essentially Hops in Bekesbourne, Canterbury, when she came across my bespoke bouquet […]

December 10, 2018

Ceramic Red Berries house name & number plaques Commission

I first launched my Red Berries collection in spring, and it has been a huge success. I have made so many pieces featuring the Red Berries design this year, which are now all over the UK. People have asked for the design to feature on specific commissions, one of which being this handmade ceramic house […]

November 22, 2018

Celebrating Handmade

What is handmade? What does it mean? Something that is handmade, is an object that has been lovingly designed and created by hand, using huge amounts of patience, skill, experimentation, determination and thoughtfulness to get it just right. Handmade is trial and error, and takes time to perfect beautiful finished results. When buying handmade, you […]

November 16, 2018

CHRISTMAS AT HEART: Exhibition at Heart Gallery

Heart Gallery in Hebden Bridge are launching a shopping evening with 10% discount TONIGHT, alongside their Christmas at Heart winter exhibition, featuring a range of pieces from my Red Berries collection. Pop in if you are local or passing by, there will be lots of Christmas gift ideas! #shoplocal #shophandmade #supportsmallbusiness #supportindependentmakers

November 15, 2018

LAST CHRISTMAS ORDER DATES

Thinking of Commissioning Something Special This Christmas? My last order date for commissions, to receive them in time for Christmas is 25th November 2018. Below are some examples of recent commissions I have made: “The tea light house is beautiful, thank you. I know Evie will love it!” Cassie, Surrey. “Thank you so much for the beautiful commissioned […]

November 2, 2018

Personalised Ceramic Wedding Favours in the Press

I love weddings at this time of year. I recently made a batch of 120 personalised ceramic stars for a bride & groom who are getting married in December. I’d never made an alternative shape to hearts before, so it was nice working with stars for a change. The couple wanted a lace design impressed […]

October 24, 2018

Botanical Press Publications

This month I am pleased to show some recent publications featuring images of my work; My Blue Flowers Ceramic Heart Wall Hanging was popular this month – Included in this ‘Back to Botanics‘ home interior inspiration board below, in Essex Central Magazine: And also featured again here, in Teeside Mercury Magazine:   A pair of […]

October 17, 2018

South Northants Art Trail 2018

The South Northamptonshire Art Trail has come to an end for another year. This was my third year being involved with the trail and I am pleased to report it was a huge success. As previous years, I had a large display of my work on show at The Hayrack Gallery in Upper Stowe at […]

June 19, 2018

Botanical Ceramic Tiles Project for Kitchen Splashback

A few months ago I was asked to make a set of botanical inspired square ceramic tiles to act as a splash-back on a kitchen wall behind a hob. The customers were a lovely young couple living in a nearby village with their 2 children, doing up their dream home. They sent me photos of […]