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My Ceramic Rose is famous!

‘Make! Craft Britain‘… a brand new programme looking at the talents of the country’s crafters, is coming soon to BBC Four, and my ceramic rose is featured on the website! Yay!     For more information about the programme and to view a gallery of more craft peoples work, click here. My ceramic roses are […]

Ceramic Plant Markers ~ Amateur Gardening Magazine’s BEST BUY

In 2011 my handmade ceramic plant markers were labelled as ‘Best Buy’ in Amateur Gardening Magazine after being tried and tested. They said: “Stood up to the task brilliantly. They were easy to write on in pencil and slid into the planting medium without fuss. Given their slightly rough finish I thought that the soil might […]

Easter Art Exhibition

  One of my Riverside Vessels and a large wavy Lily Pond bowl will be exhibited at Pitsford School over the easter weekend in an exhibition with over 100 different artists work. Well worth a visit if you are looking for something to do this weekend, and then why not enjoy a stroll or bike […]

Ceramic Tile Pictures ~ Wall Art

I had a go at creating something new, and love the effects of these mounted ceramic tiles. Each mounted set of tiles make up a picture. I have used three different striking floral designs and mounted the tiles onto different coloured wood that I have painted, using colours that I think best compliment the tiles. […]

Handmade & Unique Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

    Every mother deserves special treats 🙂 Instead of buying real flowers that wilt and die over time, have you thought about a gift where flowers are preserved and last forever? Have a look at some examples below. There are lots more designs available on my website shop too. Enjoy!

Winter Branches Ceramic Coasters

My ‘Winter Branches’ ceramic coasters are featured in the Jan/Feb 2016 edition of LandScape magazine! Since the magazine was released in December, I had so many orders for sets of 4 and 8 of these coasters over the Christmas period which is great news! There is currently a production line full of boards covered in […]

Homemade Mince Pies

We can’t get enough of Jamie Oliver in our house! His Christmas cooking programmes are practically on repeat, and I thought it was about time I had a go at his ‘new stylee’ mince pies. For this simple recipe you only need: Ready rolled puff pastry Ready rolled filo pastry Melted butter Shaved almonds Icing […]

Custom Made Ceramic Gifts

Below you will find a range of different personalised ceramic pieces and custom orders that I have just finished off and posted. There is already a list beginning for more custom requests that I need to start making in 2016… but I’m having a rest first 🙂 Please do get in touch if there is […]

Living Crafts at Blenheim Palace 2015

I’m home, unpacked, and just about recovered from an enjoyable four day event held by Living Crafts at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. Having never visited the palace previously, I was taken aback by the beautiful vast buildings and thought it was the ideal venue for a Christmas shopping event. Situated in the Vanburgh Pavilion, my stand […]

Preparing for Living Crafts

  I can’t believe how quickly this year is passing by, and how soon the date for the Living Crafts show at Blenheim Palace has crept upon me. Luckily I have been super busy preparing new work,  making sure galleries are stocked up and managing all custom orders before the show which starts NEXT WEEK! Yikes. […]

Admiring Autumn :: Folksy Friday

There are leaves everywhere at the moment… green, orange and yellow… It really feels like autumn when you walk through scattered leaves and kick them in the air 🙂 Have a browse through my selected picks of autumnal Folksy finds and click the links below to visit these talented makers shops. Copper Metallic Paper Decorations by […]

Bringing The Outside In :: Folksy Friday

The items I have showcased above all relate to ‘bringing the outside in’… whether it be made using found materials from outside, from an outdoor study, animal, or a design taken from the sea or countryside, to create a beautiful handmade piece of work. Long Grass Journal by Hannah Longmuir Winter Tree Branches Cyanotype candle holder by The […]