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July 25, 2017

Handmade Ceramic Jar Labels / Tags

I was recently commissioned to make a set of ceramic name tags for labeling some jars in a customers pantry. I’m really pleased with the results! The tags can be custom made to suit any product such as coffee, tea, sugar, pasta, spaghetti, oats, nuts, currants, lentils, rice, mixed fruit, etc. These handmade ceramic labels […]

July 11, 2017

Handmade Ceramic Signs for Nursery

I was recently asked to make a set of door signs for inside a nursery. Some specific requirements were requested, but I pretty much had full rein on the design, and really enjoyed creating these bespoke door signs: I visited an open day at the nursery after the signs were installed, and have to admit […]

May 22, 2017

Bride’s Wedding Bouquet Transformed into Vase

Preserve your Flowers When I was asked to make a large vase using a wedding bouquet, the excitement kicked in straight away when I started to think about how the vase would be constructed and how the flowers would be used. What made it really special was making it using the flowers that were from […]

May 17, 2017

Bespoke Commissions for Newborns

Fresh from the kiln this week is this elegant white vase, personalised with the birth date and name of a little girl named Genevieve, followed by the date of her baptism. The customer asked for a rose to be included in the design, as Rose is included in Genevieve’s middle name. I’m very happy with […]

May 8, 2017

Ceramic Designer/Maker makes pieces for her own wedding

Ceramic Decorations for a Rustic Wedding   So I got married in March! 🙂 Those who know me, know that I am a lover of all things natural and rustic. When I got engaged on Christmas Day 2014, I couldn’t wait to start planning our wedding. The rustic theme was always going to be used […]

April 20, 2017

70 Coasters for a Flower Guild Anniversary

At the beginning of 2016 I had 2 lovely ladies from a local flower Guild in Leicester visit my studio. In September 2016 it was their Golden Anniversary of the Guild and they were looking for a unique gift to give to each of the members at a big celebratory dinner party. The Chairman found my coasters […]

February 10, 2017

My Clock was Featured on The Great Pottery Throwdown!

The second series of The Great Pottery Throwdown started last week. I absolutely loved the first series, so have been eagerly keen to tune in every Thursday night at 8pm to watch the new series. Especially as there was a possibility of one of my clocks being shown on the show! Last year, I was […]

November 8, 2016

South Northamptonshire Art Trail 2016 Success

Last month I took part in the 2016 South Northamptonshire Art Trail which was held in a variety of venues, homes and studios across Northamptonshire for 9 days. For the duration of the 9 days, my work was exhibited at The Hayrack Gallery at The Old Dairy Farm & Craft Centre in Upper Stowe. The […]

October 3, 2016

Meet Larry The Ladder!

Larry is my new prop for taking photos, and will be accompanying me to fairs and exhibition as a display prop too. The colours and distressed look of the ladder is very ‘me’, and I think it compliments my work well. Visit my online ceramics shop for more!

September 20, 2016

A Right Rustic Wedding

In just under a month from now, a selection of my handmade ceramic wedding items will be used for a rustic themed wedding. How exciting! Gary & Joanne (soon to be Mr & Mrs) contacted me after seeing some wedding samples on my Facebook page. After some important discussing, and viewing of free samples, I […]

September 13, 2016

South Northants Art Trail 2016

South Northamptonshire Arts annual Art Trail will be from 8th – 16th October.  Here is an opportunity to watch as work is made before your eyes. What would you like to see?  – oil or water colour painting, sculpture or perhaps stained glass, embroidery, wood turning, jewellery,….so much choice! This year many new artists have […]

September 9, 2016

30 Ceramic Brooches Shipped to USA as Gifts for Nurses

A couple of months ago, a lady in the USA ordered fifteen of my individually handmade ceramic brooches. The brooches were to give as gifts to the nurses on the Oncology Ward looking after the lady’s husband. I absolutely love hearing how and why my work will be used. It makes what I do even […]