I am happy to announce my newest items I am adding to my Etsy shop: whimsical wall art plaques! I am thrilled to be able to continue to work with clay inside this winter where it is nice an warm as opposed to my back porch where it is very cold, icy and snowy this... Continue Reading →
Below are pictures of a few things I made this summer on my back porch. All are available to purchase on Etsy at Back Porch Studio: Winter is on its way. Time to move all my pottery stuff inside. I did, however, find something new to keep me busy and out of trouble through the... Continue Reading →
I'm eager to dirty my hands in the mud meanwhile winter is in full swing. This winter has been extraordinarily fun. Our grandson loves the outdoors. The snow and cold will not keep him inside so I follow him around with my camera as he discovers a winter wonderland. Along with discovering the wonders... Continue Reading →
So many beautiful handmade things on Etsy by wonderfully talented people. If you have not yet checked out Etsy, why not take a few minutes to look around. There is something for everyone on your shopping list this year! Here are just a few that are my favorites: Christen Largent of bddesigns: She creates custom... Continue Reading →
"What we're really talking about is a wonderful day set aside on the fourth Thursday of November when no one diets. I mean, why else would they call it Thanksgiving?" ~Erma Bombeck
Days in my back porch studio are numbered. The days are growing shorter and colder. Woke up to snow and ice this morning. Winter is here.This summer was my most productive! I made over 100 pieces. Now, I will be spending my time taking photographs of each piece, writing descriptions and putting them up for... Continue Reading →
I made three little test tumblers to try out a new glaze combination. I am thrilled with the results so much so, I'm going to make more! The weather is perfect today so back behind the wheel I go!
I've been busy glazing and firing this month! Over thirty new items to add to my Etsy shop. Pictured above is about three kiln loads which averages about twelve to fifteen pieces per load. I have about that many more pieces to glaze and fire in the next few weeks.
(The above graphic was created by our daughter.) How many of us have received a hand-knitted sweater that just didn't really fit, but we can't part with it because it was handmade? How about a handmade quilt that has been loved to pieces, literally? We can't seem to part with it either. And what about... Continue Reading →
It is official! Today marks 100 days till Christmas. Can you believe it? This means I will have five to six more weeks in my Back Porch Studio throwing pots before the temperature falls! By the end of October, I will have all my pottery glazed and up for sale in my shop! Newest items... Continue Reading →