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Layed out…..

As I started to lay out all the components on my mosaic bench, I started to worry I didn’t have enough puzzle pieces to complete the main design!  My panic slowly was alleviated as the design came together. Now the … Continue reading

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Rollin’ in the grass…..

Just as a watched pot never boils, neither does a hot kiln cool down.  I have removed hot items from my kiln over the years toooooo mannnny times!  My fingers have lived to tell the tale, LOL.  So, now that … Continue reading

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Flower Power!

Since I had given away the two yard flowers I had created, it was time to make one that I kept.  Steven and I both agreed that we needed to see how it would fare outside in all kinds of … Continue reading

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The wheels are rolling……

I have been waiting for a kiln to fire and cool enough to move forward on my mosaic bench.  While I wait, I thought I would show you how the wheels of my creative juices got to really turning after … Continue reading

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It Made it!

For my Mom’s last birthday I gave her my first yard flower.  I remember telling you that my parents always seem to get the first of anything I create.  This was no exception.  This was the jump off point for … Continue reading

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Benching ahead…..

Waiting for clay to dry is like watching grass grow, very slow with very little sign of change.  Wintertime is even slower, so I will spare you the boring details of cutting out the clay.  It is very similar to … Continue reading

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Fairy Ready for Flight…..

She is ready to take off on her first journey! Very pleased with the finished fairy!  As I was finishing the coats of paint and readying her for the kiln, my Brother and Sister-in-law saw her sitting on my work … Continue reading

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A Jar-ring experiment…..

Okay, I have always shared the successes and the disasters.  That is the experimental side of adventures my husband and I take with crafting creativity.  We have laughed so hard we cried after some of the misadventures we stumbled upon!  … Continue reading

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Jar Heads

I am so pleased that you enjoyed the Max Terry inspired bunny jar!  As I sat in my office after finishing the blog, I realized how many items were inspired by that one book.  It never occurred to me what … Continue reading

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Jar Attraction – Part 1

While I was still teaching ceramic classes, I came across this wonderful book by Max Terry.  The book was titled “Painting Clay – POT-pourri”.  I fell in love with all the fun ideas that you could create on a clay … Continue reading

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