Tag Archives: Pottery

Makings from the past week


Here is the plate I made as a wedding gift for my friend Jeff and his (new) wife Amy. I like it – this is about 12″ x 12″ maybe? So it’s a serving plate, perfect for cheese and crackers, … Continue reading

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More retro rockets…


Pottery Rockets. I am officially in love with these! I had an amazing day at the studio today – beautiful sunshin-ey day that it was. And did I ever need it! After a week of highs and – ok, mostly … Continue reading

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Woodgrain and Rockets: Geek Potters Unite!


I love rockets. Retro rockets, robots, ray guns. The best part is there’s so much inspiration out there to pull from, and I have a lot to learn. I started making some bigger forms a couple of weeks ago, to … Continue reading

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For my Valentines…Cookies and Pottery


Well, it wouldn’t be Valentines day without some serious chocolate and sweets, and last night the children and I baked heart-shaped chocolate cookies.  They went to bed before they had a chance to ice them, which was just as well … Continue reading

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The things we make and eat and bake…


I had a funny conversation with two of my favourite work colleagues some time ago about the content of my blog. It went something like “I’m getting a little tired of the cakes – what about the other stuff you … Continue reading

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The last 8 days of makings…


The stop motion gingerbread cookie video project is finished and on youtube! There were a lot of people involved in this project, I only iced the cookies and lent the child labour for the hands! It turned out awesome tho, … Continue reading

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This week’s makings…


This was a pretty busy week of making. I had four hours to myself in the pottery studio last Sunday (bliss!), and struggled to complete a couple of bowls.  When I get frustrated with the clay, I usually end up … Continue reading

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Ninjabread Marketers and a tornado of creation


Happy fathers day! I will tell you this: I give good breakfast! And two little boys piling on top of their daddy to give their homemade presents is a beautiful thing! (No bouncing!) How great is it when one of … Continue reading

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Game Changers: homemade fondant, LEGO pottery. Lubrication sold separately.


For all the years I’ve been making cakes, I have always bought fondant, and always delivered a cake with the caveat that “you wouldn’t REALLY want to eat the fondant”. Because even though it’s edible, I really can only advocate … Continue reading

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Smell my finger…cake, art, pottery


I had a huge burst of creativeness this weekend, and I am sorry to see Sunday night closing in on me. I’ve just baked a tester cake for a wedding cake I’m making at the end of May – Tahitian … Continue reading

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