Over the holidays I usually take a break from the studio. I spend a couple of weeks, yep…weeks, baking Christmas cookies for my neighbors. I also picked a few lemons from my Meyer Lemon tree. Yes, they are pretty ugly but perfectly fine to consume. I love these lemons as they are sweeter than other lemons. … More Making Lemons into Lemon Curd
Rockledge Gardens is one of my favorite garden centers here on the Atlantic coast. It has gorgeous displays of annuals, perennials, local trees and shrubs, orchids, and more. … More Display At Rockledge Gardens
These things happen sometimes. I opened my kiln the other day and found that one of my pieces exploded. … More Oops! Small Problem In My Kiln!
Here is another beauty from one of my customers. Marlene Barnett has been creating all kinds of things since she was in high school. She taught herself how to sew. She used to buy clothing from stores, then remake them into something more special. … More Marlene Turned My Beads into Beauties!
Creating with clay takes a little patience. Even after the first firing, I have to be patient. Once I get my kiln loaded, I have to allow the firing to take place, then, wait for it to cool. The process takes a little over 24 hours. … More New Pendants From the Kiln
I am loading the kiln today with some new pendants and bracelet bars. This will be a glaze firing, so I will have several new items listed by next week. It is always a fun time opening the kiln. … More Loading the kiln with beads
I now have some new bracelet bars and pendants in my Etsy shop. Sturdy stoneware clay, hand-crafted, and glazed on both sides with luscious, glossy glazes. Visit my bracelet bars section here: Etsy Bracelet Bars Oh! Yes! A pendant to match! Visit my pendants section here: Etsy Pendants Thanks so much for visiting! If you … More Christmas Themed Ceramic Beads
They are so pretty on a Christmas tree or hanging in a display in a window. They make a sweet, delicate sound when pushed to activate the bell. Each piece is handmade and unique! … More Christmas Bells Make Nice Gifts
This pretty necklace was created by Sherrie Rupert. She created a handmade fabric bead using vintage kimono silks, then put it together with one of my large ceramic buttons. … More Necklace By Sherrie Rupert
Thanks to all of my customers for helping me earn a Star Seller Rating on Etsy. I’m grateful to all of you for supporting my work, sharing your reviews and photos, and for … More Star Seller On Etsy!