I realized that I never got around to posting pictures of the finished cake stands I made back at the beginning of the year. I’m really pleased with how they came out in the end, especially since they didn’t slump at all.
My first cake stand.
The second cake stand was in the same firing.
Here is a look at it up close. I’m not unhappy with my these results. I’ll be making more.
Look for what’s going into and coming out of the kiln in this space. I will occasionally post some of my thoughts on pottery, craft shows I’m attending, answer questions, or vent here, too. – Holly
I have been itching to get back in the studio, but it’s closed for the holidays and doesn’t open again until next week. So, what’s a potter to do when stuck at home with the bitter cold outside? Find another way to play, of course.
slip cast and slip trailed
Basic Cake Stand – an easy tumble
My latest project is making a cake stand. Once I had the idea of making a cake stand in my head, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. When I was in stores I found myself looking at cake stands; but instead of inspired, I felt disappointed. They were not Continue reading
Well I was moving right along with the site building, then I decided to change themes and ran into some issues. This blog not showing up is one of them, so… this is a test.
I had wonderful experiences last weekend at two different craft events: the Fire Works Studio‘s Holiday sale and the Good Friends’ Craft Sale. Enough people asked after my card and website (and expressed surprise that I had neither) that I started considering both more seriously. Almost exactly a year ago my friend Lorraine chewed me out a bit saying I really needed to get online. It has finally sunk in that it might be time for me to put myself out there more than I have been.
While the basic layout for the site is done, the gallery is not. It is probably the most important feature I need to tackle. Lucky for me, tomorrow looks to be a snowy day – a perfect time to hunker down and get some pieces in my gallery.
Wish me luck. – Holly