Category Archives: decorating

Last pot?

A little bit of soppy love stuff for you. This is the last pot that Doug will make while he is a single man and the last that I will decorate before I am a married woman. Flipping heck, what … Continue reading

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Sunny Southern Slip Time

Here in the south west of England Spring has well and truly sprung. It was quite surprising traveling south last weekend and seeing how stark the difference is over those 400 miles. Up in Galloway the leaves on the Hawthorne … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

Yesterday I wanted to decorate this large platter in the image above. I have been making a conscious effort recently to bring more depth into my work in terms of layers and building up of techniques. This is all very … Continue reading

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Big jugs and even bigger jugs.

My three 7lb 10oz pots, two waiting to be handled and one for waiting for who knows what. . . I got handles on the two fat jugs this morning, after having just read Doug’s blog I think he may … Continue reading

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Sun sun sun and no kitchen sinks.

Lots of decorating for me this morning, little birdies and zig–zag patterns on the mugs and jugs, they are drying out fast, I’m really not used to this weather, it’s been ages since I have had to wrap pots up … Continue reading

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Slip trailing marathon.

I seem to have been on a slip trailing mission today. I suddenly realised I had quite a stack of pots sitting quietly under plastic waiting to be decorated and I was running out of ware boards so thought I … Continue reading

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