Tag Archives: McCoy Pottery

Found In My Totes …Floral Friday

I’m in an ongoing process of culling my pottery collection. This week, I found some unusual pieces to work with and share with you. Two of them will go away and two of them will stay. This whimsical footed metal … Continue reading

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End of November Projects …Floral Friday

The month of November in North America is a time of wrapping things up for the year. This is especially true in the agricultural sector. The few remaining crops in the fields are harvested and the lands are readied for … Continue reading

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Pour It On …Floral Friday

Sometimes, the most simple, common occurrences trigger the creative process. For instance, the sky was pouring rain the other day. That inspired me to grab three containers that represent or were designed to pour liquids. An old McCoy cookie jar … Continue reading

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Pitcher Solitaires …Floral Friday

There is a sense of calm and “centeredness” we feel with simplicity that we often don’t find in today’s complex society. So, for the last of this month’s Floral Fridays, I decided to keep things simple. Today’s theme is solitary … Continue reading

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Ikebana Inspired …Floral Friday

Andy and I had just finished a short formal meditation Monday afternoon when he noticed a peculiarly shaped planter vase sitting on my desk. My friend picked it up and contemplated it for about a minute. “Hmm, California Pottery. It … Continue reading

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Vintage Stylings …Floral Friday

It was time to dig through one of the plastic storage “totes” in the basement to see what old things could be found to use in projects. I┬ácame back upstairs with several candidates–three of which were immediately inspiring. An off-white … Continue reading

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Mellow Yellows …Floral Friday

Commercial artist Harvey Ball is recognized as the designer of the ubiquitous “Smiley”. He said it was simple–“I made a circle with a smile for a mouth on yellow paper, because it was sunshiny and bright.” I don’t know if … Continue reading

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