Tag Archives: Shawnee Pottery

This Week’s Experiments …Floral Friday

Now that the seasons have changed, I feet like expressing the shifting moods of this time of year with varied approaches to late September. There are still weather hints of the warmer seasons yet coolness predominates. The dark blue glass … Continue reading

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Presentation …Floral Friday

We all have techniques of presenting ourselves to other people. There are certain styles of behavior and fashion we consciously or unconsciously adopt and adapt as ours. We dress a certain way and own certain objects because we want to … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Inspired …Floral Friday

One of the many joys of collecting old flower planters and vases is enjoying how they feel to the touch. The types of glazes used for these products can be interesting in a tactile way. The vast majority of flower … Continue reading

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Solo …Floral Friday

It’s been a busy, hectic week, so I have been craving simplicity. This urge has carried over into the week’s project ideas. I want something sweet and simple yet still sophisticated. I also wanted the visually interesting floral elements to … Continue reading

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Footed Pottery …Floral Friday

Pottery with a foot seems like an absurd concept. The idiomatic name for the bases of some containers usually brings a smile to my face when I think of it out of actual context. This week’s three projects feature containers … Continue reading

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Animal Planters …Floral Friday

On windy, cold days, it’s comforting to handle old belongings. Seeing and working with familiar items brings calm to stormy inner feelings brought on by the outside storm.  I brought out three planter vases styled after animals because they are some … Continue reading

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Penultimate Year-Enders …Floral Friday

Today is the second to the last Friday of 2017, so this is the penultimate set of projects for the year. Because of the nature and number of holiday decorations we are exposed to in December, I’ve kept these projects … Continue reading

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