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Why “Papillon Pots”?

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Why “Papillon Pots?” Why did I choose the french word for “butterfly” and why “butterfly” in the first place? I chose “butterfly” because my grandmother loved butterflies.  Since she passed away I have always had one on my person, whether it is in the print of the fabric I am wearing, or my jewelry there is always a butterfly on… Read more »

Simon Leach at The Red Kiln in the Month Of August 2015

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Simon Leach Signed My Book!  (  *^^* yes I am star struck 😉 ) The Month of August was very eventful for me.  The highlight was meeting Simon Leach at the Red Kiln Pottery! There is a wonderful Pottery in Sugar House Utah called Red Kiln Pottery.  They hosted the workshop where I got to sit front row center for two… Read more »

My First Kick-Wheel: A New Door Opens!

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Monday morning (Sept. 21, 2015) I flipped on my computer and entered the url KSL.com.  Clicked on “Classifieds” and searched for “pottery wheel”… And guess what I found!! A Kick-Wheel !!! This is really exciting to me because this kick-wheel cost exactly what I had in my favorite savings account! We have been throwing all of our change in here… Read more »

L.J. Cohen, What Inspires You?

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I have made some friends on Social Media who inspire me in various areas of creativity.  Lisa Cohen, aka L.J. Cohen, is one of these friends. I asked her, “What inspires you?  Would you please share with me?”  And she was very gracious and agreed to share some of her thoughts with me and my lovely readers. Lisa is writer…. Read more »

Fun Things From the Kiln

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I got some more Fun Things From the Kiln the other day…well, the other MONTH…but who is keeping track? I said that glazing isn’t my favorite part of pottery and I whined a little bit about how much I had to glaze in a day…and since then I have seen what OTHER potters glaze in a day.  I just don’t… Read more »

Glazing Makes My Eyes Glaze Over.

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Can I just say that Glazing Makes My Eyes Glaze Over?  I think of all the tasks involved in pottery glazing is my least favorite.  And yet it is so gratifying in the end…usually. Yesterday I spent most of the day glazing this plethora of pots… I had some specific color combos in mind but several of the pots got… Read more »