Posted on September 7, 2016 by creativeclaycafe
Hanging Ceramic Clip for photo, a favorite poem, a cherished card or a reminder note
There have been some items that I have made over the years that end up as a personal favorite. This has not always meant that my customers like them so much, but this little clip is one of those items that I like a lot!
It’s a little piece of handmade art that can hang on your wall (or in your cubical at work) and will securely hold a photo, a cherished greeting card, favorite poem, or just a reminder note. This isn’t your ordinary clip. It grabs what you choose to display securely and can be easily changed as needed.
This one has an impression of the unique design found on the bottom of an old candy dish. It was impressed into clay and created a stamp for me to use over and over on many of my clay pieces. I may use these clips on some holiday ornaments, too, but I haven’t decided what should hang at the bottom for that purpose.
Happy fall, everyone! (The weather looks to be very fall-like for the next few days! Enjoy it!)
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Posted on August 28, 2016 by creativeclaycafe
Sachet Pillows measure 8″x10″
I still need to stitch these little cat pillows closed. I will have about a dozen of these ready for Picket Fence Boutique October 6, 7 & 8 in Omaha. They have pillow stuffing, but inside of each one, I have a lavender sachet (rice and essential oil) tucked inside. They smell great. Lavender is known for its calming scent. These would be great on a shelf, near an air vent or even in the car. If it is in a warm spot, the scent will come out nicely. Once the scent fades over time, the handmade pillow is still cute as can be. I hand illustrated each one…giraffes, cats, raccoons, bears and used vintage linen as my canvas. The backs are coordinating upholstery fabric.
Something different — not made of clay!
I may spruce them up with some type of button. What do you think?
Have a great week!
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Posted on March 28, 2016 by creativeclaycafe
Spring is here and that means you need to mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Handmade Omaha Modern Makers Spring Arts & Crafts Bazaar. Here is the Facebook Link so that you can get an idea of what will be there on April 16 & 17. The show details are also on that home page banner on Facebook. Here is the link: HANDMADE OMAHA
I am excited to be a part of this quality show! You won’t want to miss it!
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Posted on March 11, 2016 by creativeclaycafe
Handmade Clay Bowl Imprinted with Old Toy Block pattern “RABBIT”
It’s here! My first show for 2016! I have some new items using vintage glassware and old wood toy block patterns that I have collected over the years. Come and see what it is all about at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. Free parking, 150+ Arts & Crafts Vendors. Admission: $5 (10 & under are free.)
Here is the Google Map Link for the Event: MID AMERICA CENTER, Council Bluffs
Hours: Saturday, March 12 -9am-5pm and Sunday, March 13 – 9am-4pm
Hope to see you there!
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Posted on February 7, 2016 by creativeclaycafe
Olive oil is so good for you! This pair of dishes can be used for grating garlic on the textured bottom, adding olive oil and herbs if so desired. I have them for sale in my Amazon shop right now. They are the perfect size for your table. I also have singles listed in my shop, so take a look! Creative Clay Cafe Handmade at Amazon
PS: The raised textured areas were made by pressing in one of my custom clay stamps that I made from the pattern on the bottom of a vintage drinking glass.
Have a great week! It’s getting closer to spring every day!
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Posted on November 25, 2015 by creativeclaycafe
My Dishes, among other handmade art…
Visit my booth (as well as other fellow artists) at my two remaining shows for this year. They are both FREE admission, plenty of parking and wonderful talented vendors!
Click here for the show this coming weekend : Handmade Omaha
Click here for the show Dec 5 & 6: Aksarben Holiday Market
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Posted on October 14, 2015 by creativeclaycafe
Slab built Pumpkin for Fall
Fall Leaf on Twif
Owl and Leaf on Twig
It’s so much fun coming up with seasonal items although I tend to gravitate toward making items you can use all year ’round simply for practical reasons.
I am so excited to have some items listed on my new Handmade at Amazon Shop. CLICK HERE TO VIEW MY SHOP—> NEW HANDMADE at AMAZON The items shown above are currently available for sale.
It has been a challenge getting things listed since the official launch of Handmade at Amazon last week. This is already a very busy time of year for artists getting ready for shows, but
I hope the efforts are worth it. I had a sale within 10 hours of the launch, but not much since. I am very hopeful that things pick up. My plan is to list a few items every day and build up the shop inventory.
Let me know what you think. Enjoy the fall season!! I just found out this week that I have been accepted to be a part of two fall shows that were my best ones last year. They are in late November and one is a week later the first weekend of December. Lots to do – good thing I love it!
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