• hutchFEST

    hutchFEST MidAmerica Center Council BluffsOctober 21st, 2017
    hutchFEST 10am-5pm
  • Handmade Omaha Winter Art & Craft Bazaar

    Handmade Omaha Saturday & SundayNovember 25th, 2017
    Saturday 10-4, Sunday noon-4
  • Holiday Market – Aksarben Village

    Holiday Market at Aksarben VillageDecember 2nd, 2017
    10-5 Sat & Sun
  • My Instagram Posts

    Live and learn. #wordstoliveby #theolderthewiser #liveinthemoment Under the big tents at Aksarben Village Holiday Market. Lots of people here shopping! It's a festive event! #shoplocal #giftideas #enameledcopper #handmadepottery #giftsgalore #perfectweather
  • creative clay cafe

  • Social

  • Archives

  • Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Handmade on Charles Street HOSTED by Creative Clay Cafe

Handmade on Charles Street will be held Friday, May 2 – 10am-6pm and Saturday, May 3 – 9am-3pm. This event will be hosted by Creative Clay Cafe and will take place at 7746 Charles Street in Omaha.

VISIT our sister blog, FRIENDS BY DESIGN, for more information.

We will have lots of our handmade clay items as well as some of these hand-painted vintage “snack trays” that we have made into appetizer trays complete with a shot glass toothpick holder.

Advertisements

DIY Tabletop Solar Light for the Patio


Another layered glassware project super simple! It gives great light when it gets dark on the patio. This one has an upside down green pot for the base. White dish with glued on green gems and a white candlestick adhered to the middle. The candlestick provides a great place to glue in a solar light (minus the plastic stick they all come with…) I JUST LOVE MAKING THESE!!

DIY Solar Light Project

Simple Solar Project


This is a super simple and inexpensive garden or walkway project. I used an empty wine bottle for the base to slide onto a square wood dowel (purchased at Lowe’s) and used waterproof adhesive to glue it onto a vintage china plate. The bottle was adhered after first assembling the plate to an old glass candlestick holder (which are both accented in gold). The solar light portion was easily removed from the stick that it came with and the light was glued for a snug fit into the top of the candlestick. The AA battery can still be replaced as needed since it is encased in the top “lid” part of the solar light.

I was amazed at the bright solar light that lit so nicely from this last night! The glass candlestick along with the solar light cast a nice design onto the dish, porch & sidewalk. I now have one on each side of my porch. Love these!!

Handmade on Charles Street / May Show

Here is a preview of only one of the many items that we will have to offer for our upcoming May Home Show! We are finding a great way to use our collection of vintage glass and china. Some pieces will involve our handmade clay dishes while others look great with just the vintage pieces!

We have 7 artists participating and their talents include jewelry-making, floral designing, sewing, pottery and garden artistry… we will even be sampling dip and coffee drink mixes!

If you wish to be included on our email list for further details: creativeclaycafe@gmail.com

Mark your calendars: May 11th and May 12th (just in time for Mother’s Day)