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Pots for Wells

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Towards the end of last year, Wells/Posy wrote a blog about Pots which I have only just found(!) . . . always quick off the mark, lol. So she has inspired me to find some of my own.

Many years ago (many MANY years ago) I enjoyed going to pottery classes. On the right is one I made using the slab technique, and then pressed a fern leaf into the clay – I think it was thought to be quite an original idea then :) On the left one I bought from a craft fair made by the Raku method.

Son Mike gave us the LH one which is from Mexico; the other a little Waterford vase with dried Hydrangea ‘petiolaris’.

On left, a decoupage vase, so the sweet peas are not real.

In this line-up there are two chunky pots in lovely ochre colours, thickly embossed – the one towards the left with dragonflies and bees – from a Suffolk potter.

Soon I should have some flowers to put in them :))

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What a wonderful cllection, but I think my favourite is the one you made with the fern in such lovely muted shades.

21 May, 2013

 

Hi Sheila ..
Pretty pots ... lovely window ledges too ...

21 May, 2013

 

Thank you for your kind comments Phyl and Terra!

21 May, 2013

 

Very attractive collection, Sheila.Wouldn't know which to choose , they are all lovely.

21 May, 2013

 

Thank you Julia . . . do have a look at Wells' collection - she has quite a variety.

21 May, 2013

 

Lovely! Thank you for sharing your collection with us...my favourite is the fern pot you made Sheila...it's fabulous!

21 May, 2013

 

Yes - your pot is my favourite, too, Sheila! I loved Wells's blog, and thought I'd do a "pot blog" myself, but I never did. And you have! It's lovely.

21 May, 2013

 

Thank you very much Karen and Susanne . . . you're very kind :))

21 May, 2013

 

:-)

21 May, 2013

 

Sheila...I finally got to your blog. Thanks for doing it. i have found that the containers are very interesting as they speak of the kind of gardens people have or don't have. It is a bit of a challenge to get them together and actually take the pics. But I found it very revealing. I loved yours, they are so individual, yet I see a very sensitive vein running through. I sound like a Psycho-something or rather. i am not. i am struggling with a new camera that does not like to post into GOY.

I have not seen any other posts like ours. thanks for doing yours. Posy

22 May, 2013

 

That's a lovely comment Posy - thank you - I like it! I used to collect jugs, so I wonder what that says about me? And I STILL collect bookmarks, so that's hardly difficult to analyse :)

Sorry the new camera is giving you problems.

22 May, 2013

 

I've just come across this blog Sheila! I love your collection of vases particularly the one with the Agapanthus - I've got one very similar with light and dark blue Agapanthus flowes and small butterflies flying through the design... A thoughtful gift from a male friend...! :o)

2 Jun, 2013

 

How lovely Petal . . . thank you!

2 Jun, 2013

 

What a great idea for a blog!I really enjoyed the collection. I think your fern vase is wonderful - would love to try my hand. Must check out Wells' blog now. I share her problem of trying to post photos on GOY. Eldest son is buying me a smart phone for my birthday and assures me that I will have no problems with that. I can't wait!

6 Jun, 2013

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