My Pottery Blog

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Being a potter has its moments. It’s not always zen-like with pretty colors and Patrick Swayze has never visited. There are just as many disasters as there are successes. I hope to share the process!

Is “Free Shipping” ever really Free?

Is “Free Shipping” ever really Free?

There is a dilemma brewing in the Etsy world and it is all over Free Shipping. When Etsy first started it was an amazing vehicle for handmade and vintage item selling. Artists like me finally had a really decent place to go to sell our goods.  Please note this...

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What’s makes a “Favorite” coffee mug?

What’s makes a “Favorite” coffee mug?

We all have them.... a favorite Coffee Mug or Tea Mug, the one you take out of the dirty dishwasher and hand wash just so you can use it. Maybe its the coffee stained one at the office, or the chipped one you bought years ago on vacation. Before I was a potter, and...

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Studio Cats – What was I thinking!

Studio Cats – What was I thinking!

Studio Cats bring fun, frolic and love into the pottery studio. There have always been cats at my studio, from the moment I purchased the building 3 years ago. Feral Cats had taken residence in the attached POS, run down, needs to be torn down, building next time...

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The Violation of being robbed.

The Violation of being robbed.

The craziest thing happened this August and one that I was not prepared for. My studio was robbed Who ever is prepared to be robbed, right? So here's the story....I am rarely in the studio on Saturdays but was thinking of starting to go in so that I could have play...

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Was it really a year ago we retired?

Was it really a year ago we retired?

Here it is August already. My goodness, the days (and years) are flying by. It has now been one full year since we sold our e-commerce business and officially became "retired". Truth be told, I didn't become "officially retired" until October when I turned 62 and...

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Getting some repairs done, and not much else

Getting some repairs done, and not much else

I love this building that is now my studio. This space is so very perfect for me and what I do its like a miracle that I found it and was able to afford it. Within the walls of this old building, I have a large space for my pottery, a small lovely space for my...

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My name is Dani and I am the potter behind this page! I am retired and having a ball being the artist I always wanted to be. My studio is located in SE Oklahoma and I share it with two cats, Emily and Max. Have a look around!

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