Creating a Happy, Colorful, Handmade Home & life on the shores of lake superior

September 1, 2011

New Pottery Show & Tell

You might not remember, but ages ago I blogged about Shane Norrie's pottery.  It was back in my "early" days of blogging (i.e. embarassingly awkward, completely un-read posts), but he spotted the post and even left a comment!

Even though his work is affordable, we saved our pennies and finally, six months later, bought some pieces of our own.  I picked out two pieces (and my mom gifted us the third) at a gallery in our hometown because the selection is great and the gallery owner offered her invaluable assistance.  It was very difficult to whittle down my selection - I could have bought every piece. 

Although yesterday's unpacking and putting-life-back-in-order project was slow going (I have a cold, and jet lag and went 28 days without cleaning - I think I forgot how), I did manage to unpack and photograph the new pottery pieces.  And that little tiny corner of the house is now orderly and tidy . . . because I shoved everything out of the way so I could snap this photo.  Hey, its progress!



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8 comments

  1. love the color and texture of the pottery and it matches the artwork in the room perfect!
    Hope you feel better soon.
    Trust me, I got home a month ago from traveling and I am still struggling to get my life put back together.
    It just takes time after such a long adventure and change in our lives.
    Good luck
    Amy

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  2. Those pieces are absolutely stunning, and they're perfect for your dining room. I know you must be thrilled to get three at once. Good penny pinching and good mom!

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  3. Good for you! There's nothing better than saving up to buy something you really want!

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  4. Thanks, Amy. I'm glad I'm not the only one who feels weird being home after being gone for awhile.

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  5. Thanks so much! They look amazing with the painting in the background.
    I posted a link to your blog on my Facebook page...check it out if you like:
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shane-Norrie-Artist-Ceramicist/128456182069
    Thanks again & take care,
    Shane Norrie

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  6. Nothing better than some new pottery...especially that of the extremely talented Shane Norrie. Enjoy your pieces!

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  7. Thanks for linking to my blog, Shane. I'm so jazzed you like where I have displayed your pieces.

    Lisa: thanks!

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