Mothering Sunday gifts
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Mothering Sunday gifts

The new ‘love you mum’ flowerpots go so brilliantly with the little bird pottery ornaments. Perfect combinations with the new Wren and the best selling Robin. I’ll be showing you some new things on my IG live tomorrow on Instagram, pop by and say hello as part of the #postablepopup online market on the 20th…

Flowerpots pottery ornaments
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Flowerpots pottery ornaments

Louise Crookenden Johnson happy handmade and illustrated flowerpot shelf ornaments

Safari animals
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Safari animals

Inspired by a recent commission, the new African safari animals are now featured in my Etsy store, choose from this cute Elephant or the stripey Zebra. Each is carefully cut from a slab of clay, mounted on a small pottery cube using a special wire that retains its strength in the kiln. Once safely through…

Money raised for Cransley Hospice
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Money raised for Cransley Hospice

Money raised for Cransley Hospice from the Great Charity Pot Sale by Louise Crookenden Johnson ceramics

Cransley Hospice my choice for the Great Charity Pot Sale
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Cransley Hospice my choice for the Great Charity Pot Sale

One of the fellow makers I have met through online events in the past year, is wonderful Lorna Gilbert, another potter like me, she has arranged the most incredible opportunity. 😊 Under the Instagram handle @greatcharitypotsale Lorna has set up a marvellous event on Saturday 30th January for Potters to support a charity that is…

Hand illustrating majolica
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Hand illustrating majolica

Here is the link to the longer video of the short reel that I put up on Instagram yesterday. This is in response especially for those people who loved the mesmerising effect, and the calm feeling of me painting. Thanks for your feedback. It show me painting the front face of the new plant pots….

Radio Interview went well
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Radio Interview went well

Thanks for all your lovely feedback on my radio interview with BBC Radio Northampton’s Tim Wheeler last night at 7.15pm You’ll find a link to the interview here. Despite the nerves I loved chatting to Tim and managed to say everything I had planned to touch on. I talked about my incredibly talented dad who…

Pet portraits of all kinds of creatures
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Pet portraits of all kinds of creatures

You may have seen some of my Christmas pet portrait commissions on my Instagram and Facebook feeds, I post them on there where I can. Obviously, I can’t pop anything onto social media if it’s a gift, or surprise. Don’t want to give away any secrets or spoil an occasion! All kinds of dogs and…

Great Charity Pot Sale – 30th January 2021
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Great Charity Pot Sale – 30th January 2021

Join me in supporting this terrific event, check out the online Facebook and Instagram campaigns @greatcharitypotsale and #greatcharitypotsale I will be offering 100% of the profits to my nominated charity Cransley Hospice, from the sale of these cute hanging rainbows over the last weekend in January weekend when they are purchased from my Etsy store….

Plans for pottery experiences for 2021 -update
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Plans for pottery experiences for 2021 -update

At the end of the last year I published the pottery experience dates for 2021. I put a lot of thought into how these could run safely, so I’m still planning to get going with these as soon as the lock down is lifted and the Government guidance indicates that it is safe to do…