10 Jul 15

Let’s talk postage

As a seller I know it’s not always possible to meet me in person or do a collection from the studio so postage is where it’s at.

I’ve not really done a post specifically about postage before but selling online you very quickly become familiar with the postage system and the best prices for the weights of parcels that are regularly dispatched from the studio.
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28 Mar 14

Looking back at a few custom pottery orders

March is a busy month with Mother’s Day and spring in the air, I’ve been working on a variety of custom orders and lots of yarn bowls!

This pair of yarn bowls were a design challenge, the symbol on the front is Beaivi the Sami symbol for the sun. I’ve been to Finland a few times and seen Sami symbols on jewellery, Sami are a nomadic tribal people who live in the arctic circle. In a way the Beaivi symbol is very similar to the Sun and Moon yarn bowl since they’re both celestial symbols.
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9 Jan 14

A few custom items from Christmas

Now that we’re deep into the new year its safe to share a few custom items ordered over the festive season. It’s great to be able to work with customers so closely to create pieces to be given as gifts that hopefully inspire all year round.

Sometimes when I create new pieces for the shop they take a while to ‘catch on’ and pet bowls are certainly one of them. This Christmas I’m sure there have been a few pampered pets out there!

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25 Dec 13

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

With the end of the year drawing to a close I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you a Merry Christmas and a great 2014! Thanks for supporting Little Wren Pottery throughout the year whether it was purchasing a piece from me or just a recommendation to a friend it all means a lot.
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