Tan France x Etsy

Recently Little Wren Pottery participated in a collaboration project with Tan France! I was requested to contribute a mug design for the Tan France project and in the end two of them were selected. I initially wanted to create something that had a modern geometric look yet still somehow softened by the look of glazes and choice of colours.

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Glazing ceramics basics

So those mugs I talked about the other day which were getting ready for their biscuit firing in the kiln. Well they’ve been fired and the next stage is glazing.

I’m going to pretend that you know literally nothing about ceramics when talking about glazes.

When a pot is biscuit fired in the kiln it means that it becomes heated to 1000 degrees. This removes all the water from the body of the pot making it very porous.
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Chocolate and Apricot Crispy Cake

This last week I’ve been working on a variety of mugs, I’ve been hoping to have a whole kiln load of mugs. They’ll probably end up getting glazed in blue, white and black. They’ll eventually make their way on to the little wren pottery shop if you’d like one!

A few weeks ago I got a craving for some rice crispy squares, now I used to buy these at the supermarket. The last time I got one I found it horribly unsatisfying and so I decided after trawling the internet for a recipe I’d make my own.
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