Crock-a-doodle-doo!

Mid week Mom and I had a little outing planned with the girls. It’s something we wanted to do before Christmas, but our schedules just didn’t jive. It’s called Crock-a-Doodle –  a fun little place to paint ceramics. They provide all the materials and firing, you just go in and paint and have fun!

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It’s the place where Krista made my awesome yarn bowl last fall. That’s what Mom wanted to make, but sadly, they didn’t have it available.

Instead she opted for a spoon rest which she decorated with a sunflower. Paisley made herself a cookie monster snack mug (the mouth holds your cookies) and Rowan made a little treasure jar.

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The girls also collaborated on a teapot for their Mom’s birthday (which is tomorrow!)

As for myself, I’ve been wanting a unique butter dish for a while. I’ve been keeping my eyes open at thrift stores and antique shops, but nothing tickled my fancy.

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Certainly not mine! He’s going to be glued to the top of the lid for some extra pizzazz!

Of course, the pieces still need to be fired. They will look a lot different when Mom picks them up! I can’t wait!

(They also have some gnomes…. I totally have to go back and make some gnomes!!!)

9 thoughts on “Crock-a-doodle-doo!

  1. Oh, what fun! Can’t wait to see that butter dish!
    (I grew up doing ceramics and even had my own shop years (eons) ago. (It’s a family tradition – my grandmother, my mom, and my stepmom all had their own shops, too. As a matter of fact, my sewing studio right now is one end of my stepmom’s (now closed) ceramic shop. I could probably go up there and paint something right now…))

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  2. Shirley

    What a fun outing! So many cute projects completed. I think you definitely have a unique butter dish. Your dragon is so cute. Back in the 70s, ceramics were one of my hobbies. Such fun to paint and see the end results.

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