Tag Archive: terra cotta

Jan 05

Big Striped Flower Pot

big striped flowerpot blemish

My sister was visiting, and we wanted to do a craft project together. I figured we could do glazing, because she doesn’t have a kiln at home. I’d been thinking of doing some glazing, and a week or so earlier I’d added water to all of my low-fire glazes, which had dried out. I had …

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Aug 08

Mosaic Terra Cotta Pot

mosaic pot one

I’ve had this terra cotta pot under my studio table for just about a year, waiting for the project I wanted to do with it.  Finally, I decided that I needed a pot for some succulents, so now was the time. I started by coming up with a short phrase to put around the lip. …

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Jan 15

Terra Cotta Tiles

terra cotta circle tiles

With every load, I’ve been adding more small tiles for some unspecified mosaic project in the future.  These I used a glaze I have two bottles of, called “terra cotta.”  How funny–when you put terra cotta glaze on a terra cotta tile, the color looks…terra cotta. I’m not thrilled with them, but I will probably …

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Dec 26

Thorny Pot

thorny pot 1

I bought this pot specifically to re-pot a gardenia plant I have in my front yard.  I thought about using tile mosaics, or glass piece mosaic, but my mosaic-tile production wasn’t coming along fast enough so I decided to glaze it instead. I’m always startled by how patchy the glazes come out.  Even when I …

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