haldecraft — ceramics

Works-in-Progress Wednesday (09/27/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Whoa. Wednesday. I almost feel like this should be a "Why I Haven't Been Blogging Wednesday" or "What Happened to September Wednesday" ... but maybe I'll wrap the post up with some "What's Been Going On". First, though, what I've been working on! In ceramics I am ashamed to say there is not much. Oh, well, there's a lot, but so much I don't feel I'm making progress on anything. I just bought a TON of new bisque to glaze up and put some holiday/limited edition things in the shop for the Fall and Winter, so expect those to start...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (08/16/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

What are you working on this week? I'm feeling more excited and motivated by ideas than I have in a while -- whether that's because summer is almost over, or I'm gearing up for some craft shows, or I'm just feeling a sudden creative and motivational spark, I'm not sure... but I'm loving whatever it is! In ceramics, I'm working on both the August mugs (late) and the September mugs (early). I may actually wind up switching them, because I've had a lot of interest in the September mugs already, and I'm going to be travelling the week I was...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (08/09/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

Well the *big* thing I'm working on this week is the end of the fourteenth and start of the fifteenth year of marriage to That Poor Man (happy anniversary, sweetie!). But I do have some work-related things, too! In ceramics, I'm working on my next collection (in chocolate clay and glazes that will really pop)... I'm working on both the August and September mugs ... I'm evaluating things for the holidays and deciding what, if anything, I want to make that's special for shows. In soap, I just had a small soap update (I think everything should have at least...

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Works-in-Progress Wednesday (08/02/17)

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

 Y'all came really close to getting a picture of me trying to wade through 226 unread emails to find the three I need to answer this week! I mean, I am working on some things in the studio, but it's one of those weeks where I'm not sure if my pictures really accurately reflect what I'm working on.    In ceramics, I'm working on both the August and September mugs (August will be a little late, like July was... September should be back on time!). I've also finally had time and space to start working on the Sharon collection, and...

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Five current HaldeCraft mugs

Posted by A. Lorena Haldeman on

A favorite mug is like your best friend. When you're having a bad day, tea or coffee in it is a comfort... and when you're having a good day, a celebration. Here are five HaldeCraft mugs that are good for both. The Biohazard Mug - Whether your tea or coffee is so strong that it could eat through lesser materials than ceramic, or you just want to scare your co-workers off and deter them from bothering you (or stealing your mug)... this biohazard mug is for you. Tell people to STAY AWAY first thing in the morning (or afternoon). Large...

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