Friday 23 December 2016

Happy Christmas!

I just wanted to thank my lovely customers for your support and wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Love Amanda x


A collection of my work is currently on display at a couple of exhibitions until Christmas and the New Year,

* Christmas Exhibition
Until January 2017
The Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

* Cumbrian Ceramics
Until the 8th January 2017
Upfront Gallery, Nr Hutton in the Forest, Penrith, Cumbria

* The Romance of British Craft
January - March 2017
Craft Centre and Design Gallery, Leeds

Friday 16 December 2016

Merry Christmas and enjoy FREE delivery until the 21st December 2016

Firstly I just want to say a huge thank you to all that visited me at the Country Living Fair's in Glasgow and Harrogate, i hope you had a lovely time. I am now back in the studio finishing personalised orders that were placed in the last couple of weeks. Unfortunately the order book is now closed for commissions to be delivered in time for Christmas but if you did have your eye on something for the future please do feel free to get in touch! 

I am currently topping up my online shop as often as i can with lots of new and festive goodies! These can be found in new loveliness so please keep popping back for a peek for newly added items.

I am also offering FREE standard delivery until noon on Wednesday 21st December 2016. Just enter the code XMAS2016 at the check out to receive free delivery from my online shop. This code can also be used more than once and please feel free to share with friends and family. Just enough time for any last minute gifts or decorations.

Just a little note that Wednesday 21st December is also the last recommended Christmas posting date for first class, U.K mainland.

Again i am offering a complimentary Christmas gift wrap service so if you would like any of your purchases beautifully gift wrapped please just leave me a little note at the checkout.

If you would also like to include a gift note please just leave your message in the special instructions box at the checkout and i can pop that in with the parcel.

I always try to add a new decoration to the collection every year to hang alongside the others. This year I have added a new Christmas tree jumper, Scottie Dog, beaded doily and bauble drops. They look pretty hanging around the home or on a tree.

Letter tags... Back in stock! Add a personal touch to your gifts with a letter tag. They look great tied on to a present or as a decoration. Just use the recipients initial or spell their name! 

Snowflake plates... Display on a dresser or use it for mince pies for Father Christmas!

A new collection of porcelain Christmas tea light holders. Choose from either a Christmas pudding, tree or snowflake design. They come with a scented tea light and glow beautifully when lit filling your home with a cosy feel and festive scent.

Lucky dip bags... I created something a bit different for the fairs this year and these proved very popular and now can be found online!

Each one is filled with a mixture of four items and i have also hidden gift vouchers in the odd one of up to £10 to spend on my website. They take me back to childhood and not knowing what you are going to get makes it even more fun. A great quirky stocking filler if you can't choose a gift.

Friday 9 December 2016

Christmas Fairs and Country Living Christmas Fairs

After a bit of a whirlwind this last month I am now back in the studio making your personalised orders and packing and posting website orders. Unfortunately the commissions book is now closed for Christmas delivery but if you did have your eye on something please do feel free to get in touch to discuss anything for the near future. It has been a busy few weeks and I have travelled to quite a few places. Here are some pictures from my recent events!

Country Living Christmas Fair, Glasgow 2016

My first Fair was the Country Living Christmas Fair in Glasgow. I had some new pieces for this year including my lucky dip bags which were a hit and sold out. The initial tags were also a popular choice.

Christmas tea lights and crackers which included a handmade porcelain decoration or brooch.

After Glasgow I managed to squeeze in a trip to Belfast and what an amazing place! We enjoyed going to see the Giant's Causeway, the Titanic Belfast, an open top bus tour and visiting the Christmas markets. Looking forward to going back already!


During this time I had a table at the Christmas Craft Fair at Great Corby School and at the Dacre Hall Christmas Craft Fair at Lanercost Priory in Cumbria. There was a great little write up in the local paper, the Cumberland News about the fair.

Dacre Hall Christmas Craft Fair, 2016

My last stop was at the Country Living Christmas Fair in Harrogate. More new pieces to the fairs included snowflake Christmas plates, memory frames, letters and decorations. On the Saturday at the fair it was small business Saturday and what an ideal place to go and support lovely small businesses!
Country Living Christmas Fair, Harrogate 2016


A huge thank you to everyone that visited, I met and purchased my pieces. I hope you had a fab time and look forward to seeing you soon. Amanda x

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Personalised orders- Order by the 8th December 2016

Hello everyone! Just a little note that Thursday 8th December will be the last date to place a personalised order with me to allow making, firing and delivery time for Christmas.

Monday 7 November 2016

Country Living Christmas Fairs and Christmas Events

It is that time of year again when I am getting ready for my Christmas events. Here are some dates for your diary!

* Country Living Christmas Fair, Glasgow
Stand L17
17th - 20th November 2016
SECC, Glasgow

* Country Living Christmas Fair, Harrogate
Stand C1
1st - 4th December 2016
HIC, Harrogate

* Christmas Exhibition
5th November 2016 - January 2017
Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford

* The Christmas Craft Market
8th November - 17th December 2016
Farfield Mill Arts & Heritage Centre, Sedbergh, Cumbria

Cumbrian Ceramics Exhibition
22nd November 2016 - 8th January 2017
Upfront Gallery, Nr Hutton in the Forest, Cumbria

* Dacre Hall Lanercost Christmas Craft Fair

25th - 28th November 2016
Dacre Hall, Lanercost Priory, Cumbria

* Christmas Fair,
Friday 25th November 2016
6pm - 8pm
Great Corby School , Cumbria

I hope to see you all soon x

Thursday 3 November 2016


I had a lovely time on Tuesday evening making little porcelain bird houses and tea light holders with the lovely Belle Vue craft group ladies. They did a fab job making their own beautiful creations. Looking forward to firing them!

Monday 10 October 2016

Cumbrian Ceramics Exhibition

Currently making pieces for the Cumbrian Ceramics Exhibition, from 22nd November 2016 - 8th January 2017 at the Upfront Gallery, Near Hutton in the Forest, Cumbria. I am also going to be taking part in the Christmas Exhibition from the 5th November at the Shire Hall Gallery in Stafford.

Wednesday 5 October 2016


I just wanted to share some recent commissions I have made over the last few months. Please feel free to get in touch if you would like me to personalise and create anything for you!

Avery special commission and my first! a lovely and thoughtful way to propose.
Wedding frame

30th Birthday frame

Name frame, with birthdate imprinted into one of the letters

Baptism heart decoration

Personalised horse shoe and Wedding frame

Button, Christening keepsake decoration card, new born baby heart decoration with birth date and weight on reverse.

Name frames and four leaf clover decoration

Wedding frame

Envelopes with address, special date and place as a postage stamp. You can even have it in your own handwriting and a 'love from' message on the inside.

Initial and heart frame and name frame with christening date stamped in to one of the letters

Tuesday 9 August 2016

Lanercost Priory and Potfest in the Pens 2016

Well that's the Lanercost Priory, Dacre Hall Craft Fair and Potfest in the Pens over for another year! Thank you to everyone that visited them and I hope you had a great time! Here are a couple of pictures of my stands!

Lanercost Priory, Dacre Hall Craft Fair

Potfest in the Pens

My competition entry 'Fish & Chips Friday,' for this years theme 'Dinner for one.' A Porcelain carton box...

Complete with newspaper lining, fork and condiment pots.

Lace imprinted chips and peas.

My take on a traditional British classic!