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10 beautiful handmade ceramics

Ceramics_LeifShop I’ve always admired ceramics. The love for ceramics making and clay crafting goes back to my high school years when I majored in art and experimented with all sorts of materials and color effects. I still remember the terracotta clay in my hands, this cool, humid, yet smooth substance pressing between the fingers forming an object, later getting fired in the kiln and glazed as final touch. Unfortunately, I didn’t follow education in the different ceramics making techniques, such as wheel throwing, slipcasting and handbuilding. Also, all glazing methods are unfamiliar to me. I mean the most common and easy one to do at home is of course handbuilding and painting the surface, which I regularly practice at home. However, wheel throwing and slipcasting I’ve never tried, yet would love to learn from a professional one day. Anyways, we are getting a bit off topic.

Today, I would like to round up a few of my favorite inspiring handmade ceramics, each with a different personality developed by their makers. Hopefully, they inspire you as much as they do for me. Here are 10 beautiful handmade ceramics that I adore right now and want to have on my kitchen table decoration for the next dinner party. Besides, for more inspiration have a look here.

Ceramics_BenFiess 1. Same as in the first picture, these beautiful, unique pieces are made by talented Ben Fiess and can be bought on LeifShop. Pastel coloring – I love!


Ceramics_TerttullaCermics 2. I love the combination of these beige and mustard colored ceramics from Sara Söderberg, a Stockholm based artist, whose online shop is coming soon. You can follow Sara’s inspiring work here.

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3. Always an eye catcher, cause of its unique and oriental pattering. Ceramics from BungalowDK, to shop via Wunderschön-gemacht.

Lenneke Wispelween 4. Very high on my wishlist are the designs inspired by geometric shapes from Lenneke Wispelwey. There is no way one does not admire all of her pieces. My absolute favorite. You can shop them here.


Romyno 5. Metallic / golden accentuated ceramic cups with watercolor effect glazing – yes please! Find more beautiful ceramics from Romyno here.

Ceramics_SuiteOneStudio 6. Yes, I love uneven serving plates and jewelry dishes with golden rims and watercolor effect coloring. I mean who does not people? Tell me one person and I personally make sure he or she changes mind immediately, cause this is the most elegant porcelain that lifts up your table top decor in seconds. Suite One Studio is doing an amazing job.

Processed with VSCOcam with a5 preset 7. Anna from Arrow + Sage makes these lovely ceramics, also with golden accents. She was on Etsy previously, but recently opened her own, real webshop. Check it out. It’s really beautiful. You can follow Anna for inspiration on Pinterest.

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8. You can get your entire ceramics set including plates, cups, vases and more from Amy Hamley’s handmade RedravenStudios Collection. All of her work is slip cast in English porcelain from handmade molds, and many pieces are finished with 14k gold and platinum luster. Yes, ladies you heard right – 14k gold!

Ebenotti 9. The drawings are created by carving into the clay and washing over with a black stain, then wiping off the excess to reveal the original line. The decorative color is also hand-painted on before the final firing. Wow! This already gives an indication how many steps are included in the process of producing these lovely planters from Elizabeth Benotti.

Ceramics_AnnaWesterlund 10. The cherry on top – Anna Westerlund. What a talented woman and how inspirational are her ceramics. I love the combination of porcelain with fabric and neon accents. You can find more pieces on Anna’s moodboards here.

What are your favorite ceramic pieces at the moment? Any of those above that you admire as well? 

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At home at Anki from Zilverblauw

Zilverblauw_2 Do you know Zilverblauw? It’s one of my favorite blogs. Have you ever wondered how the founders of Zilverblauw designed their home? I love the bright colors Anki, the owner of Zilverblauw is using on her blog, but also in her home, where she lives with her husband and kids.

Zilverblauw is not only a blog, but also a brand. Anki and her husband are creating cool wooden cutting boards and posters. The most famous ones that go viral on Pinterest are the hope and never grow up print that you might have seen already. If you follow me on Pinterest you will for sure have.

Get the full home tour and recommendations where to buy decoration accessories I spied in Zilverblauw’s home after the jump. Also, I reveal some news at the end of the post. Let’s see whether you find what I’m up to. Continue reading

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