suburban cowgirl clay
Tell us about your business.According to my Mama I've been crafting as long as I've been breathing! After trying most every medium I have found working with clay to be my home. Each day in the studio I roll it, cut it, stamp it & charm it into submission never quite sure where it may take me: Plates & bowls stamped with words I grew up hearing? Stamped focal pieces that will become a bracelet, necklace or earrings? It's always an adventure I am happy to embark on. After firing the tools of choice are paintbrush & bright colors & always a few cowspots! As time marches on I am finding I truly enjoy the special orders & the stories that accompany them. As each becomes a reality under my hands it's as if I have a new friend hanging out in the studio with me. Sometimes pushing me further creatively than I ever expected..others just enjoying the comfy vibe of 'handmade' & how loved that makes them feel. & whether you have found it/embraced it/tried to deny it: there's a little cowgirl in all of us. :) xo
What makes your business stand out?While I lean towards the wild, Wild West - there is a definite wabi-sabi mentality at work here.
What's the best business advice you've received?Just keep going.
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