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Container Gardening ~Strawberry Style
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Container gardening is not limited to ‘typical’ flower pots. A strawberry pot can provide a dramatic stage on which a great variety of plants can flourish and shine. Last year I planted a herb garden in a large handmade strawberry pot. Container gardening is a great way to add color to porches and decks. I decided to try flowers in that pot this year. I...

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DIY Strawberry Pocket Planter
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DIY Strawberry pocket planter is a video series I made after receiving many requests from customers to put up more videos of the pottery process. I must confess, watching a potter at work has ALWAYS fascinated me! Even after 25 years I still LOVE to watch this amazing process and will pay to go to a conference to watch potters at work! Watching a...

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Artfully Foaming Hand Soap
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Artfully foaming hand soap Foaming hand soap dispensers created and hand painted by Wendy Summers are beautiful and useful. Elegantly adorn your bath or kitchen sink with this little artfully foaming hand soap dispenser! Homemade Moisturizing Foaming Soap Create your own artfully foaming hand soap suds with this wonderful recipe: Ingredients: Water, natural liquid soap of your choice, vegetable glycerin (optional for extra moisturizing),...

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Pottery Clay Bread Pan
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Summer Hollow Pottery’s Pottery Clay Bread Pan are made of the finest terracotta clay available and are ideal for baking breads. Baking bread in an unglazed clay cooker results in a crisp, shiny crust you may have only thought possible in a baker’s brick oven. The terracotta clay is the closest thing to the brick oven which has always been prized for the crisp...

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Cranberry Apple Crisp
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This cranberry apple crisp recipe is a family favorite and quickly disappears! It is fast and easy and the topping has just the right amount of crunch! I made this pie in a Summer Hollow Pottery pie plate. My handmade ceramic pie plates are oven and dishwasher safe, made of terracotta clay which takes the heat of the oven and browns the pie crust nicely. The glaze is...

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New work: Lavender Breeze Bowls
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Lavender Breeze Pattern   I spent much of May and June playing with white clay. Envisioning lavender stalks dancing around pots birthed this new summer inspired work. I also made other items like glasses, mugs, pitchers, casseroles…but EVERYTHING sold at the Mountain State Art & Craft Fair. I only had photos of the bowls. I will be making more of these and hope to...

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New work: White Clay+Blueberry Pattern=Lovely!
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New Work: White Clay+Blueberry Pattern=Lovely Here is a look at some of my newest work. I wanted to play with some white clay, but struggled to figure how I wanted the finished work to look. I pictured these lovely blueberries spilling out all over the bowls in an elegant pattern. I also made other items like glasses, mugs, pitchers, casseroles…but EVERYTHING sold at the Mountain...

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Sponge Holder for Kitchen Sink
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Sponge holder for the kitchen sink Beautiful and functional, this sponge holder for kitchen sink gives your sponge a beautiful convenient container where it can dry out between uses making your sponge last longer, keeping it cleaner, and preventing it from getting smelly! You no longer have to clean up your sponge’s watery mess or that annoying puddle. Sponge holder for the kitchen sink can easily be put in the...

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Vertical Roaster Chicken Recipes: Sage Chicken with Veggies
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  . Vertical Roaster Chicken Recipes: Sage Chicken with Veggies  Buy your own roaster. Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2 fresh oregano sprigs (remove leaves from one sprig, second leave whole) 6-8 large fresh sage leaves water 2 potatoes 2 yellow squash 1/2 cup fresh green beans Put sage leaves and 1 sprig of oregano into center well of baker. Fill remaining  space in center...

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