I don’t know about you but when I was growing up, a number of my aunts (I have quite a few) were really enthusiastic about ceramics. I still have the ceramic baby blocks and piggy bank to prove it. They are cute but not something that I continue to display or use on a regular basis. While at Wizard World Chicago this year, I couldn’t help but notice Mesiree Ceramics Studio’s booth as they were essentially in my line of sight for much of the convention. They immediately caught my attention because they were displaying items like this:
I am a huge Studio Ghibli fan and I’m pretty sure that I let out a rather loud squeal upon spying their lovely wares. Besides being cute, the detail on their mugs is just beautiful. I love the pure anger captured here on Calcifer’s face:
Ok, so they don’t just create amazing Miyazaki art. Their more traditional designs are also lovingly crafted and glazed in an array of colors.
Not in the market for a mug? What about a goldfish yarn bowl for all of you that knit/crochet or a hedgehog brown sugar saver for the bakers?
All of these items would definitely be proudly displayed and used on a regular basis in my home.
Enjoy your Sunday and stay crafty!