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Inspired Treasures For The Home

Inspired Treasures For The Home

Looking for the perfect accent piece for your home? A handcrafted mug for your coffee is the perfect addition to any morning! This year, four local potters will be selling their ceramics in the Hand-Made Village, with each artisan bringing their own personal style to their work.

Michael Astill has been working with clay since 1993, and today he crafts wood fired pieces under the name Dooryard Pottery. Stunningly beautiful, while managing to remain practical, he makes mugs, vases, teapots and more, each boasting earth-inspired Canadian designs.

At Firebugs, David Krindle and Alan Lacovetsky create inspiring, utilitarian pieces that could find a place in any home. Respected by artists from across the country, Lacovetsky was described by Heather Bishop as a “walking story of clay.” Together, the two experienced potters explore the process of making

For a bit of whimsy, Kelli Rey will be bringing a collection ceramic pieces that aim to entertain. With vivid colours, her bowls, mugs and teapots would stand out in any kitchen. Rey also dabbles in sculpture and wall hangings, which incorporate glass, paint and wood with her clay.

Michael Lemer includes incredible range of functionality and design. From mugs, to casserole dishes, to pitchers and honey jars, he ensures that each of his ceramic pieces has its own personality. Lemer’s handmade or wheel thrown wares will round out even the best pottery collection. 

We are proud to host these amazing Manitoban potters in the Hand-Made Village this summer. From beautiful to practical to everything in between, it’s easy to imagine the inspired, earthy designs of these pieces in your home. 

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