Open Studios…..

Starts tomorrow – looking for something different to do this weekend…..Jump on the Australian Ceramics website:

http://australianceramics.com/home/   Follow the links to  Open Studios – Unearth Your Local Potter

Here’s a link to an interview on Radio National with our President of the Australian Ceramics Association – Shannon Garson from the Sunshine Coast.

Potters all over the Queensland and Australia have opened their studios this weekend –

Listen here: http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2014/08/bst_20140815_0854.mp3

Now if there’s one thing close to a potters heart other than pots, it’s food. I’ve just popped into the over two chocolate cakes:

Recipe:  Super Easy (very delicious) Chocolate Cake

1 cup organic s/r flour

1 cup organic raw sugar

1/3 cup cocoa

1/3 cup organic butter (softened)

1/2 cup organic full cream milk

2 organic eggs

Directions:  sift dry ingredients into bowl of mix master, then add wet ingredients. Mix on med/high for 4 minutes until light and fluffy.  Bake in a square or round lined cake tin for 35-40 minutes on a 160 oven.

Ice with your favourite icing or for simplicity dust with some pure icing sugar.

Serve with a cuppa coffee, tea or hot chocolate…..enjoy.

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I was was going to post a photo of the first chocolate cake out of the oven, but wordpress uploader isn’t working, so it’s a oldie but a goodie – a cup for your your tea or coffee instead.

If you’re around the Northside of Brisbane tomorrow or Sunday, please drop in for a piece of cake, cuppa, chat and demonstration. Love to see you…..Pattie

6 Osira Close, Eatons Hill  (19 kim from the City) next door to Albany Creek and on the eay to the beautiful Samford.

Handmade Samford also has a wonderful market on tomorrow from 12noon till 5pm.

http://www.love-handmade.com.au/handmade-samford.html

Have a wonderful weekend.

 

 

 

 

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Two Create Aratula…..

This beautiful Boutique retail outlet now stocks some of my work. The lovely Tanya and Angela own and operate the store and have it set up beautifully. I was delighted when they approached me to be part of their artistic community.

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There’s plenty of gorgeous gifts to tempt the most discerning buyer of handmade, together with gifts for everyone in the family. I picked up a stunning gift for my daughter’s birthday (she doesn’t read my blog, so it’s still a secret…shh).

Located on the scenic Cunningham Highway at Aratula (it took me about 90 minutes from the northside of Brisbane) also you should call at the local antique & second hand ware stores and finished the trip with lunch at one of the very popular cafes. 

The store isn’t open on Wednesdays.