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That other project…. porcelain candle lights

In a couple of weeks (give or take a few) I’m becoming a mom. Hooray!

According to Belgian tradition, when the baby is born you give every visitor a small box of sweets as a thank you for their gifts or visit, called ‘doopsuiker’. It’s a huge tradition which requires quite a bit of preparation: choosing which candy you want to give,  the boxing, the color schemes, the display, etc.

So I thought: lets keep it simple. I’m not going to make, glaze and fire 100 little ceramic bowls. That’s crazy work and I’ll need to save my energy. I’ll just buy some basic little boxes at the store.  Good for me… Should I? …Hmmm, no it’s crazy. Yes, let’s stay rational.

Well, that lasted about a month. Soon enough, my fingers started itching and I could no longer resist. Goodbye rationality 🙂

So, I started on the ceramic bowls. I wanted to make little bowls to contain the candy, but Iporcelain bowls Franz unglazed also wanted them to be re-used afterwards as candle lights. That’s when the porcelain came into the picture. Verder lezen That other project…. porcelain candle lights