BlueSkyPotteryCO

Contemporary Ceramics and Pottery by Deb Babcock

Colorado, United States · 4712 Sales

BlueSkyPotteryCO

Contemporary Ceramics and Pottery by Deb Babcock

Colorado, United States 4712 Sales On Etsy since 2006

5 out of 5 stars
(1776)

Announcement   Handmade ceramics in contemporary colors for all home and office decors. All the pottery here is handmade by me in my Colorado studio - either wheel thrown or hand built from slabs and coils. FREE SHIPPING (domestic only) availble on purchases of $250 or more - use coupon code: FREESHIPNOW.

All items except Made to Order ones generally ship within 1-3 business days of your order. I make my own glazes and electric fire my dinnerware, vases, bakeware, etc to Cone 6, making it very durable for everyday use, including in the oven, dishwasher and microwave.

I'm always adding new pieces to this collection of handmade pottery so be sure to check back often.

For my weekly special, recipes, techniques and more, visit my website: blueskypottery.com

Also, if you like watercolor paintings, I have a shop on Etsy where you can see original abstract and landscape paintings that I've created: BlueSkyFineArt.etsy.com

Here are a few of the comments made by people who've purchased my pottery:

"Stunning piece! So much detail and colors are perfect. I will cherish it always."

"As usual, Deb shipped my item right away! And as usual, it's beautiful and perfect! My little sugar pot and spoon is on display on my counter and I just love it! My husband says he's worried I have an addiction to buying Deb's pottery! And it's true...."

"Fun, unique piece! Packaged carefully and quickly shipped. Thank you for including business cards and artist info which is appreciated for gift giving. "

"Over the moon to have this fun bowl on our breakfast table. Such a happy piece. Love it! Arrived VERY WELL PACKED. Great service and convos. Thanks. "

"Deb sent these items beautifully packed and they arrived on time with no damage. Deb was a joy to deal with during the ordering process. The mugs and matching saucers are an absolute joy with gorgeous colours and a very artistic decoration."

Announcement
Last updated on Aug 23, 2016

Handmade ceramics in contemporary colors for all home and office decors. All the pottery here is handmade by me in my Colorado studio - either wheel thrown or hand built from slabs and coils. FREE SHIPPING (domestic only) availble on purchases of $250 or more - use coupon code: FREESHIPNOW.

All items except Made to Order ones generally ship within 1-3 business days of your order. I make my own glazes and electric fire my dinnerware, vases, bakeware, etc to Cone 6, making it very durable for everyday use, including in the oven, dishwasher and microwave.

I'm always adding new pieces to this collection of handmade pottery so be sure to check back often.

For my weekly special, recipes, techniques and more, visit my website: blueskypottery.com

Also, if you like watercolor paintings, I have a shop on Etsy where you can see original abstract and landscape paintings that I've created: BlueSkyFineArt.etsy.com

Here are a few of the comments made by people who've purchased my pottery:

"Stunning piece! So much detail and colors are perfect. I will cherish it always."

"As usual, Deb shipped my item right away! And as usual, it's beautiful and perfect! My little sugar pot and spoon is on display on my counter and I just love it! My husband says he's worried I have an addiction to buying Deb's pottery! And it's true...."

"Fun, unique piece! Packaged carefully and quickly shipped. Thank you for including business cards and artist info which is appreciated for gift giving. "

"Over the moon to have this fun bowl on our breakfast table. Such a happy piece. Love it! Arrived VERY WELL PACKED. Great service and convos. Thanks. "

"Deb sent these items beautifully packed and they arrived on time with no damage. Deb was a joy to deal with during the ordering process. The mugs and matching saucers are an absolute joy with gorgeous colours and a very artistic decoration."

Deb Babcock

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5 out of 5 stars
(1776)
Bridget Franklin

Bridget Franklin on Aug 30, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! Stunning! Perfect! The detail is amazing! The colors are vibrant. LOVE IT! Will definitely be back! Thanks so much, Deb!

Terri Wall

Terri Wall on Aug 25, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

The cutest! I am ordering the others...

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Updates

Wedding season still! Three log wall hangings go into the final kiln firing this weekend.
Glazing prep bowls today to replenish my inventory.
These are a special order toothbrush holder and soap dish I am working on today
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About

Pottery with soul

Handmade pottery differs from mass-produced pottery in similar ways that a home-cooked meal differs from a frozen entree out of the grocery store freezer.

It is lovingly made in a manner that takes more time, has ingredients in it that the creator has chosen with care, and offers qualities that could never be achieved with something mass-produced. Sometimes it doesn't look as polished or perfect as a manufactured item, but it certainly has soul, and the imperfections give the pieces a certain charm and character.

Most handmade pottery is one-of-a-kind since each piece is made individually, one at a time. It has an inviting feel to it that makes you want to touch it, hold it, and enjoy using it.

Because it was lovingly made by an individual, it has a positive energy that flows through to the person who chooses it for themselves or another.

It also offers qualities that manufactured pottery cannot hope to achieve, such as being created for a very limited use purpose or being personalized with a name, message or a particular size, shape, color, texture or design.

Handmade pottery is generally more ecologically friendly than wares that come from far away places, most often overseas, and the individual craftsperson is generally more likely to recycle and reuse materials in the creation of handmade pottery. No waste going to landfills; no chemicals and toxic materials being released into the environment.

I hope you enjoy browsing my shop and learning more about handmade pottery.


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  • Deb Babcock

    Owner, Maker, I Do It All!

    I'm a studio potter working in porcelain and stoneware clay. Before moving to Colorado and starting in pottery in 2001, I ran a marketing research firm in Michigan for 17 years. Quite the change in professions, huh?

Shop policies

Last updated on June 1, 2016
Hi! I'm so glad you found my shop among all the wonderful artists on Etsy.

When you purchase my handmade pottery, you can be assured that I have created it to the highest standards of safety while retaining the creative, whimsical touch for which my work is known. My glazes are food safe and can be used in the oven, microwave or dishwasher unless the description says otherwise. However, as with any handmade pottery, it will retain its fresh good looks longer with handwashing and limited microwave use. I accept custom orders and will sell wholesale to galleries/shops....please contact me for information.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Check
  • Other Method
Payment
I'm happy to accept payment via PayPal, money order, check or credit card. If you wish to bypass PayPal and just call me with your credit card number, I'm happy to accept that, too. The number is 970-846-9349. When you check out on Etsy, just click the 'Other' button for payment and call me with your credit card information.

LAYAWAY AND HOLDS
If you see something that you want but won't have the money until later, I am happy to place an item on hold for one week and will list the item as Reserved for you. If you wish to buy an item over time, that's ok, too. I will accept a 20% deposit on the item and allow you to make payments over time as long as the item is paid in full within two months. If it is not paid in full within 60 days, you will forfeit your deposit since I have lost the opportunity to sell that item while it was on hold. For other special arrangements, please contact me.
Shipping
I generally ship within 2-3 days of receiving payment, and for most items I use FedEx Ground or USPS Priority Mail. My policy is to ship the fastest way possible for the amount of money I've collected. I use lots of bubble wrap, foam and peanuts for the protection of your pottery.

On International orders, I've tried my best to estimate the shipping costs. However, if I have overestimated it significantly, I will refund the difference to you. Because USPS is our only viable option for international shipping, I will make every effort to pack your item very carefully but will not be able to process a claim should the package arrive damaged. You will need to work through your local post office to file the claim. I will be happy to provide you with any documentation needed.
Refunds and Exchanges
I want you to be very happy with your purchase from me. But sometimes mistakes happen, and I'm not perfect all the time :-)

If you don't like it or there is a problem, I will refund your money, replace the item, or even make you a new one. Please let me know if there is a problem within a week of delivery. And, please, before leaving a bad review of my shop or your purchase, please give me a chance to make things right.

***A Word About COLOR**** I try very hard to accurately represent my product through photographs and description. I want you to love your pottery and come back for more! A lot of people don't realize that the color of the image can vary widely from one computer monitor to another. What looks lavender on one computer can be gray on another computer etc. If the exact color of the item is very important to you and you are unable to determine the shade through my description, please send me a Convo and I'll give you as much detail about the color as I can.
Additional policies and FAQs
I love a challenge and will accept custom orders if I feel it is something that I can make well for you.

I am willing to accept wholesale orders from galleries and gift shops, but do not take consignment orders. Call me or email me for more information: Deb Babcock 970-846-9349 or blueskypottery [!at] gmail.com