Announcement I am currently moving all my product to Amazon Handmade. Please visit me there. Search for yellowcottagestudios. Thank you!!
I am currently moving all my product to Amazon Handmade. Please visit me there. Search for yellowcottagestudios. Thank you!!
lordavis on May 3, 2016
Gave as a gift and recipient loved it
Kate Cook on Apr 12, 2016
Just for me.. All me!!!! These are beautifully made. Between wearing my crystals and my essential oils, I'm ready for my days to begin!
Kate Cook on Apr 12, 2016
I love these aroma disks. I use essential oils all the time so the convenience of these is just perfect. I've also given as gifts.
C. M-Barber on Jan 12, 2016
It came quickly and is exactly as pictured. Thanks so much!
Creating beautiful things from natural materials, Clay and Gourds
Within the walls of Yellow Cottage Studios you will find Gourd Art, Yarn Bowls, Jewelry Bowls, hand-wrapped Jewelry, hand-thrown pottery as well as wonderful wood projects made by my husband like Custom Knives and Wooden Wall Plaques.
All my life I have crafted, created, painted, stitched, weaved. Now I am blessed to have found my passion in Gourds and Clay. Most of the time you will find me playing in clay and covered in mud. Other times I might be found cleaning, woodburning, weaving, painting, or carving gourds.
When I am on the potters wheel I zen out to the sensation of the clay forming something smooth and wonderful under my hands. Starting from a lump of muddy clay I push and pull, sometimes gently, sometimes not so gently until the clay responds to my direction and becomes a thing of beauty.
Hand thrown pottery bears the mark of the human touch. From the freshly thrown piece I may carve, paint or manipulate the piece ito become a piece of functional pottery that hopefully will bring joy to someone else.
Gourds, on the other hand, are natures pottery. They grown in all shapes, sizes and coloring. The Gourd artist sees more than a dirty hard shelled fruit. We see what it could become. After we scrub the dirt off we see the beautiful coloring left behind by nature. Gourds take well to being carved, painted, dyed, weaved on and woodburned. Most of the time I just have a starting idea, I don't plan out the whole gourd. I let the gourd tell me when it is finished.
Owner, Potter, Gourd Artist
I discovered gourds many years ago when I needed something to weave pine needles on. They are wonderful to paint, burn and carve on and give me hours of joy. As for Pottery, I love the feel of the clay forming under my hands!! I love being creative!
Creator, Wood Worker And Knife Maker
Ben has had a love affair with wood ever since he took shop in high school. His current passion is making knives and just recently discovered an artistic avenue with a CNC machine. Now he is working on combining the two.
Find YellowCottageStudios at the following upcoming market!
Olde Time Farmers Market and Craft Show - Poteau OK
Historic Downtown Poteau,
Apr 16–Oct 29
Fresh Poduce, eggs, meat, crafts and more. Every Saturday Morning from 8:00am till noon. Located at the Towne Square on Dewey Ave in Historic Downtown Poteau.
It is my philosophy that everyone should be able to own handcrafted items since they are made with love and carry such positive energy. With that said, I do try to keep my prices reasonable.
Handthrown pottery bears the mark of the Human Touch.
Buy Handmade.... make an artists day!
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Refunds and Exchanges
Additional policies and FAQs
Wholesale or consignment: Please contact me for wholesale or consignment orders. Allow 6 weeks.
Frequently asked questions
Gift wrapping and packaging
I will be happy to ship your item without an invoice and with a short message to your recipient. Just let me know in the comment section while checking out. Because I try to ship in the smallest box I can, to keep shipping costs down, I do not gift wrap
The gourd I use are of the highest quality and have been properly dried and prepared to last a lifetime. Each piece is sealed in a high gloss finish.
Gourds are not food safe or water tight.
They are a piece of art and should be treated as such. I use color fast dyes however exposing to direct sunlight may cause some fading.
Gourds can crack or break completely if dropped. The thicker the gourd the more it can take but because they are light weight I recommend keeping them out of reach of children and wagging tails
Is the pottery dishwasher and microwave safe and non-toxic
Unless otherwise noted, YES!!! Use away!!