Thursday, April 14, 2011

A morning at the Ceramic Cafe

We are almost at the end of our first week of school holidays here in Victoria, and there has been a lot of crafty pursuits happening in the SUDs household, including baking, drawing and painting… soon I shall be teaching my young daughter some sewing, too!


But today we took our paintbrushes outside of the home and met up with some like-minded friends (my “painting buddies”, Anne & Karen, and their two gorgeous girls) to go to the amazing Ceramic Cafe.


Ceramic cafe Rose 1


Just look at the concentration on my DD’s face!


Ceramic cafe Rose painting



A gorgeous rainbow-coloured Kitty!


Ceramic cafe Rosies cupcake 2


Rosie’s completed cupcake… ready to be glazed and fired along with these beauties…


Ceramic cafe finished items_picnik


The cupcake in the pic above is the one I painted… but Rosie’s is much more creative!


We had such a fun morning, the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves – as did us adults! If you live in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne and are looking for a fun activity this school holidays – I thoroughly recommend this place!


Now to wait a week and collect our finished items… what shall we do in the meantime? Hmmm… more painting!! Smile


Hugs! Vikki & Rosie xx


Ceramic cafe Rose and Mummy picnicked


18 comments:

Kerryanne English said...

Awwww.... Rosie is so cute. Tell her I think she has the makings of a wonderful artist and I can't wait to see her ceramics all fired and finished.
Hugs ~ Kerryanne

Jo in TAS said...

That looks like a fun mother and daughter activity, can't wait to see them all fired!

Deb said...

Gorgeous photos sweetie. Rosie has obviously got your crafty talents.

Dawn said...

Oh Vikki, What fun!... Rosie's and your designs are gorgeous... and I especially LOVE Rosies flower plaque... very creative...must be like Mummy...
Big Hugs Dawn x x

Indigo Blue said...

My daughter and I have had a go at this in the past. They always look fantastic once glazed and fired. I then joined a ceramic painting class, it can get quite addictive too.
xx

Quilt Kitty said...

Vikki that is such a beautiful photo of you & Rosie. What a great creative activity to do together & with friends. She is obviously very crestive like her mum. Love Rosie's kitty! Tracee xx

Joy said...

Well the apple hasn't fallen far from the tree!! I think you have a budding artist there, I just LOVE Rosie's heart and flowers pic!!! I remember doing the same thing with Bear when she was about 10, she made the most wonderful Christmas candy box - such a treasure. I know Rosie's and your cupcakes will be too, what lovely memories they'll bring back to you both in years to come ;o).
Love n hugs dear one,
Ethel xxxx *mwah* xxxx

Chris H said...

You both did well! I am sure once they are fired they will look stunning.

Nina Morelli said...

Rosie is so sweet...
She will be a great artist like her mom.
A big kiss to you both.
Nina

Cyndi loves to stitch said...

Such a cutie!! and what a fun day!!
another artist in the making like mom!!!! GOOD JOB ROSIE!!! ( to Rosie: I like your cupcake the best!!!) Hugs, Cyndi

Allie said...

What fun! Rosie did a marvelous job! Vikki, I adore that pic of you two - such beautiful precious girls you are!!!!!!!

Maria said...

What special times spent with your DD. Just beautiful painting of your ceramics and such treasures to have and keep.

clare's craftroom said...

Those places are just the best ! It looks like you had a great day .

Anna Rosa Designs said...

Hi Vikki,
Sounds like a great Mummy and daughter day!
What gorgeous pieces you both painted.
Happy creating,
Hugs,
Anna

John'aLee said...

Oh they are just beautiful. It brought back great memories for me when I used to take ceramics as a kid! You're such a great mom!

Madame Samm said...

ahhh Vickie and Rosie...a pretty picture you make...you are a delightful MUMMY...xpo

Simone de Klerk said...

Rosie is very talented! Such fine work.
And, what a darling girl she is!

PatchworkPottery said...

So nice to see you both! I love doing crafts with Claire too :o) I won't be getting my kiln up and running this year as it would be a waste of money because with all the patchwork, I really don't have time for pottery but maybe next Spring! Hugs, L

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