Dud Tissue Box

26 Aug

After being sent off to the kiln with such fanfare and high hopes, the porcelain tissue box came back a dud. The yellow background glaze transformed my luscious chocolaty brown highlight into a puke brown. The walls shrunk so much that a disposable box of tissues won’t fit inside. And that little crack that I so meticulously repaired and thought would go unnoticed? … Maybe not so much. Still, the garden acquires a classy new planter box, maybe for thyme or mint. And my theory of setting a blob of glaze on the edge to drip down for a stripe effect was well vindicated.

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