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Chickens and Roosters

Heidi Fahrenbacher New Product

Chickens and Roosters

My old studio used to be in a chicken coop, sans the chickens. I loved it! It was old and quaint, and I even loved the old musty smell. To this day, I keep a photo of the chicken coop on my desk at the new studio. It makes sense that one of my first designs were chicken and rooster mugs. The problem was I didn't have the chicken and rooster as models and so the original chickens and roosters started off more like ducks. My best friend bought me a book on how to draw birds and my chickens and roosters, which...

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How Bella Joy Pottery Started

Heidi Fahrenbacher

How Bella Joy Pottery Started

How Bella Joy Pottery Started The summer between first grade and second grade we moved. That fall I started going to St. Margaret's, a small Catholic school, in Otsego, MI. One day, Mrs. She-who-shall-not-be-named, came into the classroom carrying these weird long boxes. She explained to us that these boxes contained 20 candy bars that we needed to schlep around and sell. Ok, great. I didn't want to sell a box of candy bars! But then something magical happened, she took out the prize catalog. Depending on how many candy bars we sold we could get a prize! Sign me up!...

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