There are so many kinds of pottery and I love them all, but I have to admit,
I fell in love with the colorful pieces at Heather Lane Pottery in Ada, Michigan.
Face it. Even the exterior of the building is cute -- a sunny yellow
that seems to scream "Come on in!"
Heather Lane's pottery is made on site and all of it is bright and cheery.
It is well displayed in several showrooms.
If you take a look at the windows here, you'll see a valance.
All of these are pottery pieces. I'd not seen these anywhere else.
The yard sticks were pretty cute, too!
My favorite room included their signature blessing bowls
and a large number of Michigan-themed pieces. It was beachy and beautiful!
Even the bathroom was pretty cute, with a mosaic vanity from broken pottery pieces.
(You can buy bags of broken pottery pieces in their sale area.
I didn't. But I was sure thinking about it!)
Bright tulips, enchanting birds, happy bunnies.
They all exist on everything from spoon rests to egg cups, bowls, vases and plates.
One of the fun things about Heather Lane is that you can
go back and watch the pottery being painted.
The day we were there, four women were painting
over the bisque bowls and plates.
The work was rather details, but they graciously said
"Come on over and watch!" So we did!
Heather Lane also has its own website for those unable to travel to
Western Michigan. Check it out! You might fall in love, too!