Inspirations Studio

6D17259A-3439-42D5-B565-20D4CCFE3D42It was so hot and humid last week. How hot was is? It was so hot that I barely left the house on Thursday and Friday. But I was getting the cabin fever so on Saturday I went to the Big on Bloor festival.

I usually luck out with vintage jewelry finds at this annual event, but the weather was so unbearable that I had no hunger for digging. In fact I don’t even remember seeing the usual second hand vendors.

8012D00D-E661-4078-AE0A-7315746CF89CBut I did spy a tent from Inspirations Studio, which is a ceramics collective that gives women who’ve had a rough road a place to create and connect while priding pottery that they can later sell.

4F3CBFCA-0FDE-4E90-96FB-337C23DAA711There were lots of lovely objects but I ended up buying this pretty spotted bowl by a woman named Roxanne. I also got a tote bag designed by Shary Boyle because I love her work but this will be the closest I’ll ever get to being able to afford one of her pieces.