Wilderness Compass

Why you need the Wilderness Compass Tile

"Now Voyager, sail thou forth to seek and find." Walt Whitman Shown in Grey Come on now...Compasses are cool. There is just something about them, something that draws you to them, sparks imagination and the adventurous spirit. The compass is important to so many; really who wouldn't want this gorgeous piece in a prominent spot in their home? The Wilderness Compass is a hand carved 8 Inch Ceramic...
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Wild At Heart

Y'all know me. You've been with me long enough to know that I am crazy for everything Nature. Trees...awe inspiring, wildlife.... mesmerizing, fresh air...exhilarating, wilderness...inspiring! It is my muse after all. You've read my other posts about the healthy benefits of getting a little nature therapy. Can you think of a better way to reduce stress and anxiety, lower your blood pressure and...
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Alice Lake Mountain Scene

Alice Lake Mountain Scene Triptych

Alice Lake  24 inch x 8 inch Triptych Tile Alice Lake, the gem of the Sawtooth Mountain Range in Idaho.   The Sawtooths are my favorite to hike.  The rugged peaks, the crystal clear alpine lakes are world renowned for their majestic beauty.  The trails here are rugged with plenty of elevation gain to challenge even the most experienced hiker.  I have so much love for this wild country of...
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tooth of time

The Infatuation with a Mountain.

The Tooth of Time. "Into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul". ~John Muir   Hey There! If you have been following me on any of the social media avenues, (and if you're not, you ought to get your fanny over there and follow for a behind the scenes look at Fire Creek Clay!), you would know that I am a backpacking wander woman. I am at my happiest when I am in the backcountry away...
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Interior Design

A New Way to Think About the Trends in Interior Design

A New Way to Think About the Trends in Interior Design. Hey! Won't handmade tile get outdated quickly?   I was asked this very question not too long ago and it's a good question. And I have a great answer! The word TREND is a noun meaning "a general direction in which something is developing or changing". Thank you, SIRI....and trends are just that...fashionable designs that change from...
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Secrets to a beautiful, handcrafted tile installation

You've decided to create a home that is a beautiful reflection of who you are, your hopes, your dreams... You want a home where your soul can just be. Handcrafted ceramic tile has caught your attention for the rustic quality it brings, the texture it can add to a room and the customization that only handcrafted can bring, but you hesitate... How on earth do you install handcrafted tile? You've...
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Ceramic tile countertops add beauty and personality to a home.

Ceramic tile countertops add beauty and personality to a home. ~ And they are easier to care for than you think! I WANT ceramic tile kitchen countertops. CRAZY, right??? I know! Perhaps, it is merely because I am a tile artist and have this funny obsession with tile, maybe it is because I was merely trying to save money by using my trade. There is some truth to those last two statements, but...
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Angevin Rose

The Tile of Kings

Angevin Rose A new handcrafted tile set by Fire Creek Clay. Inspiration is everywhere and often found in the most unlikely of places.  Fire Creek designs are often inspired by the backcountry and the animals that reside within.  Today, Fire Creek introduces The Angevin Rose Medallion and the story of its beginning is different. We study genealogy to answer the great questions of life;...
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When the lazy days of summer comes calling…

I go on dreaming... It has been an unusual summer for Fire Creek. The weather has been extraordinarily pleasant.  So unlike the hot dry heat we here in Idaho are so accustomed to. As I sit here talking with you, I am sitting on my back patio. Completely enjoying the cool gentle breeze that stirs my wind chime from sleep. It has left me in a rather reminiscent mood. As I sit listening to the...
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