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 Won't handmade tile get outdated quickly?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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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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Custom Tiles ~ Personalize your home!

"Home is where your story begins." Using Fire Creek Tiles in your next remodel project, can personalize your home the way big home improvement stores can't.    We have been in our house for almost 16 years! Holy Cow, where does the time go?  In those 16 years, we have yet to make any kind of improvements to our home.  You know...we were busy with trying to keep up with two boys...who has the...
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Wildlife Tile Series

      "All things share the same breath the beast, the tree, the man. The air shares its spirit with all the life it supports". ~Chief Seattle Introducing the new Wildlife Tile Series by Fire Creek Clay The solitude and peacefulness is what many seek when traipsing through the forest.  But if one is lucky, you may catch the glimpse of a fox, scurrying through the brush or the...
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As The Tile Crumbles…

As the Tile Crumbles ~ The Ongoing Saga of a Girl and her Little Bits (of tile). It is very easy to get too big for your britches.  I have made tiles for over 5 years.  I'm pretty proud at how far I've come, what I've learned, and how I've done it mostly on my own.  Boredom from repetition had settled in and it was time to stretch myself.  I've designed 8" tiles that have turned out...
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Tile Process

Welcome To Fire Creek Clay

Welcome to Fire Creek Clay! I am so glad that you are here!       For me, my pieces are more than just a ceramic tile. Each design stands as a place in time, a memory of a beautiful place or creature that I have experienced on my treks into my home state, and other places as well.  I consider it a gift to transform these memories into something tangible, something to have always....
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