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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Tips for Choosing Custom, Handcrafted Tile

Choose Custom Tile  that is right for you. I'm hoping that you've read my Custom Tiles and have had some time to ponder all of the possibilities that exist with custom tiles for your home.  Has it left you asking, how do I whittle down all of those possibilities down to one perfect choice for your home? Read on... Just where are your going to put this really amazing, made for you tile? Whether...
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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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Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon and a Raven

  I love Idaho, always have and always will.  Here, you can go to the crisp, green mountains and sit beside a crystal clear lake in the morning and drive to a warm, wide valley covered with pungent Sage Brush and Bitter Brush by afternoon. I find my peace and my inspiration here in these little hidden gems around this great state of Idaho; the lush forests, the shifting sand...
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