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Hi! I’m janet

Garden Study Ceramics is a small batch, handcrafted ceramics line of modern, functional housewares. I make each piece by hand in my studio, located on a canyon overlooking sage covered hills in coastal San Diego.

My professional journey started out much differently as a TV news reporter. For 10 years I chased wildfires, hurricanes, criminals and national headlines from city to city. I finally hung up the mic to chase around my little ones, and needed a quiet place to redirect my creative energy.

Late 2018, I found myself elbow-deep in clay at a community pottery studio. A few months later, I was selling my pieces. It’s been a dream spending my days doing what I love.

Inspired by natural beauty that surrounds where I live (wildflower canyons, quiet coves, rolling tides, and bright sunny days), Garden Study is botanically inspired, made by the sea.

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wildflowers in every box

Part of my commitment to sustainable pottery also includes eco-friendly packaging.

  • Cellophane bags are made with plant cellulose

  • Inks + Prints are soy based

  • Boxes are made from recycled materials

And my favorite part:

  • Each thank you note included in every shipment is embedded with wildflower seeds you can plant + grow for your own Garden Study!