Natasha Lawyer and Brett Bashaw met in 2013, at a coffee shop in Seattle and were married six months later. They have lived in a Volkswagen van, an apartment with pink carpet, and a vintage airstream they restored together. They discovered their love for ceramics during their time living in their airstream and started going to pottery classes separately. She at a local community center and he, as part of his undergraduate degree. Natasha, a full-time illustrator at the time,  began selling work on the side and slowly they began to make pottery together.

A year later, having outgrown their space, they sold their airstream, moved to Vermont, and bought a ten acre patch of woods with a tiny cabin on it. They christened it the 'Sugarhouse Homestead' because of an old stone sugarhouse foundation they found in their back woods. Shortly after they built themselves a little pottery studio in a grove of maple trees and the Sugarhouse Ceramic Co. was established.

They once again began to outgrown their studio, and three years later they began their search for a new home. You can find them now in Nova Scotia Canada. Fixing up their 1950's farmhouse, collecting rocks on the beach and making pots in their Kentville pottery studio.

Sugarhouse Ceramic Co. is the couple’s first joint business venture and most days you can find them drinking lattes and making pots in their Kentville pottery studio or planning their next trip. Come say hi & shop irl or take a class. To check out what they're up to on a regular basis you can find them on Instagram.

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The Sugarhouse Journal

Hand-Carved Paint Palettes?

Hand-Carved Paint Palettes?

When Natasha and I started Sugarhouse Ceramic Co. we fully expected to solely focus on mugs, bowls, and the many other forms that are commonly asso...

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