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Handcrafted Dinnerware + The Perfect Mug

Ink & Mud: A Staple Contributor to our Creative Community

Article by Karen Mitchell

Photography by Alivia Joy Photography & Elan Photographie Studio

Originally published in Colorado Springs Lifestyle

Are you obsessed with feel-good textures, pretty things, locally sourced goods and the idea of a slower rhythm while buzzing through your morning routine? Ink & Mud has unequivocally made the perfect mug that combines all of these things into one, handheld size. To own one, to gift one, to enjoy a glimpse of her work on an open shelf brings a simultaneous feeling, simple joy. 

Claudia Doyle, curator of the pottery company Ink & Mud is making beauty, and Colorado Springs is adorning our homes with her pieces. She is best known for making dinnerware and mugs in neutral, earthy tones. Amongst her favorite items are half-dipped tumblers and custom orders.

“Customs can be so special, and I love getting to know the people I am making things for,” she says.

Claudia’s a gifted artist and a soul full of love. She is kind, intentional and holds a beauty inside of her that shows itself in each piece we keep or gift. 

Claudia will be taking custom orders for the holidays until Oct 31st. Keep your eyes open for her work during holiday popups this season. She’ll be announcing these dates and locations on her Instagram account @inkandmudco

Where can you shop her ready-made pieces?