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Quirky Ceramic Face Pots Are Given a Wild Hairdo When You Add a Plant

Artist Jennifer Hinkle creates a small, colorful world out of charming ceramic planters. Through her shop Hinkleville, she sells her handcrafted pots that are adorned with glossy glazes and sweet, tiny faces. Each of Hinkle’s creations feature the same sort of expression—a stylized depiction of shut eyes—which provides a sense of uniformity among her various surface patterns and textures.

The ceramic planters are adorable on their own, but they’re made complete with the addition of a flower or succulent—suddenly, they’ve got a new hairdo! Depending on your preference, the plant can be changed as often as you like. Each time, it’s like a tiny makeover for the porcelain people.

The “citizens” of Hinkleville are available on Etsy.

Hinkleville: Etsy
via [Culture N Lifestyle, Brown Paper Bag]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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