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Pots for Art in the Heart

Art in the Heart a new arts and crafts based gallery in Peterborough now have some of my work on show and now I'm trying to get to grips with selling on their "virtual" marketplace. Hopefully the shop will be  up soon with a selection of pots for sale. In the meantime here's a sneak peek of what to expect...


Website:  https://www.artintheheart.co.uk/











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