Homeplace Creations was the original name for the company started by Bill and Nola Watkins in Halifax, Virginia in 1991 producing a wide variety of hand-painted ceramic pottery at the family dining room table.
Nola started drawing and painting as a child and has always found a lot of pleasure from her artwork and the creative process. The “Snowman” design you see in her collections is a drawing on a Christmas card she made when she was seven years old which she was particularly fond of. Many other inspirations for her painting comes from Blue Ridge Pottery, which was hand-painted pottery from the ‘20’s to the ‘50’s made in Erwin, Tennessee. Nola also has a style that often reflects a whimsical and fun theme relating to her nature.