14 local ceramic makers + where to make your own in Birmingham

Some people marvel at food or cars. I marvel at locally made art! Photo via Mudtown Pottery’s Facebook

Here at Bham Now, we’re all about supporting local businesses and makers. Since many of us are looking to revamp our spaces, why not start with handmade dishware, ceramics and pottery? Check out these 14 local makers throwing it down on the potter’s wheel to bring us beautiful ceramics.

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22 Birmingham photographers you need to be following on Instagram

Don’t you want to see photos like this alllll the time?! Photo by David Youngblood on Instagram @dyoungblood71.

There’s definitely no shortage of talented photographers in Birmingham. And seeing the city + the beautiful people in it through their lenses is one of our favorite things. We love sharing their work when we can. But we want to do more than just give credit in the captions. Here are 22 local photographers you need to be following on Insta—plus hear from a few about why they do what they do.

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Shopping for art and local, handmade goods is the way to go this holiday season

As a southerner, giving gifts is an art in itself. It is my humble opinion that the people of the South take great pride in knowing just what to give our loved ones to celebrate special occasions. You know, by doing things like committing their Amazon wish lists to memory. Or, scrolling through their social media photos to understand their fashion preferences and personal style.

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