New Mailing List

posted on our Facebook page today


We have decided to announce all workshops and MVCT events via email. Many people do not frequent Facebook on a daily basis and this will ensure that everyone gets the information in a timely manner. If you wish to be on the mailing list please send your email address either by PM or by comment on this posting. Thank you.


1. Carol Warneke — personal page
2. Carol’s Carousel Creations — business page
3. Carol’s Carousel Studio Group — only for those who come to class
4. Carol’s Carousel Shop — carousels, Etsy store same name
5. African-American Kids — Af-Am Collection, Etsy store same name
6. Ceramic Studio Owners/Teachers of NE Ohio & Western PA — group of local teachers
7. MVCT Mahoning Valley Ceramic Teachers page — public
8. MVCT Mahoning Valley Ceramic Teachers Group — members only

You may sometimes see the same post on multiple pages. Sorry for the duplicates but we often have different viewers on different pages.


There is also our webpage
The blog is sporadic, sometimes daily and then not for several weeks, depending on what is going on in the shop.
However, the CATALOG should be pretty much up to date. Note that CAROUSELS and AFRICAN-AMERICAN KIDS are separate tabs on the menu bar. Everything else should be in the main catalog. Click to get a Table of Contents with active links or pull down for catalog structure hierarchy.


As many of you already know, Jim and Carol have both been fighting whatever bug is going around for the last couple of months. A couple of Z-packs and a myriad of other allergy medications have helped to lesson the symptoms. Classes were closed down all last week. Feeling much better but things are still going in slow motion.

  • Fishing kids with poles (2)African-American Kids is a subdivision of Carousel Creations. We have both a Facebook page for up-to-date information and an Etsy store where you can actually order bisque or finished pieces. We are keeping busy with orders of both kinds, the Jazz Band being the most popular. So far we have just been doing the Etsy store but hope to take pieces to craft shows and do workshops.
  • Alberta Triple Ring Carousel
    Carol’s Carousel Shop
    is another dubdivision of Carousel Creations. We also have a Facebook page and an Etsy store. The Music Box size animals go on the carousel and we are in the process of acquiring molds for the entire set, including accessory pieces. We also have larger and smaller carousel pieces.
  • Carousel Creations Cupcake Board SIGNCarol’s Carousel is what people affectionately call the ceramic studio. This sign has actually become a bulletin board with photos of our first classes. We have occasional Workshops, where a new technique is taught for a fixed price which includes everything.
    Open Class is when students come and work on whatever they want for a $5 studio fee plus bisque. Even if there is a workshop in progress, students can work on their own if not interested.
  • CC magnetic sign
    The Party Van
    is what we call our van when we slap on the magnetic signs, load up the red cart with supplies, and bring it all to you. Thus far, we usually go to nursing homes and assisted living facilities. However, we can also go to your home, school, or church as long as it is handicapped accessible.

So that’s a quick update. We will hopefully be able to keep up the blog on a more regular basis. Please remember to “follow” the page and you will get the blog via email. When updates are made to the catalog, there is always mention of it in the blog with links to the page.

Carol’s Carousel Creations
Where having Fun is why we come!

Don’t forget to Follow the Carousel





About carolscarouselcreations

I am a retired math teacher. My jusband and I have been pouring, cleaning, firing, and painting ceramics since 1970 and have been teaching since 1972. We are both Duncan certified and members of IADCCT (International Association of Duncan Certified Caramic Teachers) and MVCT (Mahoning Valley Ceramic Teachers), a local chapter in North East Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. We have a home studio where we teach Technique Workshops and have Open Class time. We also have a party van which we take to local nursing homes. A new addition in 2020 is our online Facebook Live classes/demonstrations. We have two Etsy stores AfAfKidsNFriends for our African-American pieces and CarolsCarouselShoppe for our carousels. Find us on Facebook at CarolsCarouselCreations or send us an email to
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