... but I have already made my first lovely discovery and may just find myself hooked. (Do come find me by the way, and share your tips!)
Above: sitting tigers, £50 each
Glasgow-based illustrator/ceramicist Jen Collins makes these beauties. The artist, who turned to ceramics because she wanted to apply her drawing style to more than a flat surface, runs an online ceramics shop, called Bolden, where you can find these top cats as well as the pieces below.
Above: loaf rabbit, £30 each
Above: plant cats, £22 each
Above: seated lion, £50
Above: snoozer bowl, £5
I make no apologies for my love of animal-themed home embellishments – and for posting about them so regularly. Besides, they always seem to go down well. The post about Anna Chilton's tiger mugs was a big hitter, and the beautiful but mad equine coat-hanger I featured a while back even inspired one American reader to cut her own Breyer horse in half and make a pair of bookends – which you can see here.
But just to mix things up a bit, here are Jen's animal-free 'Little Dishes', below, £25 apiece.
See more of Jen's work at hellojenuine.com and find her ceramics at bolden.bigcartel.com and her buy her 2D work at her Etsy shop