Give Something Meaningful!

Corporate gifts are an important part of our work.  Inspirations Studio produces a wide selection of stoneware pottery, available in a range of glazes and sizes. Studio visits are welcomed with ...


Our Shop

We welcome visitors to our Showroom at the studio. We are open Tuesday to Saturday. The hours are 11 to 4pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11 to 5pm Thursdays and Fridays, and ...

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What We Do

Inspirations Studio is a micro-business incubator for low-income women who have been impacted by poverty, homelessness, trauma and mental health issues. Our members attend the Studio to learn pottery and businesses ...

What We're Up To


Thank You Catapult

For the past 6 weeks several students from the Enactus University of Toronto have made Financial Literacy accessible to the members of Inspirations Studio.  The workshops were customized where members learnt about budgeting and saving, dealing with banks and managing credit and taxes.  The workshops were determined after a needs assessment meeting was held with the […]

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OCAD U Collaboration

Inspirations Studio is delighted to be working with Industrial Design students from OCAD U in the creation of a series of designs for a mobile cart/display unit for the transportation of our pottery. The members of Inspirations Studio sell their ceramics at different locations, festivals and community events in Toronto, in addition to in front of Sistering […]

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Register with Inspirations!

We now welcome gift registries at the Studio!  Our handmade ceramics bring a meaningful touch to your wedding, baby shower or special event.  We invite you to our studio to select your preferred items.  Once you’ve made your selections, our registries are set up online for easy browsing by your guests. By supporting Inspirations Studio and women […]

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Inspired Custom Tea Set

We just completed a custom ceremonial tea set.  We love making special items for customers. Find our more about our customer work here.

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Upcoming Pottery Classes

Our next session of pottery classes will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm.  They run from September 20th to October 18th.  The cost is $205 and includes all materials, glazes, firing and professional instruction. These funds support our work with women living in poverty.  Please call us to sign up!

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Teacher Gifts

Do you need a gift for that special teacher ….. stop by Inspirations Studio to see if we have what you need.

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Creative custom order

We love helping people achieve their visions through custom orders.  Recently we received photos from a customer who asked us to make seven white pots for his cacti.  He and his plants were very happy. Do you have an idea for something special?  A plant that needs a home?  A teacher who needs a special […]

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Making a Difference

Global News Making A Difference did a profile of Inspirations Studio which aired May 9th.  To view the segment click here. The staff and members of Inspirations Studio would like to thank Susan Hay, Don and all of the Making a Difference team for the wonderful coverage our enterprise.

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Request for Proposals

Sistering has released a RFP to hire a consultant to do a Feasibility Study and New Business Plan for Inspirations and Spun Studio.  The RFP can be viewed here.

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We are a Vital Ideas Grant Recipient

Sistering is a 2016 Vital Ideas Grant Recipient! This grant is from the Toronto Foundation and will provide funds to; complete an evaluation of our two social enterprises – Inspirations and Spun Studio, conduct a feasibility study and build a new business plan which will position the agency to expand the model. This grant was made […]

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