Amy Wynne Rees first came to Atlanta over 30 years ago to start a career at CNN.
Along the way, she discovered a passion for pottery. Spending evenings at the studio, surrounded by other women trying to express themselves, she was inspired to create her first plate. Now she’s launching Personality Plates, a line of collectible stoneware designs for home use, or as gifts for the women in your life.
Rees created the first limited “Sisters Edition” as a tribute to the women that have supported, motivated and inspired her. The bright and colorful plates, which are dishwasher and microwave safe, all have their own names and lively stories. The mahjong edition is set to hit the market in late 2022, as are wine charms and plates from other parts of the world. Each set includes a note on the series theme.
“My hope is that women will connect with the plates and the sentiments,” Rees said. “Our sisters hold a special place in our hearts. They are our best friends and confidantes. They are by our side for the good times and the bad. Whether she was born into your family or adopted, maybe you’re an only child and the only sisters you have are the ones you have chosen. No matter how or why you call her sister, she is your family. These plates are in honor of all our sisters out there.”
In keeping with the theme, Rees says that she will be donating a percentage of the profits to a good cause. “Part of our mission is to help support women who don’t have their own support system. Amy Wynne Designs will be donating a portion of the proceeds to nonprofits.”