I've had the best part of a glaze kiln load ready for glazing for a couple of weeks now.
I needed to fill one more shelf and made nearly enough pots to do that, (and then made three large mugs to actually fill the shelf).
Having most of a kiln load ready for glazing meant that unlike normal, I know exactly how everything is going to be glazed - it's even all written down.
The only things not decided are the three large mugs.
I had one idea of a glaze combination and then rejected it, (it would have looked fine, and I'll use it another time, but it wasn't what I wanted), every time I now try and think of an alternative all that will come into my head is the original idea.
How do you get a good idea out of your head when you're looking for a better one?