Great Gifts for Grandma- things to do in Avon, NC

hand as fish and finger as sea creatures

Handprints on pottery are a great gift for loved ones, especially those that seem to already have everything they need.  Can we ever get enough enough of those adorble little hands!  The great thing about putting handprints on pottery is that the materials used; glazes and bisque pottery are non-toxic and easy to clean up.

getting the whole family involved!

Unlike acrylic paints which can stain and cause a huge mess, the glazes used to paint low fire pottery are water based and do not stain on clothing or furniture.  In fact, even if you miss a spot it will easily wash off even after it has dried.  And if those toes or fingers don’t get thoroughly washed before your lil pumpkin gets one in her mouth, there are no worries either as all the glazes used with pottery paiting in Studio 12 are non-toxic.

Handprints on pottery can be given over and over again because there are so many ways to put those handprints into adorable poses and on everyday useful items and it is fun to see how our childrens little feet and fingers get bigger each year.

We have included several ideals of how to use your little ones fingers to make some great gifts for the loved ones in your life!

If you do a little searching you are sure to find and endless supply of hand print inspiration! Flat surfaces are a great medium such as plates, platters and tiles, but you can also think about nice everyday objects that will surely bring a smile to the person who gets to use it them such as a coffee mug with newborns feet prints.

A nice big canister that can hold cookies, coffee or all those utensils that I am sure will be used as band instruments in the kitchen one day is also a nice useful item and will be a cherished piece of art diaplayed in any proud parents or grandparents house!  At Studio 12 we have a great time working with youngsters and and thier parents and loved ones to create these very personalized gifts.  These are the kind of prints that never have to worry about washing off and love to live with forever!

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *