Pumpkins and Supply Chain
One of these subjects is fun! The other….less so. But sometimes when we have situations, we also have solutions. The supply chain is going to continue to affect the pottery industry, as one of the main components of clay, talc, is no longer available in North America. This means that clay bodies have […]Read More
Getting Ready for “Maycember”
Maycember Several years ago, I started referring to May as “Maycember”. For Moms, there might not be a busier month than May. It is relentless and I think it is ironic that Mother’s Day is in the middle of that. (I’ve long said that Mother’s Day ends when breakfast does, because that’s about when I […]Read More
Clay Handbuilding at Do It Yourself Crafts
We are super excited – clay handbuilding classes are now available at Do It Yourself Crafts! Casey Tesmer is joining as our new clay instructor. He will be teaching weekly sessions on Mondays – after school for kids, and in the evenings for adults – as well as monthly classes that will be hands on […]Read More
Vintage Christmas Tree Events
We love Christmas at Do It Yourself Crafts! The season starts very early here – in fact, it’s already Christmas for us! We are doing Santa Handprint ornaments and Cookies For Santa plates and if I could turn the air conditioner down low enough, you’d really feel like it was time for Santa to […]Read More
Pumpkin season is here!
It feels like a million degrees with a billion percent humidity, so why am I thinking about Halloween? Well, because it’s pumpkin season! At least, it’s POTTERY pumpkin season! For 16 years, we’ve had custom pumpkins. I can remember this because I was pregnant the first year I carved them and set the pumpkin on […]Read More
Frequently Asked Questions!
Get the FAQs here! I’ve never been to Do It Yourself Crafts. How does it work? It’s easy! You come in, pick out a project to paint (we’ve got a LOT of items to pick from), paint it, leave it with us to be glazed and fired in the kiln, and come pick it up […]Read More
Deadlines! Deadlines! Deadlines!
This is the time of year that I think is, somehow, on a slide. Everything goes sooooo fast once spring break and Easter is over. It also makes a difference when it goes from winter to… well, not quite summer, but boy did it get warm quickly. But here we are and it’s time to […]Read More
“Handprint” Bowls Now Available
Would you like to preserve your family’s prints in the most unique way? We are thrilled to be offering a Clay Handprint bowl, and you won’t even need to bring the family in to make it. To make this one-of-a-kind bowl, you’ll need a traced outline of everyone you want to include in the bowl. […]Read More
Summer Camp at DIYC 2021
We are so excited to be offering camps this summer – this year we’re doing things a little bit differently, and we think it’s going to be pretty amazing. Camps are offered each week from June 7 until August 9, and are from 9 am to 1 pm Monday-Friday. You sign up for each week […]Read More