The Blog

The changes keep on coming – September 2020 update

September 20, 2020

2020 has been quite a year. Bit of an understatement, don’t you think? We have made a few more updates to how things are happening at DIYC. We’ve got a system in place for how we’re handling parties and reservations for the remainder of 2020, and we hope it will make it easier for everyone […]

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Health and Safety Precautions at DIYC

July 21, 2020

We have re-opened, but of course there are limitations and we want to tell you what we are doing for the safety of our staff and customers. We are still offering pottery-to-go from the shop on the website, for anyone who is not yet comfortable with painting inside at Do It Yourself Crafts. We are […]

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June news

June 1, 2020

So now it’s June? How did THAT happen so fast? I’m not really sure how time works any longer. One month takes forever. The next month takes FOREEEEEEVVVVEEEEERRRRRR and then the next few months fly by? I was sure that I had written something since the beginning of May, but apparently I had not. School […]

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So, what’s next (version 5.02)

May 2, 2020

How many times have we re-thought about what we are doing? It. Has. Been. A. Lot. Some of the changes have been BIG and some haven’t been. Some have been temporary and some I know will be permanent. I also know that we aren’t done making changes. That’s okay, the entire time this store has […]

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Planning what’s next

April 15, 2020

So, what’s next? Like all of you, we are trying to figure out what happens next in this world we are living in. It’s been hard, and I’ve gone on a roller coaster of emotions since we began. Not even a month ago would have I imagined we would be where we are right now, […]

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DIYC and Covid-19

April 14, 2020

For over 20 years, Do It Yourself Crafts has been a part of the creative community in Birmingham. We don’t plan to change that any time soon. But, with the Corona Virus, we are changing HOW we create with you. For now, we are limiting our hours and the number of people who can be in […]

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Pumpkins and Turkeys and Trees, Oh My!

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of the year, when the weather and I don’t know what time of the year it is. It’s chilly in the morning, but that jacket my son wore to school? It may or may not make it home when it’s sweaty hot outside at the end of the day. Is it Halloween? […]

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Christmas Pottery at Preschools

September 9, 2019

Did you know that your child’s school could have me come to visit? And that I can help with fundraising when I do? Every year starting in September, I travel to preschools and daycares in Birmingham to start the Christmas pottery. It’s a tradition we’ve been doing for years, and we’d love to add your […]

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Not just for kiddos…

August 20, 2019

We do a lot of parties – and I think we are pretty good at them, if I do say so myself. I love that the kids have a great time, and I love even more that parents tell me that it’s the best party they have – easy and fun being the most often […]

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