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Pottery Painting Studio

In the studio you can pick from many different creative activities, you can try one or a few its upto you, you can find us in Formby on Merseyside, we are a short drive from both Southport & Liverpool, for directions visit the contact us page. See below for a list of activities with prices.

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 Here at China Butterfly in Formby we offer a wide choice of creative activities in a friendly environment, you can choose from many different craft activities, there is something for all ages from toddlers to grandparents, (see further down the page for craft activities list & prices).

Our studio can seat upto 30 people & we have highchairs for our younger painters.

For current studio opening hours please visit the contact us page on the website. You can pop in anytime the shop is open, no need to book unless you are coming with a group. Alternatively you can call us to book a table on 01704 831709 or email info@chinabutterfly.co.uk

 Remember craft activities aren't just for children! we have a large selection of items which are suitable for people of all ages, pictured on the right is a selection of activities perfect for adults or teens who want to try a creative activity, no experience is necessary and you don't need to be artistic as all our projects are really easy! You might be surprised at just what you can create & how relaxing it is.

Perfect for mums who want to escape for a few hours and catch up with friends in a creative environment.

Why not make a special Birthday or Christmas present for someone, our friendly staff are always on hand to offer help and guidance whenever you need it so don't be afraid to come and see what you can make!

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Some people think crafts are just for girls, here at China Butterfly we know that's not true! Boys love to make things and get messy just as much as girls do!.

On the left is a small selection of the activities which are suitable for boys to have a go too, there is plenty to choose from for boys, girls, teens and even adults.

From pirates to monsters and dinosaurs to lions there is sure to be something everyone will enjoy trying.

For a full list of creative activities available in the studio and for prices see below. Alternatively call us on 01704 831709 or email info@chinabutterfly.co.uk for more information.

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You can choose to do either one activity, or try your hand at a few, most activities don't need booking in advance with the exception of clay and potters wheel activities as we need additional staff for these activities. If you want to avoid disappointment we recommend calling us on 01704 831709 or emailing info@chinabutterfly to reserve a table as we can get busy at weekends and during school holidays, if you reserve a table we just need to know numbers you can choose your activities once you arrive (excludes clay activities which must be booked separately) see below for full activities list and prices.

acrylic-painting-200x200  Pottery painting with Acrylic paints From £6 to paint a small animal, bear etc, there is a whole shelf at this price, pieces go upto £20+ for the very large items. Acrylic paints dry to a matt finish & can be taken away with you on the day, not suitable for plates, vases etc. We have 100's of pieces to choose from. glaze-painting-200x200  Pottery painting with Glaze paints From £8 to paint a small animal, bear etc there are 5 whole shelves at this price, pieces go upto £30+ for very large items, Mugs & plates from £12. Glazed pieces need to be left with us to be fired and collected about 1-2 weeks later depending on how busy we are in studio.

Paint a wooden shape, we have a large selection of wooden shapes for you to choose from  upto around £16 for the very largest pieces. The paints dry quite quickly & you can take your piece away with you on the day.

wooden-shapes-to-paint-200x  Jewellery making from £3.50, we have pieces suitable for children. jewellery-making-200x200
    Decorate a lovely wooden framed mirror for £10. Paint the mirror with a design of your choice using our paints. The paints dry quite quickly (depending on how thickly they are applied!)  so you can take your mirror away with you on the same day. mirror-painting-200x200
Mosaics £20, we currently have 10+ designs to choose from including cupcake, fairy, penguin, dinosaur, tiger & bird, these are quite large mosaic pieces made using glass tiles on a sturdy wooden shape. These take around 2hrs to complete and are suitable for a wide range of ages. Make & take away on the same day. mosaics-200x200 Make your own greetings cards £2 each or 3 for £5, Make your own decoupage greetings card, we have a wide variety of designs for you to choose from, and you can take your cards away with you on the day. card-making
 
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Decorate a wooden picture frame £5.50 for small frame & £8.50 for large frame (A4 size) Decorate your frames with our paints in a design of your choice. The paints dry quite quickly (depending on how thickly they are applied!)  & your picture frame can be taken away with you on the same day.

 

Felt sewing, Pre punched felt shapes to sew in easy to follow packs, prices from £4 - £6.50 to complete in the studio & take away with you on the day, a selection of designs suitable for a variety of ages. Other activities in the studio also include painting wooden tealight holders £5 & wooden windchimes £6.

 Potters wheel £20pp, Potters wheel sessions must be booked in advance so we can have the appropriate staff members in to help, sessions are for a minimum of 2 people at £20 each & must be paid for in advance as we have had people booking & not turning up. Please click on the pic on the right for Info. potters-wheel-200x200  Handbuilding with clay £20pp Clay session must be booked in advance so we can have the appropriate staff members in to help, sessions are for a minimum of 2 people at £20 each & must be paid for in advance as we have had people booking and not turning up. Please click on the picture on the right for further info about clay activities. handbuilding-200x200
       
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