Hand & Footprint plates, mugs, gifts, formby, southport, liverpool
Hand and Footprints captured forever on beautiful & functional pieces.
We now also offer clay imprints both framed & unframed, more info can be found below.
Printed pieces make excellect gifts and momento's for you and your family, we can help you capture that perfect print, suitable for all ages from babies right through to adults make a personal gift which will be treasured forever, all our paints are non toxic and safe for even delicate hand & feet, with prices from just £12 why not book to make your prints today, just get in touch via the Contact Us page.
Do I need to book?
If you would like assistance in making your prints just call or email us via the Contact Us page to book an appointment anytime the shop is open
If you want to make the prints yourself you can pop in anytime the studio is open (no need to book) staff will be on hand to help you, but may not be able to offer you as much attention if studio is busy.
How does it work?
1. Simply choose which piece/pieces you would like 2.Choose your colours (staff can advise you on which colours work well for good quality prints) 3.Decide if you want a colour in the background or let your little one paint with pale pastel colours 4.Paint your chosen hand/foot & print! then decide if you want to add any names/dates or messages 5.Leave your piece with us to be glazed & fired
How much does it cost?
We don't charge for taking the print you just pay the price of the pieces you have chosen, pieces suitable for printing on start at just £12 for a small heart shaped plate or small mug, and go upto around £30 for a large teapot, platters etc. These prices include all materials plus glazing & firing in the kiln (we don't add a studio fee on top, the price on the shelf is the price you pay, we like to keep things simple!)
What can you print on?
We have loads of different pieces to choose from including plates, mugs trinket boxes, coasters, vases, teapots, picture frames, jugs, platters, cake plates, plaques, heart shaped plates, star shaped plates, christmas tree shaped plates & more!
Printed pieces make fabulous gifts for mum's, dad's, grandparents, auntie's, uncles, friends etc They are ideal for fathers day, mothers day and Christmas presents or just for a personal momento.
We also offer vouchers for print pieces which make ideal christening or new baby gifts you can choose any amount or a specific item such as a small mug, side plate, heart plate etc
We welcome mum's groups, nurseries & playgroups to the studio to come and make prints or paint.
We can also visit you if you have a group or nursery and can offer discounts for groups, nurseries & playgroups, please just get in touch for more information via the Contact Us page.
Clay Imprints are now available in the studio, you need to book an appointment to take your clay prints just so we can make sure we have everything ready for you, it only takes a few minutes to take the actual print then you can choose your colours for the prints & text then leave it with us! your imprints usually take around 4-8 weeks depending on if you are having them framed, how busy we are etc, if you need them for a specific date we will do our best to get them ready for you.
What ages can you take imprints from?
We have captured imprints from babies, just a few days old right through to whole families, we use a really soft white clay so lots of details are visible & it is gentle on small hands. Our youngest customer that we captured clay prints for to date was just 9 days & our oldest was 82! so really any age can be printed.
Why does it take so long for us to get the prints back?
Once the prints have been taken the clay needs to be shaped & any details names etc imprinted, the clay then needs to air dry naturally, once the clay is properly dry it will get its first firing in the kiln. Once fired the imprints are then carefully handpainted & worked on to show up the maximum detail possible, the prints are then glazed & fired again in the kiln. Once the prints are complete they are either strung on a ribbon or framed depending on your option chosen. As you can see there are a lot of processes involved!
|A single framed imprint (childs size) is £20 it can be a childs hand or a babies footprint, you can choose any colour from our range of glazes & we can add names, dates etc in paints.|
|A single framed imprint (childs size) is £35 it can be a childs hand or a babies footprint, you can choose any colour from our range of glazes & we can add names, dates etc in paints.|
|A double print unframed (childs size) is £35 it can be two hands or two feet or a hand and a foot either from the same child or one each from two different children or one adults sized hand print. You can choose any colour from our range of glazes & we can add names, dates etc in paints.|
|Double imprint framed (childs size) is £50 it can be two hands or two feet or a hand and a foot either from the same child or one each from two different children or one adults sized hand print. You can choose any colour from our range of glazes & we can add names, dates etc in paints.|
|Four baby/child imprints unframed, perfect for twins or siblings. £50 can be four child sized prints, or two adult sized prints or a combination of both e.g one adult two children etc You can choose any colour from our range of glazes & we can add names, dates etc in paints.|
We can even help you capture your dogs paw prints on pottery or in clay (clay prints are priced as per child size) please make sure that you book in advance if you would like to make dog prints as we can book you in for when the studio is quiet!