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Address: 40534 NC Hwy 12, MP 55, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
Phone Number: 12529957899
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Description: Studio 12 is a fun place for kids and kids at heart. Bring in the whole...
Studio 12 is a fun place for kids and kids at heart. Bring in the whole family for some artsy fun. Create your own mosaic, paint some pottery or take a class in glass fusion. Browse our gallery to find unique gifts made by local OBX artist as well as owners Carolyn and Gary Schena. Studio 12 is fun for all ages!
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New Family Tradition

We have been here as a family the past 3 years and it's become a required outing when we go to Avon. This year our toddler "helped" paint his own piece, and last year the staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Sarah W
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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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Jenkintown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have been here as a family the past 3 years and it's become a required outing when we go to Avon. This year our toddler "helped" paint his own piece, and last year the staff helped us to put his footprint on a platter. The selection of pottery is great, and they have glass work also. They also sell... More 

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah for taking the time to write us a glowing review, we loved having your family in and love seeing the kids grow every year! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We love the beach, but wanted an escape from the sun. Studio 12 is much more than a pottery shop. First, it's a great pottery shop - lots of choices, plenty of room and helpful staff to make your artwork. But, there's also a glass fusion studio. Caroline is very creative at setting up easy-to-do glass projects everyone will love.... More 

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We especially loved the jelly fish glass fusions you did and are so glad you included photos for others to be inspired by! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This was our first time at Studio 12 and we love it! Everyone working was so nice and helpful. We went on a rainy day and I think everyone else at the beach this week decided to go the same day but we was rushed at all.

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

We are so glad you had a good time! Thanks for taking the time to write us review! More 

Arden, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We have gone here during our last 3-4 beach trips and had tons of fun. Kids can paint their own pottery and the pottery is usually ready for pickup within a few days. We did mosaics for the first time last year and those turned out very cool too. Definitely recommend.

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting us! We appreciate you taking the time to write us review! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We usually vacation in the Outer Banks, and studio 12 is penciled in for a day every time! Kids love it, and us adults find it very relaxing. Great owners, great experience :) such an awesome idea :)

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

We are so glad to be a part of your to-do while on the OBX! Thanks for taking the time to write us a review :) More 

Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My family had the best time ever at studio 12. They spent time painting their own mugs demonstrating their creativity. I did my very own mossiac; we discovered so much hidden talent. I also found some beautiful pieces to purchase.

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

We are so glad that you discovered your hidden talent! Thanks for visiting and taking the time to write a review, we look forward to seeing you again soon :) More 

Hickory, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Three ladies in our group went here to paint some pottery last week. They had a ball, they said. They brought home a piece they painted, and lasting memories of time spent together. While I got more time to fish without feeling like I was ignoring my wife. I call that a win - win situation. Check it out, I... More 

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write about your positive experience of Studio 12. We are glad you got some quality fishing time and the ladies had a good time too! Maybe next year you will join them :) More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This was our second year coming to Studio 12 to make a mosaic as a family memento of our trip to OBX, and both times have been wonderful! The staff is friendly and helpful, and the activity itself is so much fun. I also love the small things you can paint and the beach inspired projects, like the lighthouse we... More 

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Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a great experience with us! Thanks for taking the time to write us a review and we look forward to seeing you family again :) More 

Warren, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We discovered Studio 12,by accident,3 years ago.We saw something on facebook and I went on their website.I have been hooked ever since!We bought a couple of their handpainted coffee mugs,picture frame,and Christmas ornament,all with the Cape Hatteras lighthouse painted on them.Also 5 little handmade Christmas ornaments.Lately,we have been ordrering specially made to order..outlet covers!Yes, outlet covers.They are so beautiful when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A fantastic shopping experience with many wondrous original works. We bought many items from a picture frame with a hatteras light house on it, to unique siver earrings. We as also bought a gorgeous designer coffee mug with a cool inlaid emblem. Lastly, we bought 6 handblown decorated drinking glasses. I would recommend studio 12 to anyone looking for a... More 

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