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Studio 12

Address: 40534 NC Hwy 12, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
Phone Number: 252-995-7899
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Avon
Type: Art Galleries, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Owner description: Studio 12 is a fun place for kids and kids at heart. Bring in the whole family for some artsy fun...
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Type: Art Galleries, Museums, Shopping & Fashion
Hours:
Mon - Wed 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thu - Fri 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: 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 owners Carolyn and Gary Schena. Studio 12 is fun for all ages!
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Warren, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We have been to the studio 2 times & it's so much fun! They have such a great variety of pieces to choose from. Nice to know that you are not on a huge time constrain & all do the staff are more than willing to help if necessary. Just remember that you want to paint earlier in wk so... More 

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Zanesville, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Had a fun day painting items with my husband, who claims he's not artistic. Really friendly staff and easy projects to work on. Reasonable prices. Would be great to do on a rainy day, but we had great weather all week and still came here. Were able to pick up our items within a day, but we also came during... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

There are beautiful pieces of artwork that you can purchase, or you can sign-uo for a class and create your own beach memory. I love the glass bowls.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My family and some friends visited here on our vacation. The couple was very nice to us, our young children and our friends. We felt very comfortable in their studio. They were super friendly. We plan to visit again;). Very helpful and kind.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My daughters and I visited Studio 12 late this summer and loved the shop! They have a nice variety of locally made items in addition to their own beautiful pottery and glass. The workshop space looked so inviting. We are planning to come back next summer to paint some pottery! The owners are very friendly and knowledgeable.

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The owners Carolyn & Gary are so warm, helpful and patient! You can purchase beautifully, handmade art, sculpture, jewelry, artisan soaps, chocolate and pottery; or you can make your own! They offer walk in space to paint & decorate your own designs on preformed pottery, that is beautifully made and always turns out beautifully , even the 'masterpieces' I viewed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We love this place! Me, my husband, and my 11 year old and 14 year old sons. Made visits during two vacations now, and it's always great. The owners are SO nice and helpful, and did I mention talented? The artwork they have on display for sale is amazing, most of which they themselves have done. Even if you think... More 

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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My 8 year old and I went over for a mom/daughter morning of arts and crafts. Calm setting and good for a variety from the beach. We painted pottery and there was a good variety of items to choose from. The only bummer of the visit was prices were described as inclusive of the process. When I got to the... More 

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

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are disappointed to hear that you had sticker shock. We really take great strides to make the studio experience all inclusive so that there is no sticker shock. The specialty paints you used (crystallites) do have an additional charge (they only additional charge in the studio)... More 

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