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Address: 40534 NC Hwy, Avon, Hatteras Island, NC 27915
Phone Number: +1 252-995-7899
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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. Grab a latte or all fruit smoothie from the coffee bar and then create your own mosaic, paint some pottery or make some glass fusion. Browse our gallery to find unique gifts made by local OBX artists as well as owners Carolyn and Gary Schena. Studio 12 is fun for all ages!

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Great Activity for Family

Great selection of premade pottery and glazes. They were able to accommodate kids and adults. Fun new tradition when we visit Avon Beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah L
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of premade pottery and glazes. They were able to accommodate kids and adults. Fun new tradition when we visit Avon Beach.

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Thank Sarah L
Carolyn S, Owner at Studio 12, responded to this review

Thanks Sarah for taking the time to write us review! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Hatteras Island- be sure to look for us in our new location, just down the street at 41008 Hwy 12 (across from the Koru Beach Club) More 

Jersey
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110 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

My husband, our toddler (almost 2) , SIL & me headed there after lunch at burger burger during a rainy day here in OBX. The owner (?) Of the shop was very pleasant, and it's really low key. No stress. You pick out what you want , she sets you up at a table and you go. We chose to... More 

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

We enjoyed meeting your family and it was a hoot watching your daughter really getting into the painting! We will keep the face painting ideal in mind for next year :) More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We decided to take a short break from the beach and visited this place after Internet research on it. The staff was friendly and helpful. Our two kids enjoyed painting a piece each. It was ready when we left two days later. The prices aren't cheap $26 per piece, but the experience was worth it! We will come back if... More 

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

We are so glad that you enjoyed yourselves and we appreciate you taking the time to tell others! We look forward to seeing you again More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

I came to Studio 12 on my honeymoon. They have an awesome selection of premade pottery to paint as well as a ton of shapes to choose to make mosaics. The atmosphere was friendly and the owner was playing a great selection of music while we painted. I can't wait to pick up our pottery in a couple days!

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

Thanks for making Studio 12 a part of your honeymoon, its an honor to share such a special time with a newly wedded couple. The couple that creates together, stays together! Well, we certainly think so! More 

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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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

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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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

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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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 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 

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