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National Pet Month

National Pet Month

May 27, 2020

It’s time to celebrate everything that we love about our furry friends! National Pet Month is our favourite time to commemorate the relationships that we have with our pets.  At Crock A Doodle we love celebrating National Pet Month with lots of paw prints, personalized food dishes and lots of adorable pet pieces. It’s fun … Continued

Encouraging Creativity in Kids

Encouraging Creativity in Kids

May 20, 2020

Kids are naturally, and beautifully, creative. Everyday at Crock A Doodle we see this, and we are always amazed at the creativity that pours out of children. Quite honestly, it’s one of our favourite parts of studio life! More than ever it’s important that we are encouraging creativity in kids, providing them a variety of … Continued

Virtual Team Builders

Virtual Team Builders

May 14, 2020

Working from home has become common for many workplaces during the last few months. We are seeing across Canada many offices that have adapted to an at-home work environment to follow social distancing guidelines, and to accommodate staff who have their children at home. It has been a real shift for many, but as a … Continued

#cadathome

#cadathome

Nothing makes us happier than seeing our customers painting and creating memories.  Since we haven’t been able to see any pieces being painted inside our studios, we have been so thrilled with the pictures that we are seeing of everyone painting their Crock A Doodle masterpieces at home! Whether it’s families sharing a paint night, … Continued

#CADthanksyoualatte

#CADthanksyoualatte

May 13, 2020

We at Crock A Doodle would like to extend our gratitude to all Front Line and Essential Workers who are working to keep their communities, and our country, safe.  Throughout April and May, we have had the privilege of personally thanking 25 of these amazing individuals with Take Home Painting Kits, with our #CADthanksyoualatte campaign.  … Continued

Mistletoes!

Mistletoes!

Nov 11, 2019

Capture those teeny tiny toes before they’re too big!  Create our oh so cute (and famous) mistletoes on any plate or platter!  Follow our technique video here.   Capture your footprints 3/4 of the way down your piece using Kermit Green. Add Rockin’ Red polka dots as a frame using a sponge dauber.     … Continued

Pine Prints

Pine Prints

Now that the leaves have all fallen, capture those Pine Prints for a different nature filled look! Follow our technique video!   Remove Pine Needs so there is one flat layer.         Paint a thin, even layer of MASH paint using a wide brush.     Stamp your pine prints on!   … Continued

Live Edge Wood

Live Edge Wood

Oct 22, 2019

Do you LOVE the look of live edge wood?  Paint your own platter to look just like it by following our easy technique video!  Create a set of platters in time for the holiday season and beyond.  This look always looks good and will never go out of style.   Rip 1” wide tape ¾ … Continued

Family Time at Crock A Doodle

Family Time at Crock A Doodle

Oct 10, 2019

Spend some quality family time at Crock A Doodle Paint Your Own Pottery!  Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Aunts, Uncles etc. Everyone is creative and our friendly and helpful staff can help even the most self proclaimed, “not creative”, person make a masterpiece of their very own!  With super simple, step my step techniques, we have … Continued

Teal Pumpkins

Teal Pumpkins

Sep 30, 2019

Put a teal pumpkin out for Halloween so kids know you’re offering non-food or allergy free treats!  Paint any one of our jack-o-lanterns/pumpkins and bring it out year after year.  What a fabulous way to include anyone and everyone!  Check out our fabulous fall pieces here.  From owl mugs to to witch hat lanterns, we … Continued

Fall Birch Trees

Fall Birch Trees

Create stunning serving ware with our fall birch trees technique just in time for thanksgiving…an easy technique that always looks incredible!  Drop in to a Crock A Doodle Paint Your Own Pottery Studio near you, no reservations required.  Watch our technique video here.  Choose from an array of plates, platters and more.  Fun for little … Continued

Crock A Doodle Franchise Opportunity

Crock A Doodle Franchise Opportunity

Sep 23, 2019

Crock A Doodle is thrilled to celebrate the opening of its 35th studio in Guelph, ON with franchise owner, Noberta Tanudjaja.  Our colourful brand is on the grow across Canada…making memories, connecting communities , creating success.  Find out more about our franchise opportunity at https://crockadoodle.com/franchise-opportunity/