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  • 3 Ways Clay Cafe Studios Can Help with School Auctions and Fundraisers

    Spring is school auction and fundraiser time. Ceramic art is a creative and popular auction item that raises much-needed funding for schools. Here are 3 ways we can help you generate those fundraising dollars.

    Pottery Painted by the Kids

    You visit the studio and choose a pottery piece to buy, Clay Cafe Studios will loan you paint and you take it to your school to decorate. This is a great activity for students to participate in a community service to help raise funds for their school. After painting the pottery, you bring it back to us to glaze and fire. Handprints and fingerprints create cute and desirable art on platters, bowls and vases. Parents love to bid on pottery that their kids have helped to personalize. Clay Cafe Studios can help you with lettering and finish off your masterpiece. Perfect for a silent auction.

    Studio VIP Cards

    For every school that asks, Clay Cafe donates a Studio VIP Card. That card entitles the auction winner to 5 free studio sessions. No work on your part. You ask. We give. This is also a great addition to your silent auction.

    Group Fundraisers

    You buy the pottery and paint from us. You charge a marked up price to each painter. The difference between what you pay us and what you charge painters will be your funds raised for the school. This is a great way to contribute school improvements such as creating a tile mural or other display and earn money for your school.

    Please call Gayla at Clay Cafe (703-646-6007) if you have any questions or visit our website .

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  • Family Night Out at Clay Café Studios

    Are you looking for a fun activity to try with your family? Pottery painting is a creative outlet that can also help your family spend more time together! See how much fun your family will have with a night out at Clay Café Studios:

    Enjoy Quality Time Together

    Spending time as a family is important for building strong bonds and creating lasting memories. It can be difficult to spend quality time together when you’re at home and have distractions like TVs and tablets, which is why it’s a good idea to get out! Take your family to Clay Café Studios for ceramic painting and other crafts. You’ll have plenty of time to talk to one another—especially when you’re complimenting each other’s pottery painting.

    Express Your Creative Sides

    You don’t have to be a professional artist to have a creative side! Everyone in your family has a little creativity they can get out when you visit Clay Café Studios. You’ll all be able to pick the pottery piece that you want to paint, allowing you to choose something you find appealing. Painting your pottery will help you express your creativity and leave you with a fun trinket to take home.

    Collaborate on Pottery Painting

    Each member of your family can work on their own piece when you visit Clay Café Studios, but you can also collaborate on your pottery painting! Collaborating on a piece is a great way to combine two different viewpoints and can be helpful for younger family members or those who don’t feel comfortable painting their own piece.

    Create One-of-a-Kind Gifts

    When you visit a ceramic painting place with your family, you’ll be able to make gifts that you can give to other family members and friends. Instead of purchasing something from a store and potentially giving the same gift as someone else, your family can present a loved one with a one-of-a-kind present.

    Clay Café Studios is a great choice for all members of the family! You can learn about our pottery painting near Falls Church, VA by visiting us online or calling us at (703) 646-6007.