Christmas is coming !

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Hotpotz. The baubles are flying off the shelves, Treats for Santa Plates are hugely popular again this year as well as all your personalised mugs and plates. We have some lovely new stock, beautiful light up gingerbread houses, trees, Santas, Snowmen and Churches. We also have a couple of new Clay imprint decorations which look amazing and will be a treasured keepsake for many many years to come.

Happy New Year

January Opening Hours.
Please note our opening hours throughout January are as follows:
Sunday and Mondays – Closed
Tuesdays 10am – 5pm (Adults evenings will resume in February)
Wednesdays – Closed
Thursdays 10am – 5pm
Fridays 10am – 5pm
Saturdays 10am – 5pm (Closed January 9th)

Love is in the Air

  What better way to show your Love than to hand paint a token for your loved one. Hotpotz has a huge range of gorgeous pottery that say ‘I Love You’ in a variety of ways. We have heart shaped plates, bowls, trinket boxes, hanging decorations, plaques all ready and waiting to have your personal touch added at our lovely Paint Your Own Pottery Studio in Whitley Bay. It doesn’t stop there. If hearts aren’t your thing, you can choose from our huge range of plates, mugs, bowls, trinket boxes, vases, money boxes, figurines, homeware, platters, teapots, plant pots, I could go on. The list is endless. Drop in and have a go. We have lots of new stock in and it’s the perfect after school or half term activity for the kids.

Christmas Opening hours

Hotpotz would like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy 2015 and Thank You for all your custom and support during 2014.

We will be closing for the Holidays on Tuesday 23rd December 2014 and will not re-open until Friday 2nd January.

We hope everyone enjoys giving and/or receiving their lovely pottery on Christmas morning. If you love it, post a photo on our Facebook page and enter into our prize draw for the chance to win a Hotpotz voucher to spend with your family in 2015.

Summer Lovin’

Here at Hotpotz the Summer holidays are in full swing. We have some fantastic new products in stock to keep your little ones busy during the holidays that we know they’ll love.

Check out our Introduction to Foam Clay Workshops, Tuesday Mornings at 10.30am. We’re making monsters and beautiful butterflies and having a gooey time. Please ring to book a place as spaces are strictly limited.

For adults and older children, we have lots of new colour crystal glazes and ‘shimmer’ glazes which create amazing effects that everyone is impressed with, as well as lots of new decopatch papers and gems if you want some ‘instant artwork’

Still love Painting Pottery? We’ve got some great new shapes, including Zombies, Mugs, Vases, Bowls and Plates to paint. Our stock is being constantly updated and added to so whatever you fancy, we’re sure you’ll find something you love to Paint at Hotpotz.

Next up….. Father’s Day

It doesn’t seem two minutes since Mother’s Day, but now Father’s Day is coming  (June 15th)  and we have a great selection of lovely mugs, perfect for Dad’s morning coffee or big plates for his ‘Big Dinner’.  How about having the baby’s hand and footprints put onto a keepsake, or even the dog’s paws. At Hotpotz we have specialized in baby hand and footprints in Ceramic, Plaster and clay for over ten years and can help you to get the best possible quality results. Not sure what you want, pop into our lovely light and airy studio and we’ll be happy to help you as much or as little as you need.

Lots of lovely new products in Hotpotz this month, including our fabulous cat and dog ‘mug huggers’, some great new monster truck, monster and train money boxes for the boys. On trend for the moment we also have lots of lovely owl ceramics to paint including our gorgeous owl tealight holder.

Hotpotz Pottery Painting Studio.

Yes , it’s February and at Hotpotz, the premier pottery painting studio in the North East we have lots of exciting new products and projects for you to try your hand at. One of our current favourites is the Sock Monkey money box, but with the largest range of Paint Your Own Pottery in the region we are confident that there is something for everyone, young or old.
Why not try your hand at Decopatch? It’s simple, fun and you can take your project home the same day. We have a large range of papers and add ons to choose from and the results are simply stunning. You can also buy Decopatch products to take away, so if you want to keep your kids busy while you do jobs around the house, this will keep them occupied, but Beware…. It’s very addictive.
We have also been working on some new and exciting techniques here at Hotpotz. We are confident with our skills and experience we can help anybody of any age, total beginner or more advanced, to create a piece of art to be proud of. No experience necessary. Check out our gallery for some inspiration.

Love is in the Air

After a lovely relaxing start to the New Year, we find at Hotpotz Ceramic Painting Studio, the North East’s Premier Pottery Painting Studio, that thoughts are turning to Love.
Yes, Valentine’s Day is coming and what better way to express your feelings than with a hand painted token of your affection. We have even been known to help out with proposals and have a 100% record of Yes’ ! So whether it’s an anonymous Love, a New Love or the same old Bill, show them you care, paint it on a plate.
Following on from Valentine’s Day, don’t forget the MOST IMPORTANT PERSON in your life! Mother’s Day is Sunday 30th March. We all know that Mums like it best when they receive hand made gifts that they can use to demonstrate their childrens’ talents to their friends 🙂 We can help make everyone look super talented, just ask us how.
We look forward to welcoming old and new customers to Hotpotz in 2014, the Perfect Place to Paint Pottery.

Christmas Countdown

It’s coming… Say goodbye to Halloween and Hello to Christmas. We have lots of lovely new items in stock for Christmas, but they are moving fast. Super popular items include our hollow baubles which are particularly great for Babys handprints and new for this year our Chubbies range of Santa, Penguin and Snowman and some lovely Santa, Owl and Snowman tealights to help create that festive mood.
Looking for a Crafty Gift idea? Our decopatch kits make a great gift or stocking filler or why not buy a Hotpotz Voucher for a special treat day out next year.