Turn Predictable into Amazing: CCSA Highlights 7 Reasons Why Hosting a Birthday Party at a Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP) Studio is So Much Fun

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One of the key reasons why PYOP studios are perfect for birthday parties is that each guest gets to create a unique piece of artwork, such as pottery painting, creating with clay, canvas painting, making mosaics, board art and more, which they can take home to remind them of the special day.

All materials and step-by-step instructions are provided by trained and friendly PYOP studio staff.

All materials and step-by-step instructions are provided by trained and friendly PYOP studio staff.

Thanks to helpful PYOP staff, getting everything scheduled and set up is remarkably easy, and the experience is super awesome!

Summer is around the corner, which for parents marks the unofficial launch of birthday party season — and the pressure to do something special for their child. This year, the Contemporary Ceramic Studios Association (CCSA) is urging parents to avoid predictable, boring and ordinary birthday parties, and instead invite their guests to enjoy hours of creative fun and excitement at a local Paint Your Own Pottery (PYOP) studio.

According to the CCSA, here are seven reasons why hosting a birthday party at a PYOP studio turns a predictable event into an amazing experience:

1. Each guest gets to create a unique piece of artwork, such as pottery painting, creating with clay, canvas painting, making mosaics, board art and more, which they can take home to remind them of the special day.
2. No artistic background is required, which makes the experience enjoyable for guests of all abilities and ages — including young kids.
3. Activities can be customized to suit a specific theme, such as wizards, undersea adventure, princess, unicorns, sports, and the list goes on. If parents can imagine it, PYOP studios can make it happen.
4. PYOP studios provide all materials and step-by-step instruction. Guests only need to bring their imagination.
5. Everything takes place in a comfortable climate-controlled indoor environment, which means that rain, wind, UV rays, bugs, pollen, and other hazards won’t ruin anyone’s fun.
6. Parents can participate in the creative fun with their child and guests, and take plenty of pictures to share on social media.
7. There is no mess to worry about, as all post-party clean-up is handled by PYOP staff.

“For busy parents, planning a special Pinterest-perfect birthday party at home can be quite stressful,” commented Dena Pearlman, CCSA’s executive director. “PYOP studios are the ideal option. Thanks to helpful PYOP staff, getting everything scheduled and set up is remarkably easy, and the experience is super awesome!”

Here is how one delighted parent described her experience at the CCSA-member PYOP studio Creative Café: “I want to say thank you for the wonderful job you did. This was our first time at the Creative Cafe, it was my daughter’s 7th birthday party. I was so nervous about dealing with 8 little girls, but you made it so easy, and fun for the girls. All the girls loved being able to pick out their own craft to paint, and you did a great job getting all the girls to open up and feel comfortable. I really enjoyed being able to sit back and go with the flow. Everyone enjoyed the party. I am so happy, and thankful that I had her party at the Creative Cafe!!!!! I have not been able to stop talking about how great the party was, and how you made it so comfortable for everyone. Thank you so very much.”

For more information about hosting a birthday party at a PYOP studio, visit: https://www.paintyourownpottery.com/parties. To find a PYOP studio in your area, visit: https://www.paintyourownpottery.com/studio-locator.

For all other details, including media inquiries, contact Dena Pearlman at (888) 291-2272 or dena(at)ccsaonline.com.

Facebook users can also follow the CCSA at https://www.facebook.com/ccsapaintyourownpottery, or connect with PYOP fans across the world at https://www.facebook.com/Paint-Your-Own-Pottery-206166622756971.

About the Contemporary Ceramic Studios Association

The Contemporary Ceramic Studios Association (CCSA) is a not-for-profit trade association serving the needs of ceramic and paint your own pottery studios and suppliers around the world. The Mission of the CCSA is to promote creativity and excitement about our industry and be a resource for our members. Whether you're a seasoned studio owner or someone who is thinking about opening your own Paint Your Own Pottery studio, this is the place to be. Learn more at http://www.ccsaonline.com.

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