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Take Home Creativity
By Kate Barker, Photography by Lexa Chambers

In the face of the pandemic, Crock A Doodle in Canmore got creative. They offered curbside pickup, so everyone could still enjoy painting pottery while stuck at home. With the slow reopening of stores slated this month, Crock A Doodle decided to keep to their curbside pickup for the time being.

That means you can get creative or pick up some crafts for the kiddos to do in the comfort of your home.

So how does it work?

  1. Order your kit by calling the store or clicking here.
  2. Pick up the kit curbside.
  3. Get creative!

We loved this idea so much, we sent a kit home with a photographer. Here’s what happened:

The take-home kit from Crock A Doodle in Canmore

The kit we ordered from Crock A Doodle had everything we needed to get creative.

Drawing the design on the mug from Crock A Doodle in Canmore

We started with the design.

Six paint colours beside a mini palate from Crock A Doodle in Canmore

We chose the paint colours on our order.

Selection of brushes used to paint the mug from Crock A Doodle

Brushes at the ready.

Mini palate of paints mixed and ready to go

It's time to get messy!

The mug with paints and a cell phone on wax paper as part of the take home kit from Crock A Doodle

It's fun. It's messy. It's a great way to spend the afternoon.

A painted mug from Crock A Doodle in Canmore is ready to be fired

And there it is! Now to return it to be glazed and fired. It will be available for pickup soon!

Needless to say, painting pottery with Crock A Doodle was a fun way to spend the afternoon. Have you found ways to stay active, support local and enjoy the mountains during the pandemic? Let us know!

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