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Refunds & Returns

At Doodles, we believe that your happiness is our primary concern. We want you to be completely satisfied with your visit and finished product. We are dedicated to providing you with outstanding customer service that makes it easy and enjoyable to get creative with us. So, if you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact us at any time.


Breakages & firing problems

Very occasionally we encounter a problem when we open the kiln after a firing. Pottery can be unpredictable and there may be a weakness that doesn't present itself until it's been fired, such as a plate cracking or an area repelling the glaze. 

We know how heart breaking it can be if this happens as we understand the time, love and patience that goes in to each and every painted piece. If this unfortunately does happen we will offer you either a chance to paint the same shaped piece again or give you a voucher of the same value to paint something else. 

Breakages after you've collected your piece

When you return to the studio to collect your glazed & fired item, we will unwrap your piece to show you before you leave the studio. This gives you a chance to make sure you have all the items from your order and that they are in good condition. If you damage your piece after collection, we are happy to advise you and give you a quote for any repairs if possible.

Breakages of posted pieces

We are happy to post your finished pieces to you but this is at your own risk. We will securely pack your finished pottery but we are not responsible for any breakages that take place in transit.

Clay workshop problems

Our workshops are designed to give you all the advice, tips and guidance to create a fabulous piece that fires well and stays intact throughout the initial drying time and bisque firing in the kiln. Following these instructions generally means that your clay masterpiece is looking great when it's ready for painting. However, on the rare occasion there is a problem we will let you know and work with you to put your piece right. If your piece is damaged to the extent that it cannot be fixed, we will offer you the chance to take part in a different clay workshop or give you a voucher of the same value to be used in the studio.

Glass workshop problems

If your glass piece cracks or breaks as it is being fired,  we will offer you the chance to take part in a different glass workshop or give you a voucher of the same value to be used in the studio.

Workshop Cancellations

If we cancel a workshop

In the unlikely event we need to cancel or postpone a workshop, we will give you the option of re booking onto a different workshop of the same value or give you a full refund.

If you need to cancel a workshop booking 

We understand that sometimes the best laid plans need to change and you have to cancel your workshop booking, however reluctantly. You may cancel your booking up to 48 hours before the workshop begins and receive a full refund. If you cancel a workshop between 48 and 24 hours you will receive a gift certificate to attend a future class. Cancellation requests made within 24 hours of the workshop start time may not receive a refund nor a voucher. When you book a workshop you agree to these terms.

Gift voucher refunds

Gift vouchers are non refundable. They are valid for a year after purchase. We do not give change for physical gift vouchers. E Gift cards can be used towards multiple workshops . 

Personalised Pieces & Keepsakes

All Hand & Footprint keepsakes are bespoke, personalised and made to order. Orders cannot be cancelled and they can only be returned if they are faulty. Please ensure you have checked your order form/invoice before you sign it.  It is your responsibility to make sure the names and dates are correct. Please inform us of any fault within 7 days.

If there is a problem with any item during any of the painting, drying, firing and finishing stages, before it leaves us, we will contact you to arrange an appointment for you to come back in for us to make replacement pieces free of charge.

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