When visiting the beach — and especially a leading coastal destination like Myrtle Beach — there are countless options to choose from when searching for a souvenir. But to make real and lasting memories when procuring your beach souvenir, there’s only one route to take: DIY. And on the Grand Strand, there are specialty vendors around to help you create a one-of-a-kind keepsake — and have some fun while doing it.
Interested in making your own memento (and memories) during your next getaway to the Grand Strand? Head for one of these four unique Myrtle Beach area businesses that will help you create a DIY souvenir to help you remember your time on the Carolina coast:
Harry the Potter
At the Harry the Potter paint-your-own-pottery shop on Forestbrook Road in Myrtle Beach, customers can choose their own piece of unfinished pottery (from thousands of available options), then paint it as they’d like to create their own personal masterpiece. Once the work is complete, the studio will overglaze and fire it in-house, and the customer can come back to pick up the final creation in seven or fewer days. And to help support spontaneity, no reservations are required, and walk-ins are welcome.
At Conway Glass in nearby Conway, South Carolina, aspiring glass blowers can join in a range of classes designed to introduce guests to the art of creating glass masterpieces. The studio provides all the needed materials, equipment and instruction, and popular classes include stained glass workshops and ornament-making classes. Classes fill up fast once they’re scheduled, so if you and your party are interested, be sure to keep a close eye on the studio’s online class calendar.
Wine & Design
Located on Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach, Wine & Design offers those with artistic inclinations the chance to paint their very own masterpieces — and if they’d like, enjoy a glass of wine or two while doing so. The business’s team of artists can provide all the instruction guests need to create their best artwork, and all paints, canvases (or other mediums of choice such as glassware and other home decor) and other needed supplies are provided, too. Guests can join pre-scheduled classes or get together with family members and/or friends to plan private painting parties.
Nailed It DIY Studio
Found at popular Myrtle Beach shopping/dining/entertainment complex The Market Common, Nailed It DIY Studio guides customers through the process of creating their own hand-built wooden decor for display in their home (or beyond) or for gifting. The studio provides all the supplies needed to build your very own creation, along with the instruction and guidance needed to complete the job. And just a few of the personalized projects on offer include customized signs, wall hangings, checkerboards, chalkboards, decor boxes, serving trays and shelves.
To ensure that you’re having fun and creating long-lasting memories during your Myrtle Beach vacation, consider a stay at Myrtle Beach’s Paradise Resort. Our comfortable oceanfront accommodations and wide-ranging amenities — plus our beautiful oceanfront location offering easy access to the area’s top attractions — can help you create an ocean of fun and memorable experiences during your beach escape. Book your Myrtle Beach stay today!