PinataCenter

Pinata Center

Providence, Rhode Island · 49 Sales

PinataCenter

Pinata Center

Providence, Rhode Island 49 Sales On Etsy since 2012

5 out of 5 stars
(5)

Announcement   Happy Holidays!
We offer authentically handmade colorful paper pinatas for a fun time! Our pinatas range in cost and we always have sales so enjoy!

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 25, 2015

Happy Holidays!
We offer authentically handmade colorful paper pinatas for a fun time! Our pinatas range in cost and we always have sales so enjoy!

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Pinata Center

Hello Kitty Head Fun Party Pinata
$45.00
Finding Dory Birthday Party Pinata
$40.00
Sun Handmade Party Pinata
$45.00
Watermelon Pool Party Pinata
$45.00
Shopkins Cookie Party Pinata
$74.95
SpongeBob Pinata Party Supply
$45.00
Minecraft Party Theme Pinata
$95.00
Chase Pinata Paw Patrol Fun Party Pinatas
$95.00
Pirate Skull Fun Party Pinata
$45.00
Eyeball Pinata Halloween Party Ideas
$45.00
Dinosaur Head Pinata Jurassic Fun Party Pinata
$45.00
Football Pinata Sports Theme Party Pinatas
$45.00
Captain America Super Hero Party Pinata
$90.00
Spider Man Super Hero Party Pinata
$90.00
Alex The Red Dog Pinata
$29.95
Pig Angry Birds Pinata
$45.00
Extra Large Chuck Angry Birds Pinata
$55.00
Bomb Angry Birds Pinata
$45.00
Red Angry Birds Pinata
$45.00
Donald Trump Head Pinata Handmade
$69.95
Dora Girl Party Pinata
$19.95
Diego Boy Party Pinata
$19.95
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(5)
Jamie Blackerby

Jamie Blackerby on Nov 10, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

What a perfect addition to our party! Easy to work with too

karenemiige

karenemiige on Oct 22, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Artistic, stylish, and a hit for a party!

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About

For some, hard times are a gateway to new careers

For millions of Americans, the recession has been a curse. For a relative few, it's something more complicated: A catalyst for change. An opportunity to grow. A kick in the butt.
In some cases, economic necessity has been the mother of re-invention. It has forced people to pursue careers they might never have considered if they hadn't gotten — or quit before getting — the ax.

A new idea
Sussy Deleon got her idea for a recession-proof business at her son's first birthday party.

The young guests couldn't break the piñata to get at the goodies. The piñata, made in China, was cardboard, not wire-and-tissue paper like those in Deleon's native Guatemala.

When the recession dried up her real estate sales practice in Providence, she decided to import piñatas handcrafted by Guatemalan artisans in designs ranging from animals to clowns to spaceships. Deleon, sells them at her new shop, the Piñata Center, for $40 to $50.

"People still have some money to spend, and they're going to spend it on their kids" — particularly on special occasions, she says.

After four months in business, Deleon's begun to make enough to cover her costs. Next she plans to introduce a smaller, cheaper piñata that she hopes will sell better and push her into the black. She's also getting advice from the federally-funded Rhode Island Small Business Development Center at Johnson and Wales University on how to take her business national.

"Now that real estate is down, this is a chance to do something entrepreneurial, like I always wanted," she says.

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Shop members

  • Sussy DeLeon

    Owner

    Founded Pinata Center in 2006, imports pinatas and partnered with a team of skilled Guatemalan artisans to design and produce high quality, handmade pinatas that are sold to gift stores, across the United States. Our website: www.pinatacenter.com

  • Lulu Bagnall

    Customer Service

  • Mayra Rivera

    Customer Service

  • Danny DeLeon

    Web Management

  • Angie Escobar

    Customer Service

Shop policies

Last updated on March 16, 2017
Our colorful, authentic piñatas crafted in the centuries-old artisan method make Piñata Center the premier manufacturer and distributor of 100 percent hand-made piñatas. Our artisans create exclusive piñata designs ranging from animals and clowns to cars and spaceships, as well as many other fun characters and shapes. These large, beautiful and breakable piñatas will undoubtedly be a hit at your next birthday, wedding or any celebration.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
Payment is required at time of order, unless other arrangements are made.

WHEN ORDERING PLEASE PROVIDE US WITH THE FOLLOWING:

1. The date of your party

2. If the shipping address is a business or home

3. Your phone number for the shipping label

For custom work please allow 2-3 weeks for your creation to be made and delivered
Shipping
All orders received on business days; Monday through Friday are shipped within 24 hours after order is received. Orders received on weekends or holidays will be shipped the next business day.

Shipping on large boxes varies as it is figured by zip code; this is why our shipping is set at $0. Please call us for a shipping quote.

Currently we only ship to the contiguous United States only. All other territories or locations please contact us to estimate shipping charges.
Rhode Island residents are subject to pay 7% sales tax on all orders.

The carrier used for shipping is the US Postal Service, due to the fact that our piñatas are big in size we use the Parcel Post service which is affordable to our customers, with delivery in 2 to 8 days and affordable pricing, Parcel Post service is a reliable and economical ground service for less-than-urgent deliveries and oversized packages, if a more urgent delivery is desired please contact us for pricing.

If you have any other questions regarding your online order, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Refunds and Exchanges
All of our products are 100% guaranteed to satisfy our customers. We want you to be completely happy and satisfied with your purchase and due to the fact that our Piñatas are hand-crafted by Artisans in Guatemala, all sales are final to all customers. If your piñata is discovered damaged upon arrival; we can offer Store Credit or Exchange. You can use your Store Credit Code at checkout when placing your next order.
All damaged Piñatas must be called in or emailed in advance and given a Return Number (RN #)
Do not return merchandise yourself. Please return the damage Piñata in its original carton within 5 days of your receipt and we will issue a store credit coupon or exchange for the product’s price upon receipt of the returned merchandise in our warehouse and after we determined the nature of the damage (Return shipping & handling charges are responsibility of the customer). Please return all merchandise to Piñata Center & La Tiendita at 300 Broadway Providence, RI 02903.
Products damaged by neglect or abuse will not be covered by the Return or Exchange Policy.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom Made Pinata Orders
We ask our customers to place their custom made pinata orders at least two weeks in advanced, one week for our skilled pinata artisans to make the pinata and one week for the pinata to arrive in time for your party event, we ask our customers to provide us with their event date when placing orders, our custom made pinatas are described in the listing description as custom orders.

When you place an order for a custom made pinata, be aware custom work is not returnable. We make our best effort to create our pinatas as close as possible to the image or object that you provide or the image in our listings, since they are handmade there may be slight variations in size, colors, shape, etc for custom made pinata orders from the picture.

Store Disclaimer
Most of our pinatas are exclusive properties of Pinata Center. All pinatas are individually handmade by our artisans in Guatemala or locally here in the US and therefore there are some slight variations in size, shape or colors from one pinata to another. We are always looking to create new designs and from time-to-time you will see substitutions of characters, colors, sizes, etc. You can always call us with specifications about your order. Some custom made pinatas copyrights and trademarks belong to their respective owners and are not being sold, these pinatas are not licensed products and Pinata Center does not claim ownership over the characters used in the designs, payment and sale of these listings are for the handcrafted service offered.

Privacy Policy
At Piñata Center we are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of all of our visitors and customers. All the information you provide is confidential. We do not sell, share or otherwise disclose customer information to any third party for marketing purposes. Visitors and customers who supply Piñata Center with their contact information may receive information or questions from us pertaining only to their purchase.

Whole sellers please visit our website for more information on wholesale.