$25 for a Christmas Ornament Glassblowing Class at Flo Glassblowing ($39.55 Value)

Hintonburg - Mechanicsville

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In a Nutshell

Friends and families of all ages design and create glass Christmas ornaments with the help of a skilled instructor

The Fine Print

Expires Dec 15th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Online reservation required. 48hr cancellation notice required via email (floglassblowing@gmail.com). Tax included. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Creating a masterwork of art can be like wandering through a maze: after a lengthy period of reflection and contemplation, you’ll still probably starve. Appreciate the figurative risks and transcendent joys of artistic creativity with this Groupon.

$25 for Christmas Ornament Glassblowing Class ($39.95 Value)

During the hour-long class, groups of no more than six students learn the basics of working with liquid glass. Students choose the colours of their ornament, melt the glass, and blow a globe with help from and instructor to create their very own Christmas ornament. An ideal family holiday outing. Click here for a list of class times.

Instructors handle all heat aspects of the glassblowing process.

Flo Glassblowing

After moving to town in 2005, glass artisan Melody Jewitt was renting studio time in Merrickville, Ontario. While at work, the Sheridan Institute–trained craftswoman discovered a kindred glassblowing spirit in the studio's owner, Bronwen McKnight, who has since retired. The two forged a friendship and artistic alliance that eventually became a business venture as well—their Ottawa studio dubbed Flo Glassblowing. The women used the studio to produce new work, continue their ongoing experiments with glass catcher's-mitt prototypes, and showcase their best designs. They also offer visitors a variety of workshops tailored to all ages, in which they reveal the secrets of flameworking, fusing, and casting that enable students to execute their own small glass pieces. In addition to the workshops, the studio creates a wide variety of custom glass blown products.



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98% of 521 customers

  • “Loved it!! :)”

  • “Been there twice and had a great time! Teachers are fun & friendly, highly recommend! :)”

  • “Enjoy the experience and wear a top with sleeves, the furnace is HOT!”

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    Hintonburg - Mechanicsville

    957 Gladstone Ave.

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    Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3E5

    613-695-3563

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