Create a Glass Heart Paperweight for Valentine's Day

Decatur Glassblowing

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In a Nutshell

Decatur Glassblowing instructor leads a hands-on glassblowing lesson as guests make a heart-shaped paperweights for Valentine’s Day

The Fine Print

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The Deal

  • $38 for one admission to a two-hour Valentine’s glassblowing workshop
  • Upon purchase, you may schedule for one of the available dates
  • You must reserve your date here in advance of the event

The workshop will be held at Decatur Glassblowing.

Each event is capped at eight purchasers.

What You’ll Do

As you walk into Decatur Glassblowing, a human-sized robot with a red glass belly greets you at the door. From there, an instructor will lead you into the studio, where you’ll get to see a small sample of the owner’s work, much of which is for sale. The instructor introduces the group to essential glassblowing tools and demonstrates the process before you get to blow your own glass heart paperweight, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

  • Intro to Glassblowing
    Following an overview of glassblowing safety and equipment, see a beginner’s demonstration of the glassblowing process.

  • Design a Valentine’s Day Gift
    The instructor will help each person blow a glass heart paperweight in colors of their choice.

  • Take Your Paperweight Home
    You can pick the paperweight up the next day or arrange for it to be mailed for an additional charge.

Your Host

Nathan Nardi Decatur Glassblowing

When it comes to the creative process, the owner of Decatur Glassblowing isn’t one to slave away in isolation. The artist surrounds himself in inspiration—namely his assistants and fellow craftsmen at the studio, where the walls twinkle with colorful glass that’s both decorative and functional. Throughout the year, the studio hosts live demonstrations, music performances, and classes taught by a team of instructors.

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