$10 for $20 Worth of Paint-Your-Own Pottery or Ready-Made Items at Kil'n Time Studio

Downtown Ames

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In a Nutshell

  • Studio fee includes painting materials, assistance & firing
  • Creative wedding-favor idea
  • Buy ready-made items

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Promotional value expires Nov 30, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. In-store only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Crafting your way into someone's cupboard is the craftiest way into his or her heart. Create a heartfelt cupboarding pass with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of pottery painting, pottery making, or pre-painted ceramics at Kil'n Time Studio in Ames.

Kil'n Time's clay shapers provision guests with imagination-stoking ceramic canvasses and finished artifacts alike in a creativity-inducing studio. Daily studio fees ($8 for adults, $5 for kids) include both painting materials and final firings, inviting paint-it-yourselfers to pick from shelves of unfinished earthenware finery ($8–$75). Stripe mugs to match kitchen counters, speckle an eye-catching keychain, or openly flaunt your title as “World’s Greatest Third Cousin Once Removed” by splashing it across a vase for all to see.

Freeform sculptors who prefer to start from scratch can squish wet clay between their fingers to create custom works ($5/lb.), then return after firing to glaze their piece. Customer creations are glazed and fired in-store, and artists can come claim their handiwork after about a week. Kil'n Time's potter-painters also handcraft items that are ready to buy, such as a chips-and-salsa tray veneered to appear fiesta ready ($35), or fused-glass wine-glass charms, perfect for marking a guest’s beverage or hypnotizing a weak-willed sommelier ($5 each, $25 for six).

Inside the studio, painters' work is illumined by the inspiring glow of colorful hanging glass pendant lamps created in the store. Kil'n Time also custom creates favors and wedding-party gifts in hues matching the nuptials’ color theme. The bride of any shower or bachelorette party held at the studio will receive a complimentary frame adorned with the couple's wedding colors, names, and the date their venue deposit is due.

Kil'n Time Studio

The instructors at Kil'n Time Studio have one mission: to bring out the creative spirit in everyone. To do this, they draw on everything from clay to glass tiles to paint. And while students at their studio delve into the depths of their subconscious—or create colorful landscapes—they can watch movies or sip BYO wine.

Customer Reviews

very flexible and great experience
Valerie F. · 7 days ago
it is fun making glass craft there! a lot of kids having fun there. I went with my bf(i.drag him.into this), he liked it. after i took the owner i might not able to pick.it up(since i was just visiting in Iowa) she promised to deliver my work locally yo my bf's place. She is so.nice and sweet, i wish i can go back and did it again with transparent base. :))) 5+ stars!! thumbs up!
Winnie W. · January 7, 2017
Really Fun place to go do some creative things!! Cynthia is so nice!!!!
Sara D. · December 29, 2016
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    Downtown Ames

    330 Main St.

    Suite 101

    Ames, Iowa 50010


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