Art is hard, especially when fortified by the flames of a sintering kiln. Make a piece of sturdy ceramic eye candy with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Paint-Your-Own Ceramics
Figurines, banks, boxes, dishes, vases, and candleholders, among other ceramic objects, range in price from $8.95 to $19.95. Those who opt for paint-and-take items can bring their objects home the same day after 20–40 minutes of drying time, and those who choose to have their objects fired in a kiln wait 5–7 days for their food- and microwave-safe keepsake. The glazing and firing fee is $3, and paint, sealer, a disposable apron, and glitter are included in the object price.
At Paint-N-Party, stacks of about 6,000 blank ceramics—including dishes, vases, and figurines—stand in neat racks, waiting to be cloaked in color. Water-based paints transform these figurines, boxes, banks, dishes, candleholders, and vases into artwork as guests dressed in disposable aprons brush paint and glitter across the pieces’ bare surfaces. A sealant holds in the paint’s finish, and a fiery kiln hardens pottery, making it food, microwave, and gravitron safe. Guests can also take their pieces home on the same day they paint them, following a short 20- to 40-minute drying period. In addition to accommodating individual painters, Paint-N-Party also hosts 90-minute birthday parties for kids. Each celebration includes invitations, a party coordinator, and a gift certificate for the guest of honor. Paint-N-Party also hosts events for office outings, girls' nights out, bridal showers, and other celebratory occasions.