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Naughty or nice? Everyone deserves to pARTy! Did you know that we specialize in holiday events? Take the stress out of planning this year and host your gathering with us. Whether it's for a Friendsmas celebration or annual company party, we're the perfect place for this year's festivities. We've got an array of paintings and products to fit your style, so you can deck the "walls" with holiday cheer. Round up your crew for a fun night out with a little wine, paint, and merriment for all. We're th ... Read More

Are you in charge of hosting this year’s Friendsgiving celebration? If so, planning meals, decorating the event space, and pulling together all of the small details can feel a little overwhelming, but the best part about spending this holiday with your closest pals is that you can spice things up and celebrate your own way. Operation Friendsgiving is underway! Here’s how to host Thanksgiving with friends: Send Festive Invitations As with most social events, you’ll want to gi ... Read More

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Spooky Season is Here!

As we officially start the autumn, with it comes the first holiday of the season: Halloween! Halloween is an age-old holiday originating with the druids of the British Isles celebrating the annual harvesting time; however, the modern take on this holiday is quite different. Today, children and adults alike, dress up in their costumes and celebrate everything spooky. Pumpkin patches, Jack-o'-lanterns, trick-or-treating, and more make Halloween so much fun. Check out these paintings that you add t ... Read More

  Have you been longing to paint your furry, scaly, or feathery friend? Join us on Sunday, September 25th at 3:00 PM for a special Painting with a Purpose Paint Your Pet session benefiting the Dogtopia Foundation! September is National Service Dog month, so it's a perfect time to help our furry friends get the training that they need to make a difference for our vets. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to Service Dogs for Veterans. It's a fun and simple way to give back. Our ... Read More

  Parents everywhere are looking for activities to keep their children occupied during the summer months. If you’re wondering how to make the most of summer vacation without having to brave the heat, try out these creative activities. 1. Have a game day at home. Board games, card games, and other at-home games can be the perfect solution to a hot summer’s day. Engage your household in an entertaining evening full of friendly competition and familial bonding. Don’t for ... Read More

Whether you’re planning a cookout, birthday party, or a bachelorette party, ensuring a good turnout is rarely easy; however, there are some steps you can take to rev up excitement and engagement for your upcoming affair! Here are nine ways to ensure an excellent turnout at your next event. Start Thinking About Attendance in the Planning Phase Planning an event? Here are a few things to consider before you even set the date: 1. Give Yourself (and Your Guests) Plenty of Time to Plan You& ... Read More

You’ve met someone. Congratulations! You can’t stop smiling, you’re excited to have a new partner who just gets you, and you can’t seem to spend enough time together. As glorious as these early moments can be, it can be all too easy to brush off red flags or even lose sight of your convictions and values when building a budding relationship. Want to survive your relationship’s honeymoon phase? Here are five tips for how to be true to yourself in a new relationship. ... Read More

  Looking for something to keep the kiddos busy this summer? Check out our weekly themed events! You can register for all five events each week for a discounted rate, plus a free gift, or you can register for each individual painting on days that work for you. Great themes are coming up:   Week 1, starting Monday, June 20th, is Enc@nto   Week 2, starting Monday, June 27th, is Avenger$

School’s out for the summer, and suddenly your kids have loads of free time on their hands. By the second or third week of summer break, it might seem like there aren’t enough bikes, water balloons, books, and play dates to get you through without resorting to tons of screen time. Here are eight creative summer activities for kids. 1. Participate in your local library’s summer reading challenge. Whether your child is a natural bookworm, or they enjoy a little competition, kee ... Read More

Make MOMents, memories, and masterpieces with mom this Mother's Day. We have multiple paintings, at different times throughout the day, for a variety of ages. MOMMY & ME - Colorful TurtlesSunday, May 8th11:00 AM - 1:00 PM   TEENS & UP - Beautiful ButterflySunday, May 8th2:00 PM - 4:00 PM   Happy HydrangeasSunday, May 8th5:00 PM - 7:00 PM   Queen's HeelsSunday, May 8th8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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