At South Jersey’s original Paint Your Own Pottery Studio, You can now do Canvas Painting along with Glass Fusing & Pottery Painting! There is a print by Sark on the studio wall known as “How To Be An Artist”. Some of the ways mentioned by the author are: Plant Impossible Gardens, Stay Loose, Entertain Your Inner Child, Celebrate Every Gorgeous Moment and Giggle With Children. We think that all of these are possible at Our studio is fully stocked with all kinds of sponges, stencils and incredible stamps so even the artistically challenged can complete pieces of art that they are proud to claim. You really can “plant an impossible garden” of flowers or fruits on your piece using our incredible stamps or stencils. You can even trace images on your pieces from our books. Why not trace your dinnerware pattern on to a large platter or small vegetable bowl? We are in our Eighteenth Year now!
For those of you who have not experienced a Paint Your Own Pottery Studio yet, it is quite different from the old style ceramic studios. The studio is cozy and inviting. Customers tell us that they walk in and feel inspired to paint by the overall feel of our studio. It is free of the dirt and dust found in the old studios since the pottery has already been fired and the messy cleaning has been done for you. There are many designs and pieces to choose from, well over 400 items. You’ll find functional items such as dinnerware, bowls and picture frames plus lots of items for the kids to paint. There are piggy banks, covered boxes, cats, dogs, pirate banks, dragons, turtles and frogs. We add new pieces constantly to keep you interested.
Our customers tell us over and over again that pottery painting is a stress reliever. They truly forget their problems while focusing on their piece of art. Plus it is a wonderful family activity. We see entire families painting, mothers and sons who visit us weekly, lots of moms and daughters and dads too! Plus grandparents come paint with their grandchildren. Our youngest customers are infants (footprints and hand prints for grandparent gifts) and our oldest are senior citizens. It is truly a great social activity. You can bring food and drinks (including wine & beer) with you and make a party of any outing at For those who want coffee or hot tea, we have a great coffee shop 1/2 a block away plus numerous restaurants. So stop in and bring it with you. Come and enjoy!
We are still loving our incredible location in Collingswood. We have been at 602 Haddon Avenue in the LumberYard Condominiums in Collingswood for eight years. Our studio is absolutely gorgeous! It is spacious with lots of windows – the perfect atmosphere to inspire our painters. You can go to the link at the top of this page for directions. Our phone number is 856-833-1330.
Miss Kimmy decorated the walls of our new studio. She has renamed our Design Center – INSPIRATION STATION. Our Paint Cabinet now sports the phrase: Pick a Color… Any Color. We have tried hard to keep the cozy, warm feeling of our old studio but bring in the bright, fun feeling of our new studio and I think we accomplished this. On a cold wintry day, the light and warmth from our windows and all of the bright colors inside our studio, will make even the most timid painter feel like painting with us.
We are truly happy in our new studio and love being in Collingswood. It feels like home. My great, great Aunt Sallie built a home in Collingswood in 1900 – the first house on Frazer Ave. The home remained in our family until 1995 after my Grandmother died. I lived on Stokes Avenue when I was first married and then again on Lincoln Avenue a few years later. Kim spent her early childhood here so we both feel like we have come home. We are thrilled to be part of the Collingswood community. I am sure that my grandparents and parents are all looking down on us with big smiles.
Regular Sitting Fee: $6.00 flat for all children under 12 years old and $8.00 flat for all adults and children 12 and older. This sitting fee is per visit – not per piece or per hour. You can paint as many pieces as you wish during one sitting. Plus you get a free sitting fee for every 5 sitting fees paid (per painter) with the use of our Addicted Painters Club Cards. These are given to every painter. Some studios make you buy time up front to get a savings. Ours is awarded to every painter as you go along.
September through mid June Hours: Closed Labor Day Weekend. Closed Mondays except School Holiday Mondays & December Mondays 11am to 5pm, Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11am to 9pm, Fridays 11am to 10pm, Saturdays 10 am to 10pm and Sundays Noon to 5pm. Check monthly calendar link above for any exceptions to these hours.
Summer Hours: Open Summer Mondays 10am to 5pm starting mid to late June through August. Open 10am Daily (except Noon on Sundays) during the summer also starting in mid to late June. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 9pm, Fridays 10am to 10pm, Saturdays 10am to 10pm and Sundays Noon to 5pm. Check monthly calendar link above for any exceptions to these hours.
We are always open until 10pm on Diva Nights! Check the Diva Night link above for full information. Plus we will stay open until at least 10:30pm(or 11:30pm) for Paint ‘Til You Faint so check the monthly calendar for those dates. We will coordinate our Paint ‘Til You Faint nights with Collingswood’s Second Saturdays. So have dinner first and then come paint. And as always, you can bring your wine or beer too! You can even eat your dinner while painting so pack a picnic basket or have your dinner delivered.
DISCLAIMER: Our policy on painting and firing ceramics not purchased at our store is as follows: 1) we are not responsible if piece is damaged in the firing as we did not sell this piece; 2) A full $8.00 sitting fee/painting fee will be charged regardless of any daily special on our sitting fee costs such as 2 For 1 Sitting Fee, Family Day, any free sitting fee coupons or filled addicted painters card. A full $8.00 sitting fee will always be paid and 3) a firing fee will be charged at our discretion based on the size of the piece and the number of pieces. We reserve the right to refuse to fire very large pieces due to our kiln capacity.