The Clay Room

Looking for a fun way to spend the day with your kids or friends, drop by to paint, come make that treasured keepsake or special gift. The concept is simple: buy an inexpensive piece of functional ceramic ware and decorate it yourself using paints, tools and materials provided.

If you’ve ever wanted to create a unique personalized ceramic piece but didn’t want to attend a long, structured pottery class, then THE CLAY ROOM is for you. We have a variety of over 300 white ceramic pieces and 60 paint colours to choose from. All our paints are non-toxic and dinnerware safe.

As easy as 1-2-3…

  1. Piece: Simply drop in, choose a piece of ware off the shelves.
  2. Paint: Friendly staff will go through easy ceramic painting instructions.
  3. Pickup: leave item for 1 week to be clear glazed and kiln fired to make it fully functional.

ITEMS READY 1 WEEK LATER. Last date to paint without quick fire fee, Dec 19th, ready for Dec 24 pickup. After that….

48 HOUR QUICKFIRE AVAILABLE ($25/3 items) until Dec 22nd until 3pm!!

WALK-IN PAINTING AVAILABLE ANYTIME WE ARE OPEN! 

NO RESERVATIONS FOR DROP IN PAINTING

Our Studio

The Clay Room is an interactive ceramics store where customers of all ages use the ground-level space as their studio. This concept gives the customer complete creative control in making a gift or accessorizing the home. The Do-It-Yourself studio is not only a retail store but also a unique creative learning centre that has been operating since November 1995. The distinctive interior and helpful staff will set you at ease to create your masterpiece.

Ceramic pieces range in price from $4 to $90 plus studio fee (300+ shapes to paint)

Studio fee is use of space, instruction, paints, equipment and item(s) being clear glazed & fired in the kiln. The studio fee is for unlimited time and colours (6 for kids) for that item. No need to rush, we have hold shelves in the back and you can come back to work on a paid item as many times as you like, no extra cost. This studio fee includes everything you need – paints, brushes, aprons, work area, sponge shapes & letters, stencils, tools for techniques, reference materials and personal assistance.

Studio fees

Adults: range from $8.75 – $20.75 depending on cost (therefore size) of piece.
Students: studio ranges from $7.50 – $15.50.
Kids: studio is $7.75 for item $24 & under; $12.95 for item $25 & higher.
Complete cost can range from $12 – $110, depending on what is selected, price ranges all in between for every budget.

Kiln Rental available for low fire only (cone 03-018): 1/4, 1/2 or full. No guarantee on outside items. $110 full kiln, $60 half, $32 quarter. Pricing higher in December. (kiln is 2′ deep & 26″ across).

No greenware firing in December.

Parking : at Green P across the street, Green P behind Carrot Commons, Danforth street parking and free 1 hour parking in neighborhood surrounding store.