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.




Kiln Rental available for low fire only (cone 03-018): 1/4, 1/2 or full. No guarantee on outside items. $105 full kiln, $55 half, $28 quarter (kiln is 2′ deep & 26″ across)

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
Customers are charged a flat rate studio fee based on the size of the piece, this way you can take as long as you like without feeling rushed.  This studio fee includes everything you need – paints, brushes, aprons, work area, sponge shapes & letters, stencils, tools for techniques, reference materials and personal assistance.

WALK-IN CUSTOMERS are welcome (no appointment necessary.

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.

Studio fees:
Adults range from $8.75 – $20.75 depending on cost (therefore size) of piece.
Student 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.

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