he mission of The Cherry on Top is to provide customers with a relaxing and imaginative atmosphere to unplug, create original works of art, and connect with the special people in your life.
The Cherry on Top is the perfect place for EVERYONE!
Come enjoy one of our 24 flavors of ice cream flavors in a cup, cone, milkshake or have a float made with one of our craft sodas! Coffee and bottled water are also available for purchase. You can also bring your own WINE or BEER! All ages are welcome, babies, kids, youth, adults and seniors are to come in and paint pre-made ceramic pieces, choose a glass base for glass fusing, or paint a wooden piece.
We provide everything you need to create your masterpiece! Glazes, paints, glass pieces, decorating tools, and help from our Creative Team!
Drop in OR make a reservation, we also offer party packages to go, private events (depending on current hours of operation) and off-site events.
Step 1: Choose your piece of pottery.
Step 2: Choose your paint colors & imagination tools.
Step 3: Design, doodle, & paint!
Step 4: Leave it with us and we will glaze & fire your masterpiece!
WHAT IT COSTS:
Prices for any budget and every age. The price on the pottery includes paints, supplies, glazing and firing of the piece. Pottery ranges from $8-$65 with a large selection of pieces in the $14-$25 range.
Step 1: Choose your shape of glass base in your preferred size.
Step 2: Choose from a wide selection of colored glass pieces and design your pattern on the glass base.
Step 3: Leave it with us and we will fire it in our glass kiln. As the glass is heated it becomes fluid and the pieces stick (or fuse) together.
Step 4: After your pieces have been fused, we can use a mold and re-fire your glass piece to "slump" it into a bowl, plate, or sushi dish.
WHAT IT COSTS:
Prices for any budget and every age. Glass bases start at $12 and go up to $75 and includes all the glass pieces for your design and firing the piece. A second firing is optional and starts at $10.
Your masterpiece will be ready in 2 weeks!
If you have a reason to celebrate, we have the perfect location! We will provide the activity for your fun and unique celebration. We can even offer clay hand-building or fused glass with plenty of notice!
Pricing: $250 minimum
Offered Saturday mornings 10am-12pm
You will have the whole studio to yourselves to enjoy with your guests. You can set a budget for each guest on a pottery piece, ice cream, etc. and pay for everything a la carte. If your total does not meet the minimum, you will pay the difference and that is it! The average spend per guest painting is $21 including ice cream.
We will provide all the supplies you need and can coordinate a pottery piece with any theme (2 weeks notice required). Once returned, your party pieces will be glazed and fired and ready to be picked up by the party host within 7 days.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Do I need a reservation?
A: No reservations are needed unless you are a group of 6 or more. Please call the studio to confirm space for large groups and parties.
Q: How long should I plan to be there?
A: That depends on your skill level and the design you want to accomplish. We recommend giving yourself at least an hour.
Q: Is it safe?
A: All of our glaze is water-based and non-toxic. It washes out of clothes easily! Once the pottery is fired, it is food safe. We do not recommend placing in the dishwasher or microwave. Glass projects are recommended for children 8 years old and up.
Q: How long do I have to pick up my finished projects?
A: Due to space, all pieces will be held for 90 days from the date they were painted/created.
Q: Do I need to be artistic to paint something or create a fused glass piece?
A: Absolutely not! The best thing about pottery and fused glass at the cherry on top is that anyone can do it! We give you instructions and we have lots of tools and inspiration to help you make your project a masterpiece!
The Cherry on Top is proud to be a location for the creation of "Believe Mugs" for the non-profit organization, Believe Big. Create a Believe Mug at The Cherry on Top and once fired, it will be given to Believe Big. Volunteers for Believe Big package the mugs with information about the organization and supportive messages, the visit local cancer treatment centers to give the mugs to people battling cancer.
Mugs are $15 each and are tax-exempt. No discounts apply. We encourage customers to create a Believe Mug anytime they're feeling artsy or looking for something fun to do! You can also book a mug-painting event with friends, co-workers, religious group (all are welcome!), scout troops, sports teams, etc. Creating Believe Mugs together is a great team-building opportunity. Thank you for being a part of Believe Big's mission to help families navigate their cancer journey! For more information about Believe Big, please visit www.BelieveBig.org.
The Cherry on Top is proud to support the Empty Bowls movement. Empty Bowls is a movement started in the early 1990s where communities come together to raise awareness of the issue of hunger in their neighborhoods and to provide assistance to those in need. If your organization is planning an empty bowls event, we are happy to help! Bowls start at $15 per bowl depending on size and design. Bowls can be created here at The Cherry on Top or we can arrange an off-site even for your organization. Please email email@example.com for more information.