Entries by Leann

Special Event: Footprints, Moms and Mimosas

Join us for a fun morning of pottery painting for Moms and little ones ages 0-5 years. We’ll have snacks, mimosas, and 10% off all pottery painting. Austin and Allison will help you get awesome hand and foot prints for holiday gifts for loved ones. Dates: Saturday, November 18th at 9am Saturday, December 2nd at […]

15 Year Celebration

Sunday, October 16, 3-5pm 15 years and 26,347 pots later, it’s time to celebrate! We love our customers and we want to say thank you! We have had so much fun painting pottery with you these past fifteen years, and we wouldn’t be here without you. Please stop by and share in some cake and […]

19th Annual Alberta Street Fair

Food, Music, Artists and Alberta Street Parade The 19th Annual Alberta Street Fair is Saturday, August 13, 2015, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Alberta Street Fair is a daylong celebration of community, art and music that brings over 20,000 people to Alberta Street. Hosted by Alberta Main Street, the street fair features a day […]

Gnome Adoptions

The Gnomes are here at Mimosa Studios. From tiny to extra-large, we’ve got a wide selection of gnomes for you to paint. Gnome Adoptions at Mimosa Studios! Mimosa Studios is hosting it’s fourth annual Gnome Adoptions this summer! Come in and paint any one of our 8 gnome sizes, get a Gnome Adoption Certificate and enter […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is right around the corner and Mimosa Studios has tons of great Father’s Day gift ideas to make his day a special one! We have fun pieces and mugs of all shapes and sizes. Looking for the Perfect Gift for Father’s Day? One of the most popular Father’s Day gifts we help people […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mom’s love hand made gifts and Mimosa Studios is the perfect place to make something beautiful she will treasure forever! We have lots of great ideas and special pieces just for Moms – mugs, teapots, picture frames, flower pots, pretty boxes and jars – the choices are endless. And we specialize in putting children’s hand […]

Paint for Mom

Mom’s love handpainted gifts from their children– So do grandmas, aunts and stepmoms. It isn’t too soon to start working on your unique Mother’s Day gifts that are sure to please the women in your life. We have lots of inspiration at the studio, and are happy to help with any footprints or handprints you […]

We’ve got Spring Fever!

March 21st-25th is Spring Break in Portland! We will be offering daily discounts, prizes for each painter, and drawings for cool art supplies! Join the fun and bring in the kiddos. The first day of spring is just days away and Mimosa Studios is getting Spring Fever! We are stocked up on fun items to […]

Special Valentine’s Date Night

Mimosa Studios is a great place for a date, and we are hosting a special Valentine’s Date Night! We will provide a romantic venue for your perfect Valentine’s date, serving champagne and chocolates in our cozy studio, complete with your favorite love songs! Sip and swoon and paint the night away! We love Valentine’s Day […]

SPECIAL EVENT: Footprints, Moms and Mimosas

Sunday November 29th at 9am Join us for a fun morning of pottery painting for Moms and little ones ages 0-5 years. We’ll have healthy breakfast snacks, beverages (including adult ones) and 10% off all pottery painting. Austin and Allison will help you get awesome hand and foot prints for holiday gifts for loved ones. […]

Living Tree Lighting Ceremony

Get in the spirit of the season with free, family fun at the 4th Annual Living Tree Lighting on Alberta Street! Visit with Santa, enjoy holiday musical performances, join Representative Lew Frederick in “flipping the switch” and celebrate with cookies & hot drinks! Saturday, December 5, 4:30 p.m. 18th & Alberta (Courtyard by Umpqua Bank) […]

We’re Open on Veteran’s Day

Come get your paint on! Kids are out of school this Wednesday, November 11, and it’s a perfect time to get a jump on your holiday painting. The studio is chock full of fun things to paint for both kids and adults. We have hundreds of choices and a HUGE selection of ornaments. We have […]

Gift Ideas from Mimosa Studios

We have an incredible inventory of bisque pottery for you to choose from. Mugs, bowls, plates, platters, figurines, pet dishes, vases, tiles, etc. Here are just a few items you can paint in different price ranges. The price includes everything: pottery, paints and supplies, studio time, cheerful help from our staff, and firing. View our […]

Hand, Foot, and Paw Print Perfection

Over the years, we’ve helped hundreds of folks capture cute little hand, foot, and paw prints on pottery.  It’s one of the most popular activities people enjoy at our pottery painting studio. They make excellent gifts and are the perfect way to celebrate birthdays — especially for babies. Here are some tips on how to […]

Special Visit by The Junebugs

Recently, we had some pretty cool musicians visit the studio. It’s not every day that 3 men with beards walk into Mimosa Studios together, much less paint a bunch of mugs. These 3 guys are in a band called The Junebugs, and recently had a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund their first album. One of […]

Alberta Street Sidewalk Sale

Join us for Alberta Street’s 4th Annual Sidewalk Sale on September 12th and 13th, 2015! We will have lots of slightly damaged pottery for sale at huge discounts. Paint your pieces the day you pick them out, or come back another time to paint. Win a $25 Gift Certificate Also, enter for your chance to […]

Join Us at BabyFest NW

Mimosa Studios will be at Baby Fest NW on Saturday May 16th from 10am-4pm at the Oregon Convention Center. We will be putting adorable baby footprints on the item of your choosing. Options include: mugs, tiles, rectangular platters, and ball ornaments. We will take the pieces back to the studio to glaze and fire them, […]

Make it a Mimosa Mother’s Day

Mom’s love hand made gifts and Mimosa Studios is the perfect place to make something beautiful she will treasure forever! We have lots of great ideas and special pieces just for Moms – mugs, teapots, picture frames, flower pots, pretty boxes and jars – the choices are endless. And we specialize in putting children’s hand […]

Paint for a Cause on January 19th

Join us over MLK, Jr. weekend and spend some time relaxing by painting pottery. We’ll be donating 10% of proceeds on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to Albina Head Start. Albina Head Start has served Portland’s low-income families and children since 1965. Call to make a reservation: 503-288-0770

After-Hours Parties

Gather up your friends, family, or co-workers and enjoy a private painting party at Mimosa Studios. $150 minimum for 1.5 hours of studio time. This minimum goes towards pottery. No minimum number of painters. Most weekday evenings are available. Hours AM parties are 8:30am-10am PM parties can be 6-7:30 or 6:30-8pm Call 503-288-0770 to book […]

Join us for Operation Clean Sweep!

2014 ALBERTA STREET EARTH DAY CLEAN UP April 26, 2014 • 10 AM – 2 PM. Check-in starts at 9:30 at 18th and Alberta. Join us, rain or shine, for the fourth annual Alberta Street spring-cleaning! The Earth Day district cleanup is more than just a day of litter and graffiti removal; it is a day to […]

Oregon Unites House Party

An afternoon Tea Party for Marriage Equality at the Brooklyn House Restaurant, 3131 SE 12th Ave.  Featuring Brooklyn House Cookies with Foxfire Tea, Ceramic heart painting by Mimosa Studios, Vaudeville tunes by Cece & Charlie.  Fundraising to get Marriage Equality on the ballot in 2014.  As we celebrate love this weekend, we are reminded that […]

Monday is Customer Appreciation Day

Monday, February 17, 2014 is Presidents Day and we want to celebrate by thanking YOU, our AWESOME CUSTOMERS! We will be offering 10% off all day and every painter gets entered into a drawing for a $25 Gift Certificate to Mimosa Studios. We love our customers and this is just one way we can give […]

We’re Open on Monday

Join us in our cozy studio for Marvelous Monday on February 10th.  10% off all platters.  Come on over and enjoy some time painting with us.  

Margarita Night on January 31st

Join us for our famous Margarita Night coming up on Friday, January 25th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. We’ll have the music going, chips and salsa, and we’ll be serving up complimentary Margaritas!

Cow Plates Reflect the Holiday Spirit

Instead of purchasing gifts for family members this holiday season, the Bailey-Sheils family decided to make a contribution in their names to Heifer International. Heifer International is an organization working to end hunger and poverty worldwide. To notify family members of their gift, the Bailey-Sheils family came into Mimosa Studios and made a special “cow […]

Holiday Painting Workshops

The holidays are right around the corner and we are brimming with GREAT painting ideas. And here at Mimosa Studios, our goal is to help you make beautiful pottery and have a blast while you do it!

Making Friends at Mimosa Studios

Deena is a Mimosa Studios regular and comes to the studio 3 or 4 times a week to work on projects. She has been coming since October and has made over 50 pieces. She grew up in Portland and was a Registered Nurse before health issues forced her to retire. Deena has always loved art […]

Thursday Evening Painting Classes

Do you want to learn to paint like a pro and have a blast doing it? Then join us Thursday evenings for our brand new Pottery Painting Classes. No experience necessary and your final piece will be sure to knock your socks off! Our painting classes are for painters of any skill level, including brand […]

Tile Project for KNOVA Learning School

Mimosa Studios partnered with another family owned local business, Georgies Ceramic and Clay Company, to donate a tile mural project to KNOVA Learning School.  Georgies donated 400 tiles and we provided all the paint, glazing and firing to help KNOVA Learning make an awesome mural in which each student got to take part. The student […]

Get Crafty at Mimosa Studios

We were recently featured in the Hollywood Star! Here’s the article by Janet Goetze. “Craft materials include bottle corks and soy wax and bisque platters ready for little hand-prints. They also include sketch paper, fabric pieces and mugs awaiting decoration. Creative ideas take shape around the array of ink stamps, colored pens, specialty tapes and […]

Wednesday’s Child at Mimosa Studios

Jeff Gianola from KOIN 6 recently brought Gaib and La Tyesha to Mimosa Studios to paint. Gabe and La Tyesha were featured on Wednesday’s Child and are looking for a family to call their own. Contact Wednesday’s Child at 1-800-331-0503 for more information.

Painting with Chemo Pals

One of our awesome employees, Chelsea Donaldson, participates as a mentor in the Chemo Pal Mentor Program and we recently spent an afternoon with the kids and helped them paint holiday ornaments. This inspiring program within the Children’s Cancer Association provides a supportive relationship for children undergoing cancer treatment. Children range in age from 2-21 and […]

Holiday Hand and Foot Prints

The Mistletoes plate will definitely be a holiday hit. It was great working with Emma James and her family to create this one!  We can help you, too!  Whether it’s a platter, plate, ornament, or pet bowl (yes, we do paw prints, too) we are happy to help you create the perfect hand and foot […]

Holiday Platter Painting Classes

We can help you create a one-of-a-kind family platter for the holidays! We’ll be holding three free holiday platter painting classes. Painting instruction will be given to individuals interested in creating a piece similar to the sample. You can customize your colors, and piece! We will help guide you in making a piece you can […]

Create a Family Treasure

I still remember the big brightly colored platter my mom used to serve our Thanksgiving turkey.  And that was a long time ago (don’t ask how long)!  We can help you create a one-of-a-kind family platter for the holidays, too!  We promise it will look amazing. We will show you how to do either one […]

Meet Mr. Feeney

Meet Mr. Richard Feeney, known as Dick Feeney, but we all call him Mr. Feeney for some reason. I think he likes that. Mr. Feeney is the former Director of Government Affairs for Tri-Met and helped get funding for Portland’s first light rail line. Prior to that he worked as Chief of Staff to County […]

Mimosa Studios Donates $800 to De Paul

We are grateful for all of our awesome customers who painted during the month of October! You helped us raise $800 for De Paul Youth & Family Center. Thank you so much for supporting this important community resource. The Center provides drug and alcohol treatment for youth from all over the state of Oregon. [image_frame […]

Let The Games Begin

We’re all fired up about sports at Mimosa Studios. Wear your favorite team colors to the studio and receive a free magnet to paint with your purchase. We’ve Got Your Team Colors! Come in to the studio sporting your team colors and join us for a lively afternoon painting pottery. We’ve got footballs you can […]

Mimosa Studios Celebrates Teachers!

In honor of teachers everywhere, Mimosa Studios is announcing a 10% discount for all teachers to paint pottery at our studio. Just let us know which school you teach at and start painting with a discount! We also offer 10% discounts to all mentors and mentoring organizations such as Big Brother Big Sisters, Friends of […]

Mimosa Studios Partners with OMSI

Mimosa Studios will be partnering with OMSI for the Portland Mini Maker Faire, September 15th and 16th, 2012.  The Portland Mini Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly showcase of creativity and cool technology. There will be a variety of exhibits, demonstrations and performances bridging arts, crafts, science and technology. It will be inspiring and fun […]

Thirsty Thursdays

Every Thursday we offered a 10% discount on all pottery mugs.  Come in and paint a special coffee mug for your best friend or favorite co-worker.  We’ve got all kinds of shapes and sizes to choose from. Here are a few examples to spark your imagination: [fancy_images width=”270″ height=”180″] [image title=”Margarita Glass” alt=”Margarita Glass” caption=”Margarita […]

We Have New Paint at the Studio!

We have new paint at the studio! Our crystal paint comes in six variations: Kaboom, Poppy Fields, Firecracker, Cosmic Black, Sassy Orange, and Seawind. [fancy_images width=”270″ height=”220″] [image title=”Pig painted with Poppy Fields”]http://www.mimosa-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Speckled-Pig.jpg[/image] [image title=”Mugs painted with Sassy Orange and Kaboom”]http://www.mimosa-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Crystals-Mugs.jpg[/image] [image title=”Seawind Mug”]http://www.mimosa-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Crystals-Mug.jpg[/image] [image title=”Crystal Paints”]http://www.mimosa-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Crystals-Paint.jpg[/image] [/fancy_images]

The Gnomes are here!

The Gnomes are here at Mimosa Studios. From tiny to extra-large, we’ve got a wide selection of gnomes for you to paint. Meet Fritz Fritz is our official Mimosa Studios gnome. He gets around so don’t be surprised if you bump into him when you are out and about. Gnome Adoptions at Mimosa Studios! Mimosa […]

Terrific Tuesdays

What are you doing on Tuesday?  Why not come to Mimosa Studios and paint with us? And to sweeten the deal further (in addition to our charming company) we’ve got $2.oo off any pottery piece on Tuesdays. [portfolio_grid column=”3″ showposts=”6″ cat=”gift-gallery” disable=”title,excerpt,date,more,visit,pagination”]

Best Birthday Party Venue for Kids

Looking for birthday party places for kids? Mimosa Studios won the Best Birthday Party Venue for Kids in Red Tricycle’s 2011 Totally Awesome Awards. Mimosa Studios in Portland is hip, hands on, creative fun and a great place to host kid’s birthday parties! Here your kiddos and their friends can hand paint ceramics to take […]

Great Ideas for School Auctions

Mimosa Studios wants to help your child’s school or organization! Mimosa Studios is proud to support local schools and children’s organizations throughout the Portland area. We specialize in working with schools to put together student created auction items that are both fun and profitable! We have lots of ideas and offer discounts to fit your […]

Mimosa Studios Gift Certificates

A special gift for a special someone… People love Mimosa Studios Gift Certificates. They can be made out for any amount.  Or you can buy an unpainted piece of  pottery for someone to come in later to paint. [image_frame style=”framed_shadow”]http://www.mimosa-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/MimosaCertificate-v2.jpg[/image_frame]

The Perfect Place for a Date

[pullquote1 align=”right” cite=”Kevin E.”]Yay. Thanks for the reminder that Mimosa is a great first date place![/pullquote1] That awkward first date.  Where to go?  What to do? Mimosa Studios is a perfect venue for a first date.  Our pottery painting studio is a low key atmosphere where you don’t have to stress about uneasy first date […]

Mimosa Studios is Ten

[pullquote1 align=”right”]Join the celebration November 5 & 6, 2011. 20% off all weekend![/pullquote1] [teaser]Mimosa Studios is celebrating ten years of painting pottery![/teaser] Who knew we would have so much fun and laughter and meet so many wonderful friends by sharing our love of painting pottery?  Ten years have flown by and it’s time to celebrate! […]

Figurine Fridays

[teaser]Every Friday is Figurine Friday at Mimosa. Save $2.00 off any figurine. Great for kids![/teaser] We’ve got snakes, bears, cats, dogs, ballerinas, cars, butterflies, monkeys, penguins, dinosaurs, and more. Our shelves are stocked with hundreds of figurines for you to paint. Figurines are great for birthday parties! Kids love to paint their favorite animals, letting […]

Spooktacular Halloween Fun

Mimosa Studios is throwing a Halloween party and you’re invited! We’ve got lots of black and orange paint and plenty of creative ideas for Halloween. Dust off your creative mind, clear out the cobwebs, and get your costume together.  Come by the studio and get in the spirit:-) Margarita Night we are hosting a Costume […]

Welcome to Mimosa Studios

We encourage walk-ins and offer party packages of all kinds. We host monthly Margarita Parties and have special events just for the fun of it! We design and paint custom ceramics, and even work with schools and businesses to create projects on site. Questions? Give us a call at 503-288-0770.

Team Spirit at Mimosa

We’re all fired up about sports at Mimosa Studios. Wear your favorite team colors to the studio any day and receive a free magnet to paint with your purchase. And we have lots of sports themed figurines and dishware pottery to paint — football and soccer banks, trophies, bowls, mugs, boxes, magnets and more. The possibilities are endless and […]

Host your Party at Mimosa

Mimosa Studios has been hosting pottery painting parties for years.  You name it, we’ve successfully hosted it: birthday parties, wedding showers, baby showers, retirement parties, team building gatherings, and holiday celebrations. Mimosa Studios has been voted “Best Birthday Party Venue” by Red Tricycle. Reserve Mimosa Studios for an evening after-hours pottery painting party and bring in your […]

Gift Ideas for Dog Lovers

Need gift ideas for dog lovers? Paint a water or food bowl for your pet. It’s a perfect personalized gift. As you can see, Scoutie admires her custom food bowl every single day! Bring in your pet and our staff will help you capture your pet’s paw print on a piece of pottery.  Here’s a […]

Baby Shower Parties at Mimosa

[image_frame style=”framed_shadow” align=”right” alt=”Mom-To-Be” title=”The mama-to-be working on a tile for the mirror that will hang in the nursery.” height=”400″ width=”300″]http://www.mimosa-studios.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/mom-to-be.jpg[/image_frame] All the baby shower attendees painted a tile for the nursery on Saturday evening, September 10th. What a beautiful group of ladies! Thanks for coming everyone! And a big thanks to our hostesses, too! […]