Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between your parties and classes?
Parties/events are hosted by a customer who chooses the type of project and invites guests. Classes are predetermined by me and are narrow in focus and scope to a specific art/design technique.
Where are parties held?
The location is decided by the host(ess).
Where are classes held?
Classes are held at a local Colorado Springs store. 5525 Library Lane CS CO.
Is there a minimum/maximum # of guests for a party/event?
Yes. Minimum is 5 guests. There is no maximum number of guests but additional fees apply for parties/events of 20+ guests.
What is the host responsible for providing for the painting portion of the party/event?
Location, tables and chairs. All other supplies for the completion of the painting project are provided by Shelby Thomas Designs.
What is the cost?
Because each party/event is unique and chosen by the host, the cost varies. Typical cost per person ranges between $30-$45. Children event costs per person range between $15-$25.
Can my guests choose between different projects in one party?
Yes. Up to 3 different designs can be available for wood cut out projects. Canvas paints and mixed media projects are 1 design per party.
Is a down payment required?
Yes. It is based on size of event, and a down payment is required to reserve date/time.
How long are parties?
Based on project chosen, typical painting time is 2-3 hrs with set up 1 hour prior to time guests are to begin painting.
How far in advance do I need to book a party?
I recommend 3 weeks in advance to ensure delivery of chosen project materials.
How far are you willing to travel for a party?
60 miles one way from Monument, CO. Up to 120 miles one way from Monument but additional fees will apply.