Small Business Saturday: 9 Places to Get Creative in Tampa Bay
Are you ready to get creative? This edition of Small Business Saturday highlights local businesses to get your creative juices flowing! From DIY Candles to woodwork, to Upcycling check out our list of favs for local craftiness. This list has something for the kids, something for the adults, and something for that bonus bonding time for the whole family!
cre·a·tiv·i·ty - /ˌkrēāˈtivədē/ - noun
the use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.
Let's get to crafting! Check out our 9 picks below. Did we miss any favorites? Let us know! Be sure to scroll to the bottom to enter our Small Business Saturday Giveaway to one of these local spots!
TRIBE is a community-focused nonprofit that integrates unique learning experiences, family support, and strategic outreach with a focus on the wellness of children and families.
Located in lively South Tampa, Yellow Bird Studio is an art exploration studio and your ultimate creative escape. With classes, camps, events and parties for a variety of ages and talents, we're sure you will find a program that gets those creative juices flowing.
Color Me Mine is Tampa's favorite paint-your-own-pottery studio! We are a great place to make personalized gifts this holiday season or to host your next party or event!
Located Tampa's 1st "Pour-Your-Own" candle experience. We provide 100+ scent options and thousands of combinations for you to experiment with to create your unique candle.
Located in Brandon, is a non-profit creative reuse center to promote creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse. They collect materials from people and businesses to offer these reclaimed resources to educators, artists, makers and students through a variety of opportunities.
Located in Brandon. A&R Workshop is a boutique DIY Workshop that offers hands-on classes to create charming & custom decor, wood signs, canvas pillows and more. They offer classes, and you can book a group to come in also, perfect for adults and kids. AR Workshop Brandon is co-owned by Jennifer Beveridge, Tiffany Gleason, and Dana Thornton.
Formally known as Art Monkey they have joined forces with YoYo Juice and are bringing so much to Park Square in Fishhawk. Paint your own pottery, candle making, sign making/board art, ice cream, coffee, smoothies, wraps, salads, shareable appetizers, wine & beer. The Spot is located in Park Square on a beautiful grassy park with a splash pad.
Located in Winthrop Plaza in Brandon. Whether you are new to plants, are a certified plant mama or just want to have a good time with friends, we've got the perfect plant workshop for you! Locally mama owned by Lauren, who was the Co-Director at The Goddard Schoolin Lithia, Florida. She graduated from USF and has always loved teaching. Lauren is a mama of two boys, and enjoys developing innovative ways to make learning fun.
Owned by Stephanie— a girl with a little extra time on my hands looking to spread some love and cheer around the Tampa Bay area. Why Posies? This town needed a vintage flower shop on wheels—and with help from my friends, I was determined to make it happen.