Covid -19 Policies |  Health & Safety:

At Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio your health & safety is our #1 priority, which is why we created one of the safest event spaces in Halifax!

What can you expect during a workshop at Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio? (UPDATED: MAY 2022)

- We recently moved into a big & beautiful new studio on Blowers St. (1,100 sqft)

​- Reduced class sizes (max.10 participants per class)

- Trifold plexiglass cubicles for each individual participant

- Art and/or craft supplies is divided up in advance to allow for a zero contact event

- Tables are spaced out to allow for social distancing

- Wall mounted hand sanitizer provided

- Controlled environment - with no foot traffic

- Studio is thoroughly sanitized before every workshop

- We have air conditioning, with an air purifier for the warmer seasons

- Face masks are not mandatory, however they are strongly encouraged (All staff are masked)

Our workshops are carefully timed and therefore to make sure that everyone get the most of the experience, attendees who arrive more than 5 minutes late are not permitted to participate and therefore will forfeit their ticket. Thank you for your cooperation!

STAY HOME POLICY - If you are unable to attend due to illness, recent exposure or self isolation please get in touch with us by email prior to the event and we will issue a credit note with a 3 month expiration date. Please note that tickets are non-refundable and all sales are final. No compensation will be provided for anyone who contacts the studio after the event has started or for no shows.

If a workshop in unable to be held due to covid-19 restrictions or safety concerns, you will be notified by email and receive a credit note, with no expiration date. To use your credit note please contact us by email ( and we will help you get registered for a future workshop.


Q. Who are your workshops for?

A. Adults only (18+), unless otherwise indicated.

Q. What if I am not creative or have no art experience?

A. No problem! We welcome people from all walks of life and backgrounds. We provide a friendly, welcoming and low-pressure style of teaching.

Q. What do I need to bring with me?

A. Just your fabulous self! Supplies is always included in our in-studio workshops! All supplies is divided up in advance and safely distributed into each individual plexiglass cubicle before you arrive. Therefore, no sharing is needed. You do not need to bring a physical copy of your e-ticket with you, as you will sign-in upon arriving at the studio.


If you are attending a painting workshop of any type, aprons are provided, which are washed regularly. Please wear clothing that you don't mind getting messy!

Please note: All art and craft supplies/tools is provided for in-studio use only and not to take home.

Registration Policy:


Online registration is required in advance, to attend any workshop. All of our in-studio workshops are scheduled through Eventbrite, which is a safe and highly trusted ticketing platform.


Walk-ins are not permitted nor is same-day registration - sorry! Workshop registration closes at promptly 11:59 PM the evening before any scheduled workshop. (*some exceptions may apply)

We highly recommend early registration to not only help us prepare, but to also reserve your spot because workshops often sell out in-advance.


Cancellation Policy:


Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio reserves the right to cancel a class, if our minimum enrollment is not met ( 2 participants). In this rare circumstance, you can expect to receive an email notification at a minimum of 24 hours in advance. A credit note or class transfer will be issued, with no expiration date.

Inclement Weather Policy:


If we are unable to host a workshop due to inclement weather, you can expect to receive an email notification and a credit note will be provided - with no expiration date. Please check your junk mail folder just incase.

Refund Policy:


Due to our studio offering small and personalized workshops, we do not offer refunds or class credits for any missed workshops. However, what we do provide for our guests is an unforgettable experience! *Please read our covid-19 policy above for terms and conditions - thank you!

The Smoke-free Places Act:


By law it is illegal to smoke within 4 meters of windows, air intake vents and entrances to places of employment. The Smoke-free Places Act applies to all combustibles, including tobacco, cannabis, e-cigarettes, and waterpipes. Please do not smoke in front of the building entrance, thank you for your cooperation.


Food & Beverage Policy: 


No outside food or beverages are permitted in the studio, besides water. Non-alcoholic beverages and confectioneries are available for purchasing upon arrival. 

Scent Policy:


We are not a scent free studio, however please be mindful of others who may have scent sensitivities and try to avoid wearing strong scented perfumes or colognes - thank you!

By attending a workshop held by Sparkles n' Sawdust Studio, you agree that you will not reproduce, replicate or redistribute any element of the workshop, materials provided or content in part or full for commercial use.