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Hello and thank you for visiting my website! My name is Sarah Barnes. I am a local artist and I would love to share my passion for painting with you at a Paint & Sip. It can be one of my ongoing public Paint & Sip events that I have each month at several different local venues, or you can have your own private Paint & Sip event at your designated venue.

How private events work:

I love doing private parties! All we need to start the is the date, time and expected number of attendees. I work with many venues that you can choose from to have your party or it can be in your home. I supply everything needed to paint.

The cost is $25 per person and if you have 10 or more guests you paint FREE!

I prefer cash or check for payment. I would like a final count for party 48 hrs in advance, (some venues may require advanced payment or number of quests sooner).

At this time I don’t require a deposit. If you should need to cancel, I would like you to book another date. A private party is a great way just to get together with friends or celebrate a special occasion. I work with you to make your party a great memory!


Paint & Sip parties are fun and meant for beginners and experienced painters! I will guide you step by step through the process of completing a painting you can be proud of. All materials are provided and everything is all set for you to relax, paint and sip!

How it works:

1. Each Paint & Sip features a different painting at a variety of venues. A few of the venues I have worked with are: L-May, Courtside, Los Aztecas, hotel meeting rooms, and more.  Sometimes I offer a choice of painting.

2. View the monthly schedule and pick out the the painting you want to paint and register online.

3. Come on your own or bring a friend or two — everything else is provided!


What’s Included:

  • 2 to 3 hours of instruction
  • Set up and clean up
  • All supplies and materials
  • Each guest will create an original work of art to take home. Canvas size is usually 11×16 unless stated in event.
  • All levels of experience are welcome
  • $25 per person
  • Private events available, please call, or email Sarah for more information 563-590-8404
  • Please note that dinner and drinks are extra

Paint & Sip Parties are GREAT for:

  • Girl’s night out
  • Clubs
  • Bachelorette parties
  • Family reunions
  • Business retreats
  • Team building

What’s it like?

A Paint & Sip Party is a fun, stress free night out for you and your friends to connect and get a little creative. My approach is encouraging and hand’s on. Instruction will include tips on color theory, composition, and painting technique. I will guide you step by step through a painting. Templates to trace are often provided for paintings. No drawing required. I really want you to focus on painting.

Cancellation Policy:

We require a 48 hour notice for cancellation. Cancellations should be made by phone. Call or text 563-590-8404 or by emailing me at sarah@createitpaint.com I would appreciate you signing up for another event.



This makes a fun and unique gift! I can provide you with a nice certificate to give someone for that special occasion.


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Please Consider us for:

***Girl’s Night Out, Birthday Party, Bachelorette Party, Date Night, Anniversary Party, Bridal Shower, Baby Shower, Mom-Daughter night, Holiday Party, Reunions, Fundraisers, Team building Workshops. I have been a local Artist for 15 years and I will instruct you step by step through a piece of art!  At the end of the night you will take home a one of a kind painting and hopefully a new found talent!


Let’s Paint Together!!


Here are some ideas for parties……

PicMonkey Collage paintings

These are just some of the fun ideas I have to paint! If you have a idea please share with me, we can try to make it happen 🙂