Children's Birthday Parties to Adult Crafting Parties

Located in the Heart of Downtown Ephrata

Art of Recycle is a magical wonderland of fun and activities.


Our crafting area is one of a kind.


We include a variety of crafting party ideas,

call us for more information.


Crafting parties are best suited for children 5 years and up.

Our small space permits 20 guests maximum per party.

Currently we are only booking Saturday evening

and Sunday party dates.


Some of Art of Recycle Children's parties include face painting and balloons.

You can also book Art of Recycle Artists for just

Face Painting and Balloons at your private event outside of Art of Recycle.




The Client agrees to provide Art of Recycle with a place to perform that is protected from extreme temperatures, sun, rain, snow and excessive winds. If the event is held outdoors, the Client is responsible for providing an alternate indoor location. in the event of inclement weather. The Client agrees to pay the full amount contracted once the painter has arrived at the event location, even if it is raining. Please list an alternate indoor location on the front of the contract as we do not offer refunds for inclement weather.





Should you need to reschedule your event, please do so at least four (4) weeks prior and we will make every effort to meet your needs. If you need to cancel the event, you must cancel at least four (4) weeks prior to the event or you will have to pay the total amount contracted to Art of Recycle. We do not offer refunds for inclement weather so please secure an alternate indoor location in advance. If Art of Recycle artists were to become sick or have to cancel for any reason, the Client will be refunded a full refund or Art of Recycle will find a replacement artist of equal qualification.





Art of Recycle has the right to cease painting and leave your event without refunding any monies if there are extreme adverse working conditions and the Client fails to remedy the situation after it has been brought to the Client’s attention. Adverse conditions included but not limited to: destructive, violent, or extreme inappropriate behavior of a child, adult or pet; illegal activities; or otherwise dangerous conditions.





Art of Recycle uses FDA approved cosmetic grade face paints and hypo-allergenic balloons.


Art of Recycle's preferred face paint is Paradise Make-up AQ. . These paints contain ingredients such as aloe and chamomile and are safe and gentle to the skin. They require no special removers and wash off easily with just soap and water. Art of Recycle is not liable for allergic reactions to the paints. People with skin allergies or sensitive skin should not be painted, or have a patch test at the beginning of the party.  For safety reasons, Art of Recycle will not permit any artist to face paint anyone who does not want to be painted. For sanitary reasons, Art of Recycle will not paint anyone who is, or appears to be sick or suffering from cold sores, conjunctivitis, ringworm, sunburn, eczema, any infectious skin disease, or open wounds. These determinations are at the artist’s discretion. Our artists will use reasonable care, but is not responsible for damage to clothing or property. The client agrees to pay for any accidents or injuries caused by pets or guests, and/or any damage to Art of Recycle's equipment or supplies caused by pets, lawn sprinklers, or guests. Under no circumstance will Art of Recycle supervise children. Their behavior and safety is the Client’s and/or Parents’ responsibility.





General Party Fees:


Art of Recycle charges $200 for a basic two hour crafting party/Face Painting and Balloons Party. Events performed inside or outside of Art of Recycle are a minimum of two hours, which includes all local events located within a 20 minute radius of Ephrata, PA. Our artist can face paint and make animal balloons for 6 to 15 children per hour depending on the details and size of the designs chosen. Be sure to book your time accordingly to avoid leaving anyone out.


Please do not ask Art of Recycle to disappoint any guests due to lack of time booked. If you do end up exceeding the time booked, and if Art of Recycle is available to extend your time longer (sometimes we are booked for several events in one day and will be unable to extend your allotted time), additional charges will be applied in half hour increments. The Client will pay for the time booked plus overrun, even if the Client has delayed the time that Art of Recycle starts the actual performance.


Art of Recycle requires a $50 non-refundable deposit in advance to secure your date. All remaining charges are due on the day of the event. The client must pay for the time booked even if the client uses Art of Recycle's services for less time. After confirming availability of the date with Art of Recycle through email or phone a completed contract and deposit must be submitted promptly and within three days or the Client runs the risk of losing that date. Art of Recycle accepts online payment through PayPal. Art of Recycle accepts MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and cash on location. Art of Recycle does not accept checks. There is a $30 fee for any returned checks or charges.





Travel fees apply when Art of Recycle needs to travel more than 15 miles outside of Ephrata, PA. If so Art of Recycle regular rates apply for all travel time to and from the event as well as a fuel charge of $1 per mile as measured by Google maps. Neither travel time nor mileage apply within twenty minutes of Ephrata standard area.





Access to bathroom facilities, 6x6 space for the throne, and 15 minutes of set-up before and take down time after is required. Art of Recycle brings a throne to every event unless otherwise requested not to. Please inform Art of Recycle if you do not have the space for it at your event. Please ensure that there is adequate lighting for our artists o perform. Please let us know if there is not.





Art of Recycle has an easy-up canopy that we bring with us to outdoor events. It requires a space of 10’ x 10’ and 11’ of height. Art of Recycle uses a canopy to cover the artists, the throne, paints and folding chairs as well as the guests. Art of Recycle will not set up outside without protection from the sun, access to a restroom, and a place to dispose of painting water.




Please Read Over Our Contract and Rules Before Booking Us

Call Art of Recycle before filling out the contract

to confirm availability!










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27 Cloister Avenue, Ephrata, PA 17522