When it comes to date nights, cliches include dinner and a movie, walking on the beach, and going off for a weekend getaway. Going to a paint night together at a local studio can be an interesting alternative, while providing some unique benefits that other date night ideas can’t offer. Here are just some of the benefits of going to a couples paint night.
When you go a couples paint night, you’ll either work together to create one painting or each create your own version of the same painting. This can help couples collaborate toward something positive. If you’ve been struggling with seeing eye to eye on major decisions in your life, such as buying a new house or coping with family issues, working in a collaborative way can serve as a gentle reminder that you still enjoy spending time together.
The paintings that you create at a couples paint night can be great souvenirs of the fun you had together. If you hang them up in your office or living room, you can look at them any time you like and remember that night. If you switch paintings, you’ll each get to have a keepsake that the other person created especially for you.
A paint night can be a lot more fun than going to see a movie, where you’ll just sit there in silence enjoying the film. Painting is an active thing. You’ll be able to perhaps sip wine, see what your partner is working on, and make funny mistakes in your painting that will make your canvas a unique piece of art. There is a reason why many people prefer gifts that are activities instead of physical things. When you have fun doing something, you create a lasting memory. For your partner’s next birthday or holiday present, you could give a gift certificate for a couple’s painting session that you can enjoy together.
Scheduled Date Night
Too often, couples get so busy with the bustle of everyday life that they neglect to put relationship time on the calendar. When you sign up for a painting session, you will pick out a specific date and time that you’ll officially schedule in your calendar. This is relationship time that you’re committing to spending together as a couple.
For most couples, going to a paint night is something different that neither of you has done before. When you do something new as a couple, it’s a bit of an adventure. You’re both navigating what happens next and practicing a creative skill you might not have a lot of experience with. There’s a lot to be said for that.
Interested in going to a couple’s paint night? Contact The Paint Place to see when the next one is scheduled.