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Plaster Fun House at Brighton

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by Jenny Rossiter (subscribe)
Writer, photographer, educator, explorer of places new, with a passion for adding fun back into life.
Published January 24th 2014
Rain or shine, it's always bright here
Yay, it's holidays! Wah, it's raining...what can we do Mum?

Plaster Fun House offers cheery bright-coloured fun for the holidays.

Plaster Fun House
Plaster Fun House - Brighton

Here you can browse hundreds of models, from money boxes to mythological dragons, lighthouses to letters to make your name.

Plaster Fun House models
Lots to choose from

Plaster Fun House are not just at Brighton. Their pop-up shops have appeared at Hallett Cove Mall, Marion Shopping Centre and Castle Plaza.

Once you have made the difficult choice of what to paint, everything else is easy.

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What shall I choose?

Painting instructions are on your table. Everything is clearly labelled. If you don't quite like how the colours look on your model, you can paint over them! The next step after painting is to dry your model.
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Watching paint dry

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What colour glitter?


Then it's off to the counter to choose accessories or glitter.
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There is an amazing array of accessories

Your model is sprayed with gloss. This really brings the colours to life and makes even amateur artists reflect light like Turner.
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Journeying to new lands


On my first visit I took a four year old friend. She created this beautiful rainbow pony.
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Rainbow Pony


One wasn't enough fun. She went on to paint a dog and can't wait to visit Plaster Fun House again. Next time we visit, I think I will paint a lighthouse.
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Lovely lighthouse in progress

Plaster Fun House at Brighton opened in July 1989. It is South Australia's original franchise and still a popular family destination. Plaster Fun House attracts kids of all ages and adults of all ages too!

Plaster Fun House
Fun for all ages

You can visit with friends, with your grandmother or have a birthday party here. Their facebook page provides up to date special offers and information about extra holiday venues.
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What will you write with your letters?
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Why? Cheery bright-coloured fun for the holidays
When: Opening Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon 10.00am- 5.00pm
Phone: (08) 8296 3046
Where: 505 Brighton Road, Brighton, South Australia 5048
Cost: Models priced from $4 - $25 and includes paint, glitter and gloss
Your Comment
Brilliant article and photos Jenny (looking at your photos, it felt like I was really there - always wondered what it was like at Brighton Plaster Fun House: my son has been with his school's Vacation Care group).
by Jenny Pickett (score: 3|1720) 2655 days ago
What about the NEW Plaster Fun House at Brahma Lodge ?
It's just opened up. Right next door to the Brahma Lodge tenpin bowling centre
on Clayson road, Salisbury East.
It's the biggest store with the largest range in Australia !
We went with two families today and it was great fun. And cheap too !
by diann (score: 1|23) 2654 days ago
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