It’s not too late to get your loved one the perfect Christmas gift – especially these creative experiences that don’t require delivery.
The talented makers in our community don’t only produce stunning, quality products, but they also offer the opportunity to learn various skills. The range of workshops and experiences are the perfect gift to give someone who wants to learn a new skill or develop a hobby.
The best part about these experiences is that they wonderfully coincide with the New Year and the resolutions that come with it. Browse our experiences for sale below and pick your favourite one!
1. Jewellery making
Mayflower Bespoke Jewellery provides the opportunity to learn how to make unique, bespoke jewellery. The tuition and small group workshops are hosted in her studio based in the Staffordshire countryside.
If your loved one has always wanted to learn to make silver jewellery – then now is the chance.
2. Mosaic introduction
It’s amazing how tiny pieces of tile can create such a striking final product. Artisanry Co. mosaic artist, Helen Miles, hosts an informal creative day that offers all of the necessary skills to practice the craft – with no experience required.
Helen discusses a basic overview of the different styles of mosaic and teaches about the different materials used in the art. Aspiring artists and hobbyists will then get the opportunity to work on their own design.
3. Glass art
Who knew that glass art could be so versatile. The glass artists in the Artisanry Co. community offer a variety of enriching glass art experiences and workshops. Learn from talented glass makers with one of their exciting workshops.
From learning to fuse glass and make a set of coasters, to painting on glass for beginners and more.
4. Pottery on the wheel
The final result of a piece of pottery is a beautiful and functional piece of art. Handmade ceramic items in the home add wholesome mood to the room and this is amplified when the item is handmade by the owner.
Andy Lang, the maker behind the Potter of Leith, offers an opportunity to put yourself in the driving seat with his pottery on the wheel workshop which runs over the course of 10 weeks.
5. Wet Felting
Nancy Shaffee, the maker behind Flights of Fantasy, offers a unique art that is both intriguing and beautiful. Not many people are aware of wet felting, the art of using soap and warm water to tangle fibers into something beautiful. Yet Nancy offers the opportunity to learn with her ‘workshop in a wallet’ experience.
Choose from a variety of items to make and place your order. You’ll receive all that you need to create your felt masterpiece, including fully illustrated instructions.
6. Business mentorship
The start of a new year is a great time to set goals and strategize on how to achieve them. But what if you or your loved one needs a little bit of guidance?
Artisanry Co. founder, Bhawna Sarin, offers enriching business coaching and consulting sessions to help make your dreams a reality. These business mentorship sessions offer value and insight on how to approach the growth of your business, especially in the art and craft space.
With Christmas on our doorstep and New Year around the corner, there’s never been a better time to push your boundaries and learn a new skill. Give your loved one a nudge and give them the gift of creative education and help start their year off on a good note.
If you’re a maker who is interested in joining our community and selling your items (or knowledge) then we’d love to hear from you. You can find out more about joining our community here.