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by Elaine (subscribe)
Impromptu adventuring, exploring our backyard and then putting pen to paper, hoping to entice you to try one, if not all, of our escapades, is my true reward!
Published March 16th 2017
Bring Our Artistic Flair To The Fore
Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Be creative - Image: Pixabay CCO Public Domain


I'm sure we all have a creative side, perhaps, like me, it's lurking somewhere in the background, like a sleeping dragon waiting to be awakened. So, what better way to bring our artistic flair to the fore, than by doing a workshop or two. There's nothing quite like being creative and having something to 'show 'n tell' for our efforts.


1. Touch of Gold, House of Artisan
When: 7 April 2017: 5.00pm to 8.00pm
Cost: $85
Where: 1 Laurie Lane, Gympie, QLD, 4570
Call: 07 5483 9898
DIY Paint:- Joan O'Shea


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Bring your own ornate frame or mirror to up-cycle - Image: Pixabay CCO Public Domain


We all need a touch of glamour and pizzazz in our lives. In the Touch of Gold workshop you will be using chalk paint and gold leaf to up-cycle an ornate picture frame or mirror. You will learn how to handle and apply gold leaf in two different ways for two different looks and to use chalk paint on varied surfaces. Bring along a a large old book and turn it into a work of art, worthy of being put back on the book shelf.

This workshop is suitable for ages 15 and up.

You can book here.

2. Create Your Own Wedding Bands
When: Any working day
Cost: $1,250 including GST. Material costs are extra dependant on the precious metal
Where: Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, 255 David Low Way, Peregian Beach, QLD, 4573
Call: 0423 709799


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Create your own wedding rings - Image: Eckart Schillings FB page


Are you getting married or perhaps looking to renew your wedding vows? How about creating your own wedding rings? You are guided by 'hands-on' Master Jeweller and Goldsmithing Instructor, Eckart Schillings, who will ensure that your symbols' of love workshop experience is totally unique.

Add to your album of memorable wedding experiences at the Eckart Schillings Jewellery School and book your workshop today.

3. Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School
When: see www.lifesafest.com.au for class schedules
Cost: Varying
Where: 91 Lake Weyba Drive, Noosaville, QLD, 4556
Call: 0438 469 692


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Learn a new culinary skill - Image: Life's a Feast FB page


Looking to wow your friends with your cooking prowess? Or, perhaps looking for a gift for that someone special? How about participating in a unique culinary experience at Life's A Feast Boutique Cooking School.

With twelve different classes to choose from, no matter what level of cooking skills you're at, the recipes are designed to be easy to follow and prepare, making it, oh so easy, for you to re-create them at home.

Click here for costing, sample menus and workshop duration time.

4. Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes
When: Call for availability
Where: 6 Hastings Street, Noosa, QLD, 4567
Call: 07 5474 9999


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Not quite James Bond-ish - Image: Miss Moneypenny's FB page


Shaken and not stirred! Well, that's how James Bond has his martini. Why not try your hand at a Cocktail Master Class hosted by Miss Moneypenny's in Noosa. The Master Class package is specifically tailored for groups and includes a one and a half hour combination of eating, drinking, learning and mixing.

Cocktail mixology is a true out-of-the-ordinary fun experience - ideal for a hen's night, birthday celebration or a corporate function.

5. Easter Wreath Workshop by The Posy Co.
When: Saturday 8 April: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Cost: $120
Where: 34 Cribb Street, Landsborough, QLD, 4550
Call: 1300 789 431


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Image: The Posy Co.‎ to Easter Wreath Workshop FB page


How much fun will this be! Grab a group of friends and spend the afternoon creating a masterpiece for Easter. No need to bring anything with - all the goodies are supplied. Just show up, learn some new creative tips and take your Easter creation home with you.

To book your Easter Wreath Workshop, click here.

6. Barista Basics at The Coffee Training Co.
When: Various dates, see link below
Cost: $120
Where: 2/8 Venture Drive, Noosaville, QLD, 4566


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffee
Learn the art of superb coffee-making - Image: www.weteachme.com


A 3.5 hour Barista Basics workshop where you will be introduced to the growing, roasting and harvesting of coffee; understanding the espresso machine and grinder and how to make the perfect espresso, with silky milk every time.

This training package has been designed as a taste test for the coffee lover, giving the participant an insight into the craft and skill required to be a barista.

Barista Basics is also a great workshop for a team building session for corporate groups.

Various dates are available, to check dates and to book, please click here.

The only pre-requisite:- A love for espresso coffee!

7. Fried Mudd Pottery and Sculpture Workshops
When: For a day or a weekend
Cost: Varying, see www.friedmudd.com
Where: Maleny, QLD, 4552
Call: Cathy Lawley 0402 333 576


Creative workshops, Sunshine Coast, Touch of Gold, Gympie, create your own wedding bands, Eckart Schillings Jewellery School, Peregian Beach, Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School, Noosaville, Miss Moneypenny's Cocktail Master Classes, Hastings Street, Noosa, Easter Wreath Workshop, The Posy Co., Landsborough, Barista Basics, The Coffee Training Co., espresso coffeee
Have fun - Image: Fried Mudd Pottery & Workshops FB page


Turn mud into a masterpiece! Clay Pottery Sculpture workshops at the Fried Mudd Studio in Maleny specialise in Raku firings. Develop your creativity and produce an amazing piece of clay art worthy of pride of place in your home. Whether you have experience or not, Cathy Lawley will guide you, using your own creative ingenuity.

The Fried Mudd studio currently have several workshops throughout the year including:-

Fun in The Mudd Pottery Workshops;
Shades of Clay Pottery Workshops;
Fun in the Italian Mudd - overseas travel pottery workshops;
Mudpies Pottery workshops for children;
Goddess Pottery workshops

To find out more about these exciting workshops, costing and booking enquiry form, please click here.

C'mon people, let's get the right-side of our brain performing and book in for some creatively inspired workshops.
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When: Whenever you have the urge to be creative
Where: Sunshine Coast surrounds
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