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
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
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.
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
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.
3. Life's a Feast Boutique Cooking School
When: see www.lifesafest.com.au for class schedules
Where: 91 Lake Weyba Drive, Noosaville, QLD, 4556
Call: 0438 469 692
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.
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
Where: 34 Cribb Street, Landsborough, QLD, 4550
Call: 1300 789 431
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.
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.
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:-