Some people have been planning their Christmas shopping for months already and others are still not ready to even think about the most wonderful time of the year yet. No matter which one you are, you will definitely love these workshops and classes happening right here in the Eastman. Taking any of these classes will give you some cool new skills that can have you crafting your own gifts this holiday season – you’ll be the king or queen of Christmas with all those personal touches!
November 16 – ARK Ceramics & Gifts – Landmark
Here’s a great idea for that person you know that loves everything antique and vintage! ARK Ceramics & Gifts is starting up the Vintage Window Transfer Workshop. You will learn how to transfer orchid designs on the beautiful vintage window with a faux antique mirror finish.
November 23 – Pennyweight Market – Beausejour
What can you do with a simple IKEA shadow box, cardboard and some lights? Well, a whole heck of a lot! Pennyweight Market is holding its Lighted Christmas Shadow Box Class and will teach you how to make a Christmasy scenery. You can decide whether the theme for your shadow box will be let it snow, joy, or the cutest of them all – deer. Get into the Christmas spirit and make one of the coolest Christmas decorations out there!
December 1 – 10 Acre Woods – Anola
If you’re struggling to figure out that perfect gift for someone, essential oils, soap and candles are always the perfect backup gift. But maybe they don’t just have to be a backup. 10 Acre Woods is holding an Oils, Soaps & Candle Class; so you can put that perfect personal and thoughtfulness touch to this classic gift.
December 2 & 3 – Pinawa & Lac du Bonnet
Everybody loves food, right? Ok, that’s an easy answer. Find the perfect way to spice up your stocking stuffers this year with Gifts in a Jar. These cool and yummy gifts are perfect for the foodie in your life and by the end of the day, you’ll walk away with five great ways on how to make these delicious gifts. On December 2, make sure to head over to Pinawa Senior School for this amazing class. Can’t make it on the 2nd? Then swing over the Lac du Bonnet Senior School On December 3.
December 14 – Amber’s Leather Creations – Libau
Spunk up a friend’s or family member’s jewelry collection with stitch embroidery earrings! Amber’s Leather Creations is setting up a workshop for Brick Stitch Embroidery Patterned Earrings for where you can learn to make this stylish accessory. Make a pair for the person you know will fall in love with them or even tuck them under the tree for yourself!
Bonus: Wind Chimes Class
November 24 – 10 Acre Woods – Anola
This Christmas, give that special someone their very own unique, homemade wind chimes. 10 Acre Woods will be holding a Wind Chimes Classe and show you how to make beautiful sounding and looking wind chimes. You can even bring your own trinkets from home to add that personal touch that everyone desires during the holiday season.