Christmas Presents for Couples Who Are Hard to Buy For

Christmas Presents for Couples Who Are Hard to Buy For

Christmas Presents for Couples Who Are Hard to Buy For

Got a duo in your life who are hard to please? Buying Christmas presents for couples who have it all can seem a challenge, but that’s where our selection of gift experiences for couples comes in to help! We’ve put together a list of the best gifts for couples and we’re confident that the following experience gifts will please even the toughest cookies.

Give a green-fingered pair Sydney’s highest-rated kokedama workshop

Christmas presents for couples

Sure, they may have houseplants galore – but do they have any kokedama around the house? At this kokedama workshop, the pair of your choice will come away with three DIY kokedamas each that they’ll have made from scratch ready to proudly place around their house. The expert florists at Merchant & Green will have everyone getting their hands dirty and learning how to make kokedama from a variety of succulents or seasonal indoor plants. Everyone will get full instructions, a care card and even a herbal tea to see them through the class. Looking for cute couple gifts for loved ones in lockdown? Check out our top picks!

Treat a foodie couple to a private cooking class in Brisbane

gift experiences for couples

Know a couple who love their food and are passionate to learn more about preparing delicious meals? We present to you Chefin’s private cooking class. Your Brisbane-based couple of choice will learn to cook a delectable two-course meal under expert guidance and advice, with the chance to tuck into their meal at the end of the class. When booking, you’ll be able to select their favourite type of cuisine, from modern Australian dishes to a Middle-Eastern menu or an Asian-fusion experience.

Introduce ikebana to a couple of your choice

Christmas presents for couples

Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging, and is a soothing, meditative practice, making this introduction to ikebana class among the best Christmas presents for couples who could do with some down time spent together. Teacher Shoso will guide the couple through the process of creating a harmonious ikebana flower arrangement ready to display around the house. Everyone will leave with greater knowledge of this calming practice as well as enough knowledge and skill to continue their ikebana journey alone. These classes make great Melbourne activities for plant lovers who need a little bit of zen.

Present a pastry class in Perth to a perfect pair

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Patisserie is a serious business and classes from Francois Morabito make ideal Christmas presents for couples who want to expand their baking skills under expert guidance. Francois’ French patisserie dessert making class is an absolute winner. Each cook will learn to bake a variety of patisseries from scratch. On the menu are items like brioches, profiteroles and tarts, and everyone will discover the art of folding puff pastry, crafting delicious shortcrust, mixing a brioche dough and more! These baking courses undoubtedly list amongst the most fun things to do in Perth for a pair of sweet tooths.

Get glass blowing in Sydney

What do you get the couple who has everything? A glass blowing class, of course. Guided by Mark Eliot, this glass blowing class for beginners will have your favourite pair learning how to use tools including an oxygen-propane torch and equipment like borosilicate glass rods. They’ll then move onto building confidence with glass blowing techniques such as sculpting, joining, colour mixing, and stretching. Everyone will learn glass blowing in a safe environment under Mark’s watchful eye, creating at least one piece of glass art to take home and remind them of the special day.

Bring some nature into their home with a terrarium workshop

Brisbane-based couples who love a home full of plants will thoroughly enjoy this tropical dome terrarium workshop. Making a closed terrarium in a glass dome is one of the more traditional ways of building a terrarium, and it’s also a deeply calming, almost meditative practice.

Under Bella’s guidance, your chosen couple will learn how to ready tropical species for long term growth in a DIY terrarium, as well as how best to arrange the plants and assemble the dome itself. They’ll be given thorough advice on how to care for their new glass terrarium, as well as how to give it the care and attention that ensures long life and minimal maintenance. Just remind the gift’s recipients to wear clothes they don’t mind getting a little muddy!

Make delicious homemade pasta at a private Italian cooking class

This private pasta making class makes for perfect Christmas presents for couples who are based in Melbourne and want to expand their knowledge of Italian food. Marina will teach everyone about the history of Italian cuisine, advising on how to mix mouth-watering flavour combinations to create delicious Italian pasta. The pair will select from one of four Italian pasta recipes, making the most of this private pasta class and coming away with greater confidence and skill to continue making fresh pasta at home.

Sweeten their palate with a Sydney sweet tarts cooking class

Book a sweet-toothed pair into this sweet tarts cooking class and they may be so thrilled they’ll let you eat one of the treats they make! Sydney Cooking School have put together fun and practical baking courses that will have participants learning how to bake six delectable tarts from scratch. Selections include Tart Citron Meringue, Tart Trois Chocolat and Tart au Fruit – so there’s guaranteed to be something for everyone. 

Your chosen couple will learn to bake under expert Pastry Chef Mayumi who will answer any questions about baking and send them home with greater culinary skill and knowledge.

Weave a Japanese moss ball in Perth

The Eddies Studio has put together a kokedama moss ball workshop that will crack even the hardest nut. Your lucky gift recipients will get their hands dirty and create a hanging kokedama to display around their house, learning all about the art of kokedama making. The best kokedama plants will be provided for the class, and their teacher will advise on premium techniques, tips, and tricks for making a moss kokedama that your pair will be proud of.

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