Festive Wreath Workshop

Make a Christmas wreath from fresh native Australian botanicals



3 hours Class size 1 to 14     label $120

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to construct and build a beautiful festive wreath. You will design, style, and create your own door/wall wreath or even a table centrepiece ready for Christmas!

Perfect for decorating inside or out, this modern yet rustic beauty will stand up to these hot Brisbane temperatures! You will be given all the materials required including a selection of fresh seasonal flowers and foliage, including eucalyptus, pine cones and Australian native flower varieties. This wreath will then dry naturally for you to use decoratively in your home throughout the year.

At the end of the class, you will take home your very own DIY Christmas wreath constructed with your favourite botanicals. This workshop is perfect for beginners and anyone looking for festive things to do in Brisbane.

Please note: This class requires at least five students to run. In the unlikely event that we don't get this number of students, we'll cancel the class and fully refund you and inform you via email, so please watch your email a few days prior to the class.



What you'll get
  • A selection of fresh seasonal flowers and foliage
  • A well-equipped floristry kit to use on the day
  • Take-home instructions (will be emailed to the group)
  • Awesome Christmas tunes (yes they exist!)

What to bring
  • Festive cheer!
  • BYO water
  • Wear something light/comfortable (Brissy is hot!) that you don’t mind getting a little dirty


Helena Rose (your teacher) adheres to COVID-19 government guidelines. They won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days.

Location

WOODSTERS (Work-Shop Brisbane) - 16 Austin St, Newstead QLD

Your teacher
Helena Rose

Helena Rose

5.0 (6)

With an innovative approach to style, Helena Rose marries clean, classic forms with fresh, feminine modernity and a playful sense of nostalgia. Bold colours, unexpected trims and high-quality materials are the signature elements that define the collection every season.

An inspired designer, Helena Rose has traversed to over twenty countries across the globe as a stylist and has an impressive presence in the pages of international fashion journals such as Jute Magazine and Dreamingless Magazine while simultaneously taking a millinery class with French Milliner Estelle Ramousee, then working under the mentorship of Couture Milliner Maor Zabar in Israel. Following her Applied Fashion Design graduation in 2010, Helena moved from Sydney to Brisbane to explore a different career path to exercise her aptitude for fashion as a headwear designer.

Since then, the offering has steadily evolved to include a range of headwear pieces that are created by hand in a small Brisbane development studio. The hats, in particular, possess a sculptural beauty while maintaining straightforward wearability–this balance perfected by hand finishes and considered design.

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2019 attendees first saw Helena Rose on the runway as a collaboration with designer brand Astille on SS20 collections and designed headwear pieces for Maison Garde SS19 collection.

Visors and combs were introduced with the Spring 2020 collection Le Pétale. Concise, contemporary styles are Brisbane-made in small batches from European materials, adhering to the brand’s belief in both a controlled aesthetic and quality.

Helena Rose bridal headwear pieces and accessories hold stories of memories passed down through generations and elevate any bridal outfit  which all come together into classic-elegant designs that remain spirited and refined.




Your host
Work-Shop
Work-Shop

4.8 (2235)
30k

Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill. From 3D printing and stencil art through to music and gardening – life skills and personal development through to cooking doughnuts and mushroom foraging, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.

Community values lie at the heart of our project. We collaborate with local artists and industry experts to teach classes and utilise local suppliers for any materials needed. We also provide a creative environment for emerging artists to produce and sell work, and meet like minded individuals. Work-Shop will be a space for everyone, with a rotating schedule of art shows, information nights on local issues and a whole range of events and community initiatives.

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Rebecca Smith Dec 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended


We had a fantastic time Helena was extremely helpful and informative- would recommend for individuals and a group of girlfriends who want to do something fun. We are going to make it an annual thing!

Festive Wreath Workshop review by Rebecca Smith

Bethan King Dec 2020


Helena was a super teacher and explained everything clearly at the start of the class. She also spent time helping out whenever anyone needed her. All the materials were laid out ready for us. Great venue with plenty of street parking. Thoroughly enjoyed.

Laura Lukin Dec 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews


Loved the workshop. The facilitator was awesome and enjoyed meeting new people. Would highly recommend the wreath making workshop

Shannon Bramwell Dec 2020


We had an amazing time making Christmas wreaths! Everything was provided and the instructions were broken down so they were nice and easy to follow, the host was super helpful in making sure everyone was happy with their end Product

Rani Shanks Dec 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Helena was excellent and explained everything clearly! The class itself was a great time for even someone who doesn’t call themselves a creative. 10/10 a great time!

Nicole Long Dec 2020


Helena was very knowledgeable and patient. She helped every single participant and bought a wide range of materials for us to use.
The venue has no aircon so make sure you bring plenty of water

Festive Wreath Workshop review by Nicole Long
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