Gild and Sip Class: Make Christmas Decorations

Apply gold or silver leaf to one-of-a-kind Christmas decorations



2 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $99 (or 4 payments of $24.75 Afterpay)

Add some bling to your Christmas tree this year while learning about the ancient art of gilding at our beginner's workshop in the creative hub of the Inner West.

In this hands-on class, you will have the opportunity to gild in your choice of silver or gold leaf to two objects.

These include:

  • Double-Star
  • Medusa's Head

During the class, your friendly teacher will also provide a cheeseboard so please feel free to BYO wine.

Sip and gild surrounded by antiques and art. This is a fun, hands-on class where you’ll learn the basics of gilding and at the end, you’ll be able to take home your gilded objects.

Perfect for DIY Christmas gifts, hang these Christmas gold or silver decorations on the tree or gift it to a special someone!


Knowledge required
Perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
  • Two bespoke Christmas decorations (either silver or gold leaf) to gift or hang on your tree
  • All your gilding supplies for the class
  • An understanding of gilding, techniques and a brief history
  • Two hour lesson
  • Cheese platter
What to bring
Feel free to BYO drinks.
 
Suitable for

This class is great for individuals and couples as well as for a team building activity, birthday or hens party.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum, anniversary gift or birthday gift.

Location

Eyespy Collective - 282 Unwins Bridge Road, Sydenham NSW

Gild and Sip Class: Make Christmas Decorations location
Your teacher
Eyespy Collective
Eyespy Collective

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Gilding by Eyespy Collective is run by experienced Sydney-based gilder, Anne. Passionate about Art & Antiques from a young age, Anne has over 40 years of experience in gilding and restoring. She trained in London and later in Sydney under renowned picture framer, Charles Hewitt.

Since 1985, Anne has owned and operated her business ‘Gilty’, where she has built a loyal following and reputation as a specialist gilder and restorer for private and public clients. In 2014, Anne opened an extension of Gilty called Eyespy Collective.

Eyespy Collective is a curated space showcasing a selection of art, antiques and bespoke mirrors. This is where the classes will take place, so you’ll get to experience the store while sipping and gilding!

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