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30th birthday present ideas in Sydney for women are tricky to nail unless you know her likes and dislikes intimately. If there’s a special woman in your life turning 30 soon and you’re having trouble choosing from the plethora of gift ideas for women out there, we’ve got you covered. If you’re not sure what sort of present will make her face light up with excitement, some brilliant 30th birthday gift ideas for women that are sure to send them to a class where they can break out of their everyday routine, learn a new skill, meet new people, enjoy a laugh and probably take home something that they’ve created with their very own hands.
Whether it’s a present for your sister, friend, girlfriend or wife, we’ve got a broad range of 30th birthday present ideas for you to consider. Whether she’s an active outdoorsy type, a bookish homebody, a creative crafter or a nature-loving gardener, we have wrapped up a collection of the best birthday gift ideas for her.
If your birthday gal has a sweet tooth, the Cake Pop Class at Popolate in Hornsby Heights is one of the best things to do in Sydney, especially if she lives north of the Harbour Bridge. She’ll learn how to make the cake balls, and then decorate using various techniques working with icing and chocolate. She’ll leave the class with a dozen decorated cake pops, so her armful of sweet treats could even double as her birthday cake!
The Sydney Community College in Rozelle offers a range of classes to help the special woman in your life to absorb new skills to enhance her overall life…. And maybe even yours too! So if she lives anywhere near the Inner West of Sydney, there’s sure to be the perfect birthday gift for your wife on offer there.
The Vegetable Garden Class will encourage her to embrace a home veggie garden practice, tapping into the modern sustainability ethos of growing your own and thereby limiting your consumption of fruit and vegetables grown several kilometres away or even interstate. By growing her own edible garden, she can reduce her carbon footprint and make delicious organic vegetables the centre of her meals. As well as learning how to grow heirloom varieties of common vegetables, she’ll learn how to keep herbs, edible flowers, bush tucker (native edibles) and dwarf fruit trees. This class is designed especially for those living in the urban sprawl with a modest-sized garden.
Two more planet-friendly classes run at the college are the Vegan Cake Baking Class and for more advanced decorating, the Vegan Cake Decorating Class. No dairy or eggs are used and there’s the opportunity to learn how to make a vegan “buttercream” icing, using no butter or cream of course! The 30th birthday girl will be an accomplished vegan baker in no time.
How about a beauty workshop so she can launch into her thirties with an ambition to ditch the store-bought products and embrace her own homemade organic skincare and haircare products? She will learn why she should avoid harsh chemicals and about the benefits of using natural ingredients instead, plus take home the recipes to keep on making more after this Natural Beauty Workshop in Cammeray at Makers Loft.
How about a walk on the wild side for the special lady who’s turning 30? A glassblowing class makes for an adventurous, challenging and fascinating experience that’s guaranteed to be a step outside the norm when it comes to birthday gifts for women! This Glass Blowing Taster Session with Mark Eliot in Redfern is sure to be a real birthday treat!
If your special lady is a mother, pick from a variety of presents for Mum that will allow her to recharge, tap into her creativity and experience an hour or two of mindful activity. For a quiet and relaxing class, consider the Sashiko Basic Class in Chatswood, where experienced teacher Mari Yamada will show her the ancient Japanese artform of embroidery that originated more than 200 years ago in Yamagata. She will experience the minimalist nature of Sashiko, whereby utilising just a piece of cloth, some thread and a needle results in something truly beautiful.
A Botanical Watercolour Illustration Class could be just the thing to inspire her to take up a new artistic hobby. Or how about one of our paint and sip classes to get her painting on while enjoying a glass of wine? Choose from a variety of themed classes, including the Moon Blossoms class and the Kookaburra class.
It’s hard to go past this Floral Centrepiece Class run by Nikki Zeng. We’re all highly susceptible to the charms of the humble flower, but this class will teach her how to arrange a stunning showstopper bouquet like a pro! The style of Nikki’s centrepiece designs are inspired by Dutch still life paintings as well as 19th and 20th Century French oil paintings, so she really brings the wow factor! This flower arranging class would be just the ticket if your fab female is hosting a party or even a weekend barbeque soon - she’ll get to relax and unwind amongst beautiful blooms, learn the tips and tricks of floristry and then bring home a smashing flower centrepiece to decorate her home and impress her guests!
If you really want to splash out and spoil her, consider the fantastic Leather Tote Bag Workshop, run by Masterful Makers in Redfern. She’ll be able to pick her favourite type of leather from a variety of styles and will then learn every step of the complex process of cutting, chisel punching holes for stitching, setting hardware (clasps, hooks etc), hand stitching and much more. She’ll walk away with a high quality, decent sized, handmade bag that she’ll be able to use every day for work, errands or whatever her life throws at her.
If you’re still not ready to take the leap and purchase a class booking for your 30th birthday girl, fear not. ClassBento’s gift vouchers are the perfect fail-proof answer! We offer $100, $200 and $300 vouchers, or you can customise your own with any amount.