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Kellie Maloney


Kellie is a writer and a self-confessed Gemini from Sydney. She loves travelling, belting out a slightly off-key tune and learning more about other people and ideas.









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Creative Gift Ideas for Women Who Have Everything

Creative Gift Ideas for Women Who Have Everything



From pouring paint and throwing clay to woodworking, here are 10 gifts the woman who has everything in Melbourne.
Best Tween Birthday Party Ideas in Sydney

Best Tween Birthday Party Ideas in Sydney



We’ve got all the kids birthday party ideas in Sydney you’ll ever need to create a unique experience that your tween will love!
7 Best Hens Party Ideas for Foodies (2024)

7 Best Hens Party Ideas for Foodies (2024)



Indulge in the 7 best food-focused hens party ideas for 2023! From cooking Italian classics to tasting local wines, your bride-to-be will be spoilt ...
7 Best Jewellery Making Kits to Help You Sparkle

7 Best Jewellery Making Kits to Help You Sparkle



Craft personalised accessories with these top jewellery making kits and enjoy the many benefits of trying this fun and relaxing DIY hobby at hom ...
Meet Vanilla Zulu

Meet Vanilla Zulu



Inspired by Chef Mel’s African heritage, Vanilla Zulu Culinary Adventures in Brisbane is an adventurous cooking school plating up fun!
7 Life-changing Hobbies to Help You Save Money at Home

7 Life-changing Hobbies to Help You Save Money at Home



Who knew saving money could be so fun?
I Learned About the Gadigal People on a Dreaming Tour—and You Can Too

I Learned About the Gadigal People on a Dreaming Tour—and You Can Too



Curious to know more? Find out everything Content Lead Kellie Maloney and the ClassBento team learned at a walking tour with Dreamtime Southern ...
5 Must-Visit Creative Neighbourhoods in Australia

5 Must-Visit Creative Neighbourhoods in Australia



And your guide to the craftiest things to do when you’re there.
Unique Father's Day Gift Experiences in Sydney

Unique Father's Day Gift Experiences in Sydney



From pottery making to glassblowing, our unique Father's Day gifts for Dad in Sydney will bring a smile to his face!
Meet Chelsey Teale

Meet Chelsey Teale



Meet Chelsey Teale, the Sydney artist who transformed her side hobby into a full-time job and discover why you should try pouring paints!
Cool Teen Gifts for Trendy Kids in Sydney

Cool Teen Gifts for Trendy Kids in Sydney



Looking for cool gifts for teens in Sydney? We have a range of gift experiences that are perfect for parents chasing unique present ideas!
5 Unique Presents for Dads Who Love DIY

5 Unique Presents for Dads Who Love DIY



Looking for the perfect gifts for a Dad who loves DIY? Sculpt glass art, craft woodworking projects and more across Australia!
Meet Happy Hub Collective

Meet Happy Hub Collective



Shiloh Blondel is the heart and soul behind Happy Hub Collective, a local Perth studio where you will discover that creativity is best shared with ...
9 Unique Brisbane Art Courses You Need to Try

9 Unique Brisbane Art Courses You Need to Try



Explore your creativity at nine of our unique art classes in Brisbane to create stunning works of art and discover a new hobby in 2024!
5 Things You Didn't Know You Could do in Rosebery

5 Things You Didn't Know You Could do in Rosebery



From rolling out ricotta ravioli to painting porcelain ceramics, what it lacks in size, the leafy Sydney suburb of Rosebery makes up for in experiences. ...
Fun Brisbane Dates That Think Outside the Box

Fun Brisbane Dates That Think Outside the Box



After date night ideas in Brisbane that are outside the box? From sculpting clay to painting your partner, these Brisbane activities promise fun ...
Learn Photography in Sydney at These 5 Local Neighbourhoods (2024)

Learn Photography in Sydney at These 5 Local Neighbourhoods (2024)



Dust off your DSLR and explore your local neighbourhood with 5 photography courses in Sydney!
Who Said Women Can't Make Sausages

Who Said Women Can't Make Sausages



Discover how a sausage maker, a talented threader, a glass smith and a macramè master challenge gender stereotypes in their chosen craft.
Start a New Hobby with Gift Experiences in Canberra

Start a New Hobby with Gift Experiences in Canberra



Find a creative outlet for your favourite person with these gift experiences in Canberra and introduce them to a new world of ceramics, photography ...
Meet Sydney Creative

Meet Sydney Creative



Step inside Sydney Creative and you’ll find a pink and bubbly creative hub in Redfern, where Sophie Parry and her team are all about crafting ...
5 Benefits to Trying Out a Photography Course in Sydney (2024)

5 Benefits to Trying Out a Photography Course in Sydney (2024)



See your city through a whole new lens and reap the benefits of photography courses in Sydney!
5 Unique Drawing Classes in Sydney to Explore Your Creativity

5 Unique Drawing Classes in Sydney to Explore Your Creativity



Sketch something completely new and unique at drawing classes in Sydney.
How to Give Mum What She Really Wants This Mother's Day

How to Give Mum What She Really Wants This Mother's Day



This crafty quiz will give you the answers…
5 Unique Ways to Picnic in Sydney with a Covid Vaccination Certificate

5 Unique Ways to Picnic in Sydney with a Covid Vaccination Certificate



Get creative at the park with these unique picnic ideas in Sydney and discover how to make something beautiful with your loved ones!
Meet Narda Campbell Designs

Meet Narda Campbell Designs



Narda Campbell is a Sydney fibre artist, designer and history nut inviting you to experience the joy of handmade textiles over a homemade mug of ...
Learn to Draw Something You Love with These Sydney Activities

Learn to Draw Something You Love with These Sydney Activities



Take out a blank sketch pad and learn to draw your favourite things at drawing classes in Sydney!
Cocktail Making Ideas for Every Occasion

Cocktail Making Ideas for Every Occasion



Shake and stir together the perfect recipe for success at your next special occasion with cocktail making classes in Melbourne!
5 Dad-Approved Gifts That Will Ignite His Creativity

5 Dad-Approved Gifts That Will Ignite His Creativity



If these real-life Dads loved them, yours will too.
Last Minute Experience Gifts in Brisbane

Last Minute Experience Gifts in Brisbane



Inspire a special someone to try something new with these unique experience gifts in Brisbane. From resin art to tufting, you can give the gift of ...
Top 11 Father's Day Gifts in Sydney

Top 11 Father's Day Gifts in Sydney



From sculpting glass to mastering the grill to capturing priceless moments, check out our top 11 Father's Day gifts in Sydney!
9 Top Hens Party Ideas to Relax the Bride-to-be (2024)

9 Top Hens Party Ideas to Relax the Bride-to-be (2024)



Wedding planning can be stressful, indulge your bride-to-be with these relaxing hens party ideas in 2024 to help her ease some worries and have fun! ...
5 Unique Experience Gifts in Adelaide Everyone Will Love

5 Unique Experience Gifts in Adelaide Everyone Will Love



Ignite their creative spark with these 5 unique experience gifts in Adelaide, where you can play with clay, melt and pour soy candles, snap photos ...
7 Heartwarming Perth Experiences to Try Together

7 Heartwarming Perth Experiences to Try Together



Forget novelty socks—here are 7 unique experience gifts in Perth where you can cook a cultural dish, paint a masterpiece or sculpt ceramic mugs ...
5 Ways to Save on Electricity You Haven't Heard Before

5 Ways to Save on Electricity You Haven't Heard Before



Saving on electricity doesn’t have to mean sweating through summer or shivering through winter. Try these top DIY ideas to help you save money, ...
Support Local with Experience Vouchers This Christmas

Support Local with Experience Vouchers This Christmas



Support local with creative workshop experience gift cards this Christmas and give back to your wonderful community of makers, shakers, artists and ...
Creative Ways to Connect with a Loved One Living with Dementia

Creative Ways to Connect with a Loved One Living with Dementia



We’ve put together a list of heartwarming ideas designed to help you reconnect with your loved one this Dementia Action Week and beyond…
9 Easy Cocktails to Make in Melbourne

9 Easy Cocktails to Make in Melbourne



Shake, stir and pour nine easy cocktails to make in Melbourne with confidence!
Meet Vanessa Opazo

Meet Vanessa Opazo



From full-time architect to calligraphy artist, Vanessa Opazo of Bondi Letters wants to share the art of calligraphy and empower you through creativity. ...
Top Eco-friendly Presents for Couples in Melbourne

Top Eco-friendly Presents for Couples in Melbourne



Show love to your favourite pair and the planet with these unique gifts for couples in Melbourne and make them smile with everything from vegan cooking ...
Make Calligraphy Christmas Baubles with Vanessa Opazo

Make Calligraphy Christmas Baubles with Vanessa Opazo



From full-time architect to calligraphy artist, Vanessa Opazo from Bondi Letters shares her inspiring journey into teaching and her mission to empower ...
7 Floral Experience Gift Cards for Christmas 2024

7 Floral Experience Gift Cards for Christmas 2024



Unlock relaxation with these floral experience gift cards for Christmas in 2023. Allow your giftee to play with blooms and boost their positivity ...
Stepping Out to Fight Dementia

Stepping Out to Fight Dementia



On May 22nd 2022, the ClassBento team stepped up to beat dementia at the Sydney Memory Walk And Jog.
5 Ways to Save Money and Keep Living Your Best Life

5 Ways to Save Money and Keep Living Your Best Life



With these DIY secrets from Aussie small business owners, you’ll feel empowered, discover new ways to save money and change your life for the ...
Meet Pineapple Jam

Meet Pineapple Jam



It’s time to step behind the bar and get shaking with flair bartender and founder of Pineapple Jam Hospitality, Clinton Weir.
9 Crafty Experience Gift Cards for Teens

9 Crafty Experience Gift Cards for Teens



Check out our round-up of crafty experience gift cards for teens across Australia. From flower arranging to jewellery making, there's something for ...
Make Your Own DIY Garden Bouquet

Make Your Own DIY Garden Bouquet



Surprise your special someone with a heartfelt bouquet using flowers from your very own backyard!
Thank Mum for the Small Touches This Mother's Day

Thank Mum for the Small Touches This Mother's Day



Show Mum how much you appreciate the little things with a creative experience you can try together.
Bored at Home During Sydney Lockdown? Here Are 15 Fun Indoor Activities

Bored at Home During Sydney Lockdown? Here Are 15 Fun Indoor Activities



Feeling the self-isolation blues? Transform your quarantine routine with these fun indoor activities!
7 Brisbane Cooking Schools to Ignite Your Passion for Food

7 Brisbane Cooking Schools to Ignite Your Passion for Food



Add a dash of fun and a splash of creativity to your daily meals with these 7 cooking classes in Brisbane!
11 Unique Things You Can Make at Pottery Classes in Adelaide

11 Unique Things You Can Make at Pottery Classes in Adelaide



Get crafty with pottery classes in Adelaide and take home something truly fun and unique for your home!
7 Virtual EOFY Party Ideas for Team Building in Sydney

7 Virtual EOFY Party Ideas for Team Building in Sydney



Get creative and celebrate your teams success this EOFY with unique team building activities in Sydney!
7 Reasons to Gift Experiences in Melbourne

7 Reasons to Gift Experiences in Melbourne



From playing with clay to cooking a meal—here are 7 reasons why gift experiences in Melbourne should be on everyone’s shopping gift list!
Make Christmas Cocktails with Pineapple Jam

Make Christmas Cocktails with Pineapple Jam



Pineapple Jam creator and lead cocktail shaker Clinton Weir shares how he got his start in mixology and the motivation behind his creative cocktail ...
Top 7 Hens Party Ideas for Eco-conscious Brides (2024)

Top 7 Hens Party Ideas for Eco-conscious Brides (2024)



Opt for eco-friendly hens party ideas! Share laughter and joy with your leading ladies while being kind to the planet.
5 Crafty Valentines Experience Gifts for Her

5 Crafty Valentines Experience Gifts for Her



This Valentine's Day, impress the creative queen in your life with a crafty experience gift for her. See our range of gift ideas for inspiration ...
How Paint Pouring Helped Me Embrace My Individuality

How Paint Pouring Helped Me Embrace My Individuality



Beyond mesmerising swirls and splashes of colour, I discovered that there’s a lot more to paint pouring than making pretty pictures.
How to Create the Most Effective Work Culture Environment in Sydney

How to Create the Most Effective Work Culture Environment in Sydney



From paint and sip to pottery making—boost your workplace culture with these fun and creative team building activities in Sydney!
How a Couple Working 9-5 Found Joy in Candle Making

How a Couple Working 9-5 Found Joy in Candle Making



Combining their love of science with a desire to be more creative, Jig and Meera from This Candle discovered the winning formula for living their ...
Travel the World with Perth Cooking Courses

Travel the World with Perth Cooking Courses



Satisfy your wanderlust with Perth cooking classes from cuisines around the globe. Head out on a culinary adventure in master your favourite cuisine ...
How to Gift with Heart and Save Money This Christmas 2024

How to Gift with Heart and Save Money This Christmas 2024



With just three, versatile materials you can DIY your entire holiday shopping list with love and save money this Christmas 2022.
3 Christmas Gift Cards Everyone Will Look Forward to Redeeming

3 Christmas Gift Cards Everyone Will Look Forward to Redeeming



All your last minute gifts sorted in less than five minutes!
7 Mother's Day Gift Experiences for Remote Working Mums in Brisbane

7 Mother's Day Gift Experiences for Remote Working Mums in Brisbane



Tailor your gift experiences for Mum in Brisbane this year with rejuvenating and relaxing gifts perfect for remote working mums!
Quiz Time! Which DIY Craft Should You Try This Winter

Quiz Time! Which DIY Craft Should You Try This Winter



Warm up your home this winter, take our quiz and find out which DIY item you should make to add to your space!
9 Unique Pottery Classes in Perth to Sink Your Hands Into

9 Unique Pottery Classes in Perth to Sink Your Hands Into



From sculpting to wheel-throwing, these unique pottery classes in Perth will see you crafting one-of-a-kind creations that show off your distinct ...
DIY Christmas Gifts

DIY Christmas Gifts



Make Christmas extra special with these DIY experience gift cards!
How to Host the Ultimate Covid Picnic in Melbourne

How to Host the Ultimate Covid Picnic in Melbourne



Arrange fragrant, seasonal blooms, twist and tie macrame knots, sculpt hand building clay and more with these outdoor covid picnic ideas in Melb ...
I Did a Workshop with My Family. Here's What Happened Next

I Did a Workshop with My Family. Here's What Happened Next



And why you should try it this Christmas.
Need a Boost? This Creative Summer Checklist Can Help

Need a Boost? This Creative Summer Checklist Can Help



Did you know that creative activities are some of the best ways to boost your wellbeing? In fact, staying social, finding a routine and keeping active ...
7 Self-Care Inspired Gift Experiences

7 Self-Care Inspired Gift Experiences



Whether it’s cooking a meal, throwing clay or tasting wine—treat your loved one to gift experiences in Perth inspired by their self-care pre ...
Make Clay Christmas Ornaments with Au Revoir Shiloh

Make Clay Christmas Ornaments with Au Revoir Shiloh



Meet the heart and soul behind Au Revoir Shiloh, Shiloh Blondel, the inspiring pottery teacher who believes clay is best shared with others.
9 Self Care-inspired Valentine's Day Gifts for Her

9 Self Care-inspired Valentine's Day Gifts for Her



Not sure what to get that special someone for Valentine's Day 2024? Take a look at our top self-care Valentine's experience gifts for her.
How to Be Your Own Art Therapist

How to Be Your Own Art Therapist



Try out this simple, creative exercise and get a glimpse into what art therapy is and how it can improve your wellbeing.
Paint and Sip Classes in Sydney for Every Occasion

Paint and Sip Classes in Sydney for Every Occasion



Discover paint and sip classes in Sydney for any occasion. From wine and art hen do's to painting parties with RnB tunes or mindful art escapes.
Celebrate Your Next Event with Sip and Paint Classes in Adelaide

Celebrate Your Next Event with Sip and Paint Classes in Adelaide



Add a splash of creativity and fun to your next big social event with sip and paint classes in Adelaide and make it one to remember!
Wine and Paint Classes in Adelaide: Expectation Vs Reality

Wine and Paint Classes in Adelaide: Expectation Vs Reality



Discover what to expect at wine and paint classes in Adelaide and spark your creativity today!
9 Ways to Get Creative at Art Classes in Brisbane

9 Ways to Get Creative at Art Classes in Brisbane



Experiment with flowing paints, snap beautiful photos and create your own unique masterpiece at art classes in Brisbane!
Date Night Ideas in Canberra for Every Kind of Couple

Date Night Ideas in Canberra for Every Kind of Couple



Whether you’re coffee connoisseurs or fluid art lovers, these date night ideas in Canberra can be customised for all couples out there!
Create Unique Homewares for Your Space at Pottery Classes in Brisbane

Create Unique Homewares for Your Space at Pottery Classes in Brisbane



At pottery classes in Brisbane you can sculpt, squish and mould clay into personalised ceramic pieces for your home or garden.
Cooking Classes in Brisbane: Your Event's Recipe for Success

Cooking Classes in Brisbane: Your Event's Recipe for Success



Celebrate your next occasion in style with Brisbane cooking classes and enjoy bonding with loved ones over good food, good company and meals made ...
Make Sustainable Items for Your Home at Ceramics Classes in Melbourne

Make Sustainable Items for Your Home at Ceramics Classes in Melbourne



Wheel throw or hand build clay to create beautiful, eco-friendly objects for your home at pottery classes in Melbourne!
Valentines Experience Gifts for Every Type of Girl

Valentines Experience Gifts for Every Type of Girl



Find a Valentines Day gift for her with our range of experience gifts to suit every type of girl. From arts and crafts to cooking, surprise her in ...
Support Local with the Best Art Classes in Melbourne

Support Local with the Best Art Classes in Melbourne



From resin art workshops to fun photography courses, give back to local creatives with art classes in Melbourne!
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