Last-Minute Gifts That Don't Feel Last Minute

Last-Minute Gifts That Don't Feel Last Minute

Last-Minute Gifts That Don't Feel Last Minute

Looking for an e gift card to show a green-fingered person in your life that you love them? Don’t panic! If the clock is ticking and you suddenly find yourself in desperate need of ideas for fun things to do in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, or Adelaide, we’ve got gift card ideas galore.

Read on for our list of gift voucher ideas, including flower arranging classes for lovers of colour and creativity, a terrarium workshop or two for those who prefer low-maintenance plant life, wonderful wreath making classes and kokedama workshops for individuals who want to learn more about the art of the Japanese moss ball. 

Make your own Japanese moss ball at this Melbourne workshop

woman making a dried flower arrangment

Know someone who’s always wondered how to get involved in kokedama making? If so, grab them an e gift card for this kokedama workshop. Participants will learn how to make kokedama that they can hang around their home. Guided by teacher Lilian, you’ll learn more about kokedama, a form of Japanese garden art, discovering all about this green art and come away with two hanging kokedama. Perhaps best of all, getting immersed in greenery is a fantastic way of taking time away from a hectic schedule and enjoying a mindful moment.

Learn how to make a terrarium with Seed Spaces

japanese art of kokedama

A terrarium – for those wondering – is a small glass container containing succulents and decorative elements. It makes for a beautiful addition to any room, with minimal maintenance. If that sounds like a good addition to your list of gift voucher ideas, get this Sydney terrarium workshop on there. Georgia Fisher, your teacher, will guide you or your giftee through practical steps for keeping your petite plants happy, as well as providing all of the materials needed. If your giftee is keen, they can also take a bottle of something nice along with them, enjoying the chance to make a DIY terrarium and a delicious drink all at once.

Get festive and create a handmade wreath

woman making DIY christmas wreath

In need of ideas for Christmas gift cards for pals in Perth? If so, we present this Christmas wreath workshop. Participants will come away from the wreath making workshop ready for the festive season and inspired to continue with their own flower arranging at home. They’ll be provided with plenty of fabulous foliage and flowers in a range of colours and textures, as teachers guide them through how best to make a stunning wreath to hang at home. 

Gift someone a terrarium workshop

 guy holding a DIY kokedama ball

Create a miniature garden and bring some of the outdoors indoors with a terrarium workshop. Wilde’s Creative Director Caroline de Lore will teach participants how to make a terrarium using different techniques and methods, advising how best to use various construction methods and tools. These classes are fun things to do in Brisbane for someone you know who wants to learn more about terrariums, but also needs relatively low-maintenance plant-life around them.

Learn the art of imperfection through a kokedama class

Participants will while the afternoon away in an indoor warehouse filled with over 350 plants for this kokedama workshop. Learn the art of the Japanese moss ball over the course of the day, discovering more about which plants work well for a kokedama ball and which don’t, as well as the history of this skill. Your teacher – The Plant Doctor – is also on hand to answer any questions about watering and maintenance, and students will leave with a number of kokedama plants to hang at home.

Create a dried flower arrangement at these Brisbane classes

You may have heard of flower arranging classes – but have you heard of dried flower arrangement? If not, then pop these classes on your list of gift voucher ideas for fun things to do in Brisbane. Participants will leave these flower arranging classes with an Instagram-ready dried flower bouquet. All equipment will be provided, and the class gives students the chance to take a breath and lose themselves in this classic creative art. They’ll also come away having learned a new skill to carry on at home – two birds with one stone.

Become blooming good at flower arranging

This floristry design workshop will guide beginners through the art of modern flower arrangements, teaching students how to use seasonal blooms to make gorgeous bouquets full of colour and texture. Book these flower arranging classes for someone you know who is a lover of flora, fauna, and botany – or someone who’s keen to have a crack at an unusual creative skill.

Design a decorative dried flower wreath in Queensland

It’s time to twist, play, and learn all about dried flowers at this wreath making class in Brisbane. Raeblossom will teach participants all about how best to go about dried flower arrangement, letting everyone get hands-on and fancy-free. Everyone will come away with an everlasting dried flower wreath that’s unique to them, ready to hang at home. A pop-up picnic set up can also be added onto the class if you’re keen to double down on the e gift card for someone truly special.

Enjoy botany and bubbles at a terrarium workshop in the Adelaide Hills

Sip on a delicious glass of something sparkling and enjoy a few nibbles at this Adelaide-based terrarium class. Be warned: participation will involve getting mucky hands, as students will learn about different soil, sand, stones, and succulents before picking their own in order to make a terrarium ready to take home. This class makes for gorgeous gift voucher ideas for a group of close pals, allowing you all to catch up in a relaxed environment and leave with a DIY terrarium to attach your memories to.

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