In 2021, we believe that the best gifts do good. Whether you’re looking for mother’s day gifts, birthday presents or a simple way to show you care, we have a unique collection of gift experiences for Mum Australia-wide. What's more, they support our local makers too!
From silversmithing to skincare, our beginner-friendly classes are a wonderful way to spoil your mum. Available across the country, our classes are led by skilled artisans who specialise in a variety of crafts, using natural or sustainable materials to bring new visions to life.
Looking for unique presents for mum? Australia has a lot to offer. In this article, we’ve wrapped up 10 of the best gift experiences for mum. Great for mums, great for makers and great for the planet – discover our top picks today!
1. Say ‘cheers’ at a cocktail making class
Whether she’d prefer an old fashioned or a long island iced tea, your mum is bound to love our cocktail making classes. Under the guidance of a trained mixologist, she’ll get the chance to make, shake and taste a selection of delicious drinks. It’s the ideal way to enjoy a night out with a twist!
Whatever the occasion, we think there’s no better way to celebrate than with DIY cocktails. Not only will your mum get to enjoy her dream drink, but she’ll also get to pour away her worries and embrace the fun of our friendly studios. Discover more simple self-care ideas to support your mum's wellbeing here.
2. Create something beautiful at an Australian silversmithing class
The art of silversmithing may be thousands of years old, but at one of our beginner-friendly classes, your mum can make this ancient craft her own. From stacking rings to silver pendants, this Australian gift for mum provides a world-class introduction to silversmithing – whether you’re looking for fun things to do in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or beyond.
3. Pencil in some quality time at a drawing class
From life drawing to urban sketching, our drawing classes cover a range of different styles. Whichever workshop you choose for your mum, there are no rules you need to follow! Our expert instructors will always encourage their students to find a style that speaks to them. That means your mum will have the space, time, and tools she needs to explore her creativity, wherever she decides to take it.
4. Paint and sip at our online and in-person classes
It doesn’t matter whether your mum is a keen artist or hasn’t picked up a paintbrush since high school – our art classes for adults are suitable for all experience levels. Choose a favourite photo to recreate or let your imagination go wild as you sip your drink and splosh your paint!
Prefer to paint and sip at home? If you’re looking for personalised gifts for mum Australia-wide, why not treat her to an online paint and sip class? It’s the perfect way to round off a special evening together, whatever occasion you’re celebrating.
5. Make something new at a macrame class
People have been practising macrame for thousands of years, and today, it’s become one of the world’s most popular crafts. Whether you’re looking for birthday gifts for mum from daughter, Christmas present ideas for mum, or simply a way to unwind together, our Australian gift experiences for mum are the perfect place to learn more about this relaxing art and create something beautiful for your home.
From plant-pot holders to hanging decorations, our macrame classes provide all the tools, tips and techniques your mum will need to get started. That means she’s free to focus on the task at hand, enjoying the meditative process of plaiting, knotting and tying yarn.
6. Pack a punch at our punch needle classes
Often described as ‘painting with yarn’, punch needle is a satisfying new fibre art that’s taken the craft world by storm. Available throughout Australia – and with absolutely no experience required – our fun classes will take your mum from a beginner to a punch needle pro. It’s one of the best gifts for mum in Australia, especially if you’re looking for a stress-free experience that could spark a lifelong passion.
7. Make your own candles at a candle making workshop
When you want to unwind, there’s almost nothing better than a relaxing scented candle – apart from learning how to make your own candles, of course! Our DIY candle workshops use natural ingredients to create eco-friendly candles. Using a variety of essential oils like French lavender, rose petal and chamomile, these classes combine the power of aromatherapy with the benefits of hands-on craft. Not only will your mum have a beautiful candle to take home, but she’ll also have the chance to learn something new and melt her worries away.
8. Nourish her skin with a natural skincare class
From anti-ageing lotion to indulgent body washes, natural skincare is the perfect way to pamper your mum. At one of our beginner-friendly skincare classes, she’ll learn how to make her own products from some of Australia’s leading local makers. So, whether you’re looking for fun things to do in Melbourne or birthday activities in Brisbane, this is an ideal gift for mums in Australia.
9. Mix things up at a mosaic class
Mosaics are a wonderful way to express your creativity, so why not treat your mum to a beginner-friendly mosaic course? Although our skilled mosaic makers will be on hand to guide the class, this gift experience for mum offers complete freedom to play with the colours, shapes and textures of her tiles. Whatever she chooses to make, the result will be a beautiful handmade item that reflects her own personal flair.
10. Let her creativity blossom on a floristry course
Just like flowers, our creativity needs time and space to grow. At one of our floristry classes, your mum will have the opportunity to explore the art of floral design. We’ve partnered with local makers who are skilled in every aspect of floristry, from DIY flower crowns to everlasting bouquets. Whichever class you pick, your mum will receive everything she needs to create exquisite floral arrangements to display with pride in her home.
Searching for gifts for mum in Australia? These friendly classes won’t just support your mum’s wellbeing – they also support our skilled local makers!