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ClassBento's blog on workshops, mindfulness, hobbies and more.

7 Trending Crafts to Sink Your Hands Into in 2022

7 Trending Crafts to Sink Your Hands Into in 2022



From glass and flame to looping, arranging and painting with thread, our Head of Editorial shares the mesmerising crafts you won’t be able to step ...
How I Travelled to Turkey Without Leaving Sydney

How I Travelled to Turkey Without Leaving Sydney



When looking for things to do in Sydney, our Editorial Manager Laine realised she could experience cultures from all across the globe without even ...
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.
Think You're Not Creative? Try Pottery

Think You're Not Creative? Try Pottery



How potter and academic Bettina Stevanovic rediscovered her childhood love of clay and used it to tap into mindfulness and find her balance.
Why We Turn to Craft in Times of Crisis

Why We Turn to Craft in Times of Crisis



From global pandemics to natural disasters, we explore the role of craft in helping humankind cope with crises.
Make Churros with Tere and Colin Experiences

Make Churros with Tere and Colin Experiences



Unwind with experienced artists Tere and Colin at their inspiring and creative experiences in London!
Make Chocolate Truffles with R&M Fine Chocolate

Make Chocolate Truffles with R&M Fine Chocolate



Meet head chocolatier, Raanan Malkin, founder of R&M Fine Chocolates!
Make Healthy Christmas Cocktails with the Cocktail Camp

Make Healthy Christmas Cocktails with the Cocktail Camp



The founder of San Francisco’s Cocktail Camp is a health-conscious mixologist helping everyday Americans feel lighter and brighter with just one ...
Make Turkish Mosaic Lamps with Art Masterclass

Make Turkish Mosaic Lamps with Art Masterclass



From Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar to their colourful and cosy studios across Australia, meet the business using Turkish mosaic-making as a form of cultural ...
Make a Christmas Wreath with Ferris Heart Sloane

Make a Christmas Wreath with Ferris Heart Sloane



Meet Natasha, the flower-lover behind decorative interior design company, Ferris Heart Sloane!
Make Resin Christmas Baubles with Sheri Vegas

Make Resin Christmas Baubles with Sheri Vegas



From teaching her close friends the basics of resin art to cultivating a mass online following, Sheridan Vigers shares her creative upbringing and ...
Make Bath Bombs with Craft + Light

Make Bath Bombs with Craft + Light



Long Beach craft teacher, Shelley Williams, believes that everyone needs a space to cultivate their creativity, so she opened a place to welcome ...
Make Italian Meals with Cook with Luca

Make Italian Meals with Cook with Luca



Make mouthwatering, rich and flavourful Italian meals at Cook with Luca's fun classes.
Make Japanese Gift Wrapping with Larkswold Creative Workshops

Make Japanese Gift Wrapping with Larkswold Creative Workshops



Melinda and Emma from Larkswold Creative Workshops share their crafting journey and why they love sharing their creative passion with others!
Make Santa Studs with Zara Avila

Make Santa Studs with Zara Avila



Zara Avila shares her story on how colourful and cute polymer clay creations help her and others see the bright side of life.
Learn Calligraphy with Pascribe

Learn Calligraphy with Pascribe



Masterful calligrapher Paul Antonio has a penchant for sharing his passion with like-minded creatives... find out why!
Make Chocolate with Z.Cioccolato

Make Chocolate with Z.Cioccolato



It’s hard to resist chocolate – just ask Mike Zwiefelhofer, who’s been making customers happy with his sweets and hands-on virtual classes ...
Make Christmas Flower Arrangements with Peony Story

Make Christmas Flower Arrangements with Peony Story



Fall in love with the art of floristry at Nikki Zeng's fun flower arranging classes with The Peony Story in Sydney.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Why Drawing for Beginners Will Inspire You to Follow Your Creative Dreams

Why Drawing for Beginners Will Inspire You to Follow Your Creative Dreams



Transform a blank piece of paper into a masterpiece at these drawing classes in Melbourne.
5 Ways That Drawing Classes in Melbourne Will Improve Your Wellbeing

5 Ways That Drawing Classes in Melbourne Will Improve Your Wellbeing



Uncover creative talents you never knew you had and get inspired at drawing classes in Melbourne!
Discover How to Take Good Photos with Your Smartphone in Sydney

Discover How to Take Good Photos with Your Smartphone in Sydney



Learn how to take good photos with just your smartphone at these hands-on photography courses in Sydney!
Learn Photography in Sydney at These 5 Local Neighbourhoods

Learn Photography in Sydney at These 5 Local Neighbourhoods



Explore your local neighbourhood from a whole new perspective at photography classes in Sydney and learn photography right outside your doorstep ...
Make Vegan Shortbread with Caroline Rowe

Make Vegan Shortbread with Caroline Rowe



Meet Caroline Rowe, the passionate foodie inspiring everyday Aussies to get creative in the kitchen and uncover the joys of cooking for one.
Make a Watercolour Christmas Card with Blair Zhang

Make a Watercolour Christmas Card with Blair Zhang



From picking up a kid’s watercolour kit to becoming a full-time illustrator, Sydney-based artist Blair Zhang shares her creative journey.
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.
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!
Holiday Favourites: Gina Mason, Growth Partner

Holiday Favourites: Gina Mason, Growth Partner



Get to know the faces behind ClassBento and discover which workshops have made it to their top of their Christmas wish list!
Holiday Favourites: Jane Gauger, Content Writer

Holiday Favourites: Jane Gauger, Content Writer



Get to know the faces behind ClassBento and discover which workshops have made it to their top of their Christmas wish list!
Holiday Favourites: Kellie Maloney, Content Writer

Holiday Favourites: Kellie Maloney, Content Writer



Get to know the faces behind ClassBento and discover which workshops have made it to their top of their Christmas wish list!
Holiday Favourites: Katie Jeanes, Head of Marketing

Holiday Favourites: Katie Jeanes, Head of Marketing



Get to know the faces behind ClassBento and discover which workshops have made it to their top of their Christmas wish list!
Holiday Favourites: Natasha Dsouza, Community Partnerships Manager

Holiday Favourites: Natasha Dsouza, Community Partnerships Manager



Get to know the faces behind ClassBento and discover which workshops have made it to their top of their Christmas wish list!
Holiday Favourites: Pressy Sankaran, General Manager USA

Holiday Favourites: Pressy Sankaran, General Manager USA



Get to know the faces behind ClassBento and discover which workshops have made it to their top of their Christmas wish list!
Virtual Team Building Activities to Help Boost Morale and Reduce Stress

Virtual Team Building Activities to Help Boost Morale and Reduce Stress



From cocktail classes to paint and sip online, it’s never been easier to reconnect with your colleagues with these fun virtual team building a ...
Say Goodbye to Awkward Silences with Fun Zoom Party Ideas

Say Goodbye to Awkward Silences with Fun Zoom Party Ideas



Elevate your Zoom party ideas with these fun virtual team building activities that cater to every hobby and interest. Connect with your colleagues ...
Online Team Building to Support Your Staff Through Lockdown 2021

Online Team Building to Support Your Staff Through Lockdown 2021



Boost employee morale, improve productivity, and enhance team collaboration with these fun and exciting online team building workshops and class ...
Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Classes You Can do Online with Friends

Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Classes You Can do Online with Friends



If you like to party but don't enjoy the headache that comes after drinking alcohol, take our non-alcoholic cocktail classes online!
Looking for Zoom Date Ideas? Check Out These Online Cocktail Classes

Looking for Zoom Date Ideas? Check Out These Online Cocktail Classes



If you want to make your Zoom dates interesting, why not create crazy cocktails together? Take these online cocktail classes and make your evenings ...
Become a Barista Pro in the Coffee Capital of Australia

Become a Barista Pro in the Coffee Capital of Australia



Get behind the coffee machine and master the perfect mug of caffeine at these barista courses in Melbourne!
Awesome Virtual Team Building Activities for Remote Workers

Awesome Virtual Team Building Activities for Remote Workers



Want to motivate your remote workers? Try these fun virtual team building activities and stay connected with the rest of your crew.
6 of the Best Cocktails to Make at Home

6 of the Best Cocktails to Make at Home



Have a smacking good time even when local pubs are closed. Take our cocktail making classes so you can mix 6 of the best cocktails to make at ho ...
5 Benefits to Trying Out a Photography Course in Sydney

5 Benefits to Trying Out a Photography Course in Sydney



Capture the city through a whole new lens at photography courses in Sydney and enjoy the many positive benefits of these fun outdoor activities!
5 Fun Things to do Online with Friends This Summer

5 Fun Things to do Online with Friends This Summer



Celebrate the festive season with these virtual Christmas party ideas this summer!
7 Presents Your Sister Will Love No Matter Her Niche

7 Presents Your Sister Will Love No Matter Her Niche



Make your sister’s day with these gift experiences for her and discover arts, crafts and cooking classes to suit every unique taste!
7 Simple Swaps to Make Your Hens Party More Sustainable

7 Simple Swaps to Make Your Hens Party More Sustainable



Celebrate an eco-conscious bride-to-be’s special day with these simple swaps to make your hens party more sustainable.
Adventurous Anniversary Experience Gifts for Couples Who Love to Travel

Adventurous Anniversary Experience Gifts for Couples Who Love to Travel



Help your favourite duo travel the world from the comfort of their own city with these adventurous experience gifts for couples!
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