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Last Minute Experience Gifts in Brisbane

Last Minute Experience Gifts in Brisbane



Here’s a list of 10 Brisbane tourist attractions that make excellent experience gifts.
5 Unique Ways to Experience Vivid Sydney 2019

5 Unique Ways to Experience Vivid Sydney 2019



5 Unique Ways to Experience Vivid Sydney 2019 | To help you experience the Vivid Sydney light show differently this year, we’ve pulled together ...
The History of Kintsugi: the Art of Japanese Pottery Repair

The History of Kintsugi: the Art of Japanese Pottery Repair



Kintsugi, which means golden joinery, is a Japanese method of ceramic repair that celebrates the beauty of imperfection. Discover more about this ...
17 Top Mother's Day Gift Ideas in Sydney in 2021

17 Top Mother's Day Gift Ideas in Sydney in 2021



Explore the top Mother's Day gift ideas in Sydney, from candle making courses to DIY pottery kits and much more!
Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas in Sydney 2021

Best Mother's Day Gift Ideas in Sydney 2021



The ultimate gift guide for her, filled with tons of crafty Mother's Day gift ideas in Sydney. Choose from terrarium classes, pottery workshops ...
Candle Making Classes Are for Everyone

Candle Making Classes Are for Everyone



Candle Making is a fun, relaxing, and very old tradition that is resurfacing today as wonderful hobby. While you may have been intimidated by making ...
Beginner Photography Classes in Melbourne

Beginner Photography Classes in Melbourne



Looking for a way to improve your photography skills and explore the great city of Melbourne? ClassBento offers a variety of fun, informative photography ...
Beginner's Photography Classes - Brisbane

Beginner's Photography Classes - Brisbane



Brisbane is a wonderful place to spend a few hours exploring from behind a camera lens. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your photography ...
Top Dance Classes in Sydney

Top Dance Classes in Sydney



If you’ve been thinking to yourself, This is the year I’m finally going to take a dance class, then you’re in luck! Dancing ...
Chinese New Year 2019 - Things to do - Sydney

Chinese New Year 2019 - Things to do - Sydney



This is the year of the Pig, and it’s sure to bring success and happiness to all. The Chinese New Year, also sometimes called the Lunar New ...
Valentine's Day Gifts for Him - Be Alternative

Valentine's Day Gifts for Him - Be Alternative



Guys think that they have it hard on Valentine’s Day, but they have no idea how tricky this holiday can be for the girlfriends and wives out ...
Unique Valentines Gifts for Her in Sydney 2020

Unique Valentines Gifts for Her in Sydney 2020



There’s only one week to go and you still haven’t come up with unique Valentines Day gifts for her in Sydney? Think about what she actually likes! ...
Try Out a Photography Class in Sydney

Try Out a Photography Class in Sydney



Everyone these days has the opportunity to be a great photographer. Whether you have a Smartphone, or a digital camera, or hey, even a Polaroid, ...
7 Reasons to Try Cooking Classes in Sydney

7 Reasons to Try Cooking Classes in Sydney



Get your apron on and fire up the stove with these cooking classes in Sydney!
9 Unique Cooking Classes in Sydney

9 Unique Cooking Classes in Sydney



Add a dash of excitement to your week with these unique cooking classes in Sydney!
Top Ten Experience Gifts for Him

Top Ten Experience Gifts for Him



Christmas Day is less than a week away, but if you’ve left shopping for the men in your life to the last minute, don’t panic. We’ve ...
Experience Gifts for Grandparents This Christmas

Experience Gifts for Grandparents This Christmas



Christmas Day is not far off…You’d think we’d be used to it by now, but December 25 seems to creep up on us faster every single ...
Top 5 Experience Gifts for Christmas

Top 5 Experience Gifts for Christmas



From painting to pottery, it's never been easier to make someone smile with our curated collection of experience gifts in Sydney!
Top Tips to Switch Off at Xmas

Top Tips to Switch Off at Xmas



As we hurtle towards Christmas Day and the summer break — if you’re lucky enough to get one — everyone seems to be feeling overworked, ...
Last Minute Experience Gifts for Sydneysiders

Last Minute Experience Gifts for Sydneysiders



Spoil your special someone with these unforgettable experience gifts in Sydney, from cocktail-making classes to DIY terrarium workshops.
Top Christmas Gifts for Couples in Sydney 2020

Top Christmas Gifts for Couples in Sydney 2020



When it comes to Christmas shopping, trying to find a unique gift for that special someone can be hard enough. But finding the perfect present ...
Brand Activation for Fashion Company

Brand Activation for Fashion Company



A popular fashion company wanted to reinvigorate its brand, and launched a youthful campaign, with a Cuban theme, supported by a prominent singer ...
5 Creative School Excursion Ideas Sydney

5 Creative School Excursion Ideas Sydney



Looking for an inspiring school excursion ideas in Sydney? Whether you're organising an event for high school students or even primary school ...
DIY Christmas Gifts and Cards Sydney

DIY Christmas Gifts and Cards Sydney



Want to make some unique, heartfelt eco gifts, with your personal touch, that your recipient won't find anywhere else? Maybe it's a birthday, ...
Ladies Weekend Away Ideas

Ladies Weekend Away Ideas



Planning a hens party for the bride-to-be? Check out these luxurious ladies weekend away ideas near Sydney and throw a bachelorette party she'll ...
Experience Candle Making Classes at Caroma in Sydney

Experience Candle Making Classes at Caroma in Sydney



Last Saturday, ClassBento's expert soap making teacher, Elena Martarello, hosted a group of 30 students at Sydney's Caroma Flagship store ...
Why a Terrarium Workshop for Sydney Corporates Is a Good Idea

Why a Terrarium Workshop for Sydney Corporates Is a Good Idea



On one fine Wednesday afternoon, we were contacted by the Sydney office of a prominent legal firm, hoping to do a creative terrarium workshop ...
Australia's Biggest Terrarium

Australia's Biggest Terrarium



Epic. Incredible. The title says it all! A glorious living garden in an absolutely huge fishbowl glass. A terrarium created by the one and only ...
Craft Gift Experiences for Dad in Sydney

Craft Gift Experiences for Dad in Sydney



Iain Wang, Founder of ClassBento, shares his favourite crafty gift experiences for dads in Sydney!
Empowering Artists to Earn More, Doing What They Love

Empowering Artists to Earn More, Doing What They Love



It can be tough being an artist and teaching your craft.    Artists on average earn only $48,000, compared to an average of around $77,000 ...
A Guide to Making Your Own Pottery

A Guide to Making Your Own Pottery



Delve into the origins of pottery and learn how to get started making your own ceramics at pottery classes in Sydney.
Different Types of Pottery Classes in Sydney

Different Types of Pottery Classes in Sydney



Want to know the different types of pottery classes in Sydney? From wheel throwing to clay hand building, this guide gives you the ultimate run ...
Unique Father's Day Gift Experiences in Sydney

Unique Father's Day Gift Experiences in Sydney



From glass blowing to woodworking, our unique Father's Day gift experiences in Sydney will bring a smile to your old man's dial!
Creative After Work Activities in Sydney

Creative After Work Activities in Sydney



After work drinks at the pub are great, but in an exciting young city like Sydney, there's lots more to do and explore in the evening hours especially ...
Everything You Need to Know About Pottery

Everything You Need to Know About Pottery



Interested in trying pottery classes in Sydney? Here's everything you need to know about this relaxing hands-on craft before getting started!
Creative School Holiday Activities in Sydney

Creative School Holiday Activities in Sydney



If you're looking for something fun and different to do these school holidays in Sydney, you're not alone. Some kids get bored very quickly ...
Digital Detox Ideas in Sydney

Digital Detox Ideas in Sydney



Our digital devices are taking over our lives. Our phones have transformed from being a device that could only help us talk to people, to becoming ...
Creative Date Ideas in Sydney

Creative Date Ideas in Sydney



For the best date ideas in Sydney look no further than a creative workshop. You and your partner can ignite the spark over a painting class, terrarium ...
Best Candle Making Aromatherapy Classes in Sydney

Best Candle Making Aromatherapy Classes in Sydney



Illuminating the corners of a bath, at the end of an arduous day, the centerpiece of a romantic dinner, candles serve to soften the edges of our ...
Best Matcha Recipe Ideas to Improve Your Health

Best Matcha Recipe Ideas to Improve Your Health



Matcha, which directly translates to ‘powdered tea’ in Japanese, found its roots over one thousand years ago, when Japanese monks would ...
Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Sydney

Learn to Cook Traditional Japanese Food in Sydney



‘We are truly happy. We would like to continue passing on Japanese food culture to the generations to come and work harder to let people overseas ...
Creative Activities Around the Vivid Festival

Creative Activities Around the Vivid Festival



When the sun sets in Sydney during the winter, the city transforms into a hub of creativity. From 25th May to 16th June 2018, the Vivid Festival ...
Inside a DIY Terrarium Class

Inside a DIY Terrarium Class



Spoiler alert! If you'd like to discover the magic of terrarium making for yourself, go ahead and book yourself in, and read no further.  But ...
7 Unique Mothers Day Gift Experiences in Sydney

7 Unique Mothers Day Gift Experiences in Sydney



These unique Mother's Day gift experiences in Sydney are a foolproof way to impress Mum in 2021 – because there's nothing better than quality time ...
Top Barista Class Types

Top Barista Class Types



So you’ve decided to take the plunge and learn how to make that latte you love so much. But you’ve searched for Barista courses and are ...
Tea Brewing Versus Barista Workshops

Tea Brewing Versus Barista Workshops



If you decide you want to become a Barista, you’re in luck. There are tons of classes that offer all different types of Barista training. But ...
Why do a Barista Course in Sydney?

Why do a Barista Course in Sydney?



Perhaps you’ve been thinking about signing up to Barista courses for a while, or maybe this is the first time you’ve considered it. Either ...
Terrarium Plants

Terrarium Plants



What makes a great terrarium? A classy enclosure (see our other story for ideas). The right soil, stones and internal decor. But most of all of ...
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