Finding a digital gift card to use on fun things to do in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth needn’t be hard. In fact, thanks to our range of locally-run workshops and online classes, you have access to thousands of experiences right at your fingertips. We have classes for cooks, creatives and crafters – so whether you’re on the hunt for gift voucher ideas for someone who’s curious about fluid art, or you’re looking for experience vouchers for a keen Italian chef, we’ve got you covered.
Learn more about alcohol ink at a Perth workshop
At this two-hour alcohol ink workshop, you’ll learn to create an amazing artwork whilst sipping on bubbles and enjoying a few small bites. Get in touch with your abstract side with the help of Collective Obsessions Studio, who’ll guide you through everything from colour combinations and sealing to the safest way to make a piece of alcohol ink art. Create something to hang on the wall of your home, or even craft your work as a gift for a friend – the choice is yours. This workshop is undoubtedly one of the more fun things to do in Perth for those keen to let their creative mind flourish.
Create a clay hanging planter for your houseplants
Combine two loves in one with these Brisbane pottery classes, which will have you creating a few hanging planters out of clay for your most beloved houseplants. At this clay planters workshop, your hosts Kubist Design will let you indulge in a mindful moment as you get to work with some polymer clay and hand-build two to three hanging planters for your favourite green pals!
You’ll come away from the course learning different techniques of pottery making, including marbling, colouring, shaping, curing and how to string your hanging planter. You’ll also be able to enjoy a few nibbles before you head home with a new set of skills and a couple of pieces of handmade pottery to dot around your home. Looking for more digital gift card ideas? Power through your present list with these savvy suggestions!
Weave your own tapestry with Melbourne-based Guild of Objects
Weaving is a serious skill, requiring patience, care, and knowledge. If you know someone who’s always wanted to learn different weaving techniques, this digital gift card might just bring a smile to their face. At Catherine’s tapestry weaving class, she’ll guide you through how to use a weaving loom, teaching you different skills required for the art of weaving.
You’ll learn the basics of tapestry as well as how to warp your loom, create a fringe, and how to work different shapes and textures with your weaving yarn. Complete your tapestry at home – you’ll be provided all of the equipment you need – and create a piece that will provoke conversation.
Sew in Sydney at this beginner-oriented sewing class
Select your fabric, be guided through the cutting process, and jump on the sewing machine – it’s that simple! At this sewing class for beginners, your teacher Sophie will take you through the basics of how to sew, ensuring that you develop the confidence and ability that you need to enhance your sewing techniques and become more acquainted with how to use a sewing machine.
Learn how to use different tools, hem edges and cut your fabric – you’ll come away with an envelope cushion to pop on the sofa for your effort.
Cook up a storm at these Italian cooking classes
Italian food is a favourite for many people – so if you know someone who can’t get enough of pasta, why not gift them this cooking class? Learn how to make pasta from scratch from an expert chef from Otao Kitchen. You’ll also discover all there is to know about making a pizza dough before getting hands on with creating a delicious meal. At the end of the Italian cooking class, everyone will sit down to a meal together, offering the perfect chance to sample the delicacies made during the day.
Discover the art of painting with alcohol ink in Brisbane
Based in the Bluebell Art Studio in Redcliffe, this alcohol ink art workshop for beginners is taken by Kai. You’ll learn how to create an abstract, free-flowing piece in these art classes, as well as honing your ability to render more controlled subjects. Just be sure to dress accordingly – aprons are provided, but alcohol ink can stain clothes, so be prepared.
Learn how to do calligraphy in Melbourne
This modern calligraphy class will have you creating elegant lettering art in no time. Teacher Azalea will show you the basic, essential brush strokes involved in writing both lower- and uppercase letters before allowing you to practice and develop your own skills. Become more familiar with using a calligraphy brush and pen as Azalea outlines how best to prepare your nibs for each use.
Get hands-on with a pour painting
Acrylic pouring art is all about going with the flow and allowing your creative impulses to guide each moment. This acrylic paint pouring class will have you embracing the mindful side of fluid art as teacher Leah guides you through acrylic pouring techniques. Discover basic colour theory for acrylic pouring and learn about mixing paint safely.
Class sizes are minimal so that Leah can really focus on each student’s progress, making this one of the more fun things to do in Sydney for someone who’s keen to develop their painting skills under careful, thorough guidance.
Take a wheel throwing and wine night in Perth
Looking for pottery wheel classes that will also allow you to enjoy delicious nibbles and drinks? This wheel throwing and wine night would make a great digital gift card for someone who wants to learn more about handmade pottery in a welcoming low-stakes environment. Blue Water Grill Restaurant will provide a delicious spread for you to chew over (literally) before you get hands-on with pottery making. Learn the art of wheel throwing with a glass of wine in your hand – what’s not to love?