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Christmas Creativity Classes – two wonderful venues!

I don’t know why, but for some reason every year, Christmas tends to sneak up on me….

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It could be the enthusiastic flutter into spring or the crazy-buzz of end of school year, but I seem to feel it comes racing at me with ever-increasing speed each year.

And I long to choose to be mindful and put the brakes on to remember gratitude.

…For my family and our peaceful home.

…For my children’s future looking bright when so many don’t have that luxury.

In our home, we often gather around creativity in order to slow.

Making things with busy and intentional hands, allows room for hearts to be full of love + gratitude. A gift thoughtfully made gives so much more than just the object.

If you are like me and want to make the choice to slow and be mindful, can I invite you to join us at our Creativity Workshops – two locations this year!

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[ picture: from our Riverbend Wreath class! Just stunning!]

Riverbend Books and Cafe have been such an incredible supporter of local community and mindfulness – we just adore running classes in this beautiful store!

A new inner-west venue for WEAVE+WONDER is the gorgeous gift + design store OneGirlStudio in Graceville. We have recently completed term time Architecture + Design classes for children and students are eagerly awaiting more Christmas-creativity!

Again this year, we are offering classes over two weeks to accommodate private and state school finish times – please choose a class that suits you! These are Christmas-time favourites and even if you have joined us for a similar class in years gone by, these treasures make wonderful gifts and we will include new colours + materials.

DON’T FORGET TO BOOK NOW – THESE CLASSES FILL INCREDIBLY QUICKLY – CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:

Create a stunning + unique leather wreath

Paint or Stitch – create gorgeously tactile leather + ply ornaments!

 

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We can’t wait to share creative time with your children this Christmas and help them to craft handmade gifts of love to treasure!

a merry two-for-one offer on next week’s classes

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There’s still more to be shared in this merry time of Christmas preparation!

We get excited about creating alongside your children at our annual Christmas Creativity classes, and this year we’d love to inspire and nurture creativity with as many children as possible.

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That’s why we’re offering five lovely WEAVE+WONDER friends two-for-one tickets for our classes next week at Riverbend Books and Cafe, Bulimba.  Our two-for-one tickets are simple – book and pay for one class ticket and you get one free class ticket for either the same class or another class.

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To be in the running to win a two-for-one ticket, all you need to do is fill in the form below – quick sticks! – by 12 noon Thursday 11 December and let us know what classes you’d like to book if you win.  We will randomly choose five winners from the entries received and we’ll contact the winners to process the booking [it can’t be done through our usual class booking process].

Your two-for-one ticket can be used for these classes next week at Riverbend:

Monday 15 December – Paper + Fabric Wrap

Tuesday 16 December – Wire + Leather Wreath

Wednesday 17 December – Leather Stars

[Please note your two-for-one ticket bookings are only allowable on the Riverbend classes with spaces available.  There are currently spaces in all of these classes, but if your preferred class is full we will not be able to take extra bookings due to space limitations, but will work with you to find a suitable alternative class.]

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Don’t forget we also have two classes at Teenie and Tiny, Camp Hill next week – our lovely ply ornaments and sweet floating angels.  Places are still available in both of these classes. [Please note: the 2 for 1 offer is only available for Riverbend classes, not Teenie and Tiny classes.]

Fill in this form for your chance to win a two-for-one Christmas Creativity class ticket!

oh joy! 20% off everything in our shop

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Oh Christmas joy!

In the spirit of giving and sharing, we’re thrilled to offer our lovely WEAVE+WONDER community 20% off all our handmade goodness in the WEAVE+WONDER shop!  It’s our way of saying a beautiful thankyou for your amazing support and encouragement this year.

Would you like to take a peek at the lovely handmade goodness in our shop?

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You’ll find a quiet range of mindful items – gorgeous hand-stitched wall hangings, one-of-a-kind artwork, sumptuous leather pencil rolls, sweet Christmas ornaments, floaty handwoven scarves, and quotable fabric paper.  And our new fabric wrap is perfect for wrapping your gifts!

Each piece is handmade with heart and a deep resonance with the natural materials we work with.  We’d love to see these little pieces of us find new homes this Christmas!

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The 20% discount is available on all current shop stock [but the discount doesn’t apply to the postage cost], and make sure you leave us a comment if you’d like our complimentary gift wrap {brown paper or white tissue, tied with natural twine].

Use the coupon code CHRISTMASJOY14 at the checkout to receive your discount!

The discount is valid until this Sunday, 14 December.  All items are in stock and ready to post, so even though our Australia Post posties are busy at this time of year, items should be delivered in time for Christmas.  International customers we’ll post as soon as we receive your order but we can’t guarantee pre=Christmas delivery.

Christmas joy to you, our lovely friends!

Click here for WEAVE+WONDER’s handmade Christmas gifts!

new Christmas creativity class – ply ornaments

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It was a summer evening filled with Christmas joy and community sharing, and we had loads of fun at the Martha Street Precinct street party last week.  We painted and chatted with beautiful children, all keen to put their own creative mark on our blank ply ornaments.

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These little ply lovelies were such a hit we have decided to add a ply ornament class to our Teenie and Tiny school holiday lineup for others who would like to paint our unique ornaments!

Join us and paint three of these lovely decorations to give as gifts or to decorate your tree.  In this class for 5-12 year olds, students will learn painting techniques including masking, and be able to experiment with combinations of bright and metallic colours.  And like all of our Teenie and Tiny classes this year, younger children are welcome to attend with an accompanying adult to give them a little bit of extra assistance.

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We do hope you will join us on Monday 15 December at Teenie and Tiny, Camp Hill for this afternoon class.  Booking information here.