Do you find it hard to make the time to do something just for YOU! These three hour classes held on Sunday afternoons during term time are an opportunity for you to relax, learn something new and meet other people who also live busy lifestyles. So, join Astar, leave the kids at home, forget about the housework, don't worry about dinner - instead, get creative with crafting, while chilling, meeting others and having a glass of wine. Join whichever sessions take your fancy. Scroll down for more information.
You'll take home your completed items, plus the knowledge of how to make these again. Materials are included for each workshop fee. For some, you'll need to bring an item to adorn.
Sunday 23 February Creating Handmade Roses Come and learn numerous ways to make these darling wee roses which you can use to embellish gifts, frames, treasure boxes or mirrors - just a few ideas and you're sure to have your own.
Sunday 15 March Create Beautiful Chalk Moulds You will be amazed at what you can create by using your own chalk mix.
Sunday 10 May Creating Art with Paper Serviettes Learn how to turn gorgeous printed serviettes into cards and wall-mounted art pieces.
Sunday 24 May Decoupage a Terracotta Pot Using as assortment of beautiful images, come and create and personalise three garden pots.
Sunday 21 June Bejewel and Embellish a Vase Bring your own vases and turn them into works of art using 3D pens and jewels. Op Shop finds are particularly good for this craft.
Sunday 2 August Embellish and Transform a Loved Garment Bring a favourite cotton garment and breathe new life into it with an assortment of embellishments and transfers including Swarovski crystals. The sky is the limit!
Sunday 23 August Turn Play Dough into Decorative Flowers to Embellish Household Accessories Using a simple recipe, we'll learn to create decorative flowers to embellish either a frame or a pot. Great for decorating furniture too.
Sunday 20 September Create Your Own Personalised Crockery Using ceramic marker pens, Astar will bring out the inner artist you never knew existed and you'll leave with your own personalised cup, saucer and plate.
Sunday 18 October Make A Japanese Water Garden in a Bottle Using a beautiful glass bottle, you'll create your own indoor water garden.
Sunday 29 November Kiwiana-Inspired Christmas Decorations Come and use paua and shells to create beautiful Christmas tree angels and peg fairies.
Register for one workshop or as many as you want. Pick and choose to suit yourself.