The Kindship Studio
4793 Point Fosdick Dr. NW #200
Gig Harbor, WA 98466
(located in the Uptown Shopping Center a few steps from our Paper Luxe Gig Harbor location)
Get ready to deck the halls and spread holiday cheer with our Festive Holiday Wreath Making Workshop! This creative and hands-on experience is perfect for anyone looking to add a personalized touch to their holiday decor. Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or a complete beginner, this workshop will teach you the art of crafting beautiful holiday wreaths from scratch.
What You'll Learn:
1. Wreath Basics: We'll start with the fundamentals, covering different types of wreath bases, materials, and tools. You'll learn how to choose the right base for your design and understand the various wreath styles.
2. Design Principles: Discover the principles of wreath design, including color schemes, balance, and focal points. We'll explore different themes and styles to help you create wreaths that reflect your unique holiday vision.
3. Material Selection: Learn how to select the best natural and artificial materials for your wreath, including tons of fresh local greens, dried elements, ornaments, ribbons, and more. We'll provide tips for sourcing quality materials and discuss sustainability options.
4. Wiring and Securing: Master the art of wiring and securing your chosen materials to the wreath base. You'll gain hands-on experience in creating a sturdy structure that will stand up to the elements.
5. Decorative Techniques: Get creative with a variety of decorative techniques, such as bow making, ornament placement, and adding unique embellishments.
6. Maintenance and Longevity: Discover how to care for your wreaths to ensure they last throughout the holiday season.
7. Customization: This workshop is all about personalization! You'll have the opportunity to choose from a wide array of materials, colors, and themes to create a wreath that matches your holiday decor perfectly.
8. Troubleshooting: We'll address common wreath-making challenges and provide solutions to help you overcome them.
At the end of our Festive Holiday Wreath Making Workshop, you'll not only have a beautiful holiday wreath to take home but also the confidence and expertise to craft wreaths for future celebrations. Join us for a fun and festive experience that will leave your home looking merry and bright all season long!
This workshop is taught by our resident florist Jen Harthorn of Jen’s Blossoms. Jen creates the most gorgeous arrangements for weddings and events, and is well-known for her beautiful holiday wreaths.
All levels of experience and ages welcome. All supplies provided, creativity encouraged!
***TICKETS ARE TRANSFERABLE BUT NON-REFUNDABLE. If you cannot make it for any reason, unfortunately due to the cost of materials and staffing, we cannot offer refunds. But you are welcome to give/sell your ticket to someone else.***
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Jen Harthorn has over a decade of experience working in the floral design industry and a lifetime of experience planning and designing birthday parties, showers, weddings and celebrations for family and friends.
Jen’s Blossoms has created floral designs for hundreds of weddings, events and corporate clients. From floral design to full event design, Jen’s Blossoms aspires to create distinctive designs, give personal attention to each client and to inspire others with endless design possibilities. Intent on pushing past traditional thinking, Jen’s Blossoms aims to break into the personal expression of each individual client. After all…it is all about you!