Get crafty this Christmas at The Winter Retreat

Posted by Regent's Place on 06th November 2018 | comments

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Join us at The Winter Retreat tipi every Tuesday leading up to Christmas, to learn a new craft or just get creative!

Forget fighting your way through the crowds down Oxford Street for your Christmas presents, join our macrame plant hanger workshop or create a seasonal terrarium, perfect for gifts or decorations.

Plant expert, Victoria Hellum, of Plantjoy will be on hand to guide you through creating something special for your home or loved ones. The sessions include all materials and no experience is required. Places are limited so make sure you book your place in advance.

Build Your Own Seasonal Terrarium

Tuesday 27th November | 6.30pm-8pm | £35

Come and make your very own mini ecosystem with a seasonal spin!

In this workshop with Victoria, you will use living plants and moss to create these mini gardens with the addition of some seasonal decorations for a festive feel.

Perfect to give as a gift or use as a table centrepiece, when the festivities are over you can easily remove the decorations and enjoy your indoor low maintence garden. As plants are proven to have a positive affect on our wellbeing your little terrarium will add a touch of green to your home and help banish those January blues.


Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop

Tuesday 4th December | 6.30pm-8.30pm | £30

In this two hour workshop with Victoria, you will learn the basic, traditional Macrame knotting techniques required to make a plant hanger using Macrame rope.

Victoria will guide you step by step through the basic knots and at the end of the course you’ll go away with your very own beautiful handmade plant hanger, complete with pot and plant, ready to hang at home or give as a gift.

So come along, bring a friend or meet new ones and enjoying learning this therapeutic and mindful knotting technique.


Mounted Staghorn Fern Workshop

Tuesday 11th December | 6.30pm-8pm | £35

In this workshop with Victoria you will learn how to mount a Staghorn Fern to a wooden board complete with built in hook ready to hang at home or give as a gift.

Staghorn Ferns have earned the nickname ‘Vegan Antlers’ due to the antler-like ‘fronds’ that grow out from the center of the plant. These ferns are ‘epiphytes’ meaning they grow in their natural habitat attached to a host plant as a base and take nutrients from the air. This makes them excellent candidates for mounting on to a wooden board as they require little root space to survive.

The workshop includes all materials and hands on assembly instructions to create your own ‘living wall art’. Victoria will also talk about plant care instructions so you can keep your new best ‘frond’ in tip top condition.


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