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    HOSTED BY POPPIES FOR GRACE AT OUR HAWTHORN STORE

    These July school holidays Poppies for Grace is hosting 2 WEEKS OF CRAFATHON at our Hawthorn store. Some of our lovely friends are coming along to join in our CRAFTATHON party, bringing all the joy and colour with them! 
    Sessions will be limited and payment is required when booking. We strongly recommend booking quickly as we expect sessions to fill up fast. Please see below for details on each session including time, date, activity, price and age range.  Tickets are non-refundable  Parents/carers must stay in store during the session.  Please arrive a few minutes early so we check you in and get you settled in. Sessions will be held in our fun craft room in the back of our Hawthorn store. Please make sure you rug up - we recommend a warm coat! Such fun!
    Poppies For Grace, 297 Auburn Road, Hawthorn. 

     


    WEEK 1

    MONDAY 2ND JULY, LAURA BLYTHMAN ACTIVITY: COLLAGE

    Laura Blythman's work is a playful and colourful collection of dreamt and imagined landscapes, flora, fauna and magical places. Join Laura to dream up and create your own magical world collage! 

     Cost: $15. Recommended Age: 6-12 years. Session Length: 1 hour

    BOOK HERE

     

    TUESDAY 3RD JULY, BANGIN HANGINS

    ACTIVITY: SHIMMY SHAKERS 

    Bangin Hangins is the unicorn baby of Sarah's obsession with colour and fervent need to make and create. Her fun streamer installations bring a colourful explosion to special events, pop ups and activations that draw in the wandering eye. Join Sarah in making a Shimmy Shaker to dance with or hang on your wall!

    Cost: $15. Recommended Age: 5-10 years.  Session Length: 45 minutes.

    BOOK HERE

     

     

    WEDNESDAY 4TH JULY, SWEET BAKES

    ACTIVITY: COOKIE DECORATION

    Alisha Henderson is the cake face behind Sweet Bakes. She entered the world of sugar 5 years ago, after baking herself a disastrous 19th birthday cake! She is now known for her focus on deliciousness, design and edible artwork. 

    In this class children will learn how to make edible artworks of their own. Alisha will provide a short demo on cookie painting, then it will be time for our Mini Picasso's to practise their skills. Each child will receive 4 vanilla cookie canvases to paint on, to then take home and enjoy. 

    Cost: $20. Recommended Age: 5 years and up. Session length: 1 hour

    BOOK HERE

     

     

    THURSDAY 5TH JULY, MERCI PERCI

    ACTIVITY: PAPER CROWNS

    In the land of Merci Perci, rainbow is a common colour palette and shapes are not often square.  I make things that I hope will brighten your world and your day, by hand and with love. 

    Let's make some crazy crowns together!

     

    Cost: $15. Recommended Age: 6 years and up. Session Length: 30 minutes

    BOOK HERE

      

    FRIDAY 6TH JULY, SISKO CHOCOLATE

    ACTIVITY: CHOCOLATE BAR DECORATION AND CHOCOLATE HAND PRINTS

    Sisko Chocolate is a boutique chocolate studio specialising in customised chocolate and chocolate experiences.

    Our decorate your own chocolate disk workshop is about having fun with chocolate and letting your imagination run wild. With many crunchy, chewy, gooey and colourful toppings you get to create your own super indulgent chocolate bar. To end the session you can create your own chocolate hand print!

    Please note chocolate contains traces of nuts. 

    Cost: $15. Recommended Age: 6-10 years. Session Length: 45 minutes

    BOOK HERE

     

    WEEK 2

     

    MONDAY 9TH JULY, KITIYA PALASKAS

    ACTIVITY: PINATA 

    Kitiya Palaskas is a craft-based designer with a multi-disciplinary practice. She specialises in prop and installation design, styling, art direction, creative workshop and DIYs, focusing on using handmade techniques and traditional craft methods reimagined in a contemporary way. Her clients have included Lego, Sportsgirl, Shopkins, and Lily Allen amongst others.

    You're invited to the most festive piñata party ever! In this fun and colourful workshop you'll learn Kit's special pinata-making techniques, then create your very own mini version of her pencil or pizza piñata designs, straight from her DIY book Pinata Party.

    Cost: $15. Recommended Age: 8 and up. Session Length: 1 hour

    BOOK HERE

     

    TUESDAY 10TH JULY, LUMIERE ART AND CO

    ACTIVITY: WOODBLOCK PRINTING

    Lumiere Art + Co’s chief art guru, Emma Cleine will be bringing a beautiful swag of hand carved wood blocks direct from Jaipur, India for some Woodblock Printing Fun!

    Pattern making, repeating shapes, playing with colour combinations. Print on Lumiere’s hadn’t dyed linen fabric swatches and take away your own little printed masterpiece, a cool way to add some pattern to jeans, a Cushion or Tote bag. 

    Cost: $20. Recommended Age: 6-10 years. Session length: 45 minutes

    BOOK HERE

     

    THURSDAY 12TH JULY (from 1pm), MRS WHITE PHOTOS

    ACTIVITY: CONFETTI PHOTOFUN

    Mrs White is a professional photographer of babies and kids of all ages. With a camera in hand and Little Richard song in her heart, she creates show-stopping portraits of children. No stark studios, no by-the-book photographer barking orders, just a fun new friend to muck about with, and show off in front of. She has an affinity with kids, and a gift for seeing what makes them who they are, and captures this masterfully with her photographs. Lets make some magic!

    Cost: $10. Recommended Age: all ages. Session Length: 30 minutes

    BOOK HERE

     

     

    WEDNESDAY 11TH JULY, EMELDO

    ACTIVITY: KEYRING

    Emeldo is a fun jewellery business based on the Mornington Peninsula. Everything is hand made or very carefully selected to align perfectly with the brand. These holidays Emeldo will take the kids on a fun keyring creation to be popped their school bags, pencil cases or made as a gift. Acrylic, pom poms, ropes and tassels will all be included!

    Cost:$12. Recommended Age: 5-10 years. Session Length: 1 hour

    BOOK HERE

     

    THURSDAY 12TH JULY, MRS WHITE PHOTOS

    ACTIVITY: CONFETTI PHOTOFUN

    Mrs White is a professional photographer of babies and kids of all ages. With a camera in hand and Little Richard song in her heart, she creates show-stopping portraits of children. No stark studios, no by-the-book photographer barking orders, just a fun new friend to muck about with, and show off in front of. She has an affinity with kids, and a gift for seeing what makes them who they are, and captures this masterfully with her photographs. Lets make some magic!

    Cost: $10. Recommended Age: all ages. Session Length: 30 minutes

    BOOK HERE

     

    FRIDAY 13TH JULY, BECI ORPIN

    ACTIVITY: PET ROCKS  

    Beci Orpin is a creative practitioner based in Melbourne, Australia. Her work occupies a space between illustration, design and craft. Beci has run a freelance studio for over 20 years, catering to a wide range of clients, as well as exhibiting her work both locally and internationally. She has authored four D.I.Y books and one children’s title. Her work is described as colourful, graphic, bold, feminine and dream-like. Join Beci to create your very own pet rock complete with its own house, using paint pens, felt, poms poms, card and a bunch of other fun craft materials!

    Photos: Lunch Lady Magazine  

    Cost: $15. Recommended Age: 5-10 years. Session Length: 30 minutes

    BOOK HERE