The ECO Christmas Wreath Workshop

Dec 07 2019 10:00 - 12:30

Workshop & Play, The Barn, R/O 102 Dunstable St, Ampthill, MK45 2JP Bedfordshire

All new for 2019, ‘The Eco’ wreath! We are all wanting to do our bit to help with the environment, Christmas shouldn’t be any different. 

Join Sophie Ayres from SA Floristry to create your Christmas masterpiece - a stunning *Eco Christmas door wreath - it'll make your door the envy of the street!

There will be lots of gorgeous seasonal foliage and Christmas accessories for you to create your own unique design that is FULLY BIO DEGRADABLE! This means a traditional straw wreath based, using locally grown wheat straw. Luxury mixed foliages and all-natural decorations. No wires, no plastic so it can be popped straight on to the compost heap after Christmas!

You will be using a selection of luxury seasonal foliages along with eco friendly decorations such as dried fruits, hessian ribbon and an exclusive to this workshop, dried cotton! You will still be able to make this design your own as there will still be lots to choose from.

This workshop is ideal for both beginners and people with experience of floral design.

It will cover various floristry techniques which Sophie will talk you through step by step throughout the class. 

By the end of the workshop, you will have learnt:

1. How to prepare a straw wreath base

2. The botanical names for the products you are using

3. How to condition your material before use for best results

4. How to use and create accessories to make a unique door wreath

5. How to care for your wreath

All materials will be provided, including lots of seasonal foliage, flowers, Christmas accessories, ribbons and the odd Christmas choccie! If you want to make an occasion of it and come with friends, you can even BYOB (Bring Your Own Bubbles!). 

At the end of the session, everyone will get to take home their uniquely designed Christmas door wreath!

*Please note, due to this design not being in foam. The foliage isn’t in a water source, this means that your wreath may start to dry out sooner if you’re not giving it a water every now and then.


Cost: £52.50, includes ticketing fee, light seasonal refreshments #christmasgoodies and don't forget you can BYOB! Oh, and if you book a private party (min. 6 people), we'll throw in a glass on bubbles on arrival!

To book, please click on the ticketing link above. If you experience booking problems or wish to book a private (party) session, please email Emma at hello@workshopandplay.com.

*You should follow Sophie's workshop instructions for aftercare to ensure they last beyond your expectations.
**Polite notice for attendees - there is no parking on-site, instead we encourage you to use the free car park (Saturday & Sunday only) behind Aragon Housing Association - accessed via Chandos Road & Katherine’s Gardens, Waitrose 3-hr bays, the new Pay & Display next to Costa Coffee (£1 p/hr & closest to us!) or find suitable on-road parking nearby.