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7 Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies to Check Out for Your Next Date


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Candlelight dinners and tear-jerker films are not the only things you can plan for a date with your loved ones. Singapore has plenty of curious workshops, ranging from artsy to deco, providing an unconventional way to bond with your spouse!

Leave your little ones to their carers (or send them to a kids-oriented workshop as well!) and head out with your partners for a little avant-garde experience at these 7 creative workshops!

1. Perfume Workshop | Jet’aime

Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies - Jet'aime
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You’re probably already aware that good smells make us happy. From a bouquet of flowers to scented candles, smelling something good will lift up your spirits and put you in a good mood, which is probably why we love smelling good. And sometimes it takes several tries to get the right kind of smell. Why not cut a few steps there and just make your own perfume?

At Je t’aime’s Perfume Workshop held at the Goodman Arts Centre, you can concoct a perfume scent that is signature to you with the aid of a personality test that will determine the suitable ingredients. For your next date, you can bring your spouse and create a signature perfume for each other. 

Location
Goodman Art Centre, 90 Goodman Road, Block O, #01-57, Singapore 437936
Duration:
2 hrs
Fees:
2 – 4 pax: $125/pax
5 – 10 pax: $105/pax

2. Candle Making Workshop | To Be Calm

Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies - To Be Calm
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Speaking of good smells that lift your mood, why stop at just making your own personalised perfume when you can also make your own candle with a signature scent? To Be Calm has a series of Candle Making Workshops where you can make your signature blend, melt and pour your own soy wax candle. And when you’re done, you can bring home your candles to enjoy a candlelight dinner with your partner!  

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Location
The Art Faculty by Pathlight (Enabling Village), 20 Lengkok Bahru, Singapore 159053
Duration:
1.5 hrs
Fees:
$51.40/pax

3. Soap Making Workshop | Sugar & Spice

Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies - Sugar & Spice
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Sugar & Spice offers cold process handmade soaps and skin care products handcrafted from natural plant-based ingredients and they also offer a Basic CP Soap Making Class, where you can make your own soap from scratch using the cold process method! You’ll get to learn the basics of cold process soap making as well as about the natural ingredients that goes into it, in addition to actually making your own soap. You can even cut and stamp your own soaps if you return a few days later or they’ll help you. 

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Location
UB. One, 81 Ubi Avenue 4, #10-19, Singapore 408830
Duration:
2 hrs
Fees:
$100/pax

4. Fresh Flower Arrangement Workshop | hello flowers!

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If you’re always buying flowers for yourself, your other half, family and friends, then this is one great skill to have in your pocket. A floral studio that believes in letting nature speak for itself, hello flowers! experiments with their arrangements resulting in creative floral pieces. At their Hand-tied Bouquet Flower Workshop, you’ll get to learn the techniques of creating a floral bouquet, including caring for the flowers, choosing the blooms and arranging them.

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Location
Hello Flowers! Studio, Blk 52 Chin Swee Road #03-39 Singapore 160052
Duration:
2 hrs
Fees:
$118 - $148

5. Miniature Garden Workshop | The Plant Story

Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies - The Plant Story
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Do you know what else other than good smells puts us in a good mood? Nature. Whether you’re sad or stressed (or having a writer’s block), a walk in the park can make you feel better.

Another way to connect with nature is to have your own garden at home! You can pick up some tips at The Plant Story’s Miniature Garden Workshop. You can choose to build a Rainforest Gardens (Terrarium), Desert Garden, Air Garden, and Water Garden, all low maintenance, great for even brown thumbs.  

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Happy weekend all! We have been busy workshopping. Today, we hosted Garrick & Fiona and Chu Mei & Greg at our WorkStudio as they chose to create a Rainforest Garden in Paulownia jar and the Water Garden in Tempo jar respectively. They are reeeeaaallly good with great eyes for aesthetics! Special shoutout to Chu Mei for being our ardent supporter to have attended our workshops at HortPark, Marina Bay and now at our WorkStudio! That would make her one of our longest-supporting customer and her gardens are still doing really well! Thanks for the privilege to serve you once again and congrats to your new phase of life with Greg, the guy who prefers to grow useful plants he can consume 😉 Thanks for the loving afternoon spent. 🙏

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Location
Serangoon North | Seletar Aerospace Park (Exact address will be provided upon confirmation of booking)
Duration:
1 hr
Fees:
$88/pax (+$80 to share session with another person)

6. Wheel Throwing | Goodman Ceramic Studio

Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies - Goodman Ceramic Studio
Photo credits Goodman Ceramic Studio

If you imagined that sexy scene from Ghost where Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze sit at a pottery wheel attempting to shape the clay, I’ll have to burst your bubble. At Goodman Ceramic Studio’s Trial Wheel Throwing workshop, from preparing the clay to shaping the clay, you’ll be guided by an experienced instructor. Your masterpiece will be bisque fired and you can bring it home after 4 weeks.

If you’re interested in learning more about wheel throwing, you can also sign up for the Basic Throwing workshop which consists of 10 sessions held on a fixed schedule.

Location
Goodman Arts Centre, 90 Goodman Road, #01-37 Block G, Singapore 439053
Duration:
1.5 hrs
Fees:
$58/pax

7. Make Your Own Gin | Brass Lion Distillery

Creative Workshops in Singapore for Mummies and Daddies - Brass Lion Distillery
Photo credits Brass Lion Distillery

Need a drink? Make your own! And we don’t just mean the mixing. Not long ago Brass Lion Distillery launched Gin School, the first of its kind in Singapore. The three-hour workshop will start you off with a welcome drink, after which you’ll get to create your own spirit profile by choosing different herbs, spices, teas and fruits from their huge cabinet and herb garden. You can tweak your recipe with the help of your Ginstructors before the distilling process. And at the end of the process, you can bottle and personalize your master creation to bring home.

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Location
40 Alexandra Terrace, Singapore 119933
Duration:
2.5 – 3 hrs
Fees:
$198/pax

 


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This article is prepared by

Malini Pannirselvam
Dedicated writer by day, avid reader by night, language fanatic all the time, and aunt to nieces and nephews every day



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