That's a wrap on 2021 workshops folks! Join us next year ...

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Sold Out: 
5 week Christmas Paper Wreath Project


We'll be back in 2022 with more beautiful online and in real life classes, private parties and even a little Exeter retreat weekend. To be the first to find out new dates pop your email address here and we'll be in touch in the New Year :)

If you'd like to book us for an event in 2022 please email Bee hello@wildhive.co.uk for quotes and availability
I'm interested in....(tick all that apply)

Thanks lovely we'll be in touch :)

 
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ONLINE PAPER FLOWER

MAKING WORKSHOPS!

Our live online classes are a lovely and popular way to learn paper flower making from the comfort of your home wherever you are in the UK. All you have to do is book your place on one of our upcoming workshop dates and logon, we post all the materials out to you. 

 This beautiful craft is suitable for adults of all creative abilities, yes even you 'but-I'm-not-artistic' we can hear you through the screen :p Bee will guide you step by step through the process in this relaxed, friendly and informal class whether you are a complete beginner or have experience making flowers.

Sessions take place on Zoom and we only teach up to 15 devices logged on per class so you can ask all the questions you want to and socialise if you choose to. You can also book us to host a private online craft parties for you and your pals.

 

How it works....

  • Decide which flowers you'd like to learn and select the time and dates that work for you (see upcoming dates)
     

  • Choose any add-ons (i.e glue gun, extra people, extra materials)
     

  • Book and pay online 
     

  • We post materials to you 
     

  • Keep an eye on your emails for a Zoom link & password
     

  • Set up your computer in a quiet(ish)
    space and sign in at the class start time with your webcam and audio

     

  • Bring a drink of choice, snacks and materials and learn to make your favourite blooms live with Bee!
     

  • Ask as many questions as you like. Meet new people if you want to or simply get lost in your own little crafty world!

 

What you need....

We'll send you a pack of specialist crepe paper, wire, floral tape and a couple of hot glue sticks out to you in advance of the class(es) you are booked on to. 

A glue gun 

 

Sharp scissors

Ruler

A dry table or desk to work at

Something to place your glue gun on

to protect your table

A computer / device with webcam, audio & strong internet connection 

Class times...

Over the Christmas period we're switching up the format and running a Paper Christmas Wreath project over

5 weeks:

Thursdays 6pm - 8.30pm OR

Sundays 10am - 12.30pm

Craft together apart by booking onto the same session as family and friends around the country. 

 

If these times don't work for you, did you know we also run private craft parties, where you can choose the flower, time and date? You do now :)

Got questions.....?

We want this to be a lovely experience that you look forward to. We've answered some FAQs below but if after reading these you have any other questions big or small about the online classes send them our way:

  hello@wildhive.co.uk

 

ONLINE CRAFT PARTIES

 

Paper flower making is a bloomin' lovely way to spend time crafting with family, friends, colleagues, clients, actually pretty much anyone. So if you want to get a group together, you can pick the time, date and flower! 

You will receive up to 2 hours tuition + be sent a pack of materials each which includes paper, floral wire, floral tape and glue sticks. (enough to make a flower or branch with some extra to practice on)  Postage is included in the price. UK delivery only.

Each person will need a glue gun, you can buy these from us here if you want to


Please get in touch with Bee (hello@wildhive.co.uk) with your preferred date/s to check availability. Pick your flower from the list below, let us know how many people are coming, and if you'd like to buy any glue guns. When you are ready to book, we'll send you a link to pay to secure your booking. 

Please note bookings are non transferable /refundable if cancelled less than 6 weeks before the due date
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FULLY 

BOOKED

FOR 2021

CHOOSE YOUR FLOWER FROM THESE TIMELESS FAVOURITES.....
Peony
Sunflower
Cosmos
Daisy
Anemone

OR BOOK A CHRISTMAS CLASSIC...
Pine Cone
Poinsettia
Mistletoe

SESSIONS COST
£250 for up to 6 people

(any additional people thereafter £25pp)

 

WANT TO ARRANGE

A LARGE GROUP BOOKING?

We can teach up to 50 people with the option of using Zoom breakout rooms so you can still chill, chat and get the benefit of individual tuition in smaller groups

Get in touch with Bee for more details

www.wildhive.co.uk

 

Frequently Asked Questions

PLEASE GIVE THESE A READ THROUGH BEFORE EMAILING US

If your question isn't answered here then feel free to get in touch :)

 

I've never made a flower before, will I be able to do it?

Absolutely, we break everything down into step by step instructions and you can ask as many questions as you need to. While there is always room for firsts, we've taught hundreds of people over the years and everyone has always left having made a flower. This said, we encourage you to work at a pace that is enjoyable for you so don't ever worry if you don't finish, we'll make sure you have all the instruction you need to carry on after class

When will you run workshops in person again? Can I book you for my event / party / programme?

We plan to start teaching again in person in 2022 when all being well it will be safe and enjoyable for everyone to sit together in a room and share a pack of biscuits.

We are not currently taking any new in person workshop bookings. Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to find out when venue based workshops return

Are the workshops suitable for children? Do you have an age limit?

Our classes are designed and paced for adults so you have to be 16+ to attend a class in person or online.  

 

However if you have or know a crafty teenager that would love to learn flower making with you, you can take the class together and they are so welcome to join you as an additional person for our online workshops.

I booked on and now can't make the class :( 

 

Can I swap dates? 

Yes if there is space on the same flower on another date we can swap your booking.

If the class is full we can put you on a wait list and if a place comes up then we'll let you know. 

 

Can you send me a recording?

We want our classes to be safe spaces for people to chat and catch up so we do not record our workshops

 

How about written instructions?

A huge amount of work goes into producing our written instructions. We only create these for our kits, it is not feasible for us to create a set of written instructions for each workshop

***Please note all workshop places are non refundable and non transferable ***

When do I need to book my online workshop place by? and when will I receive my materials?

 

Bookings close on Thursday each week at midnight to give your materials a chance to arrive in time.

 

All being well your materials will arrive 1-2 working days before class. Materials are sent via MyHermes courier so we can track them.  If there are any problems with your delivery do let us know by 10am the day before your class.

I haven't received my Zoom link - what shall I do? 

Zoom links are sent out the day before or the morning of the class. Please check your junk mail before emailing us because sometimes it ends up there.

 

Please contact us at least an hour before class if you haven't received it and we will resend it

How many flowers will I make in an online workshops?

This varies depending on the size and the complexity of the flower. See the product description for each individual workshop for further details

Sessions are 2.5 hours which is typically long enough to complete at least one flower in full.

Can I book a workshop place or private class if I live outside of the UK?

 

Sorry we are unable to do international delivery at this time

Are workshop places refundable / transferable?

 

Unfortunately workshop places are non-refundable and non-transferable except in the unlikely event that we have to cancel a class.

If you can no longer make a session feel free to give your materials to someone else when they arrive - just be sure to pass on the Zoom code when it is sent out.

If you run into technical difficulties within the class please log out and log back in when you can and we'll catch you up

I'm a bit nervous about taking a class - what can I expect?

Our classes are super friendly and relaxed. There tends to be a mix of newbies and people who craft with us on the regular. You can chat and interact as much or as little as you are comfortable with, there is zero expectation. What we love about this craft is that you don't have to get everything precise and 'right' to make something beautiful, we'll teach you how to create your own versions of the flowers.  We encourage you to work at your own pace and will repeat instructions and demos as many times as you need us to . If you want to chat anything through before hand that will make you feel more comfortable about attending drop Bee a line

 

REVIEWS

 

"Lovely to meet you today, your flowers are probably the most beautiful thing I have seen in my life and getting to have a go at making one was just amazing! You are also a very patient teacher!!

Thank you" 

 

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