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A hand cream set or a plain mug with one large initial emblazoned on it? Surely you can do better than that.

Think like an elf and show your loved ones some proper affection with gifts made at these lovely festive workshops.

You can learn how to paint with acrylics and make your own leather cardholder with premium leather, or embrace all things festive by creating a Christmas terrarium.

 Get crafty this season and make special pieces, along with some fun family memories, that you’ll hold dear for years to come.

Here are all of the workshops happening at Millennia Walk that you should sign up for this holiday season.


Leather Cardholder Workshop

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Give this leather-crafting workshop a go if you fancy the idea of owning a leather cardholder that is truly yours, or giving a handmade leather good to your nearest and dearest.

Open to everyone, whether you’re a rookie or a leathersmith, the workshop will guide you through the process of leather crafting like cutting and stitching and you will be taught how to make your own cardholder with minimal error.

For $48, you’re getting not only a masterclass in leather crafting but also get to walk away with a homemade leather cardholder made of quality Italian leather.What’s not to love?

When: 2 December (11am to 2pm) or (3pm to 6pm)

Where: Level 2, The Great Hall Workshop Area

Price: $48

Sign up via mobile +65 97211629 or email


Christmas Terrarium Workshop

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Give your loved one the gift of nature this Christmas. Under the guidance of instructors from Love In A Bottle, you will learn how to merge art and nature and build your terrarium from scratch.

The best part: a terrarium, once completely is extremely low maintenance, so even if the person you’re gifting it to doesn’t have green fingers, it’ll still flourish and thrive.

All tools and materials are provided, so just head down with your imagination.

When: 1 December (4pm to 5.30pm), 8 December (4pm to 5.30pm) and 15 December (4pm to 5.30pm)

Where: Level 2, The Great Hall Workshop Area

Price: $28

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Christmas Wreath Workshop

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Get in the festive spirit with this wreath-making workshop conducted by Fleur & Blossoms.

Learn how to build seasonal foliage onto a wire ring and embellish with festive decorations to create your own beautiful and unique Christmas wreath to be proud of.

All materials are provided and no prior experience is required. Light refreshments are also included.

When: 8 December (3pm to 4.30pm)

Where: Kith, #01-44/45

Price: $61.50

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Acrylic Painting Workshop

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As the old adage goes, a picture says a thousand words. This Christmas, show your loved ones how much they mean to you with a beautiful painting of a Christmas tree.

Besides polishing your art skills and creating a masterpiece, this workshop is also a great way to socialise, de-stress and explore your artistry.

If you need extra help, there are also instructors on site who are more than happy to assist.

When: 9 December (11am to 2pm) or (3pm to 6pm)

Where: Level 2, The Great Hall Workshop Area

Price: $48

Sign up at via mobile +65 97211629 or email


Auchentoshan Whisky Tasting

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So if you’ve made your list and checked it twice, and honestly, you’re kind of jealous. Turn the tables on giving and gift yourself the gift of good spirits (quite literally so).

Get your festive barkeep on at this Auchentoshan Whisky tasting session. Enjoy a tipple and let the experts from The Whisky Distillery show you how to rock ordering a Auchentoshan Whisky next time you’re at the bar.

When: 6 Dec (6.30pm)

Where: The Whisky Distillery, #01-84

Price: $35.31 (TWD RSP per flight of Auchentoshan)

Sign up via email