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10 Hobbies to Start before the Year Ends

Posted on :
22 November 2016
Posted on :
22 November 2016

A hobby a day keeps the doldrums away ~ Phyllis Mcginley

Remember the time when coin collection/ origami or colouring a picture/building Lego kept you so cheery and content! Well, childhoods are the happiest times of our lives as we spent more time doing things that we enjoyed.  Hobbies and pastimes are keys for a happy life.

As per researchers, the time spent away from work and in leisure is time well spent.  To re-inject the joy of your childhood and improve your quality of life, pick a hobby that makes you happy!

Here’s a list of 10 Hobby Ideas that you could try before the New Year Parties arrive!



1. Coffee Painting - With Priyanka

How about explore your creative side and get more in touch with it?  We will be Painting with Coffee and getting different textures and Forms. You will learn Glitter lining to complete the Works as well.

When: Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:00AM - 12:00PM 

Where: Studio Chhavi, Bellandur

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2. Pulp Fiction: Paper Engineering Workshop

Re-imagine the ways you can use paper for design with artist and designer Kalyan Rathore. Join us for a geometric journey to understand paper as a material. Understand how structures work in nature and translate the same into paper models.    Build 3D forms from 2D drawings by folding, cutting and pasting paper.

When: Sat, 26 Nov 2016 10:00AM - 5:00PM

Where: Think Happy Everyday – Workshop, HBR Layout

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3. Connect to Kitchen-Fresh Gardening

Gardening is easier than you think, all it requires is patience, some morning time and handling soil as much as possible. A stress-buster, happiness quotient and finding the joy of eating your own home grown greens. Learn and Practice on getting the potting mix, planting your sapling and different seeds and maintaining them.

When: Sat, 26 Nov 2016 9:00AM - 11:00AM

Where: Eagle Street Langford Town

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4. Wire Wrapping workshop

Wire wrapping is one of the most ancient methods of making jewellery. Wire is used along with findings like headpins to make components. These are then joined together using mechanical techniques with no soldering or heating of the wire. Create pieces that you’d be proud to wear or gift.

When: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:00AM - 12:00PM

Where:  Art Blend Café, HSR Layout

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5. Bottle cutting and upcycling by Hobby in a Box

Upcycling/Recycling glass bottle i.e  you will turn an old neglected glass bottle into a beautiful lamp that can adorn your home. In the workshop you will learn the art of bottle cutting, glass etching and electrical How-To.

When: Sat, 3 Dec 2016 10:30AM - 1:30PM

Where: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala

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6. Watercolour Painting for beginners. By Mridul Chandra

Enjoy the magic of water colour painting through an Artists Approach. Step-by-step process to make your works Pop. Learn with fun when it comes to colours, radiants and mixes. You will Learn:    Techniques, tips and tricks of watercolouring,  Understand tonal values, Composition and works of famous painters, Brushtrokes, washes and stages of a painting. Leave with your own piece of art!

When: Saturdays, 3 ,10, 17 Dec 2016 11:00AM

Where: 16 Squares, Ashok Nagar

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7. Professional Terracotta Jewellery Making

This course is for all those who really love creating. Someone who always had a desire to make something really beautiful but never knew where to start. Someone who wants to unleash the artist within self. Someone who feels that art is a way of life. Someone who loves colors. Someone who feels that the Passion can also be turned into a Business.

When: Tue, 6 Dec 2016 11:00AM - Wed, 14 Dec 2016 2:00PM

Where: Balaji Pristine, Whitefield Main Road

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8. Miniature Garden workshop by Muddy Waters

Miniature Gardens are an escape into a creative little world of your own! Come and get your hands muddy with Muddy Waters Miniature Gardens and create your own little secret garden. Learn the basics, watch a demo and create your own

When: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 10:30AM - 2:00PM

Where: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala

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9. Meehrrs special X'mas candle making workshop

During Christmas, candles create that auspicious atmosphere with its passionate glow. So make the season merrier by crafting your very own aromatic Christmas candles which make for ideal Xmas gifts or create that warm glow with a sweet smelling fragrant cozy atmosphere.    We shall be crafting Xmas tree candle, Chocolate Pudding candle , Flower power votive candle and Snow star candle.

When: Sun, 11 Dec 2016 11:00AM - 2:00PM

Where: Bloom & Grow, Koramangala

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10. The Art of Decoupage Workshop - With Pooja D Gupta

This is a one day hands on experience workshop in which you will learn various techniques of French art 'Decoupaging' followed by lunch, tea/coffee. Using this technique you can create as well as up cycle things. You will develop a skill set that can also be used in creating art journals and mixed media crafts. At the end of the workshop, you get to take the finished creations, the rest of the learner’s kit and a goodies bag 

When: Sun, 18 Dec 2016 11:00AM - 6:30PM 

Where: Vivanta By Taj - MG Road 

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