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The 5 best Christmas homes and interiors workshops in Camden

PUBLISHED: 12:22 14 December 2016 | UPDATED: 12:47 14 December 2016

A flower pressing workshop at Ro Co's Tufnell Park shop makes for an original gift

A flower pressing workshop at Ro Co's Tufnell Park shop makes for an original gift

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Stuck for an original Christmas gift idea? Why not tap into the new trend for workshops and spend some quality time getting down to DIY with your nearest and dearest

Show someone crafty that you care by booking them on to a ceramics courseShow someone crafty that you care by booking them on to a ceramics course

There’s a growing trend for workshops in north London, with people opting to spend a few hours learning a new skill together rather than just buying something pre-made from a shop. Workshops also make a great Christmas gift for people who already have enough stuff in their lives and homes

Teach someone how to make a terrarium and they'll have a living decoration that will last long after the holiday season is overTeach someone how to make a terrarium and they'll have a living decoration that will last long after the holiday season is over

London terrariums

Workshops, from £40 including materials, in various Hackney and Islington locations

Best for: Making the trendiest houseplant displays in town

londonterrariums.com

Discover the art of bookbinding with your most literary friend at the London Centre for Book ArtsDiscover the art of bookbinding with your most literary friend at the London Centre for Book Arts

London Centre for Book Arts

Paper marbling workshop, £85, Unit 18 Ground Floor, Britannia Works, 56 Dace Road, E3 2NQ

Best for: Traditional paper-based crafts

The greatest gift you can give is time out of our hectic modern lives - so why not use that time to learn a craft?The greatest gift you can give is time out of our hectic modern lives - so why not use that time to learn a craft?

londonbookarts.org

Ro Co

Pressed wildflower workshop, £45, 171 Junction Road, N19 5PZ

Best for: Pretty as a picture floral projects

If you have a friend who is potty for pottery then a ceramics course would make a thoughtful giftIf you have a friend who is potty for pottery then a ceramics course would make a thoughtful gift

ro-co.uk

Camden arts centre

Ceramics for beginners 10-week course, £240 or £170 concessions, Arkwright Road, NW3 6DG

Best for: Gaining expertise with clay over a longer period

Nothing says 'I love you' like a few hours spent whittling a wooden spoonNothing says 'I love you' like a few hours spent whittling a wooden spoon

camdenartscentre.org

Forest + Found

A spoon carving workshop will be held at Smug, 13 Camden Passage, N1, £50 including materials and tools

Best for: Rediscover your inner forager with some rustic wood art

forest-and-found.com

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