There is a wide range of DIY classes in Seoul that you can make your own special souvenir or gift for your loved ones. Here is the selected list of foreigner-friendly DIY activities in Seoul that are instructed in English by experts. Make a one-of-a-kind gift or souvenirs by joining these most trendy and popular activities via Trazy!
1) Ring/Bracelet/Necklace Making Class
If you want to make special accessories with your lover, friends, or family, why don’t you make your own custom ring, necklace, or bracelet in Hongdae? You can add additional options, such as laser engravings and birthstones. You can get an exclusive 50% discount only on Trazy!
2) Thread Bracelet Making Class
In this class, you will get to make your own handmade bracelet while learning interesting knotting techniques. You can choose the color of straps and the shape of the pendant, and have custom letter engravings. It will be a one-and-only bracelet that can’t be found anywhere else!
3) Leathercrafts Making Class
If you are interested in making leather goods, such as bracelets, card cases, wallets, passport cases, keyrings, and more, joining the DIY leathercrafts making class is highly recommended. It will be a great chance for you to create a unique leathercraft product with the help of an expert craftsman. You can also design your own leather product with the color and pattern of your choice!
4) Unicorn Suncatcher with Resin & Beads Art Workshop
If you want to join a unique and interesting DIY class, join this workshop located in one of the trendiest area, Hongdae. You will create your own unicorn suncatcher while learning some useful resin and beads craft techniques. There is a variety of glitters and crystals in different colors and shapes that you can decorate your own suncatcher.
2. Neon Sign
Neon sign making class is one of the most popular DIY classes among young people these days in Korea. During this class, you will have a fun time sketching your own design, bending, and fixing the wire. As a result, you will have a neon sign that glows electric lights in your favorite colors, which can make cool vibes in your room!
This class is perfect for those who always have wanted to make their own cosmetics with the best ingredients and colors! You can either choose to make skincare products or lipsticks. An experienced Korean skincare professional will teach you how to choose the right cosmetics suitable for you and make your own custom skincare products and lipsticks with safe ingredients.
4. Flower Bouquet, Box, & Crowns
If you are a flower enthusiast, this class will offer you a wonderful opportunity to choose the flowers you want and make a Korean-style flower bouquet, box, or crown with them. An experienced florist will help you complete your beautiful floral work. You can take your accomplishment home after class!
5. Rattan Home Decor Items
Light and strong rattan items are not only practical and useful but also very aesthetic and ornamental. You will choose one among several options, such as rattan stand, rattan mirror, rattan basket, rattan vase, etc, and make it with help from the expert. It will give you a fun and healing time while weaving your own rattan home decor items!
Making a one-and-only perfume for yourself or your special one will give you an unforgettable experience. During the class, you will get to discover and create the perfume that fits you the most! Don’t miss out on the chance to find and make your own signature scent. It will be a fun dating course for couples as well!
- Find Your Personal Scent and Make Your Own Perfume in Bogwang-dong
- Make Your Own Perfume in Myeongdong or Bangbae-dong
7. Chimaek Candle & Air Freshener
This class offers a unique experience of making your own high-quality candle air freshener that looks like a representative K-food, chimaek (chicken & beer). You will have a relaxing and calming time while making a warm and scented candle.
8. Tote Bag
Make your own special tote bag with the silk screen printing technique! A professional instructor will guide you to make sure you get satisfying results. You can take your silkscreen plate home as well and use it to make other kinds of your own goods, such as paper, wood, and ceramics.
9. Ceramic Flute & Cup
This is a heartwarming ceramics class led by Zino, a hearing-impaired ceramic artist. You will see the whole process of making ceramics and make your own ceramic flute or cup. You can relieve your stress while spinning wheels and making your very own special souvenir!
A caricature is a style of drawing that shows the features of its subject in a simplified or exaggerated way. During this class, you will create your own caricature with a little bit of Korean flavor by dressing your figure in Hanbok (Korean traditional attire) or drawing a royal palace in the background.
11. Pet Shaped Souvenirs
1) Pet Shaped Accessories Using Felt
If you want to make a meaningful souvenir with your adorable pet’s face on it, this DIY activity is highly suggested. A professional felting expert will teach you basic felt techniques so that you can complete your own felt piece. You can choose from the keyring, griptok, brooch, and magnet.
2) Toy Puppy Doll with Yarn
This is a must-try DIY class for craft and dog lovers. You will make your own cute puppy doll made from nothing but yarn! Choose what type of breed you would like to make and the teacher will teach you how to shape and decorate your doll step by step. It’s a super simple and easy craft to learn!