Foundational Floristry Skills – Sunday, 9/24, 10:00am – 2:00pm

This class will introduce the basic structures and principals of floral design. Students will learn how to select flowers for freshness and color, how to properly use the florist knife and why it is important, and how to clean and condition flowers to help them last as long as possible. Students will accomplish and learn the... Read more »

Beginners Open Studio – Monday, 9/25

Dip your toe in the world of floral design in this introductory level workshop on Monday, September 25th at either our 10:00am class or 12:30pm class. 

Open Studio: Garden Design – 10/21, 10/22 & 10/23

Join us for an Open Studio class on Saturday, October 21st, Sunday, October 22nd or Monday, October 23rd at FlowerSchool LA! The class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal, garden style arrangement while learning some tips and tricks of design.

The Organic Compote with Ariella Chezar – Thursday, 11/9, 10:30am – 3:00pm

A signature of Ariella Chezar, the compote can be challenging, but is an effective container with a shallow depth and footed base. It is ideal for a romantic style which enables flowers to look their most natural.  During this class, students will make two compote designs—one best for a centerpiece or dinner party, and a second,... Read more »

Bridal Bouquet with Ariella Chezar – Friday, 11/10, 10:30am – 3:00pm

In this class, each student will learn the magic that makes a signature Ariella Chezar bouquet beginning with a short slideshow and discussion. Each student will make his or her own Chezar bouquet complete with the signature ribbon treatment of unique, vintage ribbons and tassels. To register for this class, please CLICK HERE!

Spring Update

    We are halfway through our Peony Project Master Class Series and as a result FlowerSchool NY has been looking especially beautiful! Shane Connolly kicked off our Peony Project Series on April 20th with a beautiful design of seasonal lilac, huge cherry blossoms and gardenia peonies. The studio was awash with purple blooms and smells of Spring. Shane also taught students his coveted method of... Read more »

A Beginners Open Studio with Flowers and Essential Oils- June 6th!

    Flowers have impacted our lives through history and culture as well as our health, emotions and mood. Flowers are not only pleasing to the eye, but can offer many holistic benefits when distilled into essential oils. In this unique Open Studio bio-alchemist and aromatherapist, Michelle Gagnon, will accompany FlowerSchool’s Calvert Crary in giving... Read more »

In Full Flower: Styling and Photography Class with Gemma and Andrew of Ingalls Photography: May 6th-11am!

    Capturing living art can be difficult for even skilled photographers.  Learn the art of flower photography with celebrated photographers, Gemma & Andrew Ingalls. During this workshop Gemma and Andrew will demonstrate techniques for capturing the beauty of flowers using a selection of arrangements which will be designed by famed floral designer Ariella Chezar.  Each student will also receive a signed copy... Read more »

‘In Full Flower’ Book Party with Gemma & Andrew Ingalls: May 5th from 5pm-8pm!

FlowerSchool NY is thrilled to welcome Gemma and Andrew Ingalls to celebrate the launch of their new book, In Full Flower. FlowerSchool NY Master Designers Ariella Chezar, Sullivan Owen and Emily Thompson are all featured in this beautiful collection of contemporary floral photography.  Books will be available for purchase and light refreshments will be served. In Full Flower is a compilation... Read more »