Open Studios are for students who are interested in floral design and want to make something beautiful with the help of an experienced florist. This studio class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal, contemporary arrangement while learning a few professional techniques of floristry. You then get to bring your arrangement home to enjoy!
Open Studio Classes are great for enthusiasts who are interested in having some fun, professional team building, bridal and baby showers, birthday parties and gifts. Making flower arrangements in this low-key setting is always a good idea.
This series of classes is intended for beginning-level students who have an interest in learning foundation level skills in floral design. Skills include how to correctly handle and care for flowers, how to use a floral knife and clippers, and the conditioning of flowers for optimal vase-life longevity. This series teaches simple, high-end designs that highlight the flowers’ most beautiful and unique characteristics. Once learned, these designs can be recreated at home again and again.
After learning the basic floristry techniques in the Introduction Series, the Intermediate Series takes student to the next level of floristry. Purchasing flowers in the Flower Market and building recipes. This program will show students how to manage scaling up their projects while delivering very fashionable designs.
Our Advanced Design Series follows our Introduction and Intermediate Design Series comprising Classes 10-13 of our Floral Design Program. In this two-day series, students will take their design skills to new heights. Previously, recipes and vessels were given to students so that technique was the focus. The Advanced Series gives students the tools to raise their design skills to the next level.
In this three-day course, students learn the full process of creating the overall floral design for a wedding. Students begin with creating storyboards, receive instruction in conducting consultations and creating proposals, how to purchase floral product and finally, creating the mock-execution of the event’s designs. Each student is required to develop their own wedding floral designs based on specific client requests and finishes with a mockup table decor and presentation to the “client.” This is a great opportunity for students to practice event production with specific client requests, budgets and of course, flowers.