Floristry 102 - Six Weeks

The Living Fresh Flower School is offering a six-week advanced floral design course for students who have completed our floristry 101 course. This course is designed to give students the opportunity to keep building their skills and creativity.

Students are to bring tool kits provided in Floristry 101. All the materials and supplies required for the course are included in the cost except the tools from 101:

• Flowers, greenery, non-perishable design elements
• Containers and vases
• Wire, ribbon, floral glue

Course Breakdown by Week

Week One: Compote Centrepiece Arrangement 


This class gives the student the opportunity to design a garden styled wedding compote centrepiece using chicken wire as the base instead of floral foam.

Week Two: Foliage Design 


This class focuses solely on the different types of foliage available in the floral industry and the many ways in which greenery can be manipulated, sculpted and altered to create cutting edge floral designs.

Week Three: Wrist Corsages and Floral Crowns

This class give the students the skills they need to create wrist corsages and floral crown.

Week Four: Elevated Arrangements

This class will introduce students mechanics and skills to build large, over-sized arrangements that are sitting on tall, elevated vessels.

Week Five: Bridal Bouquets

Students will learn the basic skills required to design hand-tied bridal bouquets. Various techniques for finishing bouquets with ribbon will also be taught.

Week Six: Student's Choice

As the final class in the 102 series, the students will decide as a group what type of arrangement/installation they would like to focus on for the last class. Suggested projects would be: ceremony installation, greenery garlands, hanging installation, ceremony standards.

DATES:

Thursday, January 27th
Thursday, February 3rd
Thursday, February 17th
Thursday, March 3rd
Thursday, March 10th
Thursday, March 17th


Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Limited to 6 students.


Due to COVID-19 face masks are mandatory during classes.

To ensure the safety and comfort of everyone in attendance of all workshops and classes, and to comply with the government's mandate that started Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021, we can only serve fully vaccinated individuals at our workshops and classes. Proof of vaccination and ID will be checked upon arrival.

If it is not safe to gather before or during the duration of the 6 weeks of class, we will postpone it to a later date.

This class is open to students of all levels over the age of 18. Full payment is required to reserve your spot. This class is non-refundable or transferable.

Living Fresh is happy to also offer

  • Daily local flower deliveries
  • Custom-made, garden styled hand-tied bouquets and vase arrangements starting at $50.
  • Terrariums, plants and custom indoor or outdoor planters
  • Gift certificates available for flowers, plants, classes and workshops