Elements of Floral Design Workshop Series

March 15-17, 2018

Delve into the Elements of Floral Design through a three-part series of workshops. Each class includes 90 minutes of hands-on instruction at the Design Studio of Urban Petals. The courses build on each other and are intended to be taken together. Attendees who register for all three classes will receive $10 off each class fee of $150 (total of $430) and will also receive a "Designer's Toolbox" including an apron, floral tools and supplies. Designer's Toolbox is not included for individual class purchases. Curriculum may vary slightly from syllabus listed below.


Course I

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018; 6-7:30 pm

Part 1 Course Material

  • Tools of the Trade
  • Basic Design Mechanics
  • An Introduction to Flowers & Foliages
  • Processing & Handling
  • Guided hands-on designing

Course II

Date: Friday, March 16, 2018; 6-7:30 pm

Part II Course Material

  • Intermediate Mechanics
  • Proper Hydration and Care
  • An Introduction to Seasonal Flowers & Foliages
  • Scale & Proportion
  • Guided hands-on designing


$150 - per class, if purchased individually
$430 - if purchased as a bundle (save $10/per class)



    Course III

    Date: Saturday, March 17, 12 - 1:30 pm

    Part III Course Material

    • Advanced Mechanics
    • Choosing the Proper Vessel
    • Sourcing Materials and Supplies
    • A Study of Industry standards for Pricing Flowers & Foliages
    • Guided hands-on designing
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    Heather Payne Photography