All classes begin at 6:30pm and pre-registration is required unless otherwise specified.
Mar 25th: Flower Crowns and Rings with Holly
April 8th: Tablescape Design and Dine with Holly and Susan (may include calligraphy instruction for place cards)
Fresh floral crowns, rings, bracelets, earrings, combs etc are not just for fairy stories anymore. Get in on this growing trend by learning the mechanics behind the beautiful floral fashion pieces that are all over Pintrest see some HERE . In this class we will get detailed, wiring, taping & gluing our hearts out. We will use lots of textural elements like mini succulents and berries and we will take apart larger flowers to make the best use of their intricate parts.
Join us on April 8th We will be working together to create a beautiful table complete with linens, glassware & a wandering garland centerpiece We will be focusing on techniques for larger scale floral designs and armatures for events. Once our work is done we will all toast our good taste and share a simple meal while enjoying the fruits of our labor! AND…
$125; at Passionflower Events 2401 South Industrial, Ann Arbor
What inspires me? I am inspired by many things… the layers of foliage of a landscape, the farmer’s market in August, the places I’ve traveled- but I am especially inspired by unusual, uncommon, and hard to ﬁnd ﬂoral elements. Just as it is in good cooking, I believe in ﬂoral design, each ﬂoral “ingredient” should be of the best quality, and should be interesting in it’s own right.
Do I have a favorite ﬂower? Well, the passionﬂower did spark something in me when I ﬁrst saw one years ago. They are striking, unusual, and last only one day after they are picked! I’d take one bloom over a dozen roses any day!
By day I am a Wedding Floral Designer for my indie biz Sweet Pea Floral Design. By other parts of the day I am an heirloom soap maker with a passion for the best body care ingredients available. I love fusing the organic beauty fresh flowers with the refined artistry of great design.
What inspires me? I am completely inspired by nature, that golden spiral that appears in so many places, leaf veins, nautilus shells, wood grain, and feathers, camp fires, and my house plants (of which there are many). Whenever I’m uninspired a good drive to the country or walk in the woods fixes me right up. A strong cup of black coffee and James Taylor’s greatest hits will do the trick when I can’t get away.
Do I have a favorite ﬂower? Trillium
I started with a single floral design class while living abroad in London and then fell in love and completed training at the Jane Packer Studio. Riding home on the bus after class, clutching that evening’s design, I loved the many smiles from strangers. I love being a part of that shared joy. I have been professionally designing for five years, and I proudly started Red Poppy in 2011.
What inspires me? I am inspired by the creative possibilities with floral design — and by how we use flowers to communicate things we can’t say in words. It sounds cheesy, but it’s true – I work with people at their most emotional, and I feel honored people trust and connect with me. I love travel, national parks, and gardens of all kinds.
Do I have a favorite ﬂower? Maybe peonies – especially the amazing variety at the Arb!
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Click here to purchase a gift certificate good for a Floral Design 101 Class. This is the perfect start for someone new to Bloom, and we’ll make two different lovely designs ($95).
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