Category Archives: Classes Fall 2009

Scrumptious Holiday Wreath Class in the Studio!

A huge Thank You! to Lauren Brooks who offered to document the wreath making class last Monday. Starting with a fir bough wreath, everyone created a rich arrangement that included clusters of bright berries and fruits, dried seedpods, cones and succulents, holiday spices, woodland gleanings and exotic orchid blossoms. The results were stunning! Check out […]

Scrumptious Holiday Wreath

Come join us  for this hands-on class and learn to design a fabulous wreath for the holidays on Monday December 7 or Tuesday December 8. You will take your creation home and will enjoy it for several weeks to come! Starting with a fir bough wreath, you will create a rich arrangement that includes clusters […]

Setting the Scene for the Holidays

Come join us  for this hands-on class and learn to design eye-catching arrangements for the holidays on Tuesday December 1. Get inspired to create  your own stunning topiaries, textured flower garlands, wreaths,…by incorporating seasonal greens, berries, cones, cinnamon sticks with gorgeous flowers. Discover how to use natural candle holders by wrapping candles with rosemary, cinnamon […]

Fabulous Autumnal Wreaths from Students!

What a fun class on Monday; everyone’s wreath was gorgeous! Feast your eyes… “I had a really wonderful time. It was very rewarding to work on something creative, spend time with my friend AND have all the tools and materials set up and ready for me when I got to Françoise’s workshop. Plus, I got […]

Tasty Tables for Thanksgiving!

Come join us and learn how to design unique seasonal centerpieces for Thanksgiving on Monday November 23 or Tuesday November 24. Ideas to make arrangements in squashes, eggplants, cabbages, artichokes or vases will abound and you’ll  create a stunning cornucopia: Delight family and friends with a lavish focal point for your Thanksgiving table! This festive […]

Fabulous Arrangements from Students!

Here are some examples of beautiful arrangements that students have created in class in the last few weeks. Keep in mind that these ladies had little or no experience with flower arranging. It is so much fun to stand back and watch it all happen… Amber’s arrangement

Autumnal Wreath

Come join us and learn how to make a stunning Autumnal Wreath on November 16th (there is only one space left) or November 17th. Create an  eye-catching textural wreath , which will provide a classic welcome at the door – or a beautifully seasonal centerpiece. You’ll use materials which reflect the abundance of the Pacific […]

Magnificent Succulents!

A few years ago a bride requested  200 small succulent plants; she wanted to transplant them in small terra cotta pots – that she spray painted in silver and embellished with a narrow blue ribbon – and give them to the guests as favors. It was such a clever idea! Until that time, I never […]

Splendors of the Woods

Come join us and learn how to make stunning Woodland Arrangements on November 2nd or 3rd. Be inspired by the botanical treasures of the Pacific Northwest! Begin this textural arrangement with lichen-covered branches and moss. Mix in seedpods and berries, miniature artichokes and eggplants, lush foliage, succulents, fragrant herbs and seasonal flowers. Gather ideas to […]

Fun and Unusual Containers!

Come join us for a very fun class, BYOC (That’ Bring Your Own Container’) on Tuesday, October 27 from 6:30 to 9:00; there are still a few spaces available. No need to buy a fancy crystal vase to hold this glorious arrangement. Instead, bring a vessel that you already have to class – a favorite […]