Portland Wedding & Event Design Workshops

Wedding Design Workshop

 

Françoise shares the ins and outs of being a serious floral entrepreneur. Her seasoned business and accomplished artistic advice will set you well down the aisle to being an in-demand wedding florist.

Business

This essential workshop will take you through the process of consultations, proposals and contracts. Françoise will impart her knowledge of the intricacies of sourcing, ordering and pricing floral materials. Learn steps to streamline the workload to aid profit and reduce stress. This class gives you the skills and confidence to take on the wedding work you seek and to provide amazing flowers and service to your clients.

Reception Flowers

Learn advanced design elements for reception centerpieces, buffet and mantle arrangements and cake decoration. Ideas of color, texture, form and seasonality will be explored in tandem with in-depth practice of the mechanics to bring your original ideas to life.

Ceremony Flowers

Design the focal point and way-finding flowers for the ceremony including chuppah decoration, altar pieces, candelabras and pew arrangements. These statement flowers require particular emphasis on architectural principals and engineering while setting the tone for the gathering.

Personal Flowers

This is an intense and hands-on workshop. Become comfortable creating flowers for the entire wedding party. Hands-on arrangements will focus on bridal and bridesmaid bouquets, flower crowns, pomanders, corsages and boutonnières. Learn to make these flowers truly personal through creative use of floral materials.
Workshop Schedule