Woodland/Botanical Couture Workshop in the Studio on December 8, 9 & 10

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 8, 9 & 10, 2014, 9AM to 4PM Class size limited to 5 students. Lunch 12PM to 1PM All tools will be provided.   Woodland Arrangements In this workshop you will learn the mechanics behind creating textural and detailed designs that will expand the way you think about flowers. We […]

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Françoise is coming to Ann Arbor, MI!

Wedding and Botanical Couture two day Workshop hosted by Susan McLeary of Passionflower

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Françoise is coming to the San Francisco area!

Two day Wedding Design workshop at Filoli, 30 miles south of San Francisco

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Françoise is coming to Mexico City!

Woodland and Botanical Couture two day workshop hosted by Olympia Frangos

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Botanical Couture for Fashion Show

Last month Oregon Bride Magazine produced their annual bridal show “Bridal Unveiled 2014″ at Left Bank Annex. I was thrilled that they had invited me to do botanical couture for their fashion show. Here are some images that Moscastudio took at the show. Photographer Ted Mishima came by early to take close ups of some […]

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Wedding Workshop in the Studio – November 2014

Last week we has such a fun workshop in the studio! Kris and Mari were so incredibly eager to get information and we ended up doing less hand-on work than usual – but as you will read their testimonials you’ll realize that they learned exactly what they wanted. Here are some pictures of their beautiful […]

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Botanical Necklace

Last night Molly’s Fund had their annual fundraiser. They are the Northwest’s leading organization dedicated to lupus awareness, assistance, and support. It is their aim to create an online home filled with support, advocacy, information, and education and make a difference. Here is the necklace that I made for the auction.  

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Woodland Wreath

A wire frame, covered with moss, is the base for this very textural woodland wreath with small gourds, bark, seedpods, succulents, berries, crab apples, lichens,…

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Wedding/Woodland/Botanical Couture Workshop in Maui on October 21 & 22

Tuesday and Wednesday, October 21 & 22, 2014, 9AM to 4PM each day photo: Jamie Bosworth Hosted by Lisa Giamoyris Almeida of: Blossoms Hawaii Located in Wailuku, Maui Woodland/Botanical Couture/Wedding Design Workshop Class size limited to 9 students. Create and keep your designs. Lunch 12PM to 1PM will be provided. Please bring your own tools, […]

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Botanical Couture and Faerie Chair

Porcelain vine berries are in season – they’re such a favorite and I wanted them to be the common thread through the pieces. Inspired by a picture that I saw in Louis Bou’s book ” Couture Hats’  of a hat/mask combination, I decided to tackle this fun idea. Shoes and jewelry complemented the headpiece. The […]

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