Botanical Couture Workshop in the Studio on July 20, 21 & 22

photo: Ted Mishima Stunning floral millinery, jewelry, purses and shoes will set your designs apart. Delicate fascinators or bolder headpieces  will be eye catching and wouldn’t it be refreshing to make flower rings, earrings or necklaces for the bridal party instead of the more traditional corsages?  After demonstrations you will interpret the techniques and create […]

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Woodland Wreath and Lantern

These woodland wreaths were made with lots of texture, some bark, succulents, ferns, hellebores, fritillarias and a few other flower for an event.

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Françoise is coming to Richmond, VA!

Two day Woodland and Botanical Couture Workshop in Richmond, VA hosted by Deanna King of Strawberry Fields Flowers & Finds

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Gnarly Wood and Spring Flowers

This beautiful gnarly piece of wood was secured to a container as the base of this miniature gardenscape of hellebore, muscari, tulips, columbines, primulas, enkianthus, succulents, ferns and an array of textures.

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Workshop in San Francisco with Natasha Lisitsa and Françoise Weeks on August 18&19

Mark your calendars for a doubleheader workshop that is out of this world. International floral designers Natasha Lisitsa and Françoise Weeks are combining their skills for a special two day workshop. When: August 18 & 19 from 9 am to 4pm Where: Waterlily Pond Floral Design Studio 1501 Cortland Ave, San Francisco Cost: $1000, inclusive […]

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Botanical Hairpieces

Last year  I figured out a way to enlarge the surface to decorate combs when Portland Bride and Groom  invited me to submit a small hairpiece for the magazine. Here are some examples.

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Wedding Design Workshop in Françoise’s Studio in Portland, OR

Join Françoise in one of her Wedding Design Workshops where she will share her own distinctive techniques and style, which have been featured in Floral and Wedding magazines around the world

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Wedding Workshop in the Studio – Student’s Designs

What a great wedding workshop it was in the studio the first week of April! The quaint studio is perfect for an intimate setting for a small group and as always, students came  from several regions in the country: Texas, Colorado and Iowa. It was the first time since last fall that we had access […]

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New Botanical Earrings!

  Lily-of-the-valley and bleeding hear blossoms; thank you Elizabeth Bryant with Rose Hill Flower Farm for the delicate blossoms! Mini Phalaenopsis

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Nacre Magazine: La Revue Tendance d’Art Floral :#52 Mariage 2015

So honored that the French magazine Nacre featured some images of weddings and botanical couture in their wedding edition last month.

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