Promo Video for Workshops

Thank you Joni Shimabukuro for creating this video!

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OPB’s Art Beat Video wins 2015 Emmy Award!

So super excited that the story on the botanical couture and woodlands on OPB’s Art Beat won an Emmy Award on June 6th! A huge thank you to producer Katrina Sarson  and videographer/editor Tom Shrider Informational/Instructional – Feature/Segment: Botanical artist Francoise Weeks (Katrina Sarson, Producer; Tom Shrider, Senior Videographer/Editor) View Oregon Art Beat video photo: […]

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Workshop in Devon, England – Designs for Demonstrations

Demo pieces for the workshop in Devon, England – hosted by the Academy of Floral Art. Photos: Katie Collins Model: Lilia Darling Day 1: Botanical Couture

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Workshop in Devon, England (part 2)

The second day of the workshop we focused on woodland bouquets and  log arrangements. Once again, the designs were fantastic! Much gratitude goes to the team at the Academy of Floral Art for the wonderful organization  & to Katie Collins for taking great pictures of everyone’s work. I wanted to thank Smithers Oasis for sponsoring […]

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Workshop in Devon, England (part 1)

It was 18 months ago that my friend Jo Jarvis contacted Tina and Julie at the Academy of Floral Art in Devon about hosting a workshop.  I had anticipated this trip for a very long time but we could not have had  a better experience! Sid Valley Country Hotel, the beautiful venue where we stayed […]

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Woodlands Featured in FlutterMagazine

In January Joost Bongaerts with Florabundance and Kim Wiseley, editor of Flutter Magazine, hosted Inspirational Design Days at  Lotusland in Santa Barbara. Designers from as far as Australia gathered to study with Amy Merrick, Amy Osaba, Holly Chapple, Sarah Winward and Tricia Saroya; I was delighted to have the opportunity to teach how to design […]

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Workshop in Ann Arbor,MI Featured in Fusion Magazine

Last October Susan McLeary with Passionflower hosted a workshop in her studio. The day before the workshop we went to Susan’s favorite flower farm and nursery where we gathered a fabulous selection of flowers, plants and textures. The second day all the exquisite and detailed designs that the students had created were modeled by Nia […]

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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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