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

Bridal bouquet8, Francoise Weeks

photo Jamie Bosworth

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, January 19, 20 & 21, 2015
9:30AM to 4:30PM

Class size limited to 5 students.

Lodging and additional information can be viewed here.

Register for the Workshop

Price $1,000

 

forsythia, tulips and ranunculus, Françoise Weeks

photo Joni Shimabukuro


 
 
 

Day 1 – Reception Flowers

What all is involved in consultations, proposals and contracts? Françoise leads a lively discussion that begins day one. Following this she demonstrates many techniques and mechanics and shows a variety of ideas on design elements for the reception – centerpieces, arrangements for buffets and mantles and cake decorations. You will get a chance to interpret these ideas and create 2 centerpieces, choosing from a plethora of seasonal flowers and textures.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

bridal bouquet 23, Francoise Weeks

photo Nicole Wickens

 
 
 

Day 2 – Personal Flowers

How does Françoise come up with new ideas and promote her passion? Become comfortable with designing flowers for the wedding party, including the bridal and bridesmaid’s bouquets, flower crowns, pomanders, corsages and boutonniers.

 
 
 
 
 
 

cascading arrangement of white and green flowers for chuppah, Françoise Weeks

photo David Barss


 
 
 

Day 3 – Ceremony Flowers

Here you’ll get a look at the intricacies of sourcing, ordering and pricing flowers. Find out why streamlining workload is essential. Design elements for the ceremony, including chuppah decorations and altar, candelabra and pew arrangements.

*Day three begins with a trip to the Portland Flower Market.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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