Workshops

Our workshops are an exceptional gift for those looking to find a special experience for a creative individual. We are happy to offer gift certificates for any individual workshop, and we offer private workshops for friends, families and business team building experiences. Our creative presentation of the gift of a workshop is as special as the workshops themselves.

Registration & Questions: kirsten@flowersbysemia.com  / 401-232-5353

Photo: Tec Petaja

Woodland & Botanical Couture Workshop
with Françoise Weeks

Monday + Tuesday
November 12 – 13, 2018 
9AM to 4PM each day

 

 

 

DAY 1:
Woodland Design

You will build arrangements from forest logs, burls, branches, even root balls and will learn how to cover more conventional vessels with barks, mosses or leaves. Students will explore how to create simple structures as the base of designs. In the afternoon we’ll go over the mechanics involved to create stunning woodland wreaths.

DAY 2:
Botanical Couture

Françoise is known for her avant-garde headpieces. She will guide you through the construction of flexible armatures as you build intricate and cascading designs.

Learn to how to create jewelry designs using aluminum wire as a base for rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Piece together the often overlooked bits of texture occurring in seedpods, tendrils, succulents, herbs and tropical greenhouse favorites to add color and movement to the designs that will make a statement at galas, weddings and on the catwalk.

Details:

A professional photographer will capture your designs!

All fresh, seasonal floral and product provided by The Floral Reserve.

Please bring your own tools: clippers, scissors, knife, small pliers

Lunch will be provided each day. (Please make us aware of any food allergies you have upon registering)

Tuition: $1,800

Location: The Floral Reserve
Accommodations: The Dean Hotel – Providence, RI

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Please email: thefloralreserve@gmail.com


Winter Wreathing Workshop with The Floral Society

 

We welcome back with The Floral Society and Poppies & Posies to design with their spectacular Wreath Workshop box.

Join us Saturday, December 1st @ 1-4 in the FBS Studio to welcome the holiday season!
INVESTMENT: $200

– MORE INFO COMING SOON-

 


Private Intensives

One – on – One Classes:

Learn the art and execution of floral design as taught by Semia. Choose your very own subject material including: handheld bouquet design, low centerpiece and high centerpiece design, color theory, holiday design and decor, or personal florals such as boutonnieres and head wreaths. Whether you’re a novice or simply wish to improve and expand upon your current skills, these intensive classes will bring you to the next level. Refreshments will be provided. Hosted at the Flowers by Semia Studio at 1 Sims Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island. Priced by the hour and by subject material.

 

Group Classes:

Learn the art and execution of floral design as taught by Semia. Choose your very own subject material… examples can include bouquet work, centerpiece design, holiday decor, or personal florals such as boutonnieres and head wreaths. We are here to help you learn anything your heart desires. Group classes are wonderful as alternatives for family gatherings, business team building, holiday parties, and of course for floral studios to develop their team skills. A true sensory experience with cheeses, jams and chutneys from the FBS farm! Beverages are also provided. Groups can range in size from 2 to 20. Hosted at the Flowers by Semia Studio at 1 Sims Avenue in Providence, Rhode Island. Priced by hour and group size.

 

To inquire: kirsten@flowersbysemia.com    or    401-232-5353

 


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