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Course Overview

Course Overview
This workshop will start with the beginning of general Floristry skills. Taking a variety of flowers and arriving at a hand-tied of flowers, placing into a container for maximum impact. You will learn new skills on how to manipulate leaves and how to maximise the use of space between the flowers
You will learn how to create a trio of jars with a beautiful selection of flowers and foliage to compliment any table display. We then move onto a carefully designed delicate group of flowers that can be worn on a wrist, bag or jacket.
A succession of workshops looking at interesting and creative ways to dress your house ready for the festive season will be included such as:
Door wreath
• Using different textures and varieties of greenery to create a beautifully full door wreath.
• How to prepare cinnamon sticks and cones, to place into a wreath.
• To ‘dress’ the wreath with a selection of accessories.
• Wreaths will be provided.

Centre stage
• To learn how to create a beautiful centrepiece for the Christmas table, using seasonal foliage, with a candle or candles.
• Attendees will learn how to choose the right shape for their table, how to place candles securely into the arrangement and work using different textures to maximum effect. Using berries, roses, different types of moss and seasonal foliage.

Christmas tree
• This is the most exciting of the trio of Christmas workshops!
• We will make a Christmas tree out of different seasonal foliage.
• Sometimes small is beautiful and this is definitely the case with these.

Course Overview

Additional Costs

Additional Costs
None Additional Costs

What should I bring to the first lesson?

What should I bring to the first lesson?
• Basic materials required -
• Oasis suitable for putting in fresh flowers.
• Scissors
• Pot
• Jam jars
• Ribbon
• Parafilm
• Basket or pot
• Wreath – The tutor can supply this for £3.00 if required and leave them at a convenient agreed location such as Llanover or the Library.
• Flowers for each week.
• A mixed bouquet from a supermarket with a variety of flowers and no less than 15 inches in stem length. Some wild ivy and other stems of greenery from the garden. That can be used in the arrangement - no more than 8 stems. Or a wrap of spray cars, wrap of roses and the greenery


First Lesson
Start Date
22/01/2020
End Date
04/03/2020
Start Time
13:00
End Time
15:00
Hours Per Week
2.00
Number Of Weeks
6
Location
Rhiwbina Library
Tutor
Pip Hill-John
Fee (full cost of course - discounts may be available)
£138.00

This course in online only

This course in online only