Education Week 2022: Intermediate Floral Design
Limited Space Available. COVID-19 health and safety guidelines are in place.
Registration deadline: Monday, February 28th, 2022
Floral Experience: 1 Year/Completion of Level 1 Course
- $800 + tax includes all mechanics supplies and fresh flowers for hands-on portion. Please bring an apron(optional), sharp floral knife, floral shears, scissors, and wire cutter.
- Coffee, snacks, and hot lunch included
• Flowers and Foliage Care and Handling: An In-depth Look
• Retail Shop Best Practices
• Time Management and Pricing for Profit
• Guided Hands-On Design: Expanded Floral Design Techniques and Mechanics
- Cascade bridal bouquet in a floral foam holder
- Body flower methods: contemporary gluing techniques for awristlet corsage
- European handtied bouquet including armature technique, and review of the spiral handtied bouquet method
- Contemporary all-around arrangement of tropical flowers in floral foam
- Introduction to Floral Tributes – Standing, Easel Spray
- Designer’s Choice arrangement as a review of Principles of Elements, methods, techniques and applications of floral design
Instructor: Lea Romanowski, CAFA, AIFD, CAFD
Lea is the owner of Designing on the Edge. She has used her experience and expertise to become a mentor, teaching floral/event/wedding design for the last fifteen years. Her work has been featured in Canadian Florist, Floriology, Canadian Special Events, WED LUX, Metro and Avenue. She is a National and International award winning designer and creative event professional. After over three decades in floral design, Lea lives in a world where imagination meets art in fantastic floral and sculptural creations. With thousands of events and weddings under her belt, the next opportunity to create is always a welcomed challenge. She believes all good designers start with a great foundation of the principles and elements of floral design. Understanding shop operation, time management and profitability are just as important as the design foundation.
Learn more about Lea: designingontheedge.ca
Taxes will be added to the cost. Registration fees include all fresh flowers for hands-on portion. Registration fees do not include flights or accommodations. Hotel group rates are available under “Florists Supply”.
“I learned both floral design and business skills, theory, and mechanics with Florists Supply that I now reference in all of my designs and day-to-day. Hearing personal hacks and tips from experienced designers are always amazingly helpful.”