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Winnipeg

35 Airport Road, Winnipeg MB, R3H 0V5
204.632.1210
1.800.665.7378

Saskatoon

520 - 52nd Street E, Saskatoon SK, S7K 4B1
306.244.4457
1.800.667.3985

Edmonton

16455 - 118 Avenue, Edmonton AB, T5V 1H2
780.424.4576
1.800.465.8878

Calgary

Bay 5, 6320 11th Street SE, Calgary AB, T2H 2L7
403.252.5558
1.877.266.8095

Vancouver

Roseberry Square, Unit 5, 3979 Marine Way, Burnaby BC, V5J 5E3
604.630.4688
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Wednesday, February 23rd at Noon CST (Tentative)

Cory Christopher, our 2022 #FSLiving Feature Florist, will be taking over our Instagram to go live with a spring design. Watch and get inspired as he crafts an on-trend spring arrangement using products from our Spring and Every Day Catalogue.

 

About Cory Christopher 

Cory Christopher, an Alberta farm boy turned designer and entrepreneur, is the creative mind behind his namesake lifestyle brand and design company. A lifelong nature aficionado and celebration of the seasons, he combines a deep love of art and culture to create an entrepreneurial spirit bursting with enthusiasm and energy. Cory is a striving visionary, constantly cultivating his love and undeniable passion for creative design with his followers and clients.

Learn more about Cory: https://corychristopher.ca/

 

 

 

 

 

Follow us on Instagram for reminders, updates and to watch Cory’s take over!

Lea Romanowski of Designing on the Edge

March 13 @ 8:00 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm

Education Week 2022: Fundamentals of Floral Design (Sold Out)

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton, 16625-109 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5P 4K8 Canada

 

Due to the in-place COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, Limited space is available.  

Registration deadline: Monday, February 28th, 2022

Floral Experience: No previous experience required

Registration Fees

  • $1,000 + 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

Overview

  • Flowers and Foliage Care and Handling 101
  • Retail Shop Procedures: Mark-up and Pricing
  • How to Run a Profitable Floral Business
  • Guided Hands-On Design: Basic Floral Design Techniques

Day 1

Basic vase design methods and construction techniques:

  • Rose vase arrangement – 6 and 12 stems
  • Mixed flower vase arrangements

Spiral handtied technique:

  • Construction of handtied mixed flower bouquet
  • Green a vase for a mixed flower arrangement
  • Vase arrangement using a spiral handtied bouquet

Day 2

  • One-sided, small triangle arrangement in floral foam
  • One-sided, large triangle arrangement in floral foam (sympathy/funeral arrangement)
  • Asymmetrical triangle arrangement in floral foam (centrepiece

Day 3

  • Traditional wiring and taping technique for corsage and boutonniere
  • All-around centrepiece arrangement in floral foam
  • Round bridal bouquet in a fresh floral foam holder

Lea Romanowski, InstructorInstructor: 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

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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”.

March 14 @ 8:00 am - March 15 @ 5:00 pm

Education Week 2022: Bring it. Book it. Blossom it. Advanced Program (Sold Out)

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton, 16625-109 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5P 4K8 Canada

Due to the in-place COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, Limited space is available.

Registration deadline: Monday, February 28th, 2022

Floral Experience: 1 Year/Completion of Level 1 Course

Registration Fees

  • $960 + 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

Overview

An in-depth exploration of Julie Myers’ floral philosophy, design, and execution. The course covers topics such as Julie’s approach to conceptualizing and translating your client’s vision, selling the vision, booking it, and execution.

Focus on:

  • How to Attract and Book Brides and Corporate Clients
  • Charging for your Time and Labor
  • Improving your Pricing Structure and Selecting a P.O.S. System
  • Designing Florals for a Wedding, from Start to Finish
  • Building Large-Scale Arrangements and Installations

Day 1

  • Conceptualizing and translating your client’s vision from the Pinterest ideas to reality
  • Delivering quotes and visual proposals clients love
  • How to order, process, design, and deliver gorgeous florals
  • Bouquet designs, styles, and how to show your brides different options (pictures just don’t do it!)

Day 2

  • Designing your event based on your quote developed during Day 1
  • Bouquet
  • Two corsages and two boutonnieres
  • Group projects:
    • ceremony flowers, décor, and set-up
    • tablescape design and setup
  • Wedding photoshoot for your portfolio using designs created during course

Instructor: Julie Myers

thefloralfixx.ca

Throughout Julie’s life, she has been a creative person and fell in love with the beauty of flowers playing in her mother’s garden. At a young age, she knew floral design was her destiny. Opening her shop at twenty-one years old, her passion for flowers became an obsession. Over the last seventeen years of owning Floral Fixx Design Studio, Julie quickly found out the art of floral design is only part of specializing in the wedding industry. She has studied customer service, staff management, social media training, and many new design trends. To successfully execute over 300 weddings and events in a year, it takes organization, training, and talented staff that believe in the vision.

 

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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”.

Floral class participants

March 16 @ 8:00 am - March 17 @ 5:00 pm

Education Week 2022: Intermediate Floral Design (Sold Out)

Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton, 16625-109 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T5P 4K8 Canada

Due to the in-place COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, Limited space is available.

Registration deadline: Monday, February 28th, 2022

Floral Experience: 1 Year/Completion of Level 1 Course

Registration Fees

  • $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
  • Vaccination QR Code required

Overview

• 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

Day 1

  • 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

Day 2

  • 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

 

Lea Romanowski, InstructorInstructor: 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

 

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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”.

*Registration Closed*

Wednesday, June 22nd at Noon CST (Winnipeg time)

Educator: Monika Adams, Monika Social

Complimentary for existing Florists Supply Customers.

Join Monika, as she helps you understand Instagram’s new algorithm.
You know Instagram can be an important tool to reach and engage a wide audience, but yours is not exactly achieving those goals. You may be having trouble with what to post, how often to post, what hashtags to use and how to know if you’re even doing it right.

In this webinar, we solve these problems by covering:

  1. What the Instagram algorithm is and why it is important
  2.  How the Instagram Explore Page works
  3. How Instagram ranks Reels
  4. New news feed changes
  5. Tips to make the algorithm work for you in 2022

About Monika Adams

Monika Adams is the sole proprietor of Monika Social, an Edmonton-based marketing consulting business that specializes in social media marketing. Her passion for social media and building relationships led her to create Monika Social to help fellow entrepreneurs and small businesses grow while cultivating valuable, loyal customers. Honesty and integrity is the foundation for any successful business relationship. She places great value and emphasis on this foundation while helping you to clearly share your brand, business goals, services, and products on social media. Monika enjoys helping businesses improve their online presence. She provides social media management, workshops, and consulting.

Learn more at monikasocial.com

 

 

 

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