Wedding Courses

Intensive Introduction to Wedding Flowers

Suitable for all levels


Does the idea of being a wedding florist tempt you? Do you feel that you need to find out a bit more before committing to a longer course? Are you helping a friend do her wedding? Have you done some general training and now want to specialise?

On this intensive 3-day course you will learn the fundamental floristry and business skills to get you started as a small scale wedding florist. An exciting opportunity to really immerse yourself in the world of floristry guided by Georgia who has many years' experience in the business. You will still need to practice and perfect your skills but you will have all the information/contacts and support you need to get going. View it as an injection of courage and confidence and, more importantly, an unmasking of the secrets of the floral world! The designs we cover are all very common requests from brides so you will have a good, basic understanding of putting a wedding together.

A three - day course. We will cover:

  • Wholesalers, flower ordering
  • Flower and foliage care, selecting suitable materials
  • Taking wedding orders -the consultation process
  • The crucial 'paper trail' and legalities
  • Deposits, Terms and Conditions, refunds etc
  • Designing and sketching
  • Costing of designs, reducing waste
  • Stem counts - how much to order etc
  • Your business..wedding fairs etc
  • Hand Tied Bridesmaid's bouquet with ribboned handle
  • Traily Hand Tied Bridal bouquet with ribboned handle
  • Buttonholes and Corsages -wiring
  • Floral Crown -wiring
  • Shower Bridal bouquet in a foam holder
  • Wired bridal posy


Course includes all flowers and materials, refreshments and lunch

*Practical work

This course can be (and often is!) delivered on a One to One basis if you prefer, please contact us for more details.

 

"I have been so inspired by your course and will put it to good use" Ros

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