Our Wedding Floristry Course is all about giving you the basic skills that will help you become a professional wedding florist. It contains a perfect blend of theory and practice, covering lessons on the history, elements and principles of wedding floral design, floral anatomy and nomenclature, flower selection, conditioning and presentation, flower combination and arrangement techniques and common florist tools and supplies. The course also imparts tips on marketing your wedding floristry business and working with suppliers and clients.
The Wedding Floristry Course should enable you to: (a) identify and choose the right types of flowers for specific floral arrangements (b) know the usage of various floral design tools and supplies; (c) understand the principles and elements of design and effectively apply them to construct different wedding floral arrangements; (d) develop the competencies that will either help you break into the wedding floral design industry or advance your floristry practice.
This module presents an introduction to the key concepts of wedding floristry. You’ll get an overview of the different handling techniques for basic and essential flower arrangements and gain valuable insights on the common types of wedding bouquets and decors.
The most popular wedding flowers are described in this chapter with extensive details on their market potential, origins, and applications. This chapter also provides a brief description of the world cut flower trade and its impact to floristry business here and abroad.
You’ll get familiar with the proper methods for conditioning flowers and stems to prolong their life and ensure that they look their BEST throughout the occasion. You’ll get extensive instruction on the methods and special requirements used for handling special types of stems.
This module introduces you to the five basic elements of design including the observable components, ingredients, and physical characteristics of a great floral creation. You will gain practical and technical skills essential for making arrangements that incorporate natural floral beauty and artistic flair and get acquainted with various creative ideas for a more standout design and creation.
You will expand your knowledge of design and presentation with an in-depth lecture on the basic principles of floral design. You’ll gain deeper understanding of the importance of foliage in floral arrangements and discover the different ways to render a cohesive look to your creations.
Broaden your floristry repertoire with extensive knowledge on the common wedding flower designs for bouquets and boutonnieres. You’ll get acquainted with the different concepts in flower wedding cake designs while receiving expert guided instruction on the creative applications of flowers for the various aspects of wedding ceremony.
Get started on your floristry business with our concise startup guide. Discover the strategic ways to manage and run your own wedding flower business and gain insider tools and secrets to market your service. Learn how to maximize your attendance to wedding fairs, network with key people, and work with efficiency while on a budget.
This module helps you prepare for the big day with an interactive tutorial on the basic process of ordering and setting up arrangements for delivery. It is brimming with beautiful ideas, as well as practical and expert advice on wedding arrangements making this chapter the ultimate sourcebook for both florists and brides-to-be.
Gain deeper appreciation of the unique and memorable alternatives to traditional bridal bouquet toss and learn some of the creative ways to re-purpose your arrangements after the big day. Discover insider secrets for preserving bouquets while gaining familiarity with the uses and care of foliage varieties for flower arrangements and bouquet designs.