Floristry - Supermarket Flowers for Mothering Sunday | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Supermarket Flowers for Mothering Sunday at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Supermarket Flowers for Mothering Sunday at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £19.50 Starts: 29/03/2019 Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Tutor: Jennifer Nye Ends: 29/03/2019 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: FRI Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

Unsure how to get the best from you Supermarket bunch? Want to do something special as a Gift for Mothering Sunday? Here is an opportunity to take time out and learn the best ways to achieve success. Firstly by making a vase arrangement and then either transforming the flowers or using another bunch to make a table arrangement in a container using floral foam.

By the end of the day you should have
Created two floral designs using several Supermarket bunches of flowers and some foliage.
Shown an understanding of the care and conditioning needs of the floral plant material used.
Demonstrated an understanding of how to use the mechanics necessary to achieve the two designs.
? incorporated relevant design elements within the arrangements.

How will I be taught?

Each design will be demonstrated by the tutor prior to commencement of the practical session with assistance provided by the tutor on a 1:1 basis as required. Various ideas will be shown for using vases as well as aspects relating to the care and conditioning of the plant materials used. At the end of the session the group will come together to review and assess the completed work.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students need to provide their own bunches of supermarket flowers and some foliage if you have it available to you. Containers for the two arrangements (see below).
Good scissors and secateurs, a notebook and pen, a protective table covering for your work area together with a camera /phone to record your work.
Floral foam, basic dishes and mechanics will be available to purchase in class.
First Design: In a Vase
Container: A glass or ceramic case vase suitable for a supermarket bunch/es.
Flowers: At least one supermarket bunch of your choice containing a variety of flowers (shapes and colour), though if the fancy takes you , you could use two bunches.
Foliage: Some longish stemmed foliage could prove helpful but not essential.
Second Design: A Table Arrangement
Container: A lowish bowl for an all round arrangement.
Very Approximate dimensions, but please bring what you have! Below is a guide only
Minimum: 22cms (8½ ins) diameter, 6.5cms (2½ ins) depth
Maximum: 25cms (10 ins) diameter, 10cms (4 ins) depth
(Inexpensive florist dishes will be available to purchase on the day, should you have nothing suitable)
Flowers: Use either your bunch/es from the first design or have another bunch.
Foliage: Some foliage to compliment the flowers, please bring what you have available to you.

What can I do next?

One of our other flower arranging courses.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome and is particularly suitable for those new to the subject.

About the Tutor: Jennifer Nye

A passion for working with flowers and foliage led Jenny to a 3 year City and Guilds Course in flower arranging which then led into Floristry. Besides teaching, she runs her own freelance business, judges and competes in floral art competitions and demonstrates floral designs. She has successfully exhibited at the Chelsea Flower Show.

View all courses taught by Jennifer Nye here >>

Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/64259/G/LC.
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