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Beyond Basics Saskatoon: Intermediate Floral Design with Lea Romanowski

Details

Start:
September 28 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 29 @ 5:00 pm

Registration Fees

  • $749 + tax includes all mechanics supplies and fresh flowers for the hands-on portion. Please bring an apron(optional), a sharp floral knife, floral shears, scissors, and a wire cutter.
  • Coffee, snacks, and hot lunch included.

Overview

Join us for an immersive and hands-on two-day floral design course led by the esteemed Lea Romanowski, CAFA, AIFD, CAFD. This workshop is a condensed version of our popular Education Week’s Intermediate Floral Design Course

In this course, you’ll learn everything you need to know about:

  • Mastering Tropical Flowers: Learn techniques to handle and
    arrange these stunning flowers to create breathtaking displays.
  • Crafting Heartfelt Sympathy Arrangements: Develop the delicate skill of designing beautiful sympathy arrangements.
  • Ensuring Profitability: Gain a deeper understanding of how to cost and mark up your flowers to ensure you cover all your
    expenses and earn a profit on each sale.

Of course, there will be plenty of guided hands-on design sessions, during which you’ll learn more advanced floral design techniques and create stunning arrangements to take home.

Are you eager to elevate your floral design skills? Join Lea’s hands-on program for the perfect opportunity to learn from the best and take your skills to the next level.

Course Outcomes and Projects

• 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

Testimonial

“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.”