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2014 Schedule

Welcome to the all new HAFDS 2014 schedule!

We’ve made some changes to our curricula this year that increase program availability, decrease over-all tuition, and update our already amazing class offerings!

We’ve added instructors, created entirely new classes, and created a system whereby you can achieve one of our coveted certificates more easily than ever before! Please review the schedule below to select your classes, then simply follow the instructions on the Registration page to pre-register!

Remember: You can do it. We can show you how.

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All of our classes are available “A La Carte”. The Programs are for convenience and Certification*

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“W” indicates required class for the Wedding Certificate* Program

“J” indicates required class for the Journeyman Certificate* Program

“W&J” indicates classes required for BOTH programs.

January Primary

01.14.2014 - 01.30.2014

Led by the incredible John Grady Burns, this is the class that started it all! Primary is an intensive 34 hour class that builds on the basics. Exposure to all archetypal styles will expand your floral knowledge, and enable you to create the designs you've always coveted. Please see the full curriculum on the main Design School page for details.

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Proposals and Profitability I SOLD OUT!

01.25.2014

A MUST!
This is the financial/business class that will teach you how to make money in our industry. Conducted in a fun, energetic, and interactive format, Proposals and Profitability is led by active experts in Special Event business strategy. Come and learn from the BEST!
* This is a NON-BUILDING class.

Instructor(s): Valarie Bell

Personal Florals (W&J) SOLD OUT!

02.22.2014

SOLD OUT!
Exquisite floral jewelry and flowery adornments for the body! From hidden mechanics to outlandish design, Personal Florals is all about beautifying the body with flowers. This class also includes a segment on aisle markers and pew "bows". BONUS!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Tribute (J)

03.08.2014

Sympathy arrangements are an essential part of our industry, and while their purpose may be somber, they can still be amazing and fun! Tribute teaches the art and mechanics of at least 4 different styles of lavish tributes!

Instructor(s):

March Primary COMPLETED

03.18.2014 - 04.03.2014

Led by the incredible John Grady Burns, this is the class that started it all! Primary is an intensive 34 hour class that builds on the basics. Exposure to all archetypal styles will expand your floral knowledge, and enable you to create the designs you've always coveted. Please see the full curriculum on the main Design School page for details.

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

The Glass Class (W) SOLD OUT!

03.22.2014

SOLD OUT!
Crystal - Clear - Transparent.
Working in glass is both frustrating and rewarding. The Glass Class will show you how to do it with style! Four to five different ways of working around, in and THROUGH glass!

*No Oasis was harmed in the making of this class...
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s):

Designer's CHALLENGE! (J) SOLD OUT!

04.12.2014

SOLD OUT!
This class is IRON CHEF™ for the Floral Industry! Two of our most creative designers face-off in a challenge YOU control! The students will dictate the basic style, while the designers work back-to-back (no peeking) to lend the pieces their own style! Students will then replicate the design of their choice!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s):

Elegant Centerpieces I (W) SOLD OUT!

04.19.2014

SOLD OUT!
Gracious entertaining demands not only attention to detail, but also a grand sense of opulence. Silver candelabra, fine crystal vases, lush Estate style, and Grand High Design; Elegant Centerpieces is all of this and more!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s): Laura Taylor

Natural Beauty I (W&J) SOLD OUT!

05.31.2014

SOLD OUT!
Organic forms and natural elements combine in complete harmony as we teach you to interpret and imitate nature. Tablescapes and "non-container-centric" pieces that flow and entice are just part of what this class teaches!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s):

June Primary SOLD OUT

06.03.2014 - 06.19.2014

SOLD OUT
Led by the incredible John Grady Burns, this is the class that started it all! Primary is an intensive 34 hour class that builds on the basics. Exposure to all archetypal styles will expand your floral knowledge, and enable you to create the designs you've always coveted. Please see the full curriculum on the main Design School page for details.
SOLD OUT

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Beautiful Bouquets (W) SOLD OUT!

06.28.2014

SOLD OUT!
Traditional elegance and exquisite forms of nouveau design, all in one tidy hand-held package! From hand-tieds to pomanders, from five foot tall presentation bouquets to elaborate vintage tussies, Beautiful Bouquets showcases everything you can carry for ceremonial beauty.
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Personal Florals (W&J) SOLD OUT!

07.26.2014

SOLD OUT!
Exquisite floral jewelry and flowery adornments for the body! From hidden mechanics to outlandish design, Personal Florals is all about beautifying the body with flowers. This class also includes a segment on aisle markers and pew "bows". BONUS!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Proposals and Profitability (W&J) SOLD OUT!

08.09.2014

SOLD OUT!
A MUST!
This is the financial/business class that will teach you how to make money in our industry. Conducted in a fun, energetic, and interactive format, Proposals and Profitability is led by active experts in Special Event business strategy. Come and learn from the BEST!
* This is a NON-BUILDING class.
3 SPACES LEFT AS OF 03.08.14

Instructor(s): Valarie Bell

Natural Beauty (W&J) SOLD OUT!

08.16.2014

SOLD OUT!
Organic forms and natural elements combine in complete harmony as we teach you to interpret and imitate nature. Tablescapes and non-container-centric pieces that flow and entice are just part of what this class teaches!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Fleurs de Lamour SOLD OUT

09.06.2014

SOLD OUT
Lush European design and flickering candles, silver candelabra and flowing beauty to warm the heart!Create voluptuous centerpieces that will excite your inner "Romantique"!

* This class is a delicious substitute for Elegant Centerpieces!
SOLD OUT

Instructor(s): Laura Taylor

September Primary 4 SPACES LEFT 07.10.14

09.16.2014 - 10.02.2014

Led by the incredible John Grady Burns, this is the class that started it all! Primary is an intensive 34 hour class that builds on the basics. Exposure to all archetypal styles will expand your floral knowledge, and enable you to create the designs you've always coveted. Please see the full curriculum on the main Design School page for details.

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Outrageous Designs 2 SPACES LEFT 07.10.14

09.27.2014

Avant-garde floral designs to inspire and amaze. Unusual designs from around the globe as well as some Hollywood GLITZ! This class is a perennial favorite for the trend setters and Outre'!
What do you get when you cross unlimited imagination with beautiful flowers?
THIS CLASS!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Frosty Festivities

10.04.2014

A blast of Arctic fun! These icy wonders will bring the joy of the festive season to home and hearth. Lush mantelpieces, sparkling centerpieces and snow-drizzled occasional pieces are just the beginning!Just in time for the flurry of approaching holidays: Frosty Festivities!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Elegant Centerpieces II (W) SOLD OUT!

10.11.2014

SOLD OUT!
Gracious entertaining demands not only attention to detail, but also a grand sense of opulence. Silver candelabra, fine crystal vases, lush Estate style, and Grand High Design; Elegant Centerpieces is all of this and more!
SOLD OUT!

Instructor(s): John Grady Burns

Frosty Festivities II

11.15.2014

A blast of Arctic fun! These icy wonders will bring the joy of the festive season to home and hearth. Lush mantelpieces, sparkling centerpieces and snow-drizzled occasional pieces are just the beginning!Just in time for the flurry of approaching holidays: Frosty Festivities!

Instructor(s): Valarie Bell