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2015 Schedule

Primaries

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.

January Primary

01.13.15 01.29.15 John

March Primary

03.31.15 04.16.15 John

June Primary

06.02.15 06.18.15 John

September Primary

09.08.15 09.24.15 John

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Proposals and Profitability

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

01.24.2015

Proposals and Profitability

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: Valarie

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Advanced Bouquets

New

01.31.2015

Advanced Bouquets

Cutting edge bouquet design, with an emphasis on flair and drama! From oversized bouquets to Bohemian styles, this class showcases four of the latest and greatest styles in hand-held beauty.

Instructor: Valarie

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Personal Flowers

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

02.21.2015

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!

Instructor: Laura

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Tribute

Journeyman Certificate

03.07.2015

Tribute

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: John

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Glass Class

Wedding Certificate

03.14.2015

The Glass Class

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...

Instructor: Valarie

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Designer's Challenge

Journeyman Certificate

04.11.2015

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!

Instructor: Laura and Valarie

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Elegant Centerpieces

Wedding Certificate

04.18.2015

Elegant Centerpieces

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!

Instructor: Laura

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Outside the Box

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

05.02.2015

Outside the Box

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!

Instructor: John

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Beautiful Bouquets

Wedding Certificate

06.20.2015

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

Instructor: John

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Advanced Bouquets

New

07.11.2015

Advanced Bouquets

Cutting edge bouquet design, with an emphasis on flair and drama! From oversized bouquets to Bohemian styles, this class showcases four of the latest and greatest styles in hand-held beauty.

Instructor: Valarie

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Personal Flowers

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

07.25.2015

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!

Instructor: John

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Proposals and Profitability

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

08.08.2015

Proposals and Profitability

"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: Valarie

Sold Out

Outside the Box

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

08.15.2015

Outside the Box

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!

Instructor: John

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Romantic Centerpieces

09.05.2015

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

Instructor: Laura

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Outrageous Centerpieces

Journeyman Certificate

09.26.2015

Outrageous Centerpieces

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: John

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Frosty Festivities

10.03.2015

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: John

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Elegant Centerpieces

Wedding Certificate

10.10.2015

Elegant Centerpieces

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!

Instructor: John

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Glass Class

Wedding Certificate

11.14.2015

The Glass Class

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!

Instructor: John