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2020 Schedule

Welcome to the 2020 HAFDS Schedule

Three new classes and two new teachers! This will be the best year ever!

This is our 14th amazing year, and we are growing! Please remember that all of our classes sell out each year, so book your class as soon as your schedule will allow.
Also- Placing the retainer is the only way of confirming your spot, so be sure to complete your registration and place your retainer to reserve your space!

Primaries

Led by the amazing Valarie Bell, this is the class that started it all! Primary is an intensive 36 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. Classes are held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9:00am until 1:00 pm. Please see the full curriculum on the main Design School page for details.

January Primary

01-14-20 01-30-20 Valarie

March Primary

03-10-20 03-26-20 Valarie

June Primary

06-09-20 06-25-20 Valarie

September Primary

09-22-20 10-08-20 Valarie

Learn More about our Wedding & Journeyman Certificate Programs


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Beautiful Bouquets

Wedding Certificate

01.11.2020

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. (16 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie

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Elegant Centerpieces

Wedding Certificate

01.18.2020

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! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Laura

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Personal Flowers

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

02.22.2020

Exquisite floral jewelry and flowery adornments for the body! From hidden mechanics to outlandish design, Personal Flowers is all about beautifying the body with flowers. Corsages, Boutonnieres, and Halos are only the beginning! (16 students accepted)

Instructor: Jessica

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Tribute

Journeyman Certificate

03.07.2020

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! This class is also a great way to experience "large form" design. (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Sierra Pyron

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Everyday Design (NEW) SOLD OUT

Journeyman Certificate New

03.14.2020

Led by the vivacious Emilee Johnson, Everyday Design teaches the four most commonly requested arrangements in the retail arena. If you plan to work for a retail shop, currently work for a retail shop, or plan to open/buy/manage a retail shop, this is the class for you!

Instructor: Emilee

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Glass Class

Wedding Certificate

04.04.2020

The Glass Class

Working in glass can be both frustrating and rewarding. The Glass Class will show you how to do it with style! Four different ways of working around, in and THROUGH glass! This class is essential for beginners, and for folks who will be working without a cooler. (16 students accepted)

Instructor: Emilee

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Proposals and Profitability

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

04.18.2020

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.
(16 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie Bell

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Ceremony Florals (NEW)

New

04.25.2020

Led by the talented and experienced Jessica Bell, Ceremony Florals explores the stunning and lavish floral decor for wedding ceremonies and formal functions! In this class, you'll build four gorgeous floral pieces from a wedding arch/chuppa to aisle markers, floor standing candelabra, and more!

Instructor: Jessica

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Tablescapes (NEW) SOLD OUT

Journeyman Certificate New

05.02.2020

Outside the Box

With the popularity of trestle or estate style seating on the rise, Tablescapes is the perfect class to teach you how to combine elements (both floral and inanimate) in order to produce a stunning and elaborate tablescape. You'll complete at least 4 separate but coordinating floral arrangements and then pair them with accoutrements to create a lush tablescape! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie

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Beautiful Bouquets

Wedding Certificate

06.06.2020

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. (16 students accepted)

Instructor: Laura

Sold Out

Personal Flowers

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

06.20.2020

Exquisite floral jewelry and flowery adornments for the body! From hidden mechanics to outlandish design, Personal Flowers is all about beautifying the body with flowers. Corsages, Boutonnieres, and Halos are only the beginning!

Instructor: Laura Taylor

Sold Out

Elegant Centerpieces

Wedding Certificate

07.11.2020

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! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Sierra

Sold Out

Proposals and Profitability

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate

08.22.2020

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.
(16 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie Bell

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California Chic

New

08.29.2020

From the tranquility of Asian-Fusion design to the glitzy glamour of Hollywood; from the rustic and rugged beauty of the Pacific Northwest to the austere charm of Western Americana, we showcase the floral art, beauty, and opulence of California's massive flower industry! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie Bell

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Tablescapes (NEW)

Wedding Certificate Journeyman Certificate New

09.12.2020

Outside the Box

With the popularity of trestle or estate style seating on the rise, Tablescapes is the perfect class to teach you how to combine elements (both floral and inanimate) in order to produce a stunning and elaborate tablescape. You'll complete at least 4 separate but coordinating floral arrangements and then pair them with accouterments to create a lush tablescape! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Sierra

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Outrageous Centerpieces

Journeyman Certificate

09.19.2020

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!
(10 students accepted)

Instructor: Laura

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Frosty Festivities

10.10.2020

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! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Sierra

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Glass Class

Wedding Certificate

10.24.2020

The Glass Class

Crystal - Clear - Transparent.
Working in glass can be both frustrating and rewarding. The Glass Class will show you how to do it with style! Four different ways of working around, in and THROUGH glass! This class is essential for beginners, and for folks who will be working without a cooler. (16 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie

Sold Out

Elegant Centerpieces

Wedding Certificate

11.07.2020

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! (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Laura

Sold Out

Tribute

Journeyman Certificate

11.14.2020

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! This class is also a great way to experience "large form" design. (10 students accepted)

Instructor: Valarie