Category: Flower School

Living Fresh Spotlight – Kokedama

March 1, 2014

The month of March is Kokedama month at the Living Fresh Flower Studio and School.  What the heck are Kokedama?? Kokedama is a new word to many gardening enthusiasts on this side of the world.  Kokedama is Japanese in origin and when translated to English it…

garden party flower class

July 6, 2013

The Flower School’s annual Garden Party flower class was held on June 27, 2013. The studio was jam packed full of fresh garden flowers ready for our 7 lovely students to arrange into a trio of mason jars. It was such a delightful evening…

succulent terrarium workshop

May 25, 2013

Sunday, May 19th was the date of our first ever Succulent Terrarium Workshop! It was a sold out event.  We have taught 3 closed Terrarium Workshops this term, but this was the first time we showed students the ins and outs of making an open…

Sunday’s Terrarium Workshop

April 30, 2013

In biology class we learned the importance of a sustainable environment – a system that remains productive over a long period of time.  Well, this past Sunday, April 28th, the students of the Living Fresh Flower Studio and School got the chance to make…

this week in the flower studio

April 26, 2013

Before we kick off for the night here is a look into this week in the studio via our Living Fresh Instagram feed. It was a busy week with lots of hand-tied bouquets made, flower classes, flower deliveries and bridal consultations.   This week…

happy monday flower friends

April 22, 2013

Well, after a relaxing weekend we are gearing up for a very busy week of flower deliveries, flower classes and bridal consultations. Plus we are trying to get back into blogging regularly, this week we are planning on announcing two new weekly columns for…

this week in the flower studio

March 30, 2013

Happy Long Easter Weekend to you! I’m so excited for a relaxing Sunday with my sweetie, enjoying these pretty flowers on our dining table. It feels like forever since I have had flowers at home and that is just not right. Must make a…

october floral design classes at the flower school

September 21, 2012

Thanksgiving Harvest Table Arrangement As the growing season comes to an end and the autumn air starts to dominate, forest floors become a treasure trove of rich botanicals ripe for the picking by creative florists. Colourful foliage, cones, berries, branches, bark, and moss are…

garden party flower class

May 29, 2012

This past Sunday the Living Fresh Flower School threw a little Garden Party flower class! There were lots of dainty flowers, mason jars, finger sandwiches and sweets, and of course three very eager and talented students! The focus of the class was to make dainty garden…

mother’s day floral workshop

May 15, 2012

On Sunday, May 13th the Living Fresh Flower School taught a Mother’s Day Floral Workshop to a group of 6 talented women. As Mother’s Day surprises two of the students brought their Moms to class for some floral fun! We also had our youngest student ever,…

right of spring flower class

April 16, 2012

Sunday, April 15th was the Living Fresh Flower School’s Right of Spring flower class. Although it was a small class, it was my favourite by far.  The flowers were bright and colourful and all the students created beautiful floral pieces. The focus of this class was to use…

Flower Class – Right of Spring!

March 21, 2012

Spring flowers are here and it’s time to celebrate! The trees are rejuvenating and blossoms are sprouting from their baron branches.  The Living Fresh Flower School will take full advantage of this awakening as we show you how to create an oversized vase arrangement embracing…

a look into the living fresh studio

February 17, 2012

Happy Long Weekend Friends! This week in the Living Fresh studio we: Delivered our first Valentine’s Day flowers Worked on wedding quotes for two summer weddings Played with Anemones, Ranunculus, Tulips, Orchids, Asters, Pussy Willow and more Got some fabulous news that I cannot wait to share with you…

living fresh flower school – tropical paradise

February 6, 2012

Winter in Canada is the best time to celebrate the tropics and that is just what five floral students did on Sunday, February 5th, 2012 in the Living Fresh Flower School’s Tropical Paradise flower class. In this class, which was held at the Button Factory…

living fresh flower school – new flower classes

January 13, 2012

The Living Fresh Flowers School’s new flower class line up! To register for all classes please go to our website. It’s winter. We live in Canada. Enough said. Since most of us can only dream of flying off to a tropical destination, the Living…

New Flower Classes for 2012

December 15, 2011

For more information and to register please go to the Living Fresh Flower School’s website.

Rubies and Gold Flower Class

December 5, 2011

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but rubies and gold are lifelong partners.  These coupled classic tones are timeless and rich; but that is not to say that they cannot offer your December holiday dining table a contemporary twist. The focus of this…

Flower Class: Organic Outdoor Wintertime Urn Arrangement

October 27, 2011

We want to help you get ready for the holidays with a little outdoor decorating, join us for our Organic Outdoor Wintertime Urn arrangement flower class on Sunday, November 13th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at the Button Factory in Uptown Waterloo at 25 Regina Street South….

living fresh flower school made the paper

October 25, 2011

If you missed it, the Living Fresh Flower School made the New Ventures section of the Waterloo Region Record.  We are so happy our little school was promoted in our local paper! (image: The Waterloo Region Record)

Moulin Rouge Flower Class and a Sweet Deal

October 17, 2011

Have we got a sweet deal for you!!!  Our Moulin Rouge flower class is on Sunday, October 30th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm and is $125 plus HST.  Sign up for this class between Monday, October 17th and Friday, October 21st at 2:00 pm and you…

Flower Class – Marie Antoinette

September 30, 2011

Please join us on Sunday, October 16th from 1 to 4 pm at the Button Factory in Uptown Waterloo for our Marie Antoinette flower class.  The class is $125 and you will be going home with a gorgeous arrangement valued at $100, plus lots…

Colour Theory – Purple Flower Class

September 19, 2011

Yesterday, Sunday, September 18, 2011, was the Living Fresh Flower School’s first flower class, Colour Theory – Purple and it was a total success!  There was a bit of purple colour theory, lots of purple flowers, lush greenery, cupcakes and purple buttons!  Yupp, buttons, the class was…

Giveaway – Living Fresh Flower School

September 9, 2011

Alright, our first giveaway EVER and we think it is a great one!  The Living Fresh Flower School is giving away one spot in our upcoming Colour Theory – Purple flower class on September 18th, 2011!  All flower classes are held at the Button…

Flower Classes Are Starting Soon

August 11, 2011

Here are all the Living Fresh Flower School’s upcoming flower classes starting this fall at the Button Factory in Uptown Waterloo: Colour Theory – Purple Whether it is amethyst, eggplant, or magenta, purple is a colour of greatness.  It is both fiery red and…

Flower Classes

July 7, 2011

We are delighted to announce that Living Fresh will be offering Flower Classes.  I have teamed up with my best flower friend Deb Jasinski from Purplefreesia Designs and together we have created the Living Fresh Flower School.  Our Sunday afternoon classes start on September 18th! We…