Tag: Flower School

a moment to savour – hope spring holiday home tour

November 7, 2014

The 13th annual Holiday Tour of Homes for HopeSpring kicks off the holiday season tonight and tomorrow. Every year, professional decorators and interior and exterior florists and garden centres from the Waterloo Region gather to donate their time, energy and artistic skill to transform…

pretty petals – paphiopedilum orchids

October 23, 2014

We are pretty smitten in the studio this week.  We are featuring a type of orchid that we have never had the pleasure of having – paphiopedilum, or more commonly known as the lady slipper orchid.  This particular kind of paphiopedilum is an exotic…

a moment to savour – flower crown workshop

October 17, 2014

The Living Fresh Flower School taught its first ever flower crown workshop last Friday.  It was a sold out event!  We had such a wonderful night with this keen group of ladies.  Although wiring and taping is a skill that takes much practice, our…

a moment to savour – terrarium workshop

October 10, 2014

When we think of terrariums we automatically think of the 1970’s.  If you are over the age of 40 you probably remember having a terrarium at home.  Well guess what? They’re back!  This week we taught a workshop on the art of constructing a…

pretty petals – blueberry rose

October 9, 2014

The only thing that would make this rose called blueberry any better were if it smelled like blueberries!  This rose is divine.  It has beautiful frilly petals and lots of them.  It has a vase life of up to 10 days – until blueberry…

european hand-tied bouquet class

September 10, 2014

It’s just one week away! Join the Living Fresh Flower School and learn how to make an impressive European style hand-tied bouquet. Our hands-on class will teach you the proper techniques to create a stunning arrangement of beautiful flowers that will stand all by…

a moment to savour – summer school

July 25, 2014

The Living Fresh Flower School taught its first ever summer school session this week.  We had a blast!  Our talented group of ladies were full of energy. They designed their hearts out all week long! We couldn’t be more proud of the progress that…

pretty petals – thlapsia

July 17, 2014

Let us introduce you to thlapsia, commonly known as green bell or penny cress. It’s a newcomer to the the floral industry. We like to think of it as the new baby’s breath!  It is a delicate, filler flower that serves the dual purpose…

52 objects in the studio – work benches

May 21, 2014

Our flower studio is bursting at the seams. We utilize every square inch of our space – and love every bit of it! We are surrounded by the vintage, the reconditioned, the antique, and the new. Everything that we have in the shop has…

A Moment to Savour – Chapel Designers NYC

March 21, 2014

As each week draws to a close its good for the soul to recapture some of the wonderful moments that lead you to the week’s end.  It is essential not to take the little things for granted – celebrate their awesomeness through a weekly…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

New Flower Classes for 2012

December 15, 2011

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

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…