Class: Basics of Flower Arranging

Class: Basics of Flower Arranging


May 19, 2018 11am-1pm

This class will cover the basics of floral care. Topics include:

  • Proper hydration (i.e. how to keep your flowers alive)
  • vase 101
  • "swirl" technique arranging

Learn how to turn a market bouquet similar to one sold at trader joe's and the farmer's markets into a centerpiece for your table. Using locally grown blooms, Mary Simmons (lead designer at Persephone) will demonstrate how you can turn a market bouquet into a centerpiece.  This class is designed for beginners, all tools and flowers will be provided, and of course you get to take home what you make. 

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Learn the art of floral design with Mary Simmons of Persephone Floral Atelier. This class is designed for beginners and will include:

  • All supplies (yours to keep!): Vase and a curated collection of spring flowers
  • Demonstration and Hands on Guidance from Mary
  • Refreshments

The Class takes place on May 19th from 11am-1pm at Persephone Floral Atelier, 2632 W Grand Ave. Chicago, IL 60637. Tickets are non-refundable.