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Modern Flowers: DIY Arrangements, Slow Flowers & Orchids

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What You Get

  • 12 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including guides for choosing containers, watering and creating bouquets
  • Detailed instruction, explanation and demonstration
  • Answers from fellow classmates in our virtual classroom

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Looking for a new hobby that’s just as satisfying as it is beautiful? Join acclaimed floral experts Baylor Chapman, Debra Prinzing and Joe Grienauer as they guide you through a variety of practical strategies for working with flowers, including DIY arrangements, the sustainable slow flower movement, as well as orchid care and reblooming.

Lesson Breakdown

1. DIY: Creating Living Arrangements
Learn to create stunning floral arrangements from scratch! Meet designer Baylor Chapman and get started by choosing the right base, foundation and plants for your centerpiece. Then explore the Japanese art of kokedama, or wrapping plant roots in moss, plus three design considerations: color, scale and texture.
2. DIY: Making Living Gifts
3. Slow Flowers: Eco-Friendly Bouquet Tips
4. Slow Flowers: Cutting & Caring for Flowers
5. Slow Flowers: A Slow Flowers Centerpiece
6. Slow Flowers: Making a Gift Bouquet
7. Orchids: Selecting Your Orchid
8. Orchids: Getting to Know Your Orchid
9. Orchids: Care & Troubleshooting
10. Orchids: Reblooming
11. Orchids: Repotting
12. Orchids: Bark Mounting

Recommended with this class

  • Vases, pots and other containers
  • Bark and moss
  • Fishing line

Taught by

Baylor Chapman, Joe Grienauer & Debra Prinzing
Baylor Chapman, Joe Grienauer & Debra Prinzing
Baylor Chapman is the founder and principal designer of Lila B. Design, a modern floral design shop in San Francisco’s Mission District, whose work has been featured in Sunset Magazine, California Home+Design, Brides Magazine and more; Joe Grienauer is an orchid grower and owner of Seattle’s Emerald City Orchids, which carries the Pacific Northwest’s largest selection of cut orchids and tropicals; and Debra Prinzing is founder of the award-winning Slow Flowers online flower directory and a leader of the American-Grown Flower Farming Movement.

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