Monthly Archives: March 2014

An All Day Wedding Workshop with Shane Connolly-Part II Wedding Table-Mar 12, 2014

In Shane Connolly’s second class of his Wedding Workshop day, we created a Table Design fit for a wedding. Always eager to conjure an old-fashioned simplicity, Shane continued in his theme of having nature guide his choices. He created a garland from scratch using hedera ivy, wax flower, lisianthus and paperwhites, which was placed at… Read more »

The Art of The Compote with Ariella Chezar-Apr 10 @ 5pm!

Join us for this signature class with Ariella Chezar in which she demonstrates how to achieve a natural look in a compote by using a flower frog. Learn how to create a stunning arrangement through her exquisite, seasonal flower selections and unique structural technique!

The Art of The Compote with Ariella Chezar-Apr 10 @ 5pm!

Join us for this signature class with Ariella Chezar in which she demonstrates how to achieve a natural look in a compote by using a flower frog. Learn how to create a stunning arrangement through her exquisite, seasonal flower selections and unique structural technique!

A Rich History at Renny&Reed, FSNY Intern Program Partner

FlowerSchool NY proudly presents our newest Intern Program partner, famed flower shop, Renny&Reed. With a rich history steeped in New York social circles, Renny&Reed’s tony Park Avenue shop is as vibrant and colorful as the lush arrangements that are a hallmark in the city. Their exciting agenda includes the service of two bustling hotel accounts… Read more »

FSNY Student Launches 'Petal by Pedal!

FlowerSchool New York is thrilled to announce the launch of, Petal by Pedal, a new and unique flower design business started by FSNY student, Kate Gilman. With a contemporary approach to using flowers that are grown locally, she arranges each bouquet in her hands, places them in mason jars, and then delivers them in the… Read more »

An All Day Wedding Workshop with Shane Connolly-Part I Bridal Bouquet-Mar 12, 2014

FlowerSchool NY is thrilled to share ‘Class One’ in our inaugural ‘Workshop and Master’ series with Shane Connolly! It was such an honor to have him at FlowerSchool where he was so generous with his sensibility of sincerity that guides his approach to his own floral design business. He shared pictures from his personal collection… Read more »

Painterly Flowers with Charles Masson of La Grenouille-Mar 6, 2014

 It has been a while since Charles Masson has taught for us at FlowerSchool New York. We have missed his erudite criticism and comments about color, flowers, nature and general joie de vive, a quality he exudes more than almost anyone we know in New York. His approach to flowers is that of a painter,… Read more »

Sculptural Flowers with Emily Thompson-Feb 27, 2014

On a late February evening, Emily Thompson gave us a class in proportion, scale, color and context that was as dramatic and inspiring as any we have had. We started with ceramic containers in the shape of large flowerpots and placed mounds of chicken wire in order to hold forsythia branches that served as our… Read more »