Monthly Archives: April 2015

Small Blooms with Matthew Robbins-April 9, 2015

On April 9th, Matthew Robbins repeated a class he had given several years before at FlowerSchool New York. It was so successful we brought it back! The class focused on small flowers including Grape Hyacinth, Sweet Pea, Ranunculus, Seedum, Hellebore, Lavender and Mint. We all made small arrangements with a frog in a delicate bowl… Read more »

Town&Country Wedding Workshops with Shane Connolly: May 19th&20th!!

Learn how to make a spectacular city-inspired or rustic wedding with celebrated royal florist, Shane Connolly. In each, all-day workshop, Shane will demonstrate a posh, sophisticated style—perfect for any cosmopolitan bride on Tuesday, and a rustic-inspired wedding on Wednesday. Rather than a simple country crown, Shane will elevate this trend as he teaches how to… Read more »

Town&Country Wedding Workshop with Shane Connolly: The City Bride-May 19th!

Learn how to make a spectacular city inspired wedding with celebrated royal florist, Shane Connolly. In this all-day workshop, Shane will demonstrate a posh, sophisticated style—perfect for any cosmopolitan bride. Rather than a simple country crown, Shane will elevate this trend as he teaches how to create a floral tiara fit for the most glamorous… Read more »

The Green Bouquet with Christina Tortu-Apr 22nd!

Christian Tortu revolutionized the way we look at and work with flowers. He introduced greenery as a focus in a bouquet, and not as simply a support system for the flowers. In this Master Class he will recreate his famous Green Bouquet of which has been said, “The bearer of all symbolic riches, green punctuates… Read more »

Event Design Series with Meredith Perez-Mar 30, 31 & Apr 1, 2015

Once again, Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur wowed our students with a stunning Event Design Series last week. Armed with inspiration from her lecture on Day One, the students put together inspiration boards, shopped for and designed their “weddings,” and put together the whole look for their presentations on Day Three.  This delightful group of students thought… Read more »

Spring Branches with Sullivan Owen-March 26, 2015

I am so excited to write about Sullivan Owen’s last class at FlowerSchool New York. As many of you may already know, Sullivan is the first student at FlowerSchool New York that we have asked to give Master Classes. She distinguished herself early on in her career by her dedication to learning good technique, her… Read more »

Setting Up Shop with Christian Tortu-Apr 21st!

Takashimaya on Fifth Avenue was for many years one of the most beautiful specialty stores in New York. Its flower department on the first floor started by Christian Tortu was a refuge for many of us who needed to see a breath of nature in the middle of the skyscrapers and traffic burdened NYC streets…. Read more »