As a leader in the field of floral design, Ariella Chezar is an innovator in the industry leading the new “no floral foam” movement, amongst prominent others such as Emily Thompson, Shane Connolly and the @nofloralfoam handle featuring Floral-Foam-Free-Floristry techniques. With sustainable practices at the core of what she does, in this day-long series Ariella will discuss leading issues in today’s industry and demonstrate alternative methods to the traditional floral foam mechanic for large-scale designs and chuppahs.
A signature of Ariella Chezar, the compote can be challenging, but is an effective container with a shallow depth and footed base. It is ideal for a romantic style which enables flowers to look their most natural. During this class, students will make a compote designs in the signature Ariella style using fresh flowers from the New York Flower Market that would bring beauty to any dinner party or table!
In this class, each student will learn the magic that makes a signature Ariella Chezar bouquet reviewing techniques, flower selection, ribbon details and finally, how to conceptualize the overall look and emotion of the bouquet. After a demonstration, each student will make his or her own Chezar bouquet complete with the signature ribbon treatment
“Sophisticated parties call for equally sophisticated tables.” A good looking event does not just end with the flowers but includes a more cohesive, overall design aesthetic including the table linens, china, flatware, candles and décor. In this three-day course, Ariella will impart her experience, expertise, tips and tricks for creating a fully-realized table scape design.
Years ago the esteemed Ariella Chezar began her career in floral design by selling wreaths and narcissus during the holiday season. Join Ariella in this fun workshop class to revel in the season and make your own winter wreath or garland using harvested evergreens, juniper, dried fruits and berries. Celebrate the season and the senses with this fun holiday workshop. Seasonal libations will be served!
In this class students will create a beautiful holiday arrangement perfect to ring in the Christmas season with the esteemed Ariella Chezar. Ariella will use highlights from the season that will certainly impress guests and loved ones. Each design will be wrapped as a gift to take home to give to your family and friends on this festive holiday. Seasonal treats and refreshments will be served!