Spring may be one of the most exciting and vibrant seasons bringing new life and bloom back into the world. Boding some of the most fragrant and special flowers that are only available for a short period of time, in this class Ariella Chezar will bring the highlights of season from her personal garden at Zonneveld Farm in Massachusetts.
The shinning star of the summer season, peonies are beloved by so many designers and flower lovers they cannot go unnoticed and without celebration. This special peony class will feature and highlight blooms grown on Ariella’s personal farm, Zonneveld Farm. We will work with varieties such as Etched Salmon, Savage Splendor and Marchioness to name a few. With blooms around us, Ariella will lead the class in a centerpiece design to be enjoyed all week long!
In this three-day course, students learn the full process of creating the overall floral design for a wedding. Students begin with creating storyboards, receive instruction in conducting consultations and creating proposals, how to purchase floral product and finally, creating the mock-execution of the event’s designs. Each student is required to develop their own wedding floral designs based on specific client requests and finishes with a mockup table decor and presentation to the “client.” This is a great opportunity for students to practice event production with specific client requests, budgets and of course, flowers.
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
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!
“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.