25 - 29 MARCH 2020
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Hands-on Experiences From The Best In The Business

We’re making this year’s Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show the biggest and the best, jam-packed with show features, including all new hands-on workshops from the industry’s best.

Join internationally acclaimed Floral Artist Julia Rose for one of her floral art workshops.

Book in an unmissable Floral Workshop with Julia Rose

Wednesday 25 March, Large Wearable – Tropical Foliage Headpiece

Over the top design – Fashion-forward piece created with tropical Foliage. Create a fabulous and bold look with tropical greenery. A fresh creative session, where you will dive into that Fantasy styled Floral Couture work, the style which Julia Rose is known for!! Wild, Free & Fashion orientated. Let’s have some fun whilst learning how to create a large Avante’ Wearable Fresh Flower headpiece. Twisting, looping and stitching our way to a magnificent creation.

In this floral workshop, we will be creating a fashion-forward headpiece designed in tropical foliage, introducing Texture through movement. This piece will be a positive spaced design. Prices include Flowers, Wire and Accessories – everything you will need to create your fabulous design. Everyone is welcome as classes are open to all levels of capabilities. However, A little bit of extra crafty talent is required for this session, as we will be using some advanced techniques

Thursday 26 March, Random Weave Session

Create your own organic art piece Handwoven from native palms and husks.

Julia Rose will run a session on how to create a random handwoven piece. During the workshop, students will create a random basketry handwoven piece weaving from dried palm fronds and hard palm husks. This piece can be used as a headpiece or Art Sculpture in your home. The workshop is all about exploration and embodying your own creative and artistic style. Learning the preparation techniques and explore sculptural weaving. Learn how to create something from foraged organic material just using your hands and imagination. Julia will bring a collection of feathers collected from her farm to introduce into your design.  All you need to bring is a pocket full of creativity and a smile. Everyone is welcome as classes are open to all levels of capabilities.

Friday 27 March, Wire Weaving – Fresh Floral Necklace

During this session, students will create decorative pieces by weaving several wire gauges into a unique piece of wearable art, floral jewellery – highlighted with perfectly placed pops of florals. We will intertwine sweet little blooms into our creations. The options are endless and only your imagination will limit what you create. Join this exciting beginner’s class! All you need to bring is a pocket full of creativity and a smile. Everyone is welcome as classes are open to all levels of capabilities.

Saturday 28 March, Floral Headband – Side Feature

Create a stunning side feature in a mixture of beautiful blooms, greenery and vines – Something ‘fascinating’ that you can expand on. This piece is suitable for Oh so many occasions throughout the year. Julia Rose will be teaching simple techniques to make a Floral headband with a wild and colourful gorgeous focal point to one side. Explore your creative side whilst enjoying creating with nature with this relaxed workshop. Julia will teach you simple wiring techniques & help you get creative.

Get ready to take home your own floral crown creation. Prices include Flowers, Wire and Accessories – everything you will need to create your gorgeous floral design.
All you need to bring is a pocket full of creativity and a smile. Everyone is welcome as classes are open to all levels of capabilities.

Sunday 29 March, Large Wearable – Structural with a Pop Headpiece

Over the top design – Fashion-forward piece created with a textural collection of flora. Linear focal created with Speargrass, offset with a fantastic pop of colour and texture. A fresh creative session, where we will dive into that Fantasy styled Floral Couture work – The style which Julia Rose is known for!! Wild, Free & Fashion orientated. Let’s have some fun whilst learning how to create a large Avante’ Wearable Fresh Flower headpiece. In this floral workshop, we will be creating a fashion-forward Structural with a pop headpiece created in a unique mixture of flowers, spear grass and berries.

This design will be a negative space design with an offset feature. Prices include Flowers, Wire and Accessories – everything you will need to create your fabulous design. Everyone is welcome as classes are open to all levels of capabilities. However, A little bit of extra crafty talent is required for this session, as we will be using some advanced techniques

Book in an unmissable Floral Workshop with Julia Rose

Book into a Floral Design Workshop with The Melbourne Flower School.

Learn from the best, with a Floral Design workshop brought to you by The Melbourne Flower School.

Melbourne Flower School will guide you step by step through this 45min workshop.
We take a simple glass bowl, 22cm diameter x 9cm high and create this beautiful centrepiece.
Using various foliages, Silver Birch discs, pebbles, Phalaenopsis Orchid and more…
You will be amazed at how easy your design comes together!

You will be able to leave your beautiful design with us, enjoy the Show and collect before you leave at the end of your day.

Book a Melbourne Flower School Floral Design Workshop now, limited spots available so don’t miss out!

Make your very own Kokedama with Botanical Workshop.

The Japanese kokedama translates to moss-ball, koke meaning ‘moss’ and dama meaning ‘ball’.

Come join us in this hands on, intimate workshop where you will make 2 of your very own living, organic sculptural moss balls: kokedamas.

You will get to choose your own 2 x plants, with plenty of care instructions.

All materials will be supplied, just bring yourself.

Book in a Kokedama workshop now

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