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Floral Classes by appointment

Floral Design classes by appointment

Call to make your appointment to learn floral techniques and styles of design.

Class size: 2 students
daytime-evening-some weekends

Payment by pay pal invoice
with any credit card, check or cash


Class topics:

Consumer Bunch of Flowers
3 hours training
includes flowers, container & handouts

Tropical or succulents
2.5 hours training
includes plants & containers

Fall Door Design
3 hours training
all silk & dried materials included

Flowers to carry/Weddings
6 hours training
2 sizes & styles

Flowers to wear/Weddings
8 hours training
ring, necklace, wrist & pin on

Holiday table design
Halloween-Fall-Christmas-New Years
4 hours training
fresh and permanent materials

Hand tied table garlands
4 hours training
fresh foliages & flowers

Have a topic that's not listed you are interested in learning more about....Contact me for pricing and set your appointment for 2!


I am looking forward to meeting you in the classroom and sharing my floral passion and knowledge with you!! I love to learn new things....Hope you do too!!

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Christina Burton-Fox AIFD
floral artist & instructor

10820 W. 64th st. suite 102B
Shawnee Mission, Kansas 66203


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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

AIFD August Marketing tip

Be Ready to Engage with a Prospective Client 
By Amanda Strassburg AIFD, CFD

As the owner, janitor, designer and delivery driver of my business, I have a somewhat unique opportunity to gain a wider perspective. I recently was delivering a sympathy design to a church and approached a woman near the entrance to ask where the flowers should be placed. It turns out that she didn't work at the church; she was touring the building because one of her family members had passed away and the service was also being planned at the church. She began commenting on the design I was delivering; asking questions about the floral content and availability as well as pricing. That afternoon, she called me and placed a large order of several designs for her loved one's memorial later that week.

What a chance meeting that turned into a great order! For those of you who employ delivery drivers (or transportation engineers as I've heard them called), make sure that they are trained to have basic information when it comes to pricing for various types of designs. Chances are, if I had simply handed that woman a business card and told her to "call the shop and talk to one of the designers" I may not have ended up with the order, as she had plenty of other designs in front of her, displaying the shop's contact information, to choose from.

In a broader sense, any time a person is out representing your business - even running an errand to the hardware store - they should be ready to engage with a prospective client and effectively market you and the services that your business can provide. 

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