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Class size: 2 students
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1 Day Wedding Workshop
featuring Holly Chapple products includes floral tool and handouts
2 designs
$295 per person

Consumer Bunch of Flowers
3 hours training
includes flowers, container & handouts
$65 per person

Flowers to carry/Weddings
6 hours training
2 sizes & styles
$200 per person

Flowers to wear/Weddings
8 hours training
ring, necklace, wrist & pin on
$200 per person

Have a topic that's not listed you are interested in learning more about....Contact me for pricing and set your appointment for 1 or 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


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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Bring the Autumn colors indoors

Smithers-Oasis North America Design Director Sharon McGukin, AIFD, AAF, PFCI, is a speaker and author known for her "edutaining" floral design tips and Southern charm. She has four decades of design experience, is past president of AIFD and lives in Carrollton, Georgia. 

Feeling chilly? Bring autumn indoors!
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When I feel a chill in the air, it reminds me that it's time to bring the beauty of autumn indoors! We can add visual warmth to any room with the welcoming flair of fresh fall flowers.

Flowers are an element of 
living well
When your family gathers around a table decorated with a centerpiece of fresh flowers, they feel like special guests. As our seasonal activities move indoors, we want to take the beauty of natural materials inside with us. 

"Flowers bring about positive emotional feelings in those who enter a room," says Dr. Jeannette Haviland-Jones according to Rutgers University research. "They make the space more welcoming and create a sharing atmosphere." 

10 tips for adding seasonal savvy to your autumn centerpiece.
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  • Use flowers of the seasonsuch as mums, lilies, sunflowers, celosia or bittersweet.
  • Choose containers in autumnal colors such as bamboo, metal, glass, or pottery.
  • Incorporate pods, cones and berries gathered outdoors into your fresh flower centerpiece. 
  • Add birds and feathers in with the branches, twigs, or vines of their natural habitat.
  • Gather fall leaves and pinecones to accent autumnal colored pottery or collectibles.
  • Accessorize with decorative wire to include trendy metallic accents in your fresh flower designs. 
  • Group small blooming plants of varying heights and autumnal colors as a massed centerpiece.
  • Cluster pumpkins and gourds in a colorful collection of seasonal shapes and colors.
  • Fill tall, mismatched and clear vases with acorns, nuts, pods, cones, and clusters of berries to create columns of color.
  • Bind cornstalks, leaves and branches or band vases with Bind or Rustic Wire.

Step forward and share your Valentine's designs
Clearly it's fall. But this week in this week's Inspire Design Showcase on the OASIS Floral Products Facebook page, you can share your design ideas for Valentine's Day.  

The first 50 people to share their floral arrangement ideas for each theme receive a free foam or decorative gift. The designer of the most inspirational design for each weekly theme will receive $50 in OASIS Floral products. 

You can share your design and read the details here!

Every Wednesday there will be a new design theme with fifty more chances to receive a gift from us. Shared designs must include an OASIS Floral Product to qualify. 
Sharon McGukin
Enjoy autumn!
Enjoy arranging fall flowers for your home, family celebrations, or as gifts for friends. Using the warm and welcoming textures, colors, and forms of the season, you can bring the beauty of autumn indoors.

'Celebrate the changing seasons with flowers!' 

Sharon McGukin
Every product, completely described has complete information, including sizes and colors, on every OASIS Floral product available. You can create a list and order where you prefer, including from the site. Just shop as you normally would, adding items to your cart. When you're ready to check out, transfer your cart to the participating distributor you select.  The distributor will process your order, ship and bill you directly. It's that easy!  


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