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Floral Design classes by appointment

Consumer Bunch Floral Design Class
Learn to create a beautiful round design in water. We cover the principals and elements of design, color theory, the care and handling of flowers for longevity+ so much more! All in 2.5 hours of FLOWER FUN����
Everything is included, you bring the creative spirit, and a friend. And go home with an AMAZING floral design.

Class size: 2 students. $95 each
daytime 10-6pm
evenings 6:30-9pm begin April 6, 2020

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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!!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Oasis Idea Weekly ~ Midollino sticks

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. 
I love experiencing the color and texture of a beautiful fall day! Seeing natural beauty outdoors often inspires us to bring that feeling indoors. 

A cost effective way to add color and texture to your arrangements for fall and winter-or any season-is by incorporating natural decorative accessories. And one of my favorite natural products to use is the OASIS Midollino Sticks.
Midollinos are fun and flexible
These thin and organically dyed rattan sticks can be used in their dried form, bundled to create a strong static line or bent and curved through an arrangement, adding dramatic lines and color.
To make them even more pliable, soak your Midollino Sticks in water for 60 seconds or so. Once they're wet, you can tie these flexible sticks into knots and bend them into interesting shapes. While wet sticks might bleed a little color into the water in your vase, that just adds to the fun!
Add energy with color
Midollino Sticks
Midollino Sticks give you more than shape: available in strong pink, purple, natural, black, apple green, turquoise or red, you can subtly blend them into a design or add contrast with a bright and hearty hues.
Either way, with Midollino you can add shape, color and texture for just pennies. They come packaged in one-pound bundles of approximately 200 thin and (approximately again!) 32-inch long sticks.
Five Tips for using Midollino Sticks in a design
  • Cupid's Arrow Floral Design
    Expand the space of a design by radiating lines, bundles or curves of Midollino.
  • Accent the design vase with a band, braid or knot of Midollino.
  • Double-face tape Midollino to the sides of a container for a fibrous finish.
  • Accessorize a vase by UGLUing Midollino shapes onto the sides.
  • Soak the sticks, then bend and wire them into an armature. Add flowers.
See more designs 
See more designs with Midollino in the Ideas pages on!

Unsure how to view the class schedule or how to sign up for a me at: I will be glad to answer any question at: 913-708-2988 thanks! Christina Burton-Fox AIFD


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