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Wild Floristry Workshop on the Merri Creek in Northcote



Description

What: Wild Floristry Workshop

When: Thursday August 3rd, 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Where: 1/177 Beavers Rd. Northcote

Includes: All materials, grazing food, organic wine & fairtrade tea

Enquiries: workshops@putyourheartintoit.com.au

Description:

Join us for an evening of wild floristry fun and fabulousness. You will experience a new way to look at floristry and native flowers. Create your own unique arrangements to take home using sustainable floristry practices. You will learn the skills needed to create arrangements time and time again for a special gift for family or friends or to decorate your home or next party. Meet other friendly locals and enjoy getting creative and inspired looking out onto the Merri Creek.

Your Teacher:

Melissah Danger is a florist, designer and teacher with over 15 years experience in the commercial florist industry. She has a Bachelors in Landscape Design is passionate about sustainable practices.

“I want to make beautiful flowers imbue a sense of the personality of each occasion and people associated with each occasion. We need as much beauty in this world as possible and I believe this is one way to celebrate it, show case it and bring a sense of it to life.”

Melissah is the owner of Delicate Dangers - a sustainable florist specialist in the north of Melbourne offering floristry for weddings, celebrations, funerals and large decorative installation art.

https://delicatedangers.carbonmade.com/

https://www.instagram.com/delicate_dangers

We create a beautiful, warm atmosphere to make you feel at home in our cosy, plant-filled studio. We encourage attendees to slow down, share stories and take the opportunity to connect with others in our community.

We are proud to support local artists, ethical businesses and community groups and we consider our impact on the earth it’s people in every aspect of our business. We are always learning and improving our processes.

Extra info: All workshop topics available as a customised private workshop with a min of x12 at our studio or at a location of your choice. We also offer sustainable event management, catering - grazing tables, lighting & floristry. We cater for all diets - vegan, lactose & gluten free.

Directions: Put Your Heart Into it Studios lives inside of Big Bang Studios nestled on the banks of the Merri Creek: 1 / 177 Beavers Road Northcote. Please drive to the very end of Beavers Road and you will come to a dead end near the Merri Creek. Come past the glass doors on the left, large black garage roller door, then past the red door. Then enter left via the bark mulched garden onto the deck and we are the second door along.

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • Learn floristry design principles focusing on sustainability, design elements, colour, shape and texture.
  • Learn how to create a hand held posy as well as an arrangement using locally sourced flowers.
  • Learn tips and tricks from a qualified florist with years of experience and a passion for sustainability and foraging.
What you will get
  • A salvaged vase and your own arrangement to take home.
  • Wine and tea
  • A delicious, seasonal grazing table of local and native foods to nibble on over the course of the evening.

What to bring
  • Bring along one old glass jar to contribute or swap if you have one. No need to purchase new.
  • If you can bring along any flowers, foliage or herbs from you garden. No need to purchase new. This will add a varied mix of options on the night.
What to wear

What ever you fancy…


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Put Your Heart Into It

Vendor sincce 2015

Put Your Heart Into It is a collaborative team hosting insightful and creative events and workshops in and around Melbourne and Country Victoria. Our mission is to create sustainable and eco-conscious experiences that not only inspire but aim to promote a slower lifestyle, where simplicity and community involvement are cultivated as well as nurturing a hands-on approach to getting creative.

Events and workshops are run in ever-changing and intricately styled spaces that are sure to inspire and promote creativity. Each experience offers you the chance to meet some incredible new people, graze on delicious, sustainable and locally sourced produce as well as gaining a wealth of knowledge to set you on your path to creativity.

Our team includes an array of artists and professionals that have worked within their fields of expertise for many years, so as to offer you the best knowledge possible. We love collaborating with non for profit and ethically minded businesses, community groups and schools and can customise a creative eventor workshop to suit your needs.

Experiences can be as simple or complex as required and we can offer a diverse range of disciplines andcreative pursuits. The Put Your Heart Into It team can create an all-round experience that will leave everyone feeling inspired. For more information on our workshops and events, as well as tailored experiences, please get in touch.

We also offer eco-concious event planning services, customised hens parties, workshops for corporates and birthdays. As well as our popular catering service of intricately styled grazing tables of local & organic produce, wedding and event styling including floristry installations. 

Located at Big Bang Studios. 1/177 Beavers Road Northcote 3070

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Cancelation & Refund Policy

Please note that refunds are not available for any reason. If you are unable to attend a workshop you may transfer your place into someone else's name.  We have minimum numbers for each workshop and in the rare case we don’t meet them you will receive a full refund. If we need to cancel a workshop or event for any reason, we may do so at any time before the workshop is scheduled to begin. You will receive a full refund or you can choose to attend another workshop of the same value within a 12 month period.We encourage you to take photos at our workshops to post on social media using #putyourheartintoit @putyourheartintoit

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Charlene

26 September 2016 • Wild Floristry Workshop on the Merri Creek in Northcote

We had a beautiful evening at the Wild Floristry Workshop, the teachers were amazing and very knowledgeable. Everyone was welcoming and made us non-creative types feel very comfortable. We went home with 2 lovely arrangements and armed with everything we need to continue foraging and practice sustainable floristry. And to top it off we had a belly full of delicious wine and cheese! I would highly recommend for a lovely evening with a friend or relative.

Erin

12 August 2016 • Wild Floristry Workshop on the Merri Creek in Northcote

Had an absolutely awesome time at the Wild Floristry workshop. Walking in to the smell of fresh flowers and a table full of beautifully presented cheese, dips, and snacks was totally unexpected, and totally amazing. The class was awesome, I learned heaps and there was plenty of room for following instructions AND/OR creative freedom. I'd definitely come again. Thank you!

Hannah

31 July 2016 • Wild Floristry Workshop on the Merri Creek in Northcote

Absolutely wonderful class – the venue is stunning, and Laura is such an incredibly creative and considerate person, as well as a great teacher and presenter. The class is flexible so you can either follow the instructions to a T, or get your creative on and come up with your own style for flower arrangements. Learning about sustainability in floristry was fantastic to – it's so great to be able to understand how to have beautiful flowers in the home without causing terrible damage to the environment. Laura put together an amazing spread of food and wine, and coupled with the tunes this set the tone for an amazing night. I walked away with a full belly, a beautiful posy and jar arrangement, and a happy heart. Thank you very much for having me! I definitely recommend and I'll definitely come again! x

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