Beginners Guide to Floristry

What to Bring

  • Just yourself, we provide all materials needed to let your creative side shine

What to Wear

  • Casual - We will provide you with an apron

Beginners Guide to Floristry

About This Class

Class Schedule

  • 1.5-2 hours

What You Will Learn

  • About the Victoria Whitelaw School of Flowers and other classes we have on offer.
  • Learn the basics and create an arrangement in a glass vase using a grid system and the vase is yours to take home!
  • How to prepare and care for your blooms

What You Get

  • Have a wonderful experience and take home an incredible arrangement.
  • Sip on French Champagne and taste divine sweets or savouries.
  • All materials needed to create your stunning arrangement are supplied.
  • An exclusive voucher for 20% off your next class
  • A special invitation to the Victoria Whitelaw Beautiful Flowers flagship store to select beautiful blooms to create your next arrangement. Includes 20% off all flowers bought on the day.
  • Opportunity to pre-purchase one of our three floristry kits, The Basics, The Essentials and The Complete
  • A large selection of glass vases are available to purchase on the day.


Victoria Whitelaw is an extremely passionate second generation florist with style, elegance and individuality. She started working alongside her mother at a young age and her floristry career has continued to evolve, owning multiple stores of her own, and the beginning of the Victoria Whitelaw School of Flowers. Victoria is enormously enthusiastic about the school and passing on her knowledge and love of beautiful flowers.

In this beautiful class you will learn some of the basics of floristry and how to make an arrangment using the grid system. We will teach you all the techniques you need and the class is suitable for everyone and all abilities.

Our beautiful classes run for approximately 1.5-2 hours in our lavish production house and flower school in Richmond.

All materials needed to create your stunning arrangement are supplied, and your beautiful creation is yours to take home.

Our Floristry kits are a beautiful mix of goodies to help start you on your floristry journey.

The Basics: Floristry Snips and Rose Thorn Strippers, pre-purchase price of $35.00. Purchased in class $40.00

The Essentials: - Floristry Snips, Rose Thorn Strippers, Parafilm and a bundle of wire, pre-purchase price of $55.00. Purchased in class $65.00.

The Complete: Floristry Snips, Rose Thorn Strippers, Parafilm, Bundle of wire, Ribbon Scissors, Floristry Knife and a Black Apron with pocket, pre-purchase price $155.00. Purchased in class $170.00

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Jun 2017
Beginners Guide to Floristry - 03 Jun 2017 12:00 PM

Jem was an amazing teacher. I learned a lot and found it really therapeutic! Her class was fun and informative. The flower selections were beautiful. Ideal for anyone to try it out.

May 2017
Beginners Guide to Floristry - 27 May 2017 1:30 PM

The course of was great and the overall experience was just lovely. The teaching staff were excellent very friendly and so encouraging. Thank you

Apr 2017
Beginners Guide to Floristry - 08 Apr 2017 10:30 AM

This was a great class and a fun thing to do with friends. The flower selection was lovely and it was good to have all of the tools and things that we needed so we didn't need to spend extra money :) would be a fun birthday or hens activity to do with a group of girls (or guys!).

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