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Champagne Celebration Flowers & Friends


Next Available: Fri, 23 Nov 6:00PM
2.0 hours
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Description

Victoria Whitelaw is enormously enthusiastic about passing on her knowledge and love of beautiful flowers to her students. Victoria’s passion for styling flowers began as a young girl working alongside her mother who was a florist herself. She then went on to own multiple stores of her own, and most recently opened the Victoria Whitelaw School of Flowers in Richmond. Victoria is extremely passionate about her craft, and over her 35 years in the industry has created her own extraordinarily elegant and individual style.

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

This class is open to everyone and is suitable for all abilities. Our talented teachers will show you all the techniques you need to recreate your designs at home. All materials are provided, and your beautiful creations are yours to take home and enjoy at the end of class.

This class runs for approximately 2 hours at our lavish flower school and production house located in Richmond, a short drive from the Victoria Whitelaw Beautiful Flowers flagship store in South Yarra.

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 $35 / Purchased in class $40)

The Essentials – Floristry snips, rose thorn strippers, parafilm and a bundle or wire (Pre-purchase price $55 / Purchased in class $65)

The Complete – Floristry snips, rose thorn strippers, parafilm, bundle of wire, ribbon scissors, floristry knife and a Victoria Whitelaw branded black apron with pocket (Pre-purchase price $155 / Purchased in class $170.00)

You are able to pre-purchase our exclusive floristry kits through the online booking process, or alternatively you may contact jemina@victoriawhitelaw.com.au to pre-purchase a kit prior to the commencement of your class.

.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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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 will 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.
  • 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.

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

Appropriate for

Must have a love for flowers


Victoria Whitelaw Beautiful Flowers is one of Melbourne’s top florists. We source the finest and freshest blooms from the best local flower farms and overseas growers, and our designers have worked all over the globe in the most prestigious studios combining their skills to create the most lavish work.

Everyday Victoria receives such pleasure from floristry. Working with such a beautiful product of nature and particularly the seasonality is something which constantly excites her. It is with this in mind that she has launched the Victoria Whitelaw School of Flowers.

Celebrate your hens day, a corporate event, a birthday party or just because with the special gift of a ticket to the Victoria Whitelaw Flower School.

Sip French Champagne and nibble on high tea during our day classes and enjoy a selection of savouries and French Champagne in our evening classes.

Learn from our talented teachers from our lavish production house in Richmond. Have a wonderful experience and take home an incredible arrangement.

Private Sessions can be arranged for a corporate event or special private function such as a Kitchen Tea – perfect for spoiling top clients or as a lovely way to let off steam for your end of year staff do.

We’re passionate about what we do and can’t wait to share it with you.

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Cancellation & Refund Policy

REFUNDS, RETURNS AND CANCELLATIONS

Your space at the Victoria Whitelaw School of Flowers will not be confirmed until full payment has been received.

We will email you a reminder about 2 days before your class to confirm but please feel free to email us at jemina@victoriawhitelaw.com  if you have any queries.

If you cannot attend a class for any reason, refunds are not available due to our intimate class sizes - so please assign a friend to take your place and let us know of the name change by email

We have class minimums and in the case we don’t make them we will notify you as soon as possible and you will be offered a refund or class transfer.

If we need to cancel a class for any reason, we may do so at any time before the class is scheduled to begin. You will receive a full refund or you can choose to attend another class of the same value (or plus or minus any difference in class fee) within a 12 month period

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Peter

20 November 2018 • Champagne Celebration Flowers & Friends

The two-hour Champagne Celebration Flowers and Friends was a great delight. I am a complete rookie - and was the only male in the room - but found the class to be very informative, hands-on, well-resourced, expertly taught, all with lovely food and of course, champagne. The course went longer than the two hours simply because everyone was enjoying themselves a great deal, not least our teacher. I highly recommend it for anyone wanting to begin flower-arranging and have a great time doing it!

Robyn

30 October 2018 • Champagne Celebration Flowers & Friends

I did the Champagne Celebration Flowers and friends class. We made round arrangements. Jem was a great teacher and the class was fun. and informative. I highly recommend it and plan to go back and do a more advanced class in future.

Maree

09 October 2018 • Champagne Celebration Flowers & Friends

A perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon. Jemina an excellent teacher. I learnt so much. Thankyou

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