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Do want to learn how to style magazine worthy floral arrangements? Is it your dream to have a career as a pro floral and event stylist? Today we are sharing details of the wonderful new course from the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning that lets you do just that. I'll hand over so they can tell you all about it. Here at the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning we are very excited to announce the launch of our newest course, The Diploma in Floral and Event Styling. This course will teach you how to create stunning artistic compositions, using floral and botanical elements. Much like with Wedding & Event design and styling, we will teach you how to use the principles of design to create beautiful centrepieces, striking backdrops and gorgeous hanging arrangements. So what is the Diploma in Floral and Event Styling? Well it is a blended learning Level 4 Diploma that combines a two day intensive workshop with online learning giving you the chance to learn in both a physical and virtual environment, the first course of its kind like this for the UK Wedding & Event industry. You will spend two days in our styling studio with our expert tutor and learn how to use flowers, create table centrepieces and understand how to design a table from the bottom up. The workshop is limited to just 15 attendees so places are on a first come first served basis. To ensure you don’t miss out on one of these covetable places contact us today on 0845 868 3210 or enrol on our website. Choose this course if you are: Looking to grow your knowledge on flowers. Learn the basics of floral styling. Combine a love of design, flowers and styling. Launch a business as a stylist. Looking to add to your skill base. Upon graduation you will receive an industry, nationally & internationally recognised qualification as a Floral and Event Stylist.

Who is Your Tutor?

Spend two days at the wonderful B.Loved Hive studio with Academy Tutor Dee McMeeking, an experienced wedding planner, stylist and trained florist. Dee is the author of three wedding planning and styling eBooks available on Amazon and has won numerous awards since launching her business in 2011.
The Workshop Details
Dates: Saturday May 13th and Sunday May 14th 2017 Location: B.Loved Hive HQ at The Biscuit Factory,100 Drummond Road, London SE16 4DG.

Workshop Day 1

  • Demonstration: Working with Fabrics and Textiles
  • Morning Tea
  • Demonstration: Setting a Table from the Table Up
  • Lunch
  • Hands-on Design: Creating a small Table Arrangement
  • Hands-on Design: Greenery and Floral Garlands
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Hands-on Design: Creating a Place Setting and Chair Styling
  • Discussion: Pricing and Q&A
  • Academy Cocktail Hour
  • Workshop Day 2

  • Demonstration: Working with Backdrops
  • Hands-on Design: Hanging Floral Décor
  • Morning Tea
  • Demonstration: Styling a Ceremony Space
  • Hands-on Design: Aisle Design with Lanterns and Flowers
  • Lunch
  • Hands-on Design: Flower Crowns and Button Holes
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Demonstration: Tall Table Centrepiece
  • Discussion: Your Kit Bag and Event Preparations
  • On top of these two amazing days you will also have access to 15 packed online units that form part of this diploma course:
  • The Art of Design
  • Centrepiece Curation and Design
  • The Foundation of Floral Design
  • Creative Backdrops and Displays
  • Tablescapes, from Vision to Reality
  • Schematics & Spatial Planning
  • Inspiration Boards and Pinterest
  • Selling your Vision
  • Connecting with Your Audience on Instagram
  • The Secret of Successful Styled Shoots
  • Crafting A Brand that Sells
  • Building a Client Base
  • Pricing out Your Designs
  • Revenue Streams and Stock
  • You will have up to a year to complete these units and they can be completed at any time. Each unit will have a unit project to complete with a final assignment to be submitted at the end of the course.

    Included in the Price

    We offer various payment plans so please check out our course fees page.
  • Two Days in our Styling Studio
  • Styling Materials
  • Lunch on Both Days
  • Morning and Afternoon Snacks
  • Cocktail Hour
  • Swag Bag full of Goodies
  • Academy Workbook
  • Professional Images of Tabletop Designs to use in your Portfolio
  • One Year Access to Online Units
  • Personal Tutor
  • So why not treat yourself to your dream career, you deserve it? You can view more details on the course or download a brochure here on our website. There is an online option available for the workshop at a reduced fee, but you will need to talk to a course consultant for more details.
    All photography by Cream Photography.

    Written by Lottie Manns

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