Mid Summer Open House


Floral designers and farmers! We welcome you to an open house at The Floral Reserve this SUNDAY from 3-5 pm. Exchange information with leading growers and champions of the local flower movement. Meet new farmers and learn more about their speciality product. Collaborate and support one another through discussion as we enter one of the busiest wedding months of the year. Kick back for a few hours amongst friends….enjoy cocktails and delicious summer morsels.
If you have yet to visit The Floral Reserve, this is a great opportunity to do so! We are a discerning floral wholesale market that promotes local flower farmers and unique artisan hard goods. We believe in the power of community and want to help you be your best creative. Come meet your colleagues and collaborate! We look forward to seeing you Sunday!


Woodland & Botanical Couture Workshop
with Françoise Weeks

Monday + Tuesday
November 12 – 13, 2018 
9AM to 4PM each day


DAY 1:
Woodland Design

You will build arrangements from forest logs, burls, branches, even root balls and will learn how to cover more conventional vessels with barks, mosses or leaves. Students will explore how to create simple structures as the base of designs. In the afternoon we’ll go over the mechanics involved to create stunning woodland wreaths.

DAY 2:
Botanical Couture

Françoise is known for her avant-garde headpieces. She will guide you through the construction of flexible armatures as you build intricate and cascading designs.

Learn to how to create jewelry designs using aluminum wire as a base for rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Piece together the often overlooked bits of texture occurring in seedpods, tendrils, succulents, herbs and tropical greenhouse favorites to add color and movement to the designs that will make a statement at galas, weddings and on the catwalk.


A professional photographer will capture your designs!

All fresh, seasonal floral and product provided by The Floral Reserve.

Please bring your own tools: clippers, scissors, knife, small pliers

Lunch will be provided each day. (Please make us aware of any food allergies you have upon registering)

Tuition: $1,800

Location: The Floral Reserve
Accommodations: The Dean Hotel – Providence, RI

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: thefloralreserve@gmail.com