Floral Design: Preserving Methods Class | Amphy
Floral Design: Preserving Methods with Sandy M | Amphy

Floral Design: Preserving Methods

Do you wish you could savor the memories that specific flowers hold? The class steps participants through several tried-and-true methods.


What you'll learn

In this fascinating class in the Floral Design series Sandy provides step-by-step preservation advice for a variety of floral materials. Recommendations on salt, air, silica drying methods will be presented including after dehydration treatment. The use of glycerin will be explained. Construction of a flower press will be demonstrated.

Each class in the series offers tangible advice and specific guidance on an aspect of floral design. Classes may be taken in any order. Participants will leave each lesson with new skills and a downloadable topic-specific hand-out that showcases key concepts accumulated over my 12-year career. Live interaction with the instructor and other participants ensures that each class is unique and we all learn something new!

Participants attending 4 or 8 classes will receive a certificate of completion to acknowledge their dedication to this learning journey.

Classes in this series:

- Introduction
- A Cast of Characters 
- Tools of the Trade
- Containers and Accessories
- Top 10 Tips to Keep Flowers Fresh
- Sourcing Flowers 
- Preserving Flowers
- Floral Inspired Crafts

This class is perfect for

Creative spirits looking for an outlet, avid gardeners looking for ways to share their bounty, or entrepreneurs considering a boutique business venture based on floral design will benefit from this course.

Your Teacher

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Helping people learn is an intrinsic part of my nature. As a youth I was called a “natural teacher.” I remember as early as third-grade being paired with a struggling classmate. It was natural that I would gravitate to instructional design and the benefits of educational technology for a career. As much as I love what computers have done to transform our lives, another side of me needs to create tangible art. 12 years ago I found my perfect passion path through floral design. Showcasing the principles and sharing inspiration through collaborative teaching experiences bring me much joy.

What students need

Notebook and pen

How to participate

Simply click the link in your confirmation email to join the video call.
Note: Be sure to download Zoom for free on a desktop or mobile device before your scheduled class.