Just for fun

DIY at Home Mini Workshops

$75 each OR $225 FOR SET OF 4

Here is our NEW listing for our now popular Mini-DIY at Home Workhops

Pick up your supplies, flowers etc on Fridays or Saturdays & follow along Elaine’s video so that you can make it yourself !

Hoping you like our line up as much as we do ! (We are so excited we wet our plants! Haha)

Questions? Ready to Book? elaine@cambridgeschoolofflowers.com

Mini DIY at Home Projects

ROSE DOME IN ANTIQUE PRESSED GLASS

$75  Pick Up April 9/10

Elaine will walk you through how to create a beautiful rose dome designed in an authentic 1920s to 30s mini pressed glass compote compote – select clear or amber glass (amber shown in the photo) This looks like it is easy – but actually takes a little finesse. & with any luck – it will dry to become an everlasting !

$75 includes the vintage compote, roses, oasis, moss – along with our instructional video.

Mini DIY at Home Projects

CERAMIC FLORIST FROG

$75  Pick Up April 16/17

This is a spring version of a very popular workshop we offered during our Cabin Fever sessions.

In the charming white ceramic florist frog – you will design a wonderful array of fresh flowers – such as tulips, lilac, roses & such! The vase is very useful all summer long to make the most of even a few blooms from the garden (This one you will be making however – will be jam packed with way too many flowers ! LOL)

$75 includes: the Ceramic Florist Frog, all the cut flowers – along with our instructional video.

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IN PRAISE OF PANSIES –

Pressed, Frozen, Candied or Stamped

$75  Pick Up April 23/24

For the love of Pansies ! We will doing so many things together (well – via video – so virtually I guess) First – you will receive a whole wack of CUT pansies, as well as a plant…  & this wonderful Gardener’s Press – so that you can press the flowers to frame at a later date. Elaine will also show you a really fun stamping technique – where the image of the pansy can be transferred to linen napkins or even a t-shirt. Also! pansies are edible !!! So we will be reviewing this for sure too ! In France they even have violet sugar & violet liquer (pansies are part of the violet family) Well – on & on – this is going to be fun !

$75 includes: the pressing kit, cut pansies, a pansy plant, a cupcake, a linen napkin (you will need a little hammer & you might want your own plain white t-shirt too – along with our instructional video.

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FRESH FLORALS IN MINI FRENCH TUREEN

$75  Pick Up April 30/May 1

Love this little white French Onion Soup Tureen ! Using a wire florist frog – you’ll follow along Elaine’s video to create a very pretty floral arrangement of the fav spring cut flowers – including lilac, sweet pea & early peonies! A little early week before Mother’s Day gift !

Once the flowers are tired – plant the tureen up with thyme or a succulent – very pretty – or of course you can serve soup ! LOL

$75 includes:  the tureen, wire florist frog, all the fabulous cut flowers – along with our instructional video.

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MOTHER’S DAY FLORAL CROWN

$75 (or 2 for $125 for Mother’s Day)

Pick Up May 7/8

What girl hasn’t at some point in her life not wanted to don a Fairy Flower Crown and play princess ? Well – of course ! & What a terrific project to share for Mother’s Day – the photo ops !

$75 includes: all the flowers, florist tape, wire & long pretty ribbons ! – along with our instructional video.

Mini DIY at Home Projects

MOTHER’S DAY WREATH 

$75 (or 2 for $125 for Mother’s Day)

Pick Up May 7/8

You’ll start with a hand-crafted twig & grapevine wreath base and follow along Elaine’s video to discover tips on flower placement. We will be working with fresh flowers that dry naturally right in the wreath – so with any luck – this can last you throughout the season !

$75 includes: the twig & grapevine wreath, all the flowers & foliage & a few florist pics (a stick with a wire on it)  – along with our instructional video.

Mini DIY at Home Projects

A MOVEABLE FEAST – EDIBLES IN A VINTAGE SAP POT

$75 Pick Up May 14/15

Hooray ! It’s that time of year when we can plant outside !

In a  low & wide, Vintage Maple Sap Bucket, you’ll plant up seedlings of lettuce, carrots, beats, chives, snow peas & such – to create this Moveable Feast ! Indoors set it near a window – or as long as we are past the frost – set it outside (Elaine likes to do so by her kitchen door for quick snipping while cooking!) We’ll add a twig obelisk to give vertical interest – and to support the snow peas !

$75 includes: sap bucket, river pebbles, soil, seedlings, twigs & twine – along with our instructional video.

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EUCALYPTUS & PEONY WREATH ON COPPER WIRE

$75 Pick Up May 21/23

The scent is heavenly ! On a copper wreath base, you’ll entwine fresh eucalyptus with cut peonies. Follow along Elaine’s video & she will share secrets to drying this to become an everlasting ! (she says when it gets dusty – just take your hair blower to it)

$75 includes: the copper wire wreath base, a paddle of copper wire, a fresh bundle of eucalyptus & the peonies  – along with our instructional video.

Mini DIY at Home Projects

FRENCH EVERLASTINGS TRIO – HOW TO DRY FLOWERS

$75 Pick Up May 28/29

Having grown up in a gardening family (Elaine’s parents started the Chinguacousy Garden Club & wrote the garden column for the Brampton newspaper), Elaine has sooooooo many tips to share – and one of them is all about how to dry flowers – which she did as a child with her Mother & Grandmother. This was also a HUGE topic of interest on her TV show back in the 1990’s. You might even say she is a bit of an expert !

Anyway – the plan for this workshop is Elaine will walk you through all the various drying methods – (you’ll have a bunch of flowers as examples in your kit you pick up) & then …

You will be making a set of three little mini arrangements – with lavender, larkspur, peony, roses and such – to create the French Everlasting Trio – very cool !

$75 includes: the 3 little pots, all the flowers, oasis, moss –  – along with our instructional video.