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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Design & Decorating Classes

Decorating & Design Classes

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Floral Design

Taught by Longwood Gardens graduate and instructor, Leona Swiacki, these floral design classes will get your creative juices flowing and interests sparked! Each week participants take home beautiful projects that they create in class.

Adventures in Floral Design I

Week 1: Explore the use of Line in design. Create your own floral arrangement using flowers, foliage & branches. Week 2: Explore Ikebana — the Art of Japanese Floral Design. Week 3: Explore the use of Texture in design. Create your own Floral Mosaic design using sand, flowers and other natural elements. Bring floral shears and an apron to each class. Floral material will be provided.

CAR 5577 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $189; Non-Sponsoring: $209

CRN 2164 Saturdays
February 20-March 6
9-11 a.m. Online
CRN 649 Thursday
June 3-17
9-11 a.m. Marple
Spring Floral Workshop

Using branches and other natural materials, create a long lasting structure that will hold fresh flowers and be refreshed with more flowers as the spring & summer months progress. Please bring shears, wire cutters, gloves, and aprons. Other materials will be provided.

CAR 5583 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: $65

CRN 2166 Saturday
May 8
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Marple
Adventures in Floral Design II

Week 1: Explore the effect of color in design. Create your own floral arrangement while learning to apply Color Harmonies. Week 2: Explore the use of foliage in design. Create your own arrangement focusing on various foliages & dried materials. Week 3: Explore flower arranging without using a container. Create your own hand-tied bouquet using fall flowers, foliage and various accents. Bring floral shears and an apron to each class. Floral material provided.

CAR 5581 / Length: 6 hours
Cost: Sponsoring: $189; Non-Sponsoring: $209

CRN 2165 Saturdays
March 27-April 10
9-11 a.m. Online
CRN 152 Thursdays
July 17-15
9-11 a.m. Marple