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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Floral Design

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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 2160 Saturdays
Feb. 26-March 12
9-11 a.m. Marple
CRN 582 Thursdays
June 2-16
9-11 a.m. Marple
Holiday Floral Workshop

Create your very own Holiday Wreath using fresh
evergreens, pine cones, berries & other natural elements
that will last throughout the season to accent your holiday
into winter décor. Please bring shears, gloves, and aprons.
Floral material will be provided.

CAR 5583 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: $65

CRN 726 Saturday
Dec. 4
9 a.m.-Noon Marple
CRN 3124 Saturday
Dec. 4
1-4 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 2161 Saturdays
April 2-16
9-11 a.m. Marple
CRN 555 Thursdays
June 30-July 21
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. Bring floral shears, wire cutters and an apron to class. Other materials will be provided.

CAR 5578 / Length: 3 hours
Cost: Sponsoring $75; Non-Sponsoring $95

CRN 2162 Saturday
May 7
9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Marple