FLORAL DESIGN TRAINING

Are you?

  • Looking at exploring your creative side
  • Wanting to learn more about flowers and how to use them
  • Looking for fun floral workshops
  • Want to learn floral design to start a wedding flower business
  • You have been doing flowers, but want to learn the business side of it
  • Want to get your floral design business marketing right?
  • Want to hire us for a short flower crown workshop for your Bridal Shower?

Then you are at the right place!


We have two learning methods:

  1. In-person where you physically attend a group class or book us for one-on-one training or a private workshop. See menu above for options.
  2. Online classes held LIVE on Zoom. See the schedule below or join our 12 Month Online Learning Program.


Free-standing Online Classes

How are these classes presented

All the classes on the schedule below are online classes. With each class it will be clearly mentioned how it will be presented:

  • LIVE online with Zoom | At a specific date and time
  • Pre-recorded Video | Do the class/workshop in your own time
Online wedding flower classes south africa

How does the practical work

Practical is done in and forms part of most of our workshops & classes and you can participate with the facilitator or choose to do your own practical in your own time at a later date. You will need to purchase your own supplies & fresh flowers for each of the classes/workshops.

I also offer some business classes with theory only – these you will find very insightful if you are interested in starting your own wedding flower business.


Are there assignments or tests

Assignments: Some of the classes may have assignments and some classes may require you to do the practical work in your own time after the class.

Tests: We generally don’t have tests for these classes, but in some classes there could be an evaluation on your practical work that will happen at the end of the class or after the class.


SCHEDULE 2022 – 2023


Wedding Floral Design Pricing Workshop

Pre-recorded video class | 107 minutes of video | R 1000.00 per person

Attend in your own time. An intensive pricing session where Tangerine systematically works with you through her proprietary ‘Bloom Calcs’ pricing for Floral Designers in South Africa.

Class method: Do assignment, watch videos, read through content in your own time and at your own pace.

Class Modules:

  1. Introduction and mindset chat
  2. What influences flower pricing in South Africa
  3. Wholesale vas Retail flowers
  4. What should you include in your pricing
  5. How to create your Event Recipe and do Stem Count
  6. The SA Pricing Standard discussion
  7. Back-end Pricing Spreadsheet explained (downloadable xls doc included)
  8. Front-end Pricing packaged for the client (downloadable pdf included). Bonus content: Example flower wholesale orders, example hire item record.

There is 1 x pre-class assignment for this class. It is recommended that you do this assignment before starting the class videos as all the content in this particular class revolves around the specifications given in the pre-class assignment.

This class also comes with a printable pdf workbook, the ‘bloom calc’ spreadsheet and other bonus pdf printable documents that you can download.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop/tablet or smartphone with stable internet connection.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Quoting your clients like a pro

LIVE on Zoom | POSTPONED – NEW DATE in October COMING OUT SOON | R 1000.00 per person

Learn how to quote like a pro and land more clients. Quoting template included.

Theory only class. Editable template included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Wedding Flower Service Agreement

LIVE on Zoom | 15 October 2022 | 3 hours | 09:30AM GMT+2* | R 2500.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

We delve into the details of your wedding flower service contract. Why you need one, what it should cover, your legal rights, etc.

Theory only class. Standard Service Agreement included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Floral Jewellery

LIVE on Zoom | 12 November 2022 | 2 hours | 09:00AM* GMT+2 | R 1000.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

In this class you will learn how to make floral bracelets, wedding flower wrist corsages and floral rings, with fresh flowers and foliage. You will also be learning how to keep your flowers fresher for longer when used in a design like this without a water source.

Although pre-recorded, it has been done is such a way that you can do your practical following along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers will be available to you as part of the course info that you purchase.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Centrepiece flower arrangement for a wedding guest table

LIVE on Zoom | 13 November 2022 | 3 hours | 09:00AM* GMT+2 | R 550.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

In this class you will learn the basic design principles for a low wedding centrepiece suitable for a round guest table seating 10 to 12 guests. We will include information on how to choose your container, flowers, design method etc based on our proprietary F.D.F methodology. After theory, we will also do practical and make a centrepiece flower arrangement together.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be e-mailed to you after booking.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Wreath Design Class

LIVE on Zoom | 10 Dec 2022 | 2 hours | 17:00PM* SAST | R 550.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

This is such a fun class and given the time of the year, we will be making this a Christmas themed workshop. But we will also show you how to use this skill for your Wedding Flower Business.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be e-mailed to you 1 month before the class date.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Eco-friendly Centrepiece Floral Design

LIVE on Zoom | 29 January 2023 | 2 hours | 09:30AM* SAST | R 450.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

There is quite a hype across the world and across all industries to live, work and be more environmentally conscious. In this class we explore and put into practice eco-friendly centrepiece floral design and we’ll be foraging where possible for foliage & flowers.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be available 1 x month before the class date.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Hand-tied Bridal Bouquet

LIVE on Zoom | 19 February 2023 | 3 hours | 09:30AM* SAST | R 650.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

You will learn how to design and put together a hand-tied bridal bouquets, the same design techniques can be used with less flowers (smaller) for bridesmaids. How to choose your flowers for this. What styles you can achieve with this design method. Tips on consulting with your bride on her bouquet design. How to process your flowers for this design method.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be e-mailed to you 1 month before the class date.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Branding your flower business

LIVE on Zoom | 11 March 2023 | 2 hours | 09:30AM* SAST | R 1000.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

How to establish your brand or if you already have a brand, this class will help you define it better. We will also share some practical tips on easy peasy graphic design.

Theory class, with two assignments to do in your own time.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop* with a webcam (*preferred) or smartphone and a stable internet connection.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Centrepiece flower arrangement for a wedding guest table

LIVE on Zoom | 2 April 2023 | 3 hours | 10:00AM* GMT+2 | R 650.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

In this class you will learn the basic design principles for wedding guest table flower arrangements that sit on a tall vase/candelabra or other flower stand. Suitable for a round guest table or long rectangular tables. We will include information on how to choose your container, flowers, design method etc based on our proprietary F.D.F methodology. After theory, we will also do practical and make a centrepiece flower arrangement together.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be available 1 x month before the class date.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Wedding Arch Floral Design

LIVE on Zoom | 13 May 2023 | 3 hours | 10:00AM* GMT+2 | R 1000.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

An exciting 3 hour class where you will learn the basic principles of working with a metal or wooden arch structure and one method of doing floral design on such structures.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be available 1 x month before the class date.

Includes practical – It is recommended that you watch and do the practical in your own time. Printable workbook/notes included.

Release date: 31 October 2022

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Buttonhole & Shoulder Corsages

LIVE on Zoom | 10 June 2023 | 2 hours | 11:00AM* GMT+2 | R 450.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

Buttonholes and shoulder corsages are an essential part of the floral design skills you need. They may be small, but there is a trick to making these last for the day, designing them to not fall apart and how to use ribbon and pins on these delicate little personal florals. We will also delve into how to decide on a design and how to consult with your client on the styling of these little beauties.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be available 1 x month before the class date.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Cascading Bridal Bouquet

LIVE on Zoom | 9 July 2023 | 3 hours | 10:00AM* GMT+2 | R 1000.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

Learn how to make a cascading bridal bouquet the hand-tied with wired extension method.

Includes practical – follow along with the facilitator. Printable workbook/notes included.

What you need to do this class: A computer/laptop with a webcam or smartphone and a stable internet connection. A list of the supplies, tools and flowers you will need for the class will be available 1 x month before the class date.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.


Centrepiece flower arrangement for a wedding guest table

LIVE on Zoom | 5 August 2023 | 3 hours | 10:00AM* GMT+2 | R 650.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

In this class you will learn the basic design principles for wedding guest table flower arrangements that sit on a tall vase/candelabra or other flower stand. Suitable for a round guest table or long rectangular tables. We will include information on how to choose your container, flowers, design method etc based on our proprietary F.D.F methodology. After theory, we will also do practical and make a centrepiece flower arrangement together.


Starting your Floral Design Website

LIVE on Zoom | 30 September 2023 | 3 hours | 09:30AM* SAST | R 4000.00 per person

*Time of this workshop might be adjusted according to our loadshedding schedule.

Are you considering investing in a website? A website will help your ideal client to find you if your website has the right content

In this session we will workshop your Wedding Floral Design Website.

This workshop will be intensive and will require you to do some pre-workshop assignments and prepare some content.

This class fee includes the following:

  1. Your own co.za domain registration and annual fees
  2. Basic website space hosting and annual fees
  3. 1 x e-mail address yourname@yourdomain.co.za set-up for you
  4. 2 x forms on your website
  5. Training on how to update your own website content
  6. Pre-class assignment & website content creator template
  7. 1 x Pre-workshop one-on-one website coaching online zoom session with Tangerine
  8. 1 x Post-workshop one-on-one website coaching online zoom session with Tangerine

The following items are excluded from this workshop and you will need it to be able to do this workshop: A computer/laptop* with a webcam and stable internet connection. Existing branding and preferably a social media presence. If you don’t have branding yet, you can attend our branding workshop prior to this workshop or you can contact Tangerine to get a quote for one-on-one assistance with your branding.

How to book this class: Complete the booking form at the bottom of this page.



What is excluded

  • Your fresh flower & foliage stock. You will have to source and purchase that for each practical class. We will send you a list of what you need at least 1 month prior to the class date.
  • Supplies & tools – can be ordered from us as an optional extra or source and purchase your own. We will send you a list of what you need at least 1 month prior to the class date.
  • Your device (Computer/ Laptop with webcam or a smartphone) & your internet.

Optional Extras

You may source your own tools and supplies.

Ordering from us is not a requirement, but if you would like to, we do offer a starter kit with starter tool & product supplies.

The price below is an estimate as the kit will be designed specifically for the class you want to attend. Kits will only contain tools and / or hardware/dry items.

Fresh flowers will not be included, that you would need to still purchase for your class.

Starter kit (Estimate cost R 1000* per kit/per person)

  • A basic carry toolbox
  • Basic tools for your specific class (the class/classes you have booked)
  • Basic supplies for your specific class: (*Note: The items below are an example and will be different for each class – request a quote)
    • 1 x brick economy floral foam
    • 1 x paddle wire
    • 1 x clear waterproof floral tape
    • 1 x standard floral tape (green)
    • 1 x packet of floral wire
    • 1 x vase
    • 1 x bonus items
  • Delivery via Postnet or PEP Stores


Are you ready to sign up and get creative?

It is easy, complete the form below and follow the easy payment steps.

BOOKING FORM: Online free-standing Workshops / Classes
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