Low Bowl Flower Arrangement (foam free!)

Enjoy another free flower arranging workshop today! This flower arrangement is foam free and the beauty is in the surprising proportions, unexpected ingredients, and the all-natural mechanics!


radish flowers

wild fennel

pink trumpet vine

sweet peas

scented geranium


twig grid with paper covered wire (you can also use narrow linen twine or waxed twine)

For the full instructions watch the video above. I hope you enjoy this workshop and please send over a photo of your arrangement if you make one!


P.S. If you are new here and would like to learn more about sourcing fresh cut flowers, please join us for this free flower class all about sourcing beautiful cut flowers as a floral designer or floral stylist.

Learn Flower Arranging!


If you know you want to take a flower arranging class, but are not sure which one is right for you, take a look at this break down. In our online classroom, you have the chance to create your own arrangements from local flowers, take a photo, and upload it to our virtual classroom for feedback. All classes have personalized feedback from Chelsea. Whether you want to create flower arrangements for your home, or for clients, our classes will teach you the methods you need, and provide framework for you to set aside the time to learn.


Flower Arranging 101: This is the perfect class if you are just starting out in flower arranging. After this class, you will be able to properly condition flowers, assemble and compose at least 4 different types of flower arrangements using different methods. This class is perfect for the home floral designer or those who might be curious about a career in floral design and want to try a class first.

Wedding Flowers: If you need to create your own weddings flowers, flowers for a friend, or wedding and event flowers for clients, this class is perfect. It helps you with the shopping, production breakdown, timelines, and floral designs (we learn  large scale arrangements, cake flowers, natural corsages and boutonnieres, centerpieces, and a bridal bouquet.

Wreath Masterclass: This shorter class is a great way to try out learning floral design if you have an interest in wreathmaking. We study 3 styles of wreaths. It works throughout the seasons but is focused on holiday wreaths.


Floral Foundations: This is the perfect starting point if you want to start a career in flowers. A bundle of our best-selling basics courses, with extra content to help you identify flowers, learn what business model works for you, and start laying the foundation for your floral business. With this course, you will become confident in garden-style floral design, identification, and should come out of the course being able to get a job at a florist or begin the process of starting your own business. 

A Career with Flowers: If you already have experience in flowers or have taken Floral Foundations, this class will help you take your work and business to the next level. You will learn eco-friendly, compostable floral design, floral photography and styling, how to make a portfolio, how to market your floral business, how to create social media around your flowers, and much more! 


Flower Sessions: Do you need help with just one aspect of your floral education or your floral business? There are limited spots available where you can work one-on-one with Chelsea to create a portfolio, create a flower proposal, improve or create social media accounts for your floral business, or learn floral pricing. 

Private Groups and Team Building: Offer a flower arranging session for your workspace, clients, or any type of private group! These Zoom workshops are interactive and flower kits can be provided.

Any questions? Send Chelsea a message right here.

Photos  by Sanda Vuckovic, Photo  by 2 Aran Goyoaga.

Floristry: My 3 Big Mistakes

I have been on this floristry journey for over 20 years and worked every flower job you can imagine. Today I am sharing some of the lessons I’ve learned and mistakes I made. In today’s video, I am sharing three things I did absolutely wrong that caused me a lot of frustration when I first started my flower shop. I hope you find this helpful.

I would love to help you avoid these same mistakes!


Do you need some clarity about your journey into floristry? You can download my floristry career checklist to get you started on the right foot!

Bottom photo: Sanda Vuckovic.

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