One Day Flower Arranging Retreat for Beginners

Learn Flower Arranging in Person!

-Spend the day with Chelsea in Lisbon to learn the basics of flower arranging.

-Shop the flower market with Chelsea

-Condition flowers for best vase life

-Learn the technique for a naturalistic hand-tied bouquet

-Make garden-style arrangement in a low bowl vase

-Make a free-stem glass vase arrangement

-Learn to photograph your flower arrangements


Learn the basics of sourcing, conditioning, and prepping flowers for long vase life. Make three styles of arrangements and learn to style flowers and photograph them.

June 24th, 2022

Lisbon, Portugal

Group class of 10-15 students

10 AM: Coffee

10:30 AM: Shop the flower market with Chelsea

11:30: Prep and condition flowers using best practices.

12:30: Light lunch

1:30: Make a naturalistic hand-tied bouquet

2:30: Make a low-bowl arrangement

3:30: Learn a free-stem glass arrangement

4:40: Learn how to photograph your arrangements

About Chelsea

With over twenty years experience as a florist and floral stylist, I pair my skills as a stylist and my training in classical floral design to create floral designs that feel effortless, fresh, and straight from the garden! My first flower arranging book will publish Spring 2021 with Abrams. In my online flower workshops at Frolic! Flower School, I teach you all my secrets for composing fresh floral arrangements for clients or just for yourself. Learn more about my story here.

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