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Course Title
Master Floral Designs


Join this master class which focuses on form, color and space usage in the more intricate floral designs. Using both fresh and silk flowers, you'll take your flower arranging skills to the next level as you learn to build floral designs that go beyond the concepts taught in Floral Designs (AVO 8573). Basic flower arranging techniques are helpful, but not required. Suggested supplemental text: flower arranging - Step-By-Step Instructions For Everyday Designs - Teresa P. Lanker.

This class is one of four needed to achieve CPCC's Floral Design Certificate.


Gain the hands-on knowledge and skills to design the following types of arrangements: line, table, mass, wall, pedestal or tall, candelabras, buffet and period arrangements.


1. Introduction

  • Containers
  • Color
  • Period Arrangements

2. Designer Line Arrangements

3. Table Arrangements

4. Mass Arrangements

5. *Wall Arrangements

6. Pedestal or Tall Arrangements

7. Candelabra and Buffet Arrangements

8. **Period Arrangements

* Alternative: Arrangements in unusual containers

** Alternative: Structural dry arrangements



Floral Designs (AVO8573) or previous floral design experience

Method of Instruction

Lecture and hands-on


  • Exam: No
  • Demonstration of Skills: Yes
  • Class Participation: Yes