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Refresh, recover and restart your floral arranging activities

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If you learned floral arrangement long time ago or if you were engaged in floral business in the past and you have been away from floral design activities for a long period of time, you MAY be thinking to resume working on flower arrangement when the situation allows. Once in a while a prospective student says that she learned floral designs long time ago but she has not been engaged in floral design activities for a long time and she shows interest in resuming activities. In order to refresh flower arranging skills earned long time ago, she wants to take lessons. Floral design schools or instructors face this kind of situation pretty often.

If you earned flower arranging skills long time ago and you have been away from activities of making floral decoration for a while, it is not so difficult to remember how to do and what to do by taking lessons.

Joining a class of flower arrangement can help you refresh your sense of floral designs and you can be updated in various senses such as getting familiar with the current trend of floral decorations as well as earning the most recent way of flower arrangement. Your basic knowledge and fundamental skills remain quite useful and they will help you earn the current knowledge and skills without any doubt.

Refreshing your skill is much easier than starting from scratch. Through refreshing your skill, you can recover your valuable knowledge and skill you earned long time ago. After refreshing and recovering your skill, you can restart your flower arranging activities as if you made a fresh start with updated skill and knowledge.

You can take this way not only for flower arranging but also for a variety of skills such as swimming, speaking foreign language and driving whatsoever. Even if you have been away from the activities for a long period of time, it is easy to remember what you learned and what you used to do.

If you are one of such people as mentioned above and want to re-start floral design activities, you are recommended to take minimum required lesson from a flower arrangement instructor. It is not necessary to join a lengthy and expensive course to minimize the cost of attending a class.

Take programs offered by California Flower Art Academy for instance, completing one of courses mentioned below COULD be enough for you to recover your skill: Depending on the level of skill you earned in the past, you can make a choice of the appropriate program with which you feel comfortable:

Fresh Flower Arrangement Elementary Course

Fresh Flower Arrangement Intermediate Course

Fresh Flower Arrangement Advanced Course

California Flower Art Academy has been engaged in teaching various kinds of floral designs from European arrangement to Japanese Ikebana, wedding to funeral decorations AND beginner to professional levels since 1990 in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley (San Jose) since 1990 as a floral school certified by Flower Decorators Association (Tokyo Japan). You can choose your most favorite course from a WIDE RANGE OF PROGRAMS. For those who have no previous experience, starting from Introductory Program (for less than $100) is recommended. For more information, feel free to contact

L Shape floral arrangement
L Shape floral arrangement California Flower Art Academy

L Shape floral arrangement

We make floral arrangement of which shape looks like alphabetical letter such as "S" and "L". This particular design is made in the shape of "L". Not only the shape itself but also the color coordination looks very beautiful.

Gift Flower Arrangement
Gift Flower Arrangement California Flower Art Academy

Gift Flower Arrangement

There are various types of gift floral arrangements. Students can learn a variety of floral decorations from which they can make a choice of the most favorite one as a gift for their friend, mother and father. They can also learn flower decorated gift box, flower basket arrangement etc.

table arrangement
table arrangement California Flower Art Academy

table arrangement

Tiny vertical floral arrangement can be used as a centerpiece decoration that can be displayed on the dining table, console table in the foyer or cocktail table etc. Sometimes you can place it on the mantle over a fireplace in the living room.

Fan Shape Fresh Flower Arrangement
Fan Shape Fresh Flower Arrangement California Flower Art Academy

Fan Shape Fresh Flower Arrangement

This is a fresh flower arrangement in the shape or fan or triangle. Unlike the vertical arrangement this kind of design needs a little bit wider space for display.

centerpiece decoration
centerpiece decoration California Flower Art Academy

centerpiece decoration

The fresh flower arrangement which is made with well balanced color coordination using yellow and purple color. Through learning how to make floral arrangement, students usually become familiar with color coordination gradually.