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Starting from wedding flower lesson is like beginner swimmer learns butterfly

Table arrangement
Table arrangement
California Flower Art Academy

No matter what kind of skill you learn, it is so important to do it step by step. Challenging very difficult skill from the first beginning stage does not make sense. Only after you become familiar with basic knowledge and skills, you are recommended to proceed to the next level of program. Take swimming lesson for instance, it is quite natural to start from a free style or breaststroke. Even if you start from challenging a very difficult style such as butterfly, it does not help you earn a good skill.

Learning floral arrangement is not exceptional. Once in a while we find a student who wants to jump at a lesson of wedding floral arrangements with no previous experience in floral designing despite the fact that she does not have even a basic knowledge and skills of floral decorations. The reason behind this is that she wants to minimize the budget of taking lessons and also she does not want to waste time OR she would like to start the business of wedding flower decorating services as soon as possible.

If she challenges earning wedding flower arrangement skills with no basic knowledge and experiences, she will MOST PROBABLY end up with wasting her time and money because it is next to impossible to earn a decent skill of wedding floral designs. Even if it looks like wasting money to take lessons of basic flower arrangement, you will recognize later that you made a wise decision.

Due to the reason mentioned above, most schools or instructors do not recommend novice class students to take lessons of business oriented course such as wedding arrangement course or funeral decoration course. If you are planning to learn wedding flower arrangement from now on, you should recognize how important it is to start from a elementary course of fresh flower arrangement.

Taking lessons of elementary course before starting to learn wedding flower arrangement is a kind of advanced investment which does not cost so much. In order for you not to repent later, the way it should be is to start from Fresh Flower Arrangement Elementary Course. And only after completing this elementary course, why not join a higher level of course such as Wedding Party Arrangement Basic Course ?

California Flower Art Academy has been teaching a broad range 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) as a floral school certified by Flower Decorators Association (Tokyo Japan). If you have no experience in floral design, you can start from INTRODUCTORY PROGRAM for less than $100. For more information, feel free to contact info@california-academy.com

centerpiece
centerpiece California Flower Art Academy

centerpiece

Most students are recommended to start learning table arrangement of centerpiece decoration. The photo shows one of examples of table arrangement students can learn during a lesson of floral designs.

Entry floral decoration
Entry floral decoration California Flower Art Academy

Entry floral decoration

The photo shows the floral decoration actually made during a lesson of California Flower Art Academy. This arrangement is designed for displaying in the entrance foyer.

Wedding table arrangement
Wedding table arrangement California Flower Art Academy

Wedding table arrangement

In the center of a group table at a wedding party, this floral decoration is displayed. This happens to be a vertical arrangement made in a glass container. Students who belong to wedding flower arrangement course have opportunities of learning a variety of wedding floral decorations.

centerpiece
centerpiece California Flower Art Academy

centerpiece

If you want to decorate your dining table or cocktail table, why not display this kind of small table arrangement which is designed with nice color coordination featuring yellow and green.

Foyer arrangement
Foyer arrangement California Flower Art Academy

Foyer arrangement

This arrangement is suitable to be displayed at the entrance foyer or in front of a fireplace of your home. Guests who visit your home are welcomed with this beautiful floral decoration. You can learn a variety of floral arrangement like this by taking lessons at California Flower Art Academy.

Bridal bouquet
Bridal bouquet California Flower Art Academy

Bridal bouquet

This is one of typical example of hand tied bouquet that is usually held by a bride at a wedding. You can learn how to make a bouquet by taking lessons of wedding flower arrangement at California Flower Art Academy. If you want to focus on learning bouquets only, you can sign up for Bouquet Making Course that is quite affordable.

Vertical Table Arrangement
Vertical Table Arrangement California Flower Art Academy

Vertical Table Arrangement

This centerpiece decoration is a vertical arrangement that is designed with color coordination of green and purple. You can display this decoration when celebrating St. Patrick's Day.