Wildeflower workshops were designed with the intention of creating a safe, inspiring space for those wanting to learn more about floral design. This includes budding hobbyists, those who already have some experience, and florists who wish to grow further and find an authentic voice using floral design. We offer a few different workshops for various skill levels, and are constantly growing our workshop experiences and community.

 
 
 
 
 
Flower Arranging Workshop in Cape Town, Johannesburg
 

FIELD TO VASE FLORAL DESIGN WORKSHOP

16 August (3 seats left) & 13 September 2019 (10 seats left),

Adene’s Flower Farm, Tulbagh

1 day - R3’500 ex vat

Set on a picturesque flower farm in the Tulbagh region, you will be immersed in flowers for the day picking them yourselves from the fields and then learning how to arrange beautiful centre pieces. This is a great introductory course to the Wildeflower workshop experience for creatives, hobbyists and florists of all levels. The day will include floral education and arranging, plus develop new friendships, while exploring the world of floral design.

We will cover the following topics: how to tap into your creative flow, theory (colors, shape, form and texture), the mechanics of an arrangement, you will watch me arrange and then make your own floral table arrangements to take home, with my guidance at each step, as well as learn how to style a beautiful table with all the essential elements for a naturally exquisite setting.

 

What will you get:

A 30 page booklet with notes

Light breakfast, drinks, lunch and afternoon tea

Plenty of gorgeous flowers to work with

Custom made Wildeflower vase and flower picking basket

Table arrangements to take home

Photos of your work

 
 

 
 

ADVANCED FLORAL DESIGN WORKSHOP

28 - 30 November 2019 (bookings open)

Venue to be confirmed

3 days - R10’300 ex vat 

This is for the florist or floral hobbyist wanting to grow in their skills and be immersed in a creative, floral experience for three days!

We will cover a huge range of practical topics, in depth, and you will physically arrange the following; design two large installations together, table florals, bouquets, table styling and working with floral glue. We will cover color theory, shape and texture, how to plan an installation, the tricks behind the structural elements, the mechanics, compiling flower orders, allocating flowers in arrangements and the business of floral design. This is your comprehensive, once in a lifetime workshop :-)

 

What will you get:

A 60 page hardcover course book with notes

Lunch, drinks and snacks for all three days

Lots of luxury flowers to take home (all your arrangements plus more)

Professional photos of you and your work

Other custom-made floral essentials

 
Flower Arranging Workshop in Cape Town, Johannesburg
 
 

 
Flower Arranging Workshop in Cape Town and Johannesburg
 

THE WEDDING PLANNER’S FLORAL DESIGN WORKSHOP

18 - 19 July 2019 (fully booked)

The Shed at Overgaauw, Stellenbosch

2 days - R6’000 ex vat 

We will cover topics specifically relating to a wedding planner’s role and what would practically enhance the service they offer and allow them insight into floral design - as well as how to fix any floral mishaps that could occur.

The topics covered will include, but not limited to, the basic floral design principals, a bouquet demonstration by myself and then how to fix bouquets that are falling apart (each person will have a bouquet to work on), making boutonnières, corsages and flower hair pieces, arranging table florals and styling a table with all the various elements, installation design, transporting flowers, how to estimate the costs of flowers for your clients etc.

 

What will you get:

A 60 page booklet with notes

Lunch, drinks, snacks and wine

Lots of luxury flowers to take home

Professional photos of you and your work

Invaluable skills and knowledge

 
 
 

BOUQUET DESIGN WORKSHOP

Please send us an email if you interested and we'll put you on the waiting list - date to be confirmed.

1 day - R4’000 ex vat

 

In this full day workshop we will cover the basics in bouquet-making theory, and you will create your own posy-style bouquet, as well as a large cascading bouquet. We use only the finest luxury flowers, so you get to play with plenty of gorgeous flowers while learning.

 

What will you get:

A 10 page booklet with notes

Lunch and drinks

Bouquets to take home with you

Photos of you and your work

 
Flower Arranging Workshop in Cape Town, Johannesburg
 
 

 
 
Flower Arranging Workshop in Cape Town, Johannesburg
 

One-on-one workshops

R11’000 ex vat for a full day (3 private sessions available for the rest of 2019)

 

This is an intensive workshop in which you will have one-on-one time with Pippa, learning about the ins and outs of floral design. From a selection of arrangements, you will be able to choose which you would like to learn about. The workshop includes an abundance of flowers and a photo session afterwards, so you will leave with beautiful designs and professional photos to further your portfolio.

 

What will you get:

A 56 page booklet with notes

Lunch, drinks and snacks

Lots of luxury flowers and arrangements to take home

Professional images of you and your work