Lone Star flower enthusiasts and DIY brides to be are in luck! A healthy lineup of workshops (including one that’s wedding specific) have just been announced by Bows & Arrows, a floral and art boutique owned by husband and wife duo and Brooklyn transplants Alicia and Adam Rico. Each two hour class focuses on a single seasonal (and currently fashionable) flower.
A basic schedule is below, detailed class descriptions available on their blog.
WED FEB 9. 6-8PM: ROSES. $125
WED FEB 16. 6-8PM: TULIPS. $125
THURS FEB 17. 6-8PM: WEDDING WORKSHOP. $225
THURS MARCH 3. 6-8PM: HYDRANGEA. $125
THURS MARCH 24. 6-8PM: SUCCULENTS AND TALLANDSIA. $125
WED APRIL 6. 6-8PM: FLOWERING BRANCHES. $150
WED APRIL 20. 6-8PM: SWEET PEA. $150
WED MAY 4. 6-8PM: RANUNCULUS. $150
WED MAY 11. 6-8PM: PEONY. $150
I’ll leave you with some lovely images of Bows & Arrows bouquets.
First off, you know why I love this one! ; ) But it’s not only the citrus fruit, this bouquet of lemons, ranunculus, ornamental peppers, brunia, passion vine, eucalyptus, billy balls, china berry, thistle, lamb ear, and dusty miller also gets props for its handle treatment. There are three different ribons going on here, including a black and white silk striped ribbon cuff and a dual grosgrain bow, but somehow it doesn’t look at all busy.
And this is one of my favorite bouquets I’ve seen lately – using a flower I think is underrated and under used, the zinnia: