by Oh Flora

A floral filled weekend in Trentham, Victoria
A floral design & business bacis workshop by Oh Flora
Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th May 2018


" Tanya is a talented teacher and her enthusiasm is contagious.  We received so much great feedback about her design demonstrations and her positive and inclusive approach. Everyone who meets Tanya instantly falls in love with her. We look forward to collaborating with her again in the future."  - Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret , Washington USA.
Illume Workshop / Oh Flora Studio

A two day floral design workshop at the beautiful Trentham Estate with the option to come along to one or both days.

Learn to design abundant airy arrangements & installations using 'real life' techniques.
You'll work with the seasons best blooms, foliages & foraged branches  - while Tanya demonstrates her way of flowers and shares the design knowledge she's gained from her afar travels.  Tanya will share her favourite bontanics for the season and tips and tricks to achieve the organic and dreamy look you want in your designs. 

We will cover a brief overview of Tanya's favourite ways to use colour, texture and form to achieve a free & untamed style while remaining intentional to your designs.  
All attendees will have access to an array of flowers and foliages to create their  bouquets & centrepieces. 

The workshop will be held inside the beautiful converted barn at The Estate Trentham - with its white washed walls, high ceilings with exposed beams & surrounded by gorgeous established gardens, it's the perfect place to soak up all the knowledge that will be shared, refine your skills &  enjoy with new flower friends!

This class is suitable for all design levels.  It is aimed at those mad flower lovers, beginners within the floral world & those wanting to expand and refine their skills, style & portfolio.
To keep things intimate and to maintain a great learning environment, there is a maximum of 12 students for each day of the workshop.

[Bouquets, Ceremony Installation & Client Interaction Discussion]

With personal instruction from Tanya, you'll learn techniques to create an abundant & dreamy bridal bouquet, filled with the beauties of late autumn & finished with trailing hand dyed silk ribbons.   

Following  our handing on bouquet session, Tanya will demonstrate & lead students to complete a ceremony installation, including  aisle florals using 'real life' techniques.

We will discuss "client interactions" including : Initial contact with clients, time-saving email templates, setting exceptions, in person client meetings & site visits.

Lunch, refreshments & wine will be enjoyed during the day.
Students work will be professionally photographed for their portfolio.
All materials needed are provided.
Each student will receive take home floral snips & a boutique apron.

[Centrepieces, Ceiling Installation, Pricing & Proposal Discussion]

With personal instruction from Tanya, you'll learn to create a airy & textural table centrepiece in a vessel that encourages a low & tumbling shape.   We will discuss the basics of tablescape design & how to extend your designs along the table using the right products & additional styling elements. 

Following our centrepieces, Tanya will lead a group installation to transform the barn into our very own reception space!  As a team, we'll complete a floral/foliage hanging installation above our dinning table, dress our 'reception' space with our centrepieces & enjoy a late lunch together!

Tanya will share her price guide, real proposals & disuss how what she approaches pricing for weddings & events.

Lunch, refreshments & wine will be enjoyed during the day.
Students work will be professionally photographed for their portfolio.
All materials needed are provided.
Each student will receive take home floral snips & a boutique apron. 

Oh Flora Studio / Sydney Florist / Southern Highlands wedding


DAY ONE:   $1400
DAY TWO:   $1400        
(prices in Australian Dollars)
For the two day experience, a payment plan is offered: 
$950, $800 & $800
The first payment is due to secure your reservation, the second payment is due  9th April  &  the remaining payment is 11th May.
Payments are not refundable. 

* Two day attendees will recieve one (1) pair of floral snips & apron


All students work & the workshop experience will be professionally photographed.  Students are encouraged to have their head shot take on the day (great for your about page!).

The workshop will be held in Trentham, Victoria  just over an hours drive outside Melbourne CBD from 10.30 - 430 daily.  The address will be sent to you closer to the workshop date.  Street parking will be available.  We encourage carpooling where possible and/or arranging nearby accomodation to avoid long drives home after a long day.

All students are responsible for their own accommodation & transport to and from  the workshop location. 

There is a minimum of 8 students is needed for the class to be held.  In the unfortunate event, we do not meet this minimum, all students will receive a full refund. 

*Please note,  all of the above information & schedules are a guide and changes may be made where needed at anytime.
In the unfortunate event Oh Flora must cancel the workshop due to  natural disasters, weather, health reasons or any other unforeseen circumstance, all students payments will be refunded within 14 days of the cancellation notice.


Images shown in order:  Abbie Melle, Claire Mossong, Sophie Thompson.