Floral Design Workshops

Victorian Garden Style

You’ll learn the most useful design technique (Radial) to make centerpieces that are perfect for parties, weddings or your home table.  In the afternoon you’ll apply this same technique to make a trendy Victorian Garden style arrangement featuring gorgeous flowers such as peonies, roses, ranunculous and many more.  This is a hand-on class where you will make and take home two arrangements.

In love with Baby’s Breath

If you love Baby's Breath, this class is for you!!  Learn how to fashion a fluffy feminine garland, a delicate flower crown and a hand held bouquet tied with a ribbon sash in the hands-on portion of the class.  You’ll learn the secret to make an eco friendly foam-free large cloud bouquet in the demonstration.  It’s so trendy to use baby breath in color and we’ll teach you how to tint it, too!  Great for party decor or weddings!

Flemish Florals and Dutch Masters

In this exciting class, you will make a fresh flower arrangement that reflects the style of paintings of the Dutch Masters.  It will be accented with fruits, nuts, non-botanical elements and butterflies.  Then in part two of this class, you will learn how to create a painting on canvas of the arrangement you made.

Don Chestnut

Floral Design Instructor

Don has composed floral creations and holiday decor for many high profile clients, weddings and events, as well as national tournaments. Over his career, he has worked with fine retail and wholesale establishments including Carithers Florist in Atlanta. He had served as head designer and manager, display designer, in web development, marketing and more. As owner of The Atlanta School of Floral Design, Don’s passion now lies in communicating his knowledge of technique and style, and the philosophy of the art of floral design with wit and an open sharing.


Nicole Kupris

Floral Design Instructor

Nicole's love for flowers turned into a profession around 23 years ago. She was trained in New York by a seasoned uber-creative European style floral artist which began her journey into the world of flowers.
Now, after calling ATLANTA home for nearly twenty years, she opened Edelweiss, her own fine art floral company for events and weddings. In addition to this, she has begun to share her floral knowledge, offering classes and workshops.