Spring Floristry Workshops
At Mad Lilies we love to inspire people to find and embrace they're creative side so weve pulled together a series of creative workshops, the majority of which are floristry (as thats what were really good at) but weve also introduced a beginners class on Modern Calligraphy this year taught by the fabulous Nyree on Paint & Ink. So whether your looking to take the first steps in fullfilling your own creative outlook, to hone your own skills further or for an original gift expereince for someone special, our workshops are designed to share the best expertise in a welcoming and fun environment so that you grow in confidence to go on to have a go at home.
ECO FRIENDLY - SPRING FLOWER VASE DESIGN (using the grid technique) £75 - 7pm Tuesday 19th February at Mad Lilies, Banstead
Definitely a class for the eco conscious. Learn to create a stunning floral display in a vase without the use of floral foam. We will show you how this techniqiue will work brilliantly on any vase you have allowing you to create the perfect floral design. At this class we will provide you with the container and a selection of beautiful spring flowers and foliage whilst also helping you to broaden your knowledge and understanding on tones, shades, colours and textures.
Includes care and conditioning methods.
7pm Tuesday 20th February at Mad Lilies, Banstead - Book Online
SPRING TABLE STYLING WORKSHOP £50 - 7pm Tuesday 12th March at Louisa Grace Interiors, Banstead
The dinner table is where we come together with our family and friends to celebrate family occassions, so let us show you how to make your table stand out from the crowd with a distinctive
style that includes not only flowers and foliage but also looks at the entire table setting from linen to cutlery, to glasses and place settings. We’ll share with you our styling tips and simple tricks
of the trade that will give your table that VaVa Vroom.
Working together with Clare, from Louisa Grace Interiors who are hosting this workshop at their vintage furniture warehouse at Seven Acres, Carshalton Road, Banstead – we’ll hope to inspire you
7pm Tuesday 12th March at Louisa Grace Interiors, Banstead - Book Online
EASTER SPRING BULB DOOR WREATH £75 - 7pm Tuesday 16th April at Mad Lilies, Banstead
Wreaths are not just for Christmas, they are a celebration of each season and as we head into the spring season . Join us at our Workshop in Banstead and learn how to make
a spring bulb Door Wreath just in time for Easter, using natural and foraged materials, including willow, moss, bark, blossom and seasonal plants and flowers. Our team will show you how to incorporate spring bulbs such as tete a tete to create a real living floral door wreath which will be a truly one of a kind creation to hang on your own front door with pride.
7pm Tuesday 16th April at at Mad Lilies, Banstead - Book Online
MODERN CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP FOR BEGINNERS £60 - 10.30am Sunday 30th June at Mad Lilies, Banstead -
A relaxed workshop where you will learn the rewarding skill of Modern Calligraphy surrounded by flowers and taught by the inspiration Nyree of Paint & Ink Studio.
Anyone can learn to write beautiful modern calligraphy, you don't need good handwriting - promise!
Join Nyree in our gorgeous floral setting where you will be taught the basic strokes of modern calligraphy and how to set up your pen. Nyree will then move onto the alphabet and finally provide tips on how to join letters. There will be plenty of time to practice before choosing some words, possibly your name as signing in your own style is a joy!
By the end of the class you will feel confident enough to improve at your own pace at home.
The workshop will have a maximum of 8 guests to allow for plenty of one to one instruction should you need it.
You will also be supplied with a nib, ink and pen holder, all of your worksheets plus refreshments.
Nyree loves teaching and truly believes that learning a new creative skill is life enriching
'... the whole experience was incredibly therapeutic.' ........ Rebecca Younger, Editor, Surrey Life Magazine
10.30am Sunday 30th June at Mad Lilies, Banstead - Book Online
VOUCHERS AVAILABLE - MAKES FOR A GREAT GIFT
ABOUT OUR FLORISTRY WORKSHOPS & DEMONSTRATIONS
*Full payment will be taken per person, per class at the time of booking and is non-refundable.
Workshops are hosted by one of our head florists who will demonstrate in a step by step guide the basics of how to create your design before giving you the opportunity to recreate yourself so that at the end of the evening you will go away with your very own design ready to decorate your home!
Ideal for those of you wishing to learn the basic techniques of floristry.
Everything you need is included
Complementary nibbles & drinks will be on hand !
Arrival at 6.45pm for a 7.00pm start. The workshop will last approx 2 hours.
- Mad Lilies, 84 High Street, Banstead, SM7 2NN
- Louisa Grace Interiors, Seven Acres, Carshalton Road, Banstead SM7 3J
How do I book?
You can pop into the shop or call us on 01737 356 404 to book your place. We ask for full payment per person at the time of booking.
What is provided?
All your flowers and foliage, vases or containers where necessary, floristry tools and a protective apron. Tea/coffee and nibbles are also provided throughout the evening.
What should I bring?
We recommend you bring a camera/phone to take photos of your work at different stages for you to refer back to when doing it at home. We’d also advise you bring a jumper/cardigan as some people find our workroom a cooler climate than they are used to!
How long are the workshops?
We begin at 7.00pm and run for approximately 2 hours.
Refunds up to 30 days before event
Any questions about our workshops Get in touch!