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to take an evening course doing flower arrranging

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NotSuchASmugMarriedNow Sun 12-Jun-11 14:25:19

I really really would love to know how to arrange flowers in the home nicely.

Is it naff to do a course on flower arranging, people always seem to snigger when they mention those courses.

Also - if i know how to do it properly, will it be cheaper to do my own than to buy premade arrangements.

MrsKravitz Sun 12-Jun-11 14:26:05

No, it sounds cool smile

ZZZenAgain Sun 12-Jun-11 14:27:09

not sure if it would really be cheaper to buy flowers and arrange them yourself.

Do what take your fancy, really who cares what other people think is a naff hobby

AlaskaHQ Sun 12-Jun-11 14:35:41

I think it sounds great.

NotSuchASmugMarriedNow Sun 12-Jun-11 14:41:59

i've just checked and the evening courses are £100 where \i live!!!!!

think i'll look on youtube see if theres any instructional videos.

DogsBestFriend Sun 12-Jun-11 14:44:40

I'd say yes go for it, the skills you'll learn will be fascinating and you'll enjoy the creativity, but I'm biased (I'm a qualified though not practising florist).

That's another option - if you aren't working or work PT you might like to consider a floristry course and go the whole hog.

chocolatehobnobs Sun 12-Jun-11 15:14:35

JDI sounds lovely

SuePurblybilt Sun 12-Jun-11 15:24:33

Do it. That one, Judith something, famous florist, does day courses -maybe look for those instead of evening ones? But I doubt they'll be much less, what would you expect to pay?

I was given the most gorgeous bunch of flowers yesterday and haven't done them justice, it's a skill I'd love to have. I've cracked mixed bunches from the garden but have the unfortunate knack of making anything else look wonky.

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