The Art of Seasonal Wreath Making

What do you get?

A wreath is a typically circular base of foliage and flowers usually associated with Christmas that many people hang on their front door over the festive periods. However, in recent times, wreaths have become more popular year-round with many people opting to make and display them on other occasions such as the start of spring, Easter, birthdays, and even the start of autumn/winter. They are a truly versatile accessory, that is not only a delight to look at but also, as you will learn in this course, fun to make. In this course, The Art of Seasonal Wreath Making, Sofia from Flower School Online is going to give you all of the necessary knowledge and tools to become a seasoned pro in the art of wreath making. With this, you will be able to impress anybody with your magnificent wreaths. The basis of this course will be focused on the Christmas wreath using classic elements such as berries, pine needles, and pine cones. However, using the knowledge you have gained, you will be able to expand on this for any occasion, for example, on Easter you could use eggs and bunnies instead.

1. Introduction

Fundamentals of Floristry

The Flower School Online; Fundamentals of Floristry is an entry point into the world of flower arranging. Our top florist will talk about the core concepts and ideas that are so important for any area of floristry. This will give you a comprehensive overview of the things to look for when arranging your flowers and bouquets. Concepts such as colour, space, and foliage are explored. Perfect for anyone looking to enter the floral world.

2. Festive Wreath Making

Festive Wreath with fresh flowers using a foam base

Chapter 1 of the Art of Seasonal Wreath Making focuses on using fresh flowers in a foam base. This is a classic technique used typically for creating beautiful table centerpieces to elevate your spread for whatever the occasion. Many people then proceed to place a large candle in the middle of the wreath for that extra festive feel however this is up to you. In this chapter, you will not only learn the foam soaking technique but there will also be a lot of focus on how to get the most out of the fresh flowers.

3. Traditional Festive Door

Traditional Festive Door Wreath (wiring technique)

When you think of Christmas and Christmas decorations, one of the first things that come to mind is the traditional wreath that hangs on your front door as a warming symbol of the festive period. As we move on to the next chapter, Sofia will guide you through, step by step on how to make a traditional door wreath. This type of wreath and how it is made differs from the foam wreath and many would consider it more environmentally conscious. Although this technique is slightly harder and more technical, it is a wonderful thing to master once you get the hang of it.

4. Festive Garland making

Decorative garlands for hanging

Garlands are wonderful decorative pieces and are so versatile and are perfect for banisters, fireplaces, doorway entrances, balconies, and more. Often used over Christmas, they are also ideal for any celebration/event and can be dressed to follow any number of themes. Once you know the basic techniques, it is an ideal opportunity to expand the knowledge and use for as wide a variety of events that you can.
Garland making

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction - Fundamentals of Floristry

  • 2

    Festive Wreath Making

    • Festive Wreath Making with Fresh Flowers part 1

    • Festive Wreath Making with Fresh Flowers part 2

    • Festive Wreath Making with Fresh Flowers part 3

    • Festive Wreath Making with Fresh Flowers part 4

  • 3

    Traditional Festive Door Wreath Making

    • Traditional Festive Door Wreath Making part 1

    • Traditional Festive Door Wreath Making part 2

    • Traditional Festive Door Wreath Making part 3

    • Traditional Festive Door Wreath Making part 4

    • Traditional Festive Door Wreath Making part 5

  • 4

    Festive Garland Making

    • Festive Garland Making part 1

    • Festive Garland Making part 2

    • Festive Garland Making part 3


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Course Instructor

Who is teaching this course?

Senior Florist

Sofia Marsano

Due to her incredible eye for detail and formidable skillset, Sofia quickly rose through the ranks of one of London's top florists, Flower Station to become their head florist as well as overseeing their day to day operations. Though a series of courses, Sofia will not only share the knowledge and skills that got her to that position but also some of the industry tips + secrets she has picked up along the way.

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