FWS302 - Bridal Bouquets III

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Subject Title
Bridal Bouquets III

Subject Description
Learn how to prepare for a successful wedding from the initial wedding consultation to delivery and set up of the final product. Students explore current trends related to bridal wear and coordinating flowers. Contemporary European techniques are used to create bridal bouquets. Floral pieces for the ceremony and reception are created.

Credit Status
Non credit - One component of the Creative Wedding Floral Design R.O.A.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Conduct a successful wedding consultation.

2. Discuss current trends in bridal wear and wedding flowers.

3. Create unique corsages, boutonnieres and body flowers.

4. Design church, reception and bridal arrangements.

5. Assess the importance of the delivery, set-up and take down of the wedding flowers on the big day.

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FWS102 and FWS202 or
Two years design experience

Topic Outline

1. - Various pew markers to use depending on the ceremony.
- Various candelabras that are available and the designs.
- How to sell these pieces and the benefits of having them as part of the wedding arrangements.
- Creating different pew markers.
- Teacher will demonstrate designs suitable for candelabra
2. - Tips and techniques for designing wedding bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres.
- Creating a bridal bouquet.
3. - Trends in bridal wear and bridal flowers. How to conduct a successful wedding consultation. Creating a cascading arm bouquet.
4. - How to make corsages, boutonnieres and body flowers more profitable.
- How to make your business stand apart from other flower shops and increase wedding bookings.
- Creating unique corsages, boutonnieres and body flowers with the wow factor.
5. - How to create inexpensive table arrangements for the reception.
- Techniques for creating a stunning head table for the reception.
- Floral arrangements for traditional and non-traditional wedding ceremonies.
6. - Students form groups and create all components of wedding floral arrangements.

Mode of Instruction
Lecture, demonstration, individual instruction and assessment, faculty and peer critique.

Reference Material
1.  Inspired Arrangements For All Occasions: Paula Pike
2.  Wedding Flowers; Spring Issue 2007
3.  Wedding Flowers; Autumn Issue 2007

Required Supplies
Students should bring a sharp paring knife, small garden pruners and wire cutters to class.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

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Approved by: Lisa Somers