Weddings & Events

The floral industry is ever-evolving with the trends and seasons. This means that our classes are also ever-changing. Classes are geared toward classic designs but also trending styles, which means you will never take the same class twice! Floristry 1: Foundations is the pre-requisite for all other courses, excluding Floral Design Introduction. You may test out of Floristry 1 if your skill level allows. Please contact Cheryl in KDIOF’s administrative office to make arrangements.

Wedding Personal Flower Design

This course will focus on the wedding party and the first important consultations with the bride. How do I take a wedding order? Do I need to create a floral contract? All of these questions and more will be covered in the course. Students will learn the introductory techniques to create wedding personal flowers from flower girls and groomsman, to the bride’s bouquet. Stunning head wreaths and reception designs will also be explored in this course. By the end, students will have gained another step towards understanding the planning and designing of personal flowers. Note: Ceremony and event designs are taught in the Ceremony and Special Events course.

Total Credit Hours: 40

Price: $825

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Ceremony and Special Events

This course will explore owning and operating a successful wedding or event planning business. It will cover all of the designs that a florist needs to create a wedding or event. Students will be immersed in the important details of designing spectacular floral decorations. From site specific designs such as pews and alters, to tables, cakes, and even car designs, students will be confident in creating what the couple has envisioned. Choosing particular colors, flowers, and containers will also be explored. Students will be shown all the different aspects of working with garlands from pricing and measurements to design and set up. Note: Wedding personal flower design is taught in the Wedding Personal Flower Design Course.

Total Credit Hours: 40

Price: $825

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Bridal Bouquets 

An advanced look at bridal bouquet designs are very critical to any floral designer. In this class, students will learn to create bouquets using advanced techniques for novelty flowers such as tulips, orchids, and tropical selections. They will learn how to work with bouquet holders and create accent ribbon on their bouquets. Students will be introduced to cascade bouquets and learn the fundamentals of creating a bouquet any bride would want to walk down the aisle with.

Total Credit Hours: 32

Price: $669

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Corsages and Boutonnieres 

An in-depth portfolio of boutonnieres and corsages are important for floral designers. Understanding the mechanics and products offered in this area will help students gain the confidence they need to provide any style they are asked to create. They will be working with a wide range of flowers but will also work with tropical flowers and succulents.

Total Credit Hours: 32

Price: $669

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OFFICE HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

Closed Saturday & Sunday

 

CONTACT

 

2407 East Hennepin Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55413

P: 612-362-3133 / 877-KOEHLER

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The Koehler and Dramm Institute of Floristy is licensed as a private career school with the Minnesota Office of Higher Education pursuant to Minnesota Statues, sections 136A.821 to 136A.832 Licensure is not an endorsement of the institution. Credits earned at the institute may not transfer to all other institutions.

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