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Floral Arranging as a Hobby
Flower arranging has become increasingly popular as a hobby, for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Have you ever put flowers in a vase and they just don't sit right? By learning a few basic principles you will be able to create attractive floral designs for your own home.
Flowers add the finishing touch. Imagine the pleasure you will get by being able to make a lovely flower arrangement for your entrance hall or a floral centrepiece for the dining room table.
Flower arrangements make the perfect gift for so many different occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, get well wishes, or to simply say "I care".
Unlike many other hobbies, you don't need a lot of expensive equipment. You can often use flowers and foliage from your own garden or you can buy some inexpensive flowers. Once you learn how to position flowers and foliage correctly, you can quickly make eye catching floral designs. You can also create floral designs using silk flowers. There are some very natural looking silk flowers available, and you will be able to make lasting floral designs. Imagine the thrill of being able to say "I made it myself".
The benefits of learning flower arranging are many -
Flower arranging is creative and fun
Relaxing. It's a great stress reducer
Interesting. Flower arranging is never boring
You will have a sense of achievement by learning a new skill
You will save money by making your own floral designs
Discover the exciting world of flower arranging. We teach you set-by-step how to make professional looking flower arrangements. It's easy when we have shown you how. Flower arranging is very interesting.There are so many different varieties of flowers available.In our flower arranging classes you will learn how to use them to their best advantage to create many different types of arrangements.
Home study flower arranging courses are available.
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Floral Art School of Australia
This information is brought to you by Floral Art School of Australia and International Floral Design School. For details of our home study floral design and flower arranging courses please visit http://www.floral-art-school.com.au
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Learn Exactly How To Repair Your Sewing Machine At Home!
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