Boozie Bouquets

Welcome to The Shy Flower’s exclusive flower arranging class! Come to the Chicago Suburb’s and learn the art of hand-tied bouquets in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Elevate your floral skills and create stunning arrangements that impress. Our Hand-Tied Flower Arranging Class is your ticket to mastering the art of floral design while sipping on your favorite drinks with friends.

At Boozie Bouquet, we believe that crafting beautiful bouquets should be an experience filled with joy and laughter. That’s why these classes are designed to be fun, interactive, and perfect for everyone, from beginners to seasoned enthusiasts.

In our Hand-Tied Flower Arranging Class, you’ll learn the timeless technique of creating stunning bouquets without the need for cumbersome floral foam or complicated mechanics. Our expert instructors will guide you through every step of the process, from selecting the freshest blooms to mastering the art of hand-tied techniques.

But that’s not all – at Boozie Bouquet, we know that creativity flourishes best in a relaxed and social setting. That’s why our classes are held in a fun and welcoming environment where you can unwind, mingle with fellow flower lovers, and enjoy some refreshment while letting your imagination run wild.

Whether you’re looking to impress your friends with beautiful homemade bouquets or simply want to indulge in a fun and creative activity, our Hand-Tied Flower Arranging Class is the perfect choice. Are you ready to immerse yourself in a world of vibrant blooms and creative expression? Look no further. Sign up now and elevate your floral skills with Boozie Bouquets!

Hydrating Your Own Cut Flowers and Spiral Tied Bouquet

Class location: Shy Flower Studio in Hubbard Woods; 1046 Gage Street Unit C Winnetka, IL

$105 per person; includes light nibbles and cocktails. Guests will leave with a spiral tied bouquet and a recipe card.

March 14, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Hydrating Your Own Cut Flowers and Centerpiece Instruction

Class location: Shy Flower Studio in Hubbard Woods; 1046 Gage Street Unit C Winnetka, IL

$125 per person; includes light nibbles and cocktails. Guests will leave with a beautiful arrangement valued over $125 and a recipe card.

April 18, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
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Floral Design Classes

Elevate your skills and unleash your creativity as you dive into the world of flower arranging with our expert instructors.

We believe in sustainable flower arranging techniques. With chicken wire mechanics, you’ll learn an age old method that provides stability and versatility in your arrangements. Say goodbye to foam and hello to an easy, sustainable and eco-friendly approach.

What to Expect:

  1. Expert Guidance: Our experienced instructors will guide you through every step of the process, from selecting the freshest blooms to mastering various arranging techniques.
  2. Hands-On Learning: Get your hands dirty and dive right into creating stunning arrangements. Our classes are designed to be interactive, ensuring you get ample practice and feedback.
  3. Creativity Unleashed: Discover the freedom to express yourself artistically. Whether you prefer classic elegance or bold contemporary designs, our class will help you cultivate your unique style.
  4. Sustainable Practices: Learn how to minimize waste and adopt sustainable practices in your floral creations. Chicken wire mechanics not only provide stability but also reduce environmental impact.
  5. Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow flower enthusiasts and build lasting relationships within our vibrant community.

Who Can Join: Our Chicken Wire Flower Arranging Class is perfect for beginners looking to explore the world of floral design, as well as experienced florists seeking to enhance their skills. Whether you’re a hobbyist or a professional, there’s something for everyone in our classes.

Don’t miss this opportunity to elevate your floral artistry and take your arrangements to the next level. Enroll now and embark on a journey of creativity and inspiration with our Chicken Wire Flower Arranging Class!

Introduction to Floral Design – Using a Vase Floral Mechanic

In this two hour class,  students will learn the basics of hydrating and preparing floral for a coffee table or dining table centerpiece. Proportion, style, and color theory will be introduced. Students will watch a demonstration and then be led through the design process to create their own floral arrangement.

Class location: Shy Flower Studio in Hubbard Woods; 1046 Gage Street Unit C Winnetka, IL
March
May
June

Holiday Centerpiece Instruction

***Registration Coming Soon. Please call Studio for more information, or to register via phone.***

This class selection is a fun practice for your holiday centerpiece. Come learn how to use professional mechanics to prepare for your holiday table. By participating in the class you will be able to purchase bulk flowers for the Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and New Years that will follow the recipe learned. Bulk floral bouquets per holiday will cost $85.

Class location: Shy Flower Studio in Hubbard Woods; 1046 Gage Street Unit C Winnetka, IL
November 2nd, 6PM -8PM
November 4th, 2PM – 4PM
November 7th, 9AM – 11AM
December 5th, 9AM – 11AM*
December 6th, 6PM – 8PM*

$150 per person; includes floral recipe and instruction, a floral spray to keep flowers fresh, light snacks and refreshments and an arrangement designed by the student valued at $200.

*This arrangement will last to be your Hanukkah centerpiece.

Planted Pumpkin Succulent Garden

In this class students will receive a locally grown Cinderella Pumpkin to plant with moss and succulents. Tips and tricks will be given to keep your pumpkin fresh and healthy to be a showpiece throughout the fall holidays.

October 1, 2 PM – 4 PM at the Shy Flower Studio in Winnetka ($145 per person; includes a large Cinderella Pumpkin, an array of succulents to plant, an instruction and care card, and light snacks and refreshments)

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Friday Flowers

Friday Flowers

Quick and Easy and In and Out is the name of the game on our Friday Flowers. Each Friday we will have designers choice, seasonal hand tied bouquets at Hazel James Home in Winnetka and Double Clutch Brewery in Evanston. Preorder here and your Friday Flower Bouquet will be available for pick up on Friday during business hours! Wrapped in brown paper Friday Flowers Bouquets are the perfect hostess gift or just right to take home and brighten up your space for the weekend.

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Holiday Kid’s Camp

So the new year has arrived and you still have a week before school starts? Looking to get those kiddos out of the house for a little creative exchange? We are excited to announce our first holiday kids camp located at the Shy Flower studio. We will feature two days of crafts and activities that […]

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Flower Arrangement with roses set infant of high tea

Mother’s Day Tea & Petals

Please join the Shy Flower and Central Station Coffee on May 6th or May 7th as we host our annual Mother Day High Tea and Flower Arranging Class. All ages and mother child combinations are welcome. Gal Pals celebrating their escape from their children are welcome too! The event will open with a flower arranging class to share with your mother or special loved one. Once complete, high tea will be served. Professional, casual portraits and candids will be taken by the talented Carolyn Soling of Soling Photography. These digital portraits will be available for purchase.

Mother’s Day High Tea and Flower Class

May 6th or May 7th 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mother Child Reservation          $238
A reservation includes:
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages for 1 adult and 1 child
  • Flower arrangement to create that will valued at $125
  • Gratuity for servers

OR

Single Adult Only Reservation           $205

 

A reservation includes:
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages for 1 adult
  • Flower arrangement to create that will valued at $125
  • Gratuity for servers
Additions:
  • Champagne (per adult) may be added to the reservation.
  • We welcome multiple generations and arrangements. If additional family members are arriving and additional arrangements are needed please purchase those al a carte.
    • $65     Additional adult (Food & Beverage)
    • $12     Champagne per adult
    • $35.    Additional child food (Food & Beverage)
    • $62.    Additional arrangement

*making a reservation for 2 adults no children or parties over 4 please call to make a reservation via phone. 847.707.5497

*for any dietary restrictions or allergies please call the Shy Flower

*tax added at the completion of sale

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The Practice of Flower Bathing

Join us for the Practice of Flower Bathing, a flower and meditation experience. Come experience the meditative power of flower arranging based on the Japanese practice of flower bathing. Lanie Coldwell of the Shy Flower will lead the floral arranging while Kristin Svets of Kristin Svets Coaching leads us through a meditative practice. You will leave with a clear, calm head and a beautiful arrangement to enjoy as you continue to practice the meditative skills learned.

**Update**

New dates coming soon for summer classes. Stay tuned.

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