Flower Arrangement
Flower Arrangement

Floral Design

The 2022-23 floral design instruction will focus on Petite designs (measuring 3-12 inches).  Participants in flower arranging classes will provide their own plant material, container, and other components as specified in each class.  Club members should bring a completed design to the club meeting. Designs will be discussed using the principles and elements of design. Everyone is welcome to attend these classes.

2022-2023 Floral Design Classes

September 20, 2022

Examples and Discussion of Petite Designs
Petite designs can measure anywhere from 3 inches up to 12 inches. Today’s instruction will help prepare club members to successfully create Petite floral arrangements.

 

October 18, 2022

Class:“By The Sea”

A 3-inch design. Designers choice of design type; fresh and/or dried plant material. Staged at eye level (mantel height) approximately 55” from the floor; covered in black.

 

November 15, 2022

No floral design class today.

 

January 17, 2023

Class: “Water, Water Everywhere”
A 9-inch Line-Mass Underwater design; fresh and/or dried plant material. Design must be mainly underwater. Staged at eye level (mantel height) approximately 55” from the floor; covered in black.

 

February 21, 2023

Class: “Calm Waters”

A 12-inch design in the manner of Oriental design style. Underlay required. Fresh and/or dried plant material. Staged at eye level (mantel height) approximately 55” from the floor; covered in black.

 

March 21, 2023

Class: “Rain Showers”

A 4-inch Hanging design. Fresh and/or dried plant material. Staged in a frame with hook at eye level (mantel height) approximately 55” from the floor.

 

May 16, 2023

Class: “Icicles”

A 9-inch Line design. Fresh and/or dried plant material. Staged at eye level (mantel height) approximately 55” from the floor; covered in black.

Twin City Garden Club is committed to holding National Garden Clubs, Inc. Standard Flower Shows.  Below is a list of flower shows held since 1990.

June 8, 1990 – SALUTE TO AMANDA (First Presbyterian Church, Urbana)

May 9, 1992 – HOME SWEET HOME  (a housewalk, Champaign-Urbana)

 

April 17, 1993 – JOYS OF CHILDHOOD  (Heritage House,  Champaign)

 

Oct. 9, 1994 – TIMES REMEMBERED  (PACA house and other homes)

 

May 25, 1996 – PARADE OF MEMORIES – PATRIOTIC SHOW (Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana)

 

Dec 4, 1999 – A WINTER SONG, A WINTER TALE (Champaign Public Library)

 

Sept. 7, 2002  – FALLING INTO AUTUMN (Illinois Terminal Building, Champaign)

 

Sept. 3, 2005 – DIAMOND JUBILEE – 75 YEARS  (Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana)

 

July 12, 2008 – PRAIRIE HOME (Lincoln Square Mall, Urbana)

 

July 9, 2010 – THE ELEMENTS – EARTH, AIR, FIRE, WATER (Lincoln Square Mall, U rbana)

 

June 4, 2016 – ME AND MY MONET (Clark Lindsey Village, Urbana)

 

Sept. 7-8, 2019  – WASTE NOT, WANT NOT (Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Champaign)

Flower Shows