Come on your own or bring your friends! Learn the basics of floral design while creating a holiday arrangement to take home. Michelle Samson of Taffy Floral will teach participants simple floral design techniques using supplied flowers and mason jars. Participants will leave with a finished arrangement and a head full of ideas.
The $45 workshop fee includes instruction, supplies and a special gift from Carmela Living. The workshop will run from 6 to 7:30 pm.
Location: West Elm 1728 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
About Taffy Floral
Drawing disparate inspiration from Dutch paintings, films, textiles and fibers, hip hop artists like Nujabes and A Tribe Called Quest as well as Japanese floral design, Washington, D.C. area based floral designer/artist Michelle Samson of Taffy Floral creates textural compositions using a mix of hand selected florals, foraged materials and nontraditional elements such as dried mushrooms and skeleton leaves. Her composition work have an organic and natural quality known for their loose, gestural and garden focused style. Once described as the "Frank Lloyd Wright of Floral Design," she likes to use florals and foliage in unexpected ways.
About Carmela Living
A local natural skincare brand whose products are made with steam distilled and cold-pressed flowers, herbs and plants. Carmela, meaning 'garden' in Latin, is a reflection of the brand's commitment to formulating botanically effective products without the use of synthetic ingredients. Each botanical is chosen for it's ability to nourish, protect, and repair the skin. Minimal packaging and selection of minimally processed ingredients contributes towards the brand's goals of sustainability and waste reduction in all their practices. Carmela Living's unique formulations are designed to become part of a simple, effective, and sustainable beauty routine. To shop the collection, visit www.carmelalving.com.
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