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Jiyuka / Freestyle October 15

In this lesson we worked on seasonal freestyle arrangements with an emphasis on points. Material selection: Sunflower petite, asparagus fern, leather leaf, mini-moon carnations, pumpkin tree, hypericum, snowberry, rose hips, branches This week’s K-cup challenge also produced some interesting results … Continue reading

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Jiyuka /Freestyle June 18

Tonight we explored mass using a selection of the following material: Smokebush (Continus), Hydrangea, Pittosporum, Alstroemeiria, Pincushion, Lisianthus, Aspidistra, Tree (Asparagus) Fern, Sunflower. Great work everyone, and my apologies for the weird colour cast on the photos, oops, will check … Continue reading

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March / April Update

I saw a robin today, yeah Spring! Thanks for your patience everyone. Here are the pictures, at long last. We finished off March with shoka sanshuike and shifted to freestyle in April. Each week we have been exploring a different … Continue reading

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Fall Lesson Photos

It has been a busy season with workshops in Vancouver and San Diego, our regular club lessons (see below), and a Beginners’ Series.  Thanks for all the great participation everyone. Coming up next, our last regular lesson of the season, … Continue reading

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Design Jiyuka / Freestyle

This follow up lesson in jiyuka allowed for practice is design freestyle. Materials are purposefully altered and artificial accessories may be used, but not artificial flowers. Beginners Series: planned for November. Details to be published soon as we are waiting … Continue reading

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Seasonal Freestyle/Jiyuka

Following the better late than never philosophy, here are the pictures from our 2013 final session. Something to think about and perhaps inspire you to make a Valentine arrangement for your loved ones. Meanwhile, remember the Beginner’s Series starts next … Continue reading

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This October lesson was a great chance to enjoy Fall colours and remaining garden material, all dressed up with accessories and ready to go for Hallowe’en. These sometimes playful, designed jiyuka set the stage for the festive season that will … Continue reading

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