Certified Comprehensive Training in Floral Design

at Mila School of Floral Design - West Town

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$1,410 4 seats left
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Sat, Nov 16, 9:00am - Nov 21, 5:00pm (6 sessions)

West Town, West Side
2247 W Chicago Ave
Btwn N Oakley Blvd & N Leavitt St
Chicago, Illinois 60622
This class is held in a 6-day session. All class schedules subject to change.
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this floral design class:

Our school is licensed by the city of Chicago and the State of Illinois.               

NOTE: Students who signup for this class will get a FREE signed copy of European Floral Design by Tatiana Chelekhova

This is a 6-day session of 2-day courses, total 48 hours. Courses can be taken all together or course by course (2-day courses). A certificate of completion is given upon taking all courses: beginners’, event design, and advanced design.

Over a short period of time, we will cover a wide range of topics - from “How to Prolong the Life of Cut Flowers” to “How to Create Master Class Floral Arrangements”.  Every day you will have 8-hours workshops, working with fresh flowers.

We teach all new techniques, and previous experiences do not receive credit. 

Our progressive techniques allow creating any of European and American style designs easier, spending less time and materials.
Graduate students are equipped with skills for creating social and corporate events décor, weddings, large-scaled interior floral décor, and any kind of floral design retail services.
You take home all your creations. After the class, we will create for you a professional digital portfolio of your creations.

Beginners’ Course


  • Selecting quality flowers, processing cut flowers, prolonging the life of cut flowers (includes a one-hour field trip to a wholesale floral market) 
  • Modern color theory, recognizing Nature’s clues for effective color combinations and how colors affect each other
  • New techniques of floral design, emerging European trends, and styles of floral design


  • Fundamental study guide to arranging flowers.
  • Spiral hand-tied bouquets: round, cascading and one-sided bouquets in Biedermeier, Victorian and French garden styles.
  • Arrangements in containers with floral foam: focal point techniques in Biedermeier, Victorian and French garden styles. 

Floral Design for Special Events

This 2-day, 16-hour course covers planning, organizing, managing, and designing corporate and social events. Using event props, room décor, table settings, lighting and display elements combined with art principles and creative approaches to floral design. Personal flowers for weddings. 

Homework (illustrated electronic files):

  • Calculating the costs of flower arrangements 
  • Conducting a wedding consultation
  • Planning an event


1 – Personal (wearable) flowers

  • Fantasy flower hair pieces        
  • Ring Bearer accessories 
  • Flower and rose petal pomanders
  • Corsages
  • Floral bracelets
  • Boutonnieres

2 – Table settings

  • Custom made floral napkin rings, lanterns, containers
  • Patterns of table settings to maximize the artistic effect
  • Using fruits and vegetables for floral arrangements
  • Floral table runners

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Full refund or reschedule is allowed 72 hours before class time.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 5:00pm Tatiana Chelekhov 6 $1,410
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Nov 17 9:00am - 5:00pm Tatiana Chelekhov
Mon, Nov 18 9:00am - 5:00pm Tatiana Chelekhov
Tue, Nov 19 9:00am - 5:00pm Tatiana Chelekhov
Wed, Nov 20 9:00am - 5:00pm Tatiana Chelekhov
Thu, Nov 21 9:00am - 5:00pm Tatiana Chelekhov

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Reviews of Classes at Mila School of Floral Design (9)

(9 Reviews)
Certified Comprehensive Training in Floral Design
Reviewed by Laura B. on 7/4/2019
This is an amazing class. The course is extremely comprehensive and hands on. Tatiana is a master florist with great skills. She takes you through every process with patience and encouragement. The class provides an excellent foundation for starting a business or just learning for fun. I highly recommend this class.
Certified Comprehensive Training in Floral Design
Reviewed by Novi E. on 7/16/2016
Highly recommended!
Certified Comprehensive Training in Floral Design
Reviewed by Jessica S. on 9/4/2018
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