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Floral Design Programs & Seminars


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If you just love flowers and floral design or want to become the next budding florist, Tanya Efimov uses her experience to teach participants of every skill level. She has seminars for everyone, including DIY Brides and also Mom & Kid programs.

With over 16 years in the floral and wedding business she is an expert in the field of floral design and wedding planning. She always had passion for flowers and floral design in general.


Tanya attended Seneca College floral design and wedding programs in Toronto, long time member of the Canadian Floral Association and a winner in national floral design competitions. She use to work with leading retail floral shops and floral design studios for many years, ten years as a leading designer and store coordinator, before opening her own business.

Fun Floral Design

Classes will be offered for fun and pleasure to experiment and learn basic design principles and create a project worth displaying in your home and sharing with your friends and family.

Basic Beginning Class

  • Care & Handling of Flowers
  • Principals of Design and Color
  • Basic Mechanics & Tools of Design
  • Beginning Vase Arrangements & Basket Arrangements


  • Demonstration of a variety of wreath forms, techniques, & styles.
  • Wreath classes vary with the season.
  • You will go home with a finished wreath that you can hang on your door.

Bubble Bowls

  • This is a technique from the mid 90's seminars and it is popular ever since, in wedding design, as well as in artificial floral arrangements. You will create a beautiful painted bowl to treasure and display.
  • A technique you will love to learn.


  • Depending on the time of year you will celebrate the upcoming season & holiday.
  • You will learn holiday centerpiece design that matches the spirit of the season.
  • From Easter centerpieces to May baskets to Fall leaves and branches, and of course fragrant holiday greens for Christmas, you will always go home with a beautiful display to celebrate the season.

All of the above classes, tools & material provided. Each class you will take home at least one beautiful project you created.

Wedding Design

Series of classes on wedding design for those do it yourselfers, those already in the wedding business, or for those that will enjoy taking the classes and then realize they want to hire a professional.

Basic Care & Handling of Flowers

  • Proper care and treatment of flowers. From the time flowers are purchased, watered, fed, cut, and refrigerated, they require specific treatment to ensure that they look their best.
  • Color Trends and How to Determine Which Flowers are Available in Which Colors.
  • Understanding the mechanics of floral design and the proper way of structuring, wiring, and wrapping designs so that they are structurally sound.
  • Introduction to different varieties of flowers, greens, and accents.
  • Introduction to Bow Making.

Bridal Bouquets, Attendants Flowers, & Flower Girl Designs

  • Learn to make hand tied bridal bouquets.
  • Learn about the different styles of bridal bouquets.
  • Learn to make small pomander ball (for flower girls).
  • Learn simple styles for attendants from sophisticated to country chic.

Corsage, Boutonnieres, & Cake Tops

  • Learn the techniques of taping and wiring necessary for creating your own corsages and boutonnieres.
  • Learn about proper flower selection for long lasting designs.
  • Learn about the different styles available.
  • Learn about the methods and techniques for creating your own elegant cake tops.


  • Learn all details regarding the floral design for the ceremony.
  • Church and outdoor weddings.


  • Discussion and demonstration of the head table and cake table decor.
  • Learn about the focal areas of the reception design and decor.
  • Learn many styles of guest table florals, with several demonstrations.

All tools & Materials provided. All classes include hands on projects.

Intensive Floral Design Classes

  • Basic Introduction to Design
  • Wedding Design
  • Funeral Design
  • Wreaths
  • Holiday
  • Everyday Designs
  • Tropical Designs

Wedding Planning 101

  • Introduction to Weddings as a Business
  • The Role of a Coordinator
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Etiquette
  • Wedding Day

Internship Opportunities

Individuals who take our floral design classes may be considered for internship or employment opportunities. Contact Tanya for more information.


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Thornhill Florist - your local Canadian flower shop in Thornhill, Ontario. We serve Greater Toronto Area and North Toronto and deliver in Canada, United States and all over the world. From upscale wedding, humongous gala to small corporate gathering or house warming party - we do it all. We carry finest selection of fresh local and imported flowers and plants to satisfy even the most demanding clients. We provide the feel of luxury at mid-level pricing and offer all the benefits you would find at a high end flower shop but at much more affordable prices thanks to our unique set-up that brings the art of designing and crafting bouquets and arrangements into the new digital era. Under the motto of "Passion to Perfection", we positioned Thornhill Florist as a future-oriented premium floral brand with consistently highest possible standards. Get inspired with our wedding, floral and garden ideas.

    Thornhill Market Florist  *  7509 Yonge Street, Thornhill Ontario L3T 2B4 Canada *  647 760-0409 *  905 886-9992 *  *  By Tanya E.