Holiday Floral Design Classes

 Join us for an afternoon or evening of Holiday Floral Design Classes. Pine, cedars and balsams with lots of berry. Three designs and all materials included. Bring a camera to take pictures and a basket to carry all your designs home. Miami: Saturday, November 21st, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. San Francisco: Saturday, November 28th, 1:00Read More

The Macy’s Flower Show 2015

Don’t miss Mr. Michael Gaffney at the Macy’s Flower Show in Herald Square March 27th, 2015! This year the Macy’s Flower Show is being held in NYC March 22nd-April 4th and Michael will be there doing flower design demonstrations, hosting a free book give away and plenty of flowers, flowers, flowers for all to see!Read More

Winter Semester Coming Soon!

At the Miami School of Flower Design, founded by celebrity florist, Michael Gaffney, their students learn a large variety of different floral designs. Everything from traditional to contemporary design work is covered during their exciting 4- or 8-week semester. A gorgeous mix of fresh flower and green materials are provided to the students during eachRead More

Art Basel Miami 2014, Strongest Edition Ever Held

Michael Gaffney was in attendance at this years Art Basel Miami and it received rave reviews as being one of the strongest editions ever! Art Basel’s 13th edition in Miami Beach closed Sunday, December 7, 2014, amidst strong praise from gallerists, private collectors, museum groups and the media. Highlights of the show included the introductionRead More

Tips & Tricks, Holiday Designing on a Dime

During the holidays is when I like to ‘wow’ my guests with beautiful centerpieces during parties and for hostess gifts as well. This can be a bit tricky, especially when working on a budget. The following are my tips and tricks for what I call ‘designing on a dime’: 1. During this time of yearRead More

Michael Gaffney at the Art Basel Miami Beach 2014

Don’t miss this years Art Basel in Miami Beach Dec. 4th-7th! Michael Gaffney will be present at this years event! With miles of sandy beaches dotted with classic Art Deco architecture, world-class art museums, and a glittering nightlife, Miami Beach ranks among America’s most iconic cities. During Art Basel, it embraces the art world withRead More

What to get for the holidays!?!?

As the holidays approach, some people find it difficult and stressful on deciding what to get for their loved ones. Let the American Schools of Flower Design make it easy for you! Gift Certificates are available for all of our tuition options! You can get a fun 1-Day Sampler class or the full Design StarRead More

Fall Semester Starts Monday 9/29/14!

The fall semester at the Miami School of Flower Design will be starting on Monday!! So, if you have been ‘kicking around’ the idea of signing up for some flower design classes…the time is NOW!!! There are still seats available for this semester and enrollment is still OPEN! Fall is a beautiful time of yearRead More

Flower Design Tip: Hydrangea, Hydrangea, Hydrangea!

Hydrangea is one of the hottest flowers used in event work and this trend has been going strong for quite some time now. There are some who may shy away from using this beautiful flower in their arrangements because of the fact that they tend to wilt fairly easily. ….NEVER FEAR, we are going toRead More

2014 Fall Semester Is Starting Soon!

The 2014 fall semester at the Miami School of Flower Design is starting in 3 weeks!  Don’t miss your opportunity to reserve your seat in class as spots are filling up fast.  Fall is the perfect time of year to take floral design!  Learn how to design like a pro, creating fantastic flower designs andRead More

Join us for sun, fun and flowers at the Miami School of Flower Design

Miami School of Flower Design is open and there’s no place like Miami for learning the art of floral design! At the Miami School of Flower Design, founded by celebrity florist, Michael Gaffney, their students learn a large variety of different floral designs. The Miami school offers top notch design lessons in everything from traditionalRead More

Masters Classes

During the Masters Courses students can look forward to expanding their resumes to include: gorgeous event pieces, funeral sprays, cascading bouquets and much more as they progress through the 4 week course. At the Miami School of Flower Design, we run a masters class at the end of each ‘Design Star’ semester with the intentionRead More

Fall Semester is Starting Soon!!!

The fall semester at the Miami School of Flower Design will be starting soon!!! If you have been ‘kicking around’ the idea of signing up for some flower design classes…the time is NOW!!! Fall is a beautiful time of year to show off your design talent that you will obtain from attending our classes. TheRead More

Flower Design Tip of the Day

Ever wonder if the flower food packets you get with your flowers at the supermarket really work? The flower food packets are used to ‘extend the life’ of your flower arrangement…Well, first we should think about what is killing the flowers in the first place. ~BACTERIA, BACTERIA, BACTERIA!! Before you mess around with those messyRead More

Online Videos

Just a friendly reminder that if our in class schedules do not work with your personal schedule…we offer several online videos for your viewing pleasure at your own convenience. Check them out!!

Miami School of Flower Design Prepares for Graduation

At the Miami School of Flower Design, our students have been working hard for several weeks and are looking forward to graduating their ‘Design Star’ semester. The students have come along way throughout the semester and have learned a wide variety of design styles. From all of us at the American Schools of Flower Design,Read More

Floral Design Schools Featured on TV

Our School has been featured on TV’s Today Show and Hallmark Channel. Beginners welcome. We offer introduction to flower design all the way through Master.

Letters From Floral Design Students

I just taught a “floral therapy” class for 10 ladies living in a homeless shelter. We made hand tied bouquets and they loved it. Gave everyone 18 roses and had the ladies arrange the roses…