A jolly good time at Jolie Rose

I love teaching workshops at Jolie Rose in Faversham.  The owner, Sally Lambert is so welcoming.  She appears out of her tiny kitchen to greet each of my guests with a cup of tea served in vintage china and leaves a plate of delicious biscuits on the table for us to delve into.  By day Sally’s shop is home to vintage treasures, with a homespun style and by night it feels very special to be allowed to roam in private.


The evening started with a goodie bag packed with golden ranunculus, soft pink tulips and fragrant eucalyptus, with knobbly twigs for contrast.


And it finished with a design that matched the personality of my guests.






I always advise that it’s best to have a towel and bucket in the car for safe transportation home. Even with this precaution there were a few casualties.  Despite this, I had some lovely feedback from Susan who said “thank you for such a lovely evening of flower arranging.  I did enjoy watching your demonstrations and then trying out my own creations.”

Another of my ladies said “I enjoyed the evening, thank you.  The time went very quickly; it was a pleasant low key learning curve. My display is still looking lovely and I also made up a vase with the spare flowers I took home.”


Perhaps you’d like to join me next time?

Until next time, happy flowers! Julie


If you’re planning to find your happy with flowers this week don’t forget you can amaze your friends with your knowledge about getting your flowers to last longer by signing up here for access to my FREE five-day mini course.


I’m an award-winning florist. I run an online flower arranging course you can fit around your busy life whilst creating beautiful arrangements to gift to your friends or family (or don’t tell anyone, keep for yourself). You’ll have something Instagramworthy in no time. If you’d like to join #FlowerStart my 4-week online flower arranging class you can find out more about it here – click through to my post on Frequently Asked Questions – or email me julie@juliedaviesflowerworkshops.co.uk


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