The Macy’s Flower Show Coming Soon!

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

The Valentine’s Day Scoop

The Valentine’s Day Scoop Well Ladies and Gentlemen, that special day is upon us….the day of L-O-V-E! Many people can be stumped on why the cost of flowers sky rocket during this most lovely of holidays…so I will be taking some time in this article to educate on why that is, as well as givingRead More

Winter Semesters Starting Soon!

At the Milwaukee 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 8- or 12-week semester. A gorgeous mix of fresh flower and green materials are provided to the students during eachRead More

Art Basel Miami 2014

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

Don’t Miss Your Chance!!

Hey all!! Ever bought those great magazines at the register in your local grocery store and flipped through all of the pages full of beautiful holiday decor & flower arrangements? Have you ever thought to your self, ‘Man, those are beautiful, I wish I knew how to make my arrangements look that good..’ Now youRead More

Fall Masters Classes Forming NOW!

Well what can I say other than “Time flies when you are having fun!” We are headed into the 4th week of the fall semester at the Milwaukee School of Flower Design and it is time to start taking registration for the Masters portion of the course. The Masters course takes what you have learnedRead More

Flower Design Tip: How to extend the life of your 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 Now In Session

Hey All!! The 2014 fall semester at the Milwaukee School of Flower Design has started and there is still plenty of seats available!! If you’ve been kicking around the idea of enrolling in classes, the time is NOW!!! We are still accepting enrollment at this time so don’t wait, give us a call today!!!

Annual Holiday Design Workshop 2014

Don’t miss this years Annual Holiday design Workshop!! During this exciting event we will be learning 3 popular holiday designs using a variety of fresh evergreens, beautiful flowers, berries, novelty items, coach lanterns and more! All tools, flowers and materials are included and pre-registration is required. So don’t hesitate to reserve your seat today! Date:Read More

Milwaukee a great place on a great lake with a great floral design school!

At the Milwaukee School of Flower Design, founded by celebrity florist, Michael Gaffney, their students learn a large variety of different design techniques during the 8 or 12 week semester. The Milwaukee School of Flower Design has been training students in the art of flower design for many years. Their former students are involved inRead More

Masters Classes Have Started!

The summers Masters Class has begun and all of the students are looking forward to learning the large event and funeral designs taught in this set of classes. Everything from cascading bridal bouquets, up-in-the-air centerpieces and beautiful casket sprays are all apart of the curriculum during the 4 week course. If you are interested inRead 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!!

Milwaukee summer semester is in full swing

The students attending the summer semester in Milwaukee have been attending classes for almost 8 weeks and are about to finish their ‘Design Star’ semester. Lots of hard work and dedication have brought these students from a limited amount or no floral design experience to stunning ‘Design Stars’.  At the Milwaukee School of Flower DesignRead 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 …