Tag Archives: Flower arranging

Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2021

With a heavy heart, we have decided that the Aalsmeer Flower Festival cannot take place this year. The current situation with the corona crisis is so uncertain that the risks are too great for the event to take place. The plans for this year will be postponed to 2021. We will then make it a […]

Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2021

With a heavy heart, we have decided that the Aalsmeer Flower Festival cannot take place this year. The current situation with the corona crisis is so uncertain that the risks are too great for the event to take place. The plans for this year will be postponed to 2021. We will then make it a […]

Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2021

With a heavy heart, we have decided that the Aalsmeer Flower Festival cannot take place this year. The current situation with the corona crisis is so uncertain that the risks are too great for the event to take place. The plans for this year will be postponed to 2021. We will then make it a […]

Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2021

With a heavy heart, we have decided that the Aalsmeer Flower Festival cannot take place this year. The current situation with the corona crisis is so uncertain that the risks are too great for the event to take place. The plans for this year will be postponed to 2021. We will then make it a […]

Aalsmeer Flower Festival 2021

With a heavy heart, we have decided that the Aalsmeer Flower Festival cannot take place this year. The current situation with the corona crisis is so uncertain that the risks are too great for the event to take place. The plans for this year will be postponed to 2021. We will then make it a […]

3 New Free Floral Design Videos with Irma Mus

More Floral Design videos! We recently uploaded all three parts of Irma Mus’ Livestream! She creates three different types of flower arrangements, namely: a Handtied Bouquet (Parallel style), Pumpkin Flower Arrangement and a Center Piece in a Mobach Bowl! Some of these videos ended up as basically step by step tutorials! You can find them […]

3 Day Master Class with Frédéric Dupré

Frédéríc Dupré is an inspiring Master Florist from France. He has won multiple prizes in France, amongst which the French Cup and best French Craftsman. Frédéríc is always recognizable with his uniquely detailed work. You can find his work on his instagram @fredericdupreflorist. On Wednesday October 13th he will give a 3-day Floral Design Master […]

Advanced Dutch Floral Design Course

After the DFD professional course there is much more to learn about the world of professional floral design. That’s why Boerma Instituut offers the possibility of a course that seamlessly fits on the DFD professional course, the Advanced Dutch Floral Design (ADFD)-professional course.  To participate in this course, you first have to pass the examination […]

Open House December 10 to 15: Christmas Idea

From Thursday December 10th to Tuesday 15th we have another Open House in our Floral Design School! During this period the entire school is decorated in Christmas style, with Christmas arrangements for sale and demonstrations. Everyone is welcome, if you register beforehand. Because of the current COVID guidelines, this is required by the government. Please […]

Open House Evening Thursday August 27

On Thursday evening August 27th, from 19.00 to 22.00, there will be an Open House in our Floral Design school.Everyone is welcome, if you register beforehand. Because of the current COVID guidelines, this is required by the government.Please wear a mask. If you do not have one, we will have free masks near the entrance. […]

New Floral Design video by Mike Boerma

Floral Design on Youtube! A couple of weeks ago, Mike Boerma gave another Flower Arranging livestream! As usual he edited this stream into a shorter format. During this session he made a handtied bouquet, a foam-free arrangement fit for a hotel or restaurant and a big flower arrangement for events! Would you like to see […]

Corona Update: All upcoming courses are happening

It’s been a while since the last update, but we can bring out the following news: All our upcoming Floral Design Courses are happening: – All the Handtied Bouquet Courses – All National Dutch Floral Design Courses – All International Dutch Floral Design Courses Frédéric Dupré The 3-day Master Class by Frédéric Dupré is still […]

New Floral Design Videos

Flower arranging videos on Youtube. Yes we also post videos now ;)! Last week we’ve uploaded some new floral design livestream demo videos. This time Carel Schenk, one of our floral design instructors, made a couple of arrangements. This time we’ve edited the livestream in multiple parts. Part 1: Vegetative Arrangement During this video Carel […]

Open House June 20 & 21

After a press conference from the Dutch Prime Minister, we have concluded that we can hold our Open House on Saturday June 20th and Sunday June 21st! Of course, there will have to be specific rules and adaptations: We can only have 30 people at a time inside the school and everyone that wants to […]

Bridal Bouquet Master Class by Holly Chapple

Holly Chapple is taking the world by storm. Beginning as a self-trained wedding florist, Holly has developed her own wedding floristry company that has now grown into a world-wide phenomenon. Holly has a beautiful eye for floral design that could be described as neo-romantic, open-outline or by some as ‘Boho’. An inspirer of many, Holly […]

February 24th, the next Professional Dutch Floral Design Course

Study Floral Design in the heart of the flower world: Holland!   On Monday February 24th the next Professional Dutch Floral Design training program starts. This fundamental training course is 25 lesson days, but it is possible to complete in multiple modules of 5 days.   Some of the subjects you will learn:   Practical: […]

Gregor Lersch – Master in European Floral Design course: Subjects are now online

The Master in European Floral Design course, taught by the Master of Master Florists, Gregor Lersch, is truly a unique opportunity. If you would like to learn more about this course, go to this page. We just put the subjects for the new Master in European Floral Design Course online. These are some of the […]

Holly Chapple is coming to Holland!

The inspirational wedding florist Holly Chapple is coming to the Boerma Instituut to give a hands-on Master Class on Friday April 24th. Holly Chapple is an American wedding florist who started out self-trained and developed her own styles and techniques. Now, she has developed her own company into an international network of wedding florists spanning […]

Theo Boerma Cup 2020

The Theo Boerma Cup is an international Floral Design Cup held in honor of Theo Boerma, the founder of the Boerma Instituut. This year the Theo Boerma Cup will be held on June 19th and 20th of 2020 40th Anniversary edition This year, in honor of our 40th anniversary the Theo Boerma Cup will be […]

Open House January 25th

On Saturday January 25th there will be another Open House at the Boerma Instituut! This is the ideal moment to visit our school, ask questions or just to see what it’s like. Come by for floral design demonstrations, or participate in the introductory workshop. Click here for more info on the introductory workshop. We are […]

Always dreamed of becoming a florist?

Always dreamt of becoming a Florist? Want to learn the art of Floral Design in the flower capital of the world? Train in a flower school that has 5 generations of experience in floristry?   At the Boerma Instituut we have a 5-week intensive training course that teaches you all the fundamentals of floristry that […]