About the American School of Flower Design

Registration is simple! Call us at 414-617-7162 or click to register online from each school’s page!

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Michael Gaffney spent years deciphering the methods, patterns, formulas of great design. He has taught class on the Today Show, Hallmark Channel and every major network! Why? Because his methods work. We include lots of flowers, tons of information and most of all, an understanding of design. An approach that produces spectacular results.

Our School of Flower Design presents intensive floral design programs that introduce students into the world of the floral designer. Areas of floral design instruction currently include European Floral Design, Contemporary Floral Design, Bridal Floral Design, Landscape Floral Design, Asian Floral Design and other Flower Design classes.

Our floral design courses are sought by flower lovers of all kinds. The knowledge gained in our floral design classes helps hobbyists and professionals alike interested in the art of great floral design. Take a look at this gallery of pictures from our classes to see just how much our students can doMichael Gaffney and his hand picked staff teach all of the Floral Design Classes based on Mike’s Floral Design approach.

Mike has written 3 Floral Design Books, American in Paris: Lessons from the Paris School of Flower Design , Design Star: Lessons from the New York School of Flower Design and Flower Power: Lessons from the Los Angeles School of Flower Design.

Don’t just take our word for it….read some of the many published articles about the American School of Flower Design and learn the latest news about our schools.

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“When friends ask me how I liked the classes, I told them ‘It’s the best 6 hours of my week! The time flies and I hate when it’s over!’”

— Pam Dunkel

Read more letters from students about their experience at American School of Flower Design.

Our Mission…

Is to communicate, instruct and share the elements and principles of flower design and to provide a relaxing, yet intensive, learning environment in which our students acquire lifelong skills and use their knowledge to create beauty through floral design. Our goal is to have our students capable of producing beautiful pieces of flower art for their home or office.

Our school offers both day and evening courses in the art of Flower Design to accommodate most every schedule!

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Class Times
(vary by school location)

Registration requires your name, email, course selection information and a $100 deposit to “hold your seat” in class. We have small classes guaranteeing lots of personal attention and the deposit guarantees we will have your chair ready and all your flowers on the day you arrive. So register for classes and learn how to design with the best designers in America! And feel free to call anytime with any questions about the school!

Deposits are completely refundable should you be unable to make it to class with a 24 hr notice.
Length of class is approximate depending on class size and subjects being covered.

Attendance Policy

All schedules subject to change. Further schedules to be posted at later date. Holidays are rescheduled. Any missed class can be made up with 24 hour notice given  during the following  semester.


Course Fees

Flower Design Course Fees include ALL needed materials…All materials and designs are yours to keep!Each student is supplied with hundreds of dollars’ worth of fresh flowers, many containers, supplies, tools and written materials during the full course period.

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Individual classes are $350 per class.

Corporate Flower Design

Corporate / Parties:

Organize a group of friends to take a single subject class in flower design. Choose from the following type of Floral Design styles:

  • Bridal
  • Tabletop
  • Contemporary
  • European
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Call 414-617-7162 for full and half course period tuitions for our flower arranging classes. Tuitions vary slightly in each city depending on programs. Each full course period includes design, marketing, lectures, field trips and all flowers from the American School of Flower Design!

Still have questions? Check out our frequently asked questions.

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