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Holly Chapple + Robbie Honey | Hope Flower Farm

Join Holly Chapple and Robbie Honey for a hands-on workshop at Hope Flower Farm this summer. Learn the mechanics behind their signature bouquet styles: the wired cascade and the 'Hollyish' garden-style bouquet. Create a stunning tablescape complete with floral chairbacks, multi-level centerpieces, and a hanging installation.  Learn to assemble the crucial mechanics required for securely hanging large-scale installations. See additional topics listed below. This workshop is considered an official Chapel Designer event meaning attendees who meet membership criteria* are offered Chapel Designer membership at the conclusion of the workshop.

Date: June 6-8, 2016

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: Hope Flower Farm | Waterford, Virginia

Topics Include:

Bouquets | Tablescape Design | Floral Chairbacks | Hanging Installations | Large Scale English Urn Designs | Business Coaching | Q & A with Holly | Social Media Tips from Amy McGee of Botanical Brouhaha


Option 1:

$2600 (includes breakfast and lunch daily)


Option 2: (SOLD OUT)

$3200 (includes lodging at Hope Flower Farm w/ breakfast and lunch on workshop days) We have 3 guestrooms (with one shared bath) available in the Tenant Farm House at Hope Flower Farm. To Register: Please email us at to check availability and receive further instructions on reserving your spot. 

*To learn more about Chapel Designer membership, click here.

Note: We will be designing in the barn and on the grounds of Hope Flower Farm. The barn is not climate controlled and it could be hot in June. You'll want to dress comfortably for full days of designing!

About Robbie Honey:

By the age of seventeen, Robbie was studying horticulture and went on to work in the floriculture trade in Holland and Kenya. Honing his creative sensibilities further, he studied interior design and photography at art school in Cape Town. Moving to London he trained with floral designer Ming Veevers Carter and gained a thorough grounding in event floristry.

Setting out on his own at twenty-five, Hermès was his first fashion client, followed by Dior and Armani, establishing Robbie Honey as an in-demand florist within the fashion industry. With this rare combination of expertise: in botany, floristry and the visual arts, he started lecturing around the world on floristry and writing for the Wall Street Journal.


Dulles International Airport is the closest airport to Hope Flower Farm (approx. 30 min. drive). Renting a car or sharing a rental car with another attendee is advised. The farm is a 15 min. drive from the hotels in Leesburg.

Accommodations in Leesburg, Va.:

Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm 571.209.1450

Idyll Time Farm 703.443.2992

Hampton Inn & Suites 703.669.8640

Comfort Suites 703.669.1650

Homewood Suites 571.258.1031


Earlier Event: April 4
Chapel Designers London 2016
Later Event: September 12
Chapel Designers Nashville 2016