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COMBINED DESIGN, BUILD, AND BUSINESS WORKSHOP


JOIN HOLLY AND EVAN CHAPPLE

Hope Flower Farm | Waterford, Virginia

September 9-12, 2018

 Evan and Holly- London Workshop - Image:   Dasha Caffrey Photography

Evan and Holly- London Workshop - Image: Dasha Caffrey Photography

Come and spend three days at Hope Flower Farm in beautiful Waterford, Virginia for the Combined Design, Build, and Business Workshop. This is a first of its kind workshop uniquely taught by Holly and Evan Chapple. (Note: Because this is an official Chapel Designers event, designers who meet the Chapel Designer criteria will have the option of becoming a Chapel Designer at the conclusion of the workshop. For criteria: click here)

This exclusive and intimate “How To” class is brimming with subject information that includes discussion, demonstration and “hands-on” for students wishing to learn and/or improve their techniques in floral design, create and build their own structures for floral design, and receive business coaching for the floral design business owner.

This is a workshop for business owners and/or for those with basic experience. You need not be or wish to become a Chapel Designer to attend.

 Barn and Silo at Hope Flower Farm

Barn and Silo at Hope Flower Farm

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

(subject to change)

  • (Optional) Arrival Day Sept. 9th : 6pm-7pm  Welcome “Get Together”- Hope Farm Manor House
  • Sept 10th 9AM-5PM : Day 1
  • Light Breakfast and Welcome – Manor House
  • Business - Lecture and Discussion with Holly and Evan - Manor House
  • Coffee Break
  • Floral Designing - Demonstration and Hands-on with Holly - Main Barn
  • Lunch
  • Farm Tour
  • Building Structures - Arches/Chuppahs - Demonstration and Hands-on with Evan- Maintenance Barn
  • Class Dismissal
  • Dinner on your own

 

  • Sept 11th 9AM-5PM :Day 2
  • Light Breakfast and Welcome – Manor House
  • Building Structures - Escort Card Designs/Structures - Demonstration and Hands-on with Evan - Maintenance Barn
  • Coffee Break
  • Building Structures - Escort Card Designs/Structures (continued)-Demonstration and Hands-on with Evan - Maintenance Barn
  • Lunch
  • Floral Designing - Demonstration and Hands-on with Holly - Main Barn
  • (design table for evening’s dinner)
  • Class Dismissal
  • Dinner provided in the evening - Manor House

 

 From The Building Structures and Armatures Workshop November 2017

From The Building Structures and Armatures Workshop November 2017

 

  • Sept 12th 9AM-4PM : Day 3
  • Light Breakfast and Welcome – Manor House
  • Floral Designing- Demonstration and Hands-on with Holly- Main Barn
  • Coffee Break
  • Building Structures- Tricks of the trade with Evan- Maintenance Barn
  • Lunch
  • Business- Lecture and Discussion with Holly and Evan - Manor House
  • Free Time- Play with flowers, build something, ask questions, or relax and do nothing!
  • Class Dismissal

 

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

 Image courtesy of  Emily Gude Photography

Image courtesy of Emily Gude Photography

 

  • Three days of instruction with Holly and Evan 
  • Light Breakfast, Full Lunch, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages each day
  • Dinner on second evening of workshop
  • Flowers and floral supplies
  • Use of tools- feel free to bring your favorite snips
  • All building materials and use of tools for structure building
  • Business class handouts
  • Chapel Designer Membership for those that meet the Chapel Designers membership criteria.  

A NOTE ABOUT FOOD AND BEVERAGE- We will provide our best effort to accommodate those with special dietary needs. It is recommended however that those with strict diets bring their own snacks if needed to feel comfortable.

 

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • TRANSPORTATION- NOT INCLUDED

We are located at 40905 Stumptown Rd,  Waterford ,VA 20197.  We are served by three major airports (traffic delays are not included, times are average and estimated):

  • Dulles (IAD) approx. 40 minute drive
  • Washington National (DCA) approx. 75 minute drive
  • Baltimore Washington (BWI) approx. 75 minute drive

We are a five minute drive to the closest “mini-mart” and a fifteen minute drive to Leesburg’s hotels, grocery stores, and restaurants. There is one restaurant in Lucketts called Roots. This restaurant is amazing but is closed on Mondays.

Transportation from the airport may be served by the general taxi services (yellow cab, Uber, Lyft, etc.) and rental car agencies . The farm is somewhat remote and we have had some issues with transportation not arriving in a timely manner for "early return trips" to the airport.  Remember that TSA recommends you check in at least two hours prior to your departure. Those 6:30 AM flights home may require attendees transportation to arrive as early as 3:30AM. Please consider this as you plan your trip.

Additionally the workshop ends at 4PM on Wednesday September 12, 2018. If you plan on leaving Wednesday, you may need to leave the farm prior to the conclusion of the event to get to the airport on time.

  • LODGING- NOT INCLUDE/THOUGH OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ADDITIONAL FEES

  • Hope Flower Farm B and B - There is limited availability for rooms to rent in the farm’s tenant house. This is a great opportunity to become immersed in the farm’s atmosphere and save your time from commuting back and forth to class every day. You will be just steps away from the classrooms (barns and manor house) and will enjoy roaming the grounds and gardens. Another benefit of staying at the farm is the potential for “overtime” with Holly - the impromptu and invaluable after class chat sessions.

The tenant house is rented as a “hostel” type environment.

There are three queen bedrooms, a shared bathroom, full kitchen, den, and dining area. Unless you rent the entire house, expect to have housemates. What a great way to enjoy the company of your fellow students and begin to build lasting relationships. Rooms are available, as single occupancy- options are available to bring spouse or partner for additional fees.

We also have partnered with other B and B’s in the immediate area, and will be able to recommend places to stay. Additionally there are hotels in Leesburg- a fifteen minutes drive. 

B & B:

Idyll Time Farm  703.443.2992

Blue Hill Farm   703.489.1635  

Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm  571.209.1450

 

Hotel:

Hampton Inn & Suites  703.669.8640

Comfort Suites 703.669.1650

Homewood Suites 571.258.1031

Students will design and adorn table for Tuesday evening's dinner.

Want to share the cost of transportation and lodging? For those wishing to share the expense, an attendee sign-up list will be available so that those who wish can reach out to other attendees and book/share the lodging/transportation expenses. Attendees are not required to be on this published list and this list is strictly for attendees of this workshop only and will be used for no other purposes. 

 

PRICE FOR 3-DAY WORKSHOP LIMITED TO TEN STUDENTS

$2850

ALL TAXES AND FEES INCLUDED

 

PRICE FOR 4 NIGHT STAY AT HOPE FLOWER FARM 

$660

ALL TAXES AND FEES INCLUDED

 

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Payment plans are available. Email Evan Chapple at evanc@hollychappleflowers.com for details

For information on Chapel Designer Membership requirements click here

For information on Hope Flower Farm and additional events click here.  

For more information contact Evan Chapple at evanc@hollychappleflowers.com

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