Become a Dutch Floral Master


What We'll Do

Learn how to create an intricate, romantic design reminiscent of a Dutch Master still life paintings with Mary of Persephone Floral Atelier. While this arranging style is highly creative, no prior knowledge is necessary. Beginner florists shouldn’t be afraid to jump in!

Mary will provide:

A demonstration and one on one guidance, a selection of local and seasonal flowers, vases, floral shears, set-up and clean-up.

• City of Chicago

• 2 Hours

• Led by Mary

• $180 per person

• 3 person min/30 max

• 3 weeks notice required

• Level Beginner - Intermediate


About Mary 

Mary Simmons is the owner of Persephone Floral Atelier, a design focused floral studio that specializes in organic floral arrangements for events and editorial. Taking inspiration from the seasons, Mary uses her background in painting to construct her loose, wild designs. She has been published in over 10 major wedding blogs including Junebug Weddings, Green Wedding Shoes, and most recently 100 Layer Cake. Mary loves to teach others how to arrange flowers with confidence. Her favorite thing about teaching classes is seeing her student’s personality come out in their designs.



What else you should know.

Just you and your friends! Mary comes prepared with all of the supplies for the class. 

I'm all booked. What's next?

A Gathr Curator will reach out to you to confirm your booking, gathr location, to get a final guest list of all attendees, images of your space, and any special instructions or notes for our pro. Need to reschedule or cancel? You can learn more more about our cancellation policy here.