Floral Design

Effective January 2022:  All students (including non-credit students enrolled in any on-campus courses or off-site clinical) will be required to provide Middlesex Community College proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to coming on-campus.  More info will follow on the documentation process for non-credit students.  


Thanksgiving Centerpiece
Learn how to make a lovely Thanksgiving table centerpiece using fresh flowers and a candle. Impress your friends and family when you tell them you made it yourself. Classes are low key and fun, no experience necessary. Material fee per student payable to the instructor at the first class is $35. (2 Hours) $35
11/18/22                6:00pm - 8:00pm              Friday
Bedford  Campus, Henderson Hall, room 220
Course  Number:   PER640 30          CRN: 16647
Professor: MATTSON

Holiday Boxwood Tree 
Start your Holiday decorating off by joining Given Erwin Florist of Burlington to learn how to make a boxwood tree. This hand’s- on class is fun and sure to get you in the holiday spirit. We’ll guide you step by step through the process and provide all flowers and material you need. Material fee per student payable to the instructor at the first class is $35. (2 hours) $35
12/05/22          6:00pm-8:00pm              Monday
Bedford  Campus, Henderson Hall, room 220
Course  Number:  PER641 30          CRN: 16645 
Professor: MATTSON


HOLIDAY DAZZLE BOUQUET
Bring home a little sparkle for the holidays! Join Given Erwin Florist at Middlesex Community College on for a hands on make and take class. We’ll be making a Dazzling Holiday Centerpiece using fresh evergreens and fragrant flowers. No design experience necessary, we’ll walk you through the how to’s and we provide all the supplies and flowers you’ll need. Material fee per student payable to the instructor at the first class is $35. (2 Hours) $39
12/12/22           6:00pm - 8:00pm              Friday
Bedford  Campus, Henderson Hall, room 220
Course  Number:  PER822 30          CRN: 18212 
Professor: MATTSON

FLORAL DESIGN CLASSES

Students will submit materials fee directly to instructor and then receive supplies. Fee is accepted via cash, check or venmo of $125


Intro to Floral Design I
Join Cindy Mattson of Given Erwin Florist for this 4-week class. We will cover the principles and elements of Floral Design, as well as fresh flower care and handling. A hands-on workshop will be included in each class session. All flowers, materials, 
and tools will be provided you can take home each project. No experience is necessary! We will use a different combination of florals each week. Topics covered: Harmony and Unity; Proportion and Scale; Rhythm and Emphasis; Balance 
and Symmetry. Materials fee of $125 total payable to the instructor via cash or check. Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member. 
(10 hours) $109 

01/30 - 03/06     6:00pm - 8:30pm      Monday
Bedford Campus Building: Henderson Hall, room 220
Course Number: PER 783 30 CRN: 18766
Professor: MATTSON

Intro to Floral Design ll
We will continue to explore the principles and elements of floral design in this 2nd portion of Basic Floral Design using the tools given in Part 1. Students will be shown different techniques applied to floral design and will again have hands on 
experience using fresh material and interesting supplies. Each week the instructor will focus on a specific theme, principle, or element. Materials fee of $125 total payable to the instructor via cash or check. Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member (10 hours) $109
Prerequisite: Completion of Intro to Floral Design I

03/27 - 04/17 6:00pm - 8:30pm Monday
Bedford Campus, Building: Henderson Hall, room 220
Course Number: PER 950 30 CRN: 19905
Professor: MATTSON


Spring Has Sprung Floral Arrangement
Daffodils, Tulips and other flowers are joyful harbingers of the season. Just in time for spring and Easter, learn tips for how to best care for these fresh flowers that you will arrange and take home. This hands on class is low key, geared for beginners, 
no experience necessary. Enjoy learning while you make something beautiful and you’ll get the bragging rights for doing it yourself. All flowers, tools and materials included. Materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor at class via cash or check. 
Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral Design member. (2.5 hours) $39 

03/13 6:00pm - 8:30pm Monday
Bedford Campus Building: Henderson Hall, room 220
Course Number: PER 784 30 CRN: 18767
Professor: MATTSON


Mother’s Day Floral Arrangement 
Mom Said, Bring Home Flowers. As the saying goes when Mom is happy, everyone is happy. Out do your siblings and make her proud, by bringing her a fresh arrangement you made yourself. We supply everything you’ll need, including flowers, materials 
and tools. You don’t need experience, we walk you through, step-by-step. Classes are fun and low key! Materials fee of $30 is payable to the instructor at the first class via cash or check. Ms. Mattson is accredited as an American Institute of Floral 
Design member. (2.5 hours) $39 

05/08     6:00pm - 8:30pm        Monday
Bedford Campus Building: Henderson Hall, room 220
Course Number: PER 785 30 CRN: 18768
Professor: MATTSON

Last Modified: 11/12/22