Saturday, December 19th Holiday Floral Design Classes

Pine, cedars and balsams with lots of berry. Three designs and all materials included. Bring a camera to take pictures and a basket to carry all your designs home. Class in New York will be on New York City: Saturday, December 19th, 1:00 to 4:30 pm or 6:00 to 9:30 pm. Learn more.  We will alsoRead More

The Macy’s Flower Design Show Coming Soon!

Don’t miss Mr. Michael Gaffney at the Macy’s Flower Show in Herald Square March 27th, 2015! This year the Macy’s Flower Show is being held in NYC March 22nd-April 4th and Michael will be there doing flower design demonstrations, hosting a free book give away and plenty of flowers, flowers, flowers for all to see!Read More

2014 Art Basel Miami, The Strongest Edition Ever Held

Michael Gaffney was in attendance at this years Art Basel Miami and it received rave reviews as being one of the strongest editions ever! Art Basel’s 13th edition in Miami Beach closed Sunday, December 7, 2014, amidst strong praise from gallerists, private collectors, museum groups and the media. Highlights of the show included the introductionRead More

Tips & Tricks, Holiday Designing on a Dime

During the holidays is when I like to ‘wow’ my guests with beautiful centerpieces during parties and for hostess gifts as well. This can be a bit tricky, especially when working on a budget. The following are my tips and tricks for what I call ‘designing on a dime’: 1. During this time of yearRead More

Article from Monsters & Critics about our own Michael Gaffney!

Michael Gaffney’s Flower Design Holiday Wreath Making Classes In New York City, Details! Monsters and Critics – Living – Travel – Michael Gaffney’s Flower Design Holiday Wreath Making Classes In New York City, Details! 11TH NOVEMBER 2014 BY APRIL NEALE Michael Gaffney leads a class in floral design Have you ever wanted to learn howRead More

Holiday Design Workshop is almost here!!

Hey all!! Ever bought those great magazines at the register in your local grocery store and flipped through all of the pages full of beautiful holiday decor & flower arrangements? Have you ever thought to your self, ‘Man, those are beautiful, I wish I knew how to make my arrangements look that good..’ Now youRead More

NY Fall Semester is in Full Swing

Students have started ‘getting their feet wet’ this week in the art of floral design.  Today marks the end of their first week of classes in the Fall semester and the room is buzzing!  Several designs such as beautiful hand-tied bridal bouquets, Classic American and English design styles were covered this week in classes. AtRead More

Flower Design Tip: Working with Hydrangea

Hydrangea is one of the hottest flowers used in event work and this trend has been going strong for quite some time now. There are some who may shy away from using this beautiful flower in their arrangements because of the fact that they tend to wilt fairly easily. ….NEVER FEAR, we are going toRead More

Fall Semester Starts In Two Weeks!

The fall semester at the NY School of Flower Design starts in two weeks! Don’t miss your chance to reserve a seat in class, spots are filling up fast! The fall is the perfect time of year to take flower design. You will learn how to create beautiful designs and centerpieces just in time forRead More

Michael Gaffney Hosts Flower Classes at the Hyatt, Union Square

Did you miss Michael Gaffney at the Hyatt, hosting flower classes? Check out the link below to see an article written about his experiences there! Link:

The New York School of Flower Design, a great place to master your skills and a great place to enjoy all of New York.

At the New York School of Flower Design, founded by celebrity florist, Michael Gaffney, their students learn a large variety of different floral designs. Everything from traditional to contemporary design work is covered during their exciting 4- or 8-week semester. New York School of Flower Design offers students top design instruction along with the bestRead More

Annual Holiday Design Workshop 2014

Don’t miss this years Annual Holiday design Workshop!! During this exciting event we will be learning 3 popular holiday designs using a variety of fresh evergreens, beautiful flowers, berries, novelty items, coach lanterns and more! All tools, flowers and materials are included and pre-registration is required. So don’t hesitate to reserve your seat today! Date:Read More

Masters Classes Coming to an End

The Masters classes in NY are coming to a close and the students have done fantastic! We have been following our students progress through out the Design Star & Masters portion of the semester and they have come a long way from where they were approx. 8 weeks ago. One of our Instructors favorite thingsRead More

Fall Semester Starting Soon!

The fall semester at the New York School of Flower Design will be starting soon!!! If you have been ‘kicking around’ the idea of signing up for some flower design classes…the time is NOW!!! Fall is a beautiful time of year to show off your design talent that you will obtain from attending our classes.Read More

Flower Design Tip of the Day

Ever wonder if the flower food packets you get with your flowers at the supermarket really work? The flower food packets are used to ‘extend the life’ of your flower arrangement…Well, first we should think about what is killing the flowers in the first place. ~BACTERIA, BACTERIA, BACTERIA!! Before you mess around with those messyRead More

Online Classes

Just a friendly reminder that if our in class schedules do not work with your personal schedule…we offer several online videos for your viewing pleasure at your own convenience. Check them out!!

Masters Classes Starting Today!

The New York summer Masters class  has started and the students have showed up to ‘turn up the heat’ with their design experience! The students in the masters class will be looking forward to learning high end event designing, large funeral pieces, cascading bridal bouquets and much more!! We can’t wait to see all ofRead More

Floral Design Schools Featured on TV

Our School has been featured on TV’s Today Show and Hallmark Channel. Beginners welcome. We offer introduction to flower design all the way through Master.