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09-07-24 Friends & Flowers Day workshop

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Workshop: Miniatures

Date: 09-07-24

Time: 9:30am

Sensei: Lauren Toth

Cost: $30.00 members

Members are encouraged to bring a friend or two for free.  Please make sure to register each guest so we know how many flowers to buy.

 – Flowers are provided; however, students are encouraged to bring their favorite floral materials to use in their arrangements. –

Location: Zerio Residence, 8327 E. Desert Cove, Scottsdale, AZ

RSVP By: Friday September 6, 2024 by 9am

Please respond to all RSVPs before the registration deadline, to ensure the appropriate number of materials are purchased.    If you register and cannot attend, please correct your RSVP before the deadline. Otherwise, there will be a $15.00 “no-show” charge to pay for your floral materials.

Make checks out to Ikenobo of Arizona. Checks should be sent to Connie Scholl, 16518 Fairfax Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ. You may also make payment via Zelle to email  This will hold your place in class. Your canceled check will be your receipt.  If you have questions,  please contact Lauren Toth at  (623) 262-0754 or via email at

Please note that the RSVP Form Link is ONLY used to register for the workshop so we know how many flowers to order.  After you register, make sure to send a check or Zelle payment made out to Ikenobo of Arizona.

By signing up for this workshop,  you are granting permission to Ikebana Arizona Chapter, its affiliates, successors, and assignees to use your photograph(s) for marketing and promotional purposes. This may include but is not limited to use in print materials, online advertising, social media, and other marketing channels.

Workshop Details:

Container Guidelines

Bring a small container for a miniature arrangement.  The completed arrangement should not be much larger than five inches or the size of your hand, so choose the vase accordingly.  Bring a small kenzan that will fit your vase if desired.


  • Container(s) appropriate for the workshop being taught
  • Kenzan(s)
  • Hasami (scissors)
  • Bucket for water to hold your plant material while doing the arrangement
  • Wires, wire cutters, tape (as appropriate for arrangements being taught)
  • Paper or plastic bag for debris
  • Personal Class Attendance sheet



  1. Arrive on time and select your table
  2. Prepare your work area
    1. Fill container and cutting dish with water. Place kenzan in the container.
    2. Place hasamis (scissors), towel, paper and pencil on table.
    3. Place branches and flowers in water and put them on the floor.
  3. Visit with the other participants but be seated and ready to start on time.
  4. As a courtesy to the professor and other students, please DO NOT TALK during the demonstration, arranging time and critiquing sessions.
  5. DO NOT start working until the demonstration is completed.
  6. Raise your hand to receive help from the sensei or professor.
  7. Throughout the entire workshop, communicate with the materials, NOT your neighbor.
  8. Remember it is the Japanese custom that no food or drink is brought into the work area.
  9. When your arrangement is completed and ready for the professor to critique:
    1. Clean your work area.
    2. Place the hasami in front of the arrangement.
    3. Get the next number and place it next to your arrangement. Then watch while sensei corrects other arrangements.
    4. Be sure a photo is taken of your corrected arrangement with your name tag.




September 7
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ikenobo of Arizona


Zerio Residence
8327 E. Desert Cove
Scottsdale, AZ 85260 United States
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