Flower Centrepiece Class

With Free Handmade Ceremic Vase

2.5 hours Class size 1 to 8

label $177 - $187 (or 4 payments of $44 - $47 Afterpay)
(Earlybird price of $177 applies if you book into a public session 35+ days ahead)

Welcome! In this workshop, you'll learn how to make natural and romantic styled floral centrepieces.

Whether you're looking to create chicken wire centre pieces, candelabra centre pieces or real flower 'cake' centre pieces, in this class you'll learn all of the techniques you need to make a beautiful floral centrepiece at home, or for a special event.

We will explain the design principles for flower arranging, colour wheel theory and application in choosing seasonal flowers. Step by Step guide to build out layers for great floral art.

All of the flowers and materials will be provided and the centrepiece designs are inspired by Dutch still life paintings or 19th and 20th Century French oil painting style. Therefore the style that we are creating is romantic garden-like flower design.

Come join us to unleash your creativity and learn the secrets of good floral centrepieces. Kids over 12 are more than welcome to join!

The location of this class is in our studio in Rosebery, for group booking or party for more than 6 people, we can also offer a glass house location in St Ives.

Aside from this class, this teacher also has the following coming up:

Add-ons available for this class
  • Rose Stripper ($4)
  • Floral scissors ($15)
You can add these when you book (optional).
Knowledge required
No floral experience is required. Accountants, lawyers, dentists, project managers are welcome to join!
What you'll get
The fresh flowers & custom made ceramic vase from AKA ceremist or an antique looking vase
What to bring
A camera if you'd like to capture some beautiful moments
Suitable for

This class is a great indoor activity idea for individuals and couples as well as for a birthday or hens party.

Suitable for adults, and kids (minimum 12 years old). An adult must accompany any attending kids. The adult may observe at the class for free.

This would also be a nice gift for her, gift for mum or anniversary gift.


Rosebery, NSW

Exact location is anonymised for privacy. You'll get the specific address after booking.

Your teacher
Nikki Zeng
Nikki Zeng
(Peony Story)

Romantic European style florist

4.9 (128)

Peony Story is one of the very few European Style florists based in Sydney. It's renowned for its naturally wild, romantic and soft style to curate flowers to tell a story. Nikki, the chief designer from Peony Story has lived in London for two years and has developed her very own style in London and Paris from some of the world-famous florists. She believes that beautiful flowers will bring us joy and hope in our daily life, hence she's dedicated to bring flower experience to non-florists and aspiring florists through floral workshops and events.


ClassBento has verified that Nikki Zeng has a valid Working with Children Check clearance.

Nikki Zeng is COVID-19 aware This means that this teacher won't run this class if they've had flu symptoms in the last 14 days, and will adhere to relevant government restrictions (e.g. maximum number of guests).

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I will provide gloves for each student. I will wear mask in the workshop.
Verified reviews

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Giulia Lippiatt Mar 2021

Had an amazing time learning about centrepieces and creating. Nikki was such a helpful and insightful teacher. Feeling very inspired and was a great way to get creative for the afternoon.

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Giulia Lippiatt

Jasmin Le Mar 2021

I had such a great time! Nikki was so lovely and helped me create an amazing centrepiece. She had such a large variety of beautiful flowers to use, would love to do this class again. So much fun!

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Jasmin Le

Annie Li Feb 2021

Nikki was amazing, taught us so much and we thoroughly enjoyed the workshop! The flowers were so beautiful and we will definitely come back for more!

Floristry workshop review by Annie Li Sydney

Olivia Zhang Feb 2021

3 ClassBento workshops attended

It was very fun and enjoyable :) I’ve got to learn different techniques through hands-on experience. Will definitely do another lesson with Nikki.

Floristry workshop review by Olivia Zhang

Hannah Millen Jan 2021

Nikki was really helpful and informative, teaching us some great basic floristry tips and tricks. And guiding us through the process of building a stunning centrepiece vase arrangement. I had lots of fun and walked away with some extra skills and a beautiful vase of flowers. Great if you’re looking to dip your toe into the world of floristry or just for fun!

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Hannah Millen

Wenyen Wei Jan 2021

4 ClassBento workshops attended • 4 reviews

An afternoon well spent with other flower lovers and the super helpful and friendly teacher Nikki! Great vibe and cozy environment. Generous flower collections to choose from. And detailed explanation. Truly enjoyed the experience :)

Floristry workshop review by Wenyen Wei

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Eunice Chau Oct 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

It was a great experience for beginners who love flower aesthetic and garden design. Nikki is a very sweet and creative florist. Her teaching technique is simple and easy to follow. It was fun and nice to meet new friends at the class. Love it!

Floristry workshop review by Eunice Chau

Nicole Davies Jun 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 3 reviews

Nikki was fantastic, I learnt so much from her on the centrepiece workshop. The materials she had were beautiful and so much variety, we were able to choose how much or little we wanted.

She was well prepared for the social distancing and the venue was great.

I would definitely recommend doing this workshop. I am so pleased with what I created.

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Nicole Davies Sydney

Cynthia Martins Jun 2020

2 ClassBento workshops attended

We learnt about textures, colour values and having different flower heights. Nikki was knowledgeable, gentle and patient. She was happy to answer our questions while we arranged away over a cup of herbal tea and some classical music.

Floristry workshop review by Cynthia Martins

Cressida Rigney Feb 2020

Nikki welcomed us into her beautiful space and provided helpful and patient instruction for our 2 hour class.
I have been to numerous floral workshops and Nikki really made sure there was a wide range of materials available and constructive technical instruction.
This was a relaxing experience and I would definitely recommend it.

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Cressida Rigney

Petra Balanzategui Feb 2020

Nikki was an amazing and informative teacher. I could not fault any part of the experience. I thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt so much.

Kathy Song Feb 2020

Had a great time here and loved the end result of my flower centrepiece. Nikki is very patient and helpful giving each of us a personalised instructing.

Kay Myint Jan 2020

3 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

Excellent experience, would highly recommend to anyone who is interested at flower arrangement. Nikki is knowledgable and friendly❤️

Floristry workshop review by Kay Myint

Elisa Baker Dec 2019

Really enjoyed this class. Nikki is incredibly talented and I learned a lot in the 2.5hrs. It was very enjoyable and great value for money.

Rachel Pickering Dec 2019

5 ClassBento workshops attended • 2 reviews

So great! Organised, helpful, relaxed and a great location. I will definitely recommend to friends.

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Rachel Pickering

Lauren Silvers Nov 2019

Loved the experience! Nikki was fantastic! So professional and the class was really fun too. We have these skills for life now! Highly recommend!

Floristry workshop review by Lauren Silvers Sydney

Jee Kim Nov 2019

Nikki and her class was absolutely amazing! Really enjoyed hearing about how she started to gain interest in flowers and she taught us different methods to arrange the flowers from a wide range of flowers she provided us to choose from! I would definitely come back for another class in the near future. HIGHLY recommend

Floristry workshop review by Jee Kim

Nicole Kosi Jun 2019

My mother and I had a fantastic time at this class. Nikki was very warm and welcoming. She gave great tips and advice and it was a beautiful day in the park. Many people came to have a look and comment. We were thrilled with our centrepieces and have come away with knowledge and enthusiasm to try it at home.

Flower Centrepiece Class review by Nicole Kosi Sydney
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