Back to the Basics:
A Wreath Making Popup Workshop

Gain Floristry Confidence & Elevate Your Craft in Just 2 Days with Our Virtual Live Event Teaching Simple but Effective Techniques using Silk Flowers

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Take it Back to the Basics with our Wreath Making Popup Workshop!

Why Take This Workshop?

Ready to go from a “crafting” look to a “professional designer” look?

Join us for an unprecedented virtual event designed to boost your confidence and expertise in floral design. Over two interactive days, renowned silk florist Julie Siomacco and her expert Design Team will guide you through the essentials of professional wreath making. Discover the fundamental techniques of floristry that elevate amateur efforts into celebrated creations, admired by family, friends, and customers alike.

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Popup Workshop Schedule

Dates: TBD
Location: Join us inside a pop-up Facebook group for two full days of immersive learning with Design Coach Julie & Team

Learn the Fundamentals:

  • Multiple Ribbon Bow Maker Wreath Bows using 1, 2, and 3 Ribbons
  • Multiple Ribbon Hand-Tied Wreath Bows using 1, 2, and 3 Ribbons
  • Creating Simple Swag Wreath - learn to use floristry fundamentals for a stunning, professional swag wreaths
  • Grapevine Wreath Techniques - Choosing, Cleaning, Hangers, and Pro Tips for Troubleshooting Gnarly Wreath Bases
  • Making Simple Arrangements - Using floristry fundamentals learn to make a popular arrangement using silk flowers for use in home decor, selling at craft shows, or listing on Etsy
  • Constructing Simple Grapevine Wreaths - Using floristry fundamentals learn to choose elements and make a professional grapevine wreath for use in home decor, craft shows, or listing on Etsy

Who is the Back to Basics: Wreath Making Popup Workshop for?

  • Beginner Designers: Discover the “secret sauce” behind professional silk floristry and start your journey towards mastery and confidence.
  • Experienced Crafters: Transition from basic to sophisticated, classy silk flower designs, which is needed for anyone eager to start selling their creations.
  • Professional Designers: Stay competitive and refine your skills with techniques that help to set your work apart from others.

Who is Back to Basics: Wreath Making Popup Workshop NOT for?

  • Those resistant to new ideas or updates in silk floristry techniques.
  • Anyone who believes professional results require excessive time and money.
  • Those not interested in joining a vibrant Facebook group community of fellow crafters.

You'll be a CONFIDENT MAKER in no time!


Meet the Design Coaches

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Julie Siomacco


Julie Siomacco started creating wreaths to make her home warm and inviting while being a stay-at-home mom of three. In 2009 she turned her hobby and passion for wreath-making into a full-time business after her neighbors purchased her wreaths off her door.

She's now the queen of wreath making and do-it-yourself holiday decorator. A master of producing quality works of art on the fly with the heart of a teacher. Julie has turned her passion of faux floral design and holiday decorating into Southern Charm Wreaths, a thriving faith-based business that inspires thousands of crafty people every day. She’s trained in several product lines and stays up to date on trends, products, techniques, and online selling strategies in her industry to give her audience the best advice possible.

She’s been featured online at Martha Stewart Living, Better Home & Gardens, and BloomTV and is the co-founder of Wreath Makers Live, a conference dedicated to educating wreath makers all over the world.

With her expertise and amazing eye for color and texture, Julie is rejuvenating the holiday decorating and wreath-making industry, showing her audience how to be more confident in their creations and teaching creative business owners how to grow a business using the talents God gave them.

Julie’s encouraging and welcoming personality, along with her foolproof tips, has gained her a loyal online following. She offers coaching programs, classes, decorative door wreaths, and inspiration to help her audience create a festive holiday environment for their homes.

She's a Southern girl, born and raised in the South, and has been a resident in South Carolina, USA since 1999.

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Laurie Anne Coxe


Laurie Anne Coxe is a passionate designer, avid ribbon hoarder, and owner of Plum Blessed Y’all Creative Designs.

She is a native southerner from North Carolina, wife, and mother, who in 2013 turned her creative passions into a wreath, sign, and digital vinyl business focusing on helping homeowners add a delightful touch to their home décor. She is drawn to the fun, funky, and whimsical side of designing.

More importantly, Laurie Anne is drawn to teaching others how to tap into their creative side by learning techniques and steps to make their designs for their homes, give them as gifts, or even sell them. Teaching others to use their talents and imagination to make beautiful items they are proud of and will enjoy is what excites Laurie Anne the most and fuels her passion.

In 2020, Laurie Anne became the community manager for Julie’s Wreath Making of the Month Club, and is a design coach in the group.


Can we watch replays if we miss a live coaching session?

Yes, replays are available for 30 days in our exclusive workshop Facebook group.

What supplies/tools do I need?

None! Just bring your enthusiasm and readiness to learn—this is a watch-and-learn event.

Will kits be provided?

No, kits are not included, but we will recommend trusted vendors for sourcing your materials.

What do I do after purchase?

Check your email for full instructions, or contact us at for assistance.

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