Floral Design Course Mentors

Learn Flower Arranging from Professional Floral Designers

NYIAD is the only school that pairs its students with professional floral designers and florists. You will learn flower arranging from experienced professionals, who you have access to via phone or email.

  • Kelly Cobb

    Kelly Cobb

    Kelly Cobb is the owner of 2h flowers, an NYC East Village based home floral studio. Kelly has had the opportunity to work with many amazing clients and friends. She has been featured in Bergdorf Goodman, J Brand, Gant Rugger, Conde Nast, Pamela Love, KiDs Creative, SHoP architects, Pink Olive, Alice Gao, VICINUS Project, Shoptiques, Garance Doré, New York Times, Paper Magazine, and Good Morning America Live.

  • David Handy

    David Handy

    David M. Handy is an established, dynamic, and trendsetting event and floral designer. DMH Events has been featured in top industry publications. These include Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, Southern New England Weddings, Simply Elegant Platinum Wedding New England and Bliss Celebrations. David's work is also a favorite pick on many wedding blogs including The Knot, Style Me Pretty, Wedding Wire and Well Wed.

  • Jacqueline Elfe

    Jacqueline Elfe

    Stellar Style Events, Floral & & Event Design was established in 2007, lled by Jacqueline Elfe. She has been planning events for over 12 years. She says she finds designing events intriguing and fulfilling to her artistic senses. Her floral pieces have been published in: It's All About The Dress and featured in New York Weddings, Ceci Style, Munaluchi Bride, and more

  • Holly Chapelle

    Holly Chapelle

    Holly is the creative visionary behind Holly Heider Chapple Flowers, Chapel Designers, and Loudon Weddings. She has over 20 years of successful business experience behind her. Her work has been published in Martha Stewart, Southern Living Weddings, Weddings Unveiled, Brides, The Knot, Washingtonian, Southern Weddings, Virginia Living, In Touch Weekly Magazine, Elegant Bride, Engaged Magazine.

About Our Mentor Program

We are the only online school that gives you access to a professional designer who will act as your teacher and mentor.

You will benefit from a personal relationship just like you would get in the classroom. Our mentors are there to answer your questions via phone or email at every turn.

In addition, you will submit projects throughout the course which will be evaluated by your teacher. They are there to help you improve as you master the craft.