Floral and Interior Design

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Looking for a hands-on career that allows you to explore your creativity?

Try courses in floral design and interior design to get your creative juices flowing. These courses are also fun for those not necessarily looking for a new career. Take a class just for fun to spice up your own home or use your new talents to enhance your upcoming special event.

Floral Design Certificate

Floral design courses can be taken by anyone. However, this certificate can lead to a professional career by completing all four courses. Courses required include Floral Design I and II; Funeral Design; and Wedding Design. To sign up for the certificate track, call 843.574.6152.


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Floral Design: Christmas Holiday Design

Create a beautiful holiday-themed centerpiece for your dining room table along with creative accent pieces to decorate your home for Christmas. Materials not included.


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Floral Design: Floral Design I

Learn the fundamentals of floral design including line, space, texture, form, color, composition, scale and balance. For those who wish to enter the industry or simply nurture their creative side, this class helps you recognize common flower varieties, create everyday arrangements, and understand how to handle and care for fresh flowers. Book included; Cost of materials (flowers and flower cutter) is approximately $225, to be paid at time of registration. (This is in addition to the registration fee.) Registration deadline is one week prior to each class. Location: OK Florist, Summerville


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Floral Design: Floral Design II

Get extensive hands-on experience designing a large variety of arrangements. Course content includes current styles of design such as high style, line, form and pavé. Permanents and accessories are also introduced. Prerequisite: Floral Design I.  Book included. Materials not included.


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Floral Design: Funeral Design

This is a specialty course for those interested in improving their design skills with funeral floristry. Topics include creating casket, easel and basket arrangements and the history, current trends and terminology of sympathy arrangements. Prerequisite: Floral Design I; Cost of materials (flowers) is approximately $140, to be paid at time of registration. (This is in addition to the registration fee.) Registration deadline is one week prior to each class. Location: OK Florist, Summerville


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Floral Design: Spring Holiday Design

Create a beautiful holiday-themed centerpiece for your dining room table along with creative accent pieces to decorate your home for spring. Materials not included.


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Floral Design: Wedding Design

Learn how to create cascade and hand-tied bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres. Decorations for the church or ceremony site and reception centerpieces are also covered. Prerequisite: Floral Design I. Materials not included.


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Interior Design Certificate

Interior design courses can be taken by anyone. However, those interested in earning a certificate must satisfactorily complete the following courses: Interior Design I, II and III; Drafting I; Materials Presentation; and Window Treatments. To sign up for the certificate track, call 843.574.6152.


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Interior Design: AutoCAD for Interior Design

This course helps students learn basic AutoCAD skills while learning to draft residential type floor plans and elevations in Autodesk AutoCAD software. Learn how to draw walls, windows and doors in plan view and elevation and basic AutoCAD commands based on hand drafting skills developed in Drafting I. Each student is required to draft a room at the end of the course by themselves. Prerequisites: Drafting I and Interior Design I.


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Interior Design: Drafting I

Learn to create room and furniture plans. Topics include reading blueprints, using an architect’s scale, and drafting floor plans and elevations by hand. Prerequisite: Interior Design II; Materials included


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Interior Design: Interior Design I

Learn the basic rules for color, wallpapering, furniture arranging, accessorizing and lighting. Also discover what to look for when selecting quality flooring, wood furniture, upholstery and fabrics. This is a required course to receive the Interior Design Certificate. Required Textbook “Decorating Ideas that Work” by Heather J. Paper (available at the TTC Bookstore). Materials and book not included.


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Interior Design: Interior Design II

Learn the basic rules of decorating. At the end of this course you will be able to look at a room and know what is missing or what is wrong that needs to be changed. The course includes design theory, principles and elements of design, color schemes, psychology of color and designing a room. Prerequisite: Interior Design I.


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Interior Design: Interior Design III

Learn to design the entire house. Topics include reading blueprints, working with particular furniture styles, mixing patterns and selecting complementary paint colors. Students also learn how to prepare for interviews in the design industry. Prerequisites: Drafting I, Materials Presentation and Window Treatments; Materials not included (approximately $100)


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Interior Design: Materials Presentation

Develop a clear understanding of how materials should be displayed using the appropriate proportions, titles, keys and legends. Use hands-on techniques in building a material board for professional interior design presentations and learn to organize specification notebooks. Prerequisite: Interior Design I; Materials not included (approximately $75)


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Interior Design: Sewing Introduction

Course covers the basics of using a sewing machine, how  to make a button hole, sew on buttons, install a zipper and finally, make a patchwork pillow to keep your t-shirt memories alive. Enrollment is open to adults and youth ages 8+. Materials not included.


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Interior Design: Upholstery Introduction

In this hands-on class, students upholster a Parsons chair by learning the simple principles of “pull and staple” combined with just a few techniques used by the pros. Materials not included; chair and fabric provided by the instructor.


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Interior Design: Upholstery: Turning Trash into Treasure

Join Pamela Bowen of Bowen Upholstery Group and experience upholstering a wing back chair with hands-on practice using the same techniques and tricks the pros use. Leave class inspired to transform your own furniture into the fashionable pieces seen in decorating magazines. Materials not included; chair and fabric provided by instructor.


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Interior Design: Window Treatments

Learn basic window types and how to measure and price window treatments. Use different types of hardware and trim options available to create unique window treatments. Visit two local businesses to get real-world examples of the latest in window treatments and have an opportunity to speak with local experts. Prerequisite: Interior Design I.


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Interior Design: Your Home, Your Style Workshop

Do you have big dreams but a small budget? Do you have a favorite home design style but struggle to make it work in your home? Join Designer Aylin Carpenter for an informational session on how to create beautiful, functional living spaces by maximizing what you have and gradually moving into what you want. Understanding the elements of composition and design helps you achieve your home design goals.


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