11th Seminar – Garden’s Bounty

NSWFAA 11th Seminar – Garden’s Bounty – will be held at the Galston Community Centre, Sydney, on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May 2018.

Our Guest Demonstrator and Tutor for Workshops will be:

Jean Shine WAFASJean Shine

Jean was born into gardening and flower arranging, her late mother was a great gardener and had a very keen interest in flower arranging.

In 2010 along with co floral artist Pene Brunning, Jean represented Australia, staging the country exhibit at the World Flower Arrangers Show in Boston, USA.

In 2013 Jean competed in the World Flower Show in Dublin, Ireland.


Since becoming a Judge for W.A. Floral Art Society in 2006, Jean has demonstrated at monthly State meetings on many occasions, travelled and competed in many other States in Australia, and taken part in many workshops.

In 2015 she travelled to New Zealand to attend the 50th Anniversary of” Floral Art Society of New Zealand”, competed in an interpretative section, receiving a Highly Commended prize.

In 2016 Jean represented Western Australia, presenting the State Demonstration at the Australian Floral Art Association Convention in Penrith, NSW.

In June 2017 Jean travelled to Barbados to attend the 12th World Flower Show and was successful in taking out 1st place, in class “Archipelago”.

In August 2017 she competed in the W.A. State Championship in Mandurah winning another 1st place.

Jean is currently Chairperson for “Flower Designers Club of Bunbury” which holds basic classes & workshops for keen flower designers..

Apart from her love of flower arranging, Jean has a beautiful garden, that she relishes spending as much time as possible nurturing.


Jean Shine - Archipelago
Ist Place for Archipelago – WAFA World Flower Show Barbados 2017



Programme – “Garden’s Bounty”


 12.30pm – 5.30pm     Staging of the NSWFAA 11th Seminar Competition Classes

6.00pm                        Judging



 8am – 9am                  Watering exhibits/photo session and Morning Tea

9.15am                        Seminar opening, welcome and Major Prize Giving

9.30am – 12.30pm      Contemporary Workshop with Guest Designer Jean Shine

(NSWFAA members $60; Non-members $70)

 12.30pm – 1pm         Judges comments

 1pm– 2pm                  Lunch

1pm-  2pm                  Children’s WORKSHOP for Mums/Dads and children

(1 Adult and 1 Child $25; Additional Child $5)

 2.30pm – 4pm          Inspirations – Demonstration with Guest Designer Jean Shine

(NSWFAA Member Participant $50 ; Non member Participant $60 ;

Observer $30 )

 4pm – 4.30pm            Photos session and Raffles of Jean’s demonstration pieces

 4.30pm – 5.00pm       Afternoon Tea / Viewing the exhibits

 5.00pm – 6.30pm        NSWFAA Judges Meeting

                                    NSWFAA General Meeting

 7.00pm – 8.30pm       Pinterest Inspired Creations – Demonstration ($25)



 8.00am – 9.00 am       Watering exhibits/photo session and Morning Tea

9.30am – 12.30pm     Contemporary Workshop with Guest Designer Jean Shine

(NSWFAA Member Participant $50 ; Non member Participant $60 ;

Observer $30 )

12.30pm – 1.30pm     Lunch

1.30pm – 3.30pm       Specialist Floral Art Techniques – Demonstration ($25)

 4.00pm – 5.00pm       Dismantle exhibits

5.00pm                        Close of Seminar


Book your places now to avoid missing out!

Inspirations Demonstration with Guest Designer Jean Shine

Jean Shine Demonstration 26 May 2018


Saturday 26 May Workshop with Guest Designer Jean Shine

Jean Shine Workshop Saturday 26 May – Morning


Sunday 27 May Workshop with Guest Designer Jean Shine

Jean Shine Workshop Sunday 27 May – Morning


Saturday 26 May Childrens Workshop

Childrens Flower Workshop


Saturday 26 May – Pinterest Inspired DIY Demonstration


Sunday 27 May – Specialist Floral Art Techniques

If you would prefer to mail in your registration, please download and complete the form below. Payment options are outlined on the form.Registration and Payment Form 


Registrations for the 11th Seminar competition will open on 15 February 2018. Class entry numbers are limited.


Class 1   NSWFAA Championship Decorated Chair/s ​in any style ​ – need not be functional ​ and may be used for any occasion​   Space allowed 1 metre ​square ​​x ​ height unlimited.

​Viewed and judged from front and sides. ​Exhibitor to supply own staging.

Limited to first 8 entries

1st $100 – 2nd $75 – 3rd $50

Class 2   “More than Flowers”
70cm      1st $75 – 2nd $50 – 3rd $25

Class 3   “Tortuous”   70cm      1st $75 – 2nd $50 – 3rd $25

Class 4  “Over the Garden Fence”  1 metre      1st $75 – 2nd $50 – 3rd $25

Class 5    “Pod/s Power”  70cm     1st $50 – 2nd $35 –  3rd $20

Class 6    “Boxed In” (a Petite design)     1st $30 – 2nd $20 –  3rd $10

Class 7   “Gardeners Delight” (a Miniature design)   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

Class 8   “A Handbag Suitable for a Garden Wedding” (Exhibitor to supply own staging). 50cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10


Classes 6,7,8 may be brought in ready for staging




Class 9    “Dancing Leaves” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

Class 10  “From the Tool Shed​” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10




Class 11   “A Basket of Beauty” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

Class 12   “Bush Magic” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10


Special Awards:







Download registration form (with payment details) schedule, entry form and show rules here

Registration and Activity Bookings:    Registration and Payment Form

Competition Schedule:        11TH NSW FLORAL ART SEMINAR

11th Seminar Show Rules and Competition Entry Form:    GALSTON SEMINAR SHOW RULES