Virtual Floral Design + Painting Workshop

with Alyssa Van Guilder and Marisa Cummings

Stay Connected to Community and Creativity in the Company of Fellow Makers

Join Marisa Cummings + Alyssa Van Guilder, for a LIVE Virtual Floral Design and Painting Workshop on Saturday, May 2, 2020.

3 Hours of Inspiration + Creativity from the Comfort of Home

We'll guide you through designing your own flower arrangement using seasonal blooms, and then interpret your beautiful design in a treasured painting.

A note from Marisa and Alyssa

During these extraordinary times, we are feeling incredibly thankful to still be able to do the work that we love, and have the ability to share and create with you. As you may know our in person plans for a 3 day workshop have been postponed but! turning lemons into lemonade we thought this would be a wonderful opportunity to come together virtually, while also creating a ripple effect of support for Small Business Owners, Artists and Flower Farmers.


  • Your Hosts: Artist and Painter, Marisa Cummings and Floral Artist, Alyssa Van Guilder
  • When: Saturday, May 2 2020 
  • Time: from 10 am PT/1 pm ET - 1 pm PT/4 pm ET
  • Where: At your Home! We will be meeting on a LIVE Zoom call (yes! if you can't join us LIVE a replay will be made available)
  • Supplies: Curated collection of Spring flowers + vase delivered to your door, along with a recommended tool and supply list encouraging the use of what you already have at home. * Kit delivery limited to addresses in the lower 48 United States.
  • Be sure to register by Monday, April 27 to receive your flower kit in time

Virtual Workshop Details

Open to all Levels of Painters and Flower Lovers

An intuitive approach to painting and design with a curated collection of spring blooms safely shipped and delivered right to your door. 

The workshop will be grounded in color and design basics, with Alyssa and Marisa's favorite pro-tips woven throughout both lessons.

Meet Marisa and Alyssa

Marisa and Alyssa, kindred spirits met at a recent Marketing + Business Conference and became instant friends. They share a passion for helping fellow creatives build successful businesses of their own.

Alyssa is the Founder and Creative Director of Apotheca Flowers,  a 7 figure brick and mortar flower business she started 15 years ago as a single mom. Apotheca was chosen as the top retail florist by WFFSA and Florist Review Magazine. Earthy, elegant and textural Apotheca is renowned for their wedding and event work throughout New England. Alyssa is also a mentor and coach to other flower loving creatives in business through her Botanical Business Society. Her designs have been featured in People Magazine, the Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Where Women Create.

Marisa Cummings is an Artist and Founder of Creative Thursday. Her paintings and designs from fabric to cards have sold multiple seven figures worldwide from Urban Outfitters, Land of Nod, Pottery Barn Kids, Target and Independent Boutiques and Galleries since her start in 2006. Featured in magazines, television and movies, and you may have recently seen her art hanging on the walls of Iron Man's house in the Avenger's Endgame. A published author her book Creative Thursday: Everyday Inspiration to Grow Your Creative Practice was just quoted in Her work has been featured in Where Women Create, Artful Blogging, Us Weekly, Pregnancy & Newborn. Marisa mentors and coaches fellow Artists in Business through her Creative Thursday with Marisa podcast and The Expansive Artists Community with a vision to lead a group of 1000 Women Artists to 7 Figures. 

Join us Saturday, May 2

We can't wait to create with you!

Floral Design + Painting



Curated Collection of Spring Blooms Kit Delivered to Your Door*

Recommended Supply List

Video Replay of the Workshop

Register for the Virtual Workshop

This workshop is non-refundable. If for any reason you are no longer able to attend, you may transfer your spot to a friend and notify us in advance. If you have to cancel or wish to transfer your seat in the workshop, please email [email protected] 

"I cannot recommend Marisa’s workshops highly enough! She is such a wonderful teacher. Super passionate and enthusiastic about what she is teaching, and she is really talented at being able to convey her information in a clear and interesting way. Marisa puts so much time, effort and energy into her workshops that it is a wonderful experience. You can’t help but learn from her. Her passion for creativity and the business of creativity is completely addictive that you will go away completely fired up!"


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