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Design Themes for 2018-2019
(refer to club Yearbook for details)
Class I designs are listed below. Class II designs are any other design type described in the Handbook for Flower Shows
September 25 - Theme: Tea in the Garden
Designer's Choice - using fresh and/or dried flowers arranged in a tea pot, tea cup, or watering can to display on various tabled. (Not Judged)  
October 23 - Theme: Hide and Seek
Class I – “Transparency Design” – using see-through elements integral to the design and permitting some components to be viewed through others.
January 22 - Theme: Around the World
Class I – “Traditional European Design” - a traditional design of the Victorian Period (1830-1901) organized in a circle or oval.  
February 26 - Theme: East Meets West
Class I – “American Traditional Line” - with an Oriental flavor.
March 26 - Theme: A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in the Bush (Tree)
Class I - "Artistic Craft" - decorated tree incorporating birds.
April 23 - Theme: Let There Be Light
Class I - "Illuminary Design - incorporating lights for special effect and as an integral par of the design.
Master Flower Show Judge:  Rebecca Elston
Accredited Flower Show Judges:  Dody Douglas, Sharon Lemke, Carol Medlin, Darleen Nelson,  Lorraine Van Wickler
Student Judges: Carolyn King         
Floral Exhibits
Chairs: Sharon Stieber
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Flower Show School -- Flower Show School is for prospective flower show exhibitors and judges, as well as for garden club members and anyone interested in flower design. It is a series of four courses covering the principles of floral design and fundamentals of plant life. View the National Garden Club website for more information.

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 October 2018 Floral Design theme:
** Transparency Design **   

​Sharon Lemke:  Blue, Best in Show
Carol Cole:  Red
Rebecca Elston:  Blue
Sharon Steiber:  Red
Patsy Sylvia:  Red
Kathie Truxall:  Blue
Transparency Designs from the October 2018 Meeting
 [click on photos to view slide show]
Flower Show, June 4, 2018
Presented by Piedmont District Flower Show Judges Council at The Inn at Montross
Design by Lorraine
Design by Lorraine
Design by Darleen
Design by Dody
Design by Dody
Design by Rebecca
Design by Rebecca
Design by Sharon
Designs were done by CBGC members
click on a pic to view the album
Design by Sharon Lemke
Design by Sharon Steiber
Design by Rebecca Elston
Design by Kathie Truxall
Design by Carol Cole
Design by Patsy Sylvia