BlumenKiste-N is a preserved-flower arrangement school located in Joto-in temple, Kyoto
BlumenKiste-N offers a wide range of preserved flower arrangement classes for visitors to Japan.
A trial lesson is offered with green tea ceremony for travelers.
If you enjoy arrangements of preserved flowers, we recommend BKN lessons.
We offer the specific coursers leading to AUBE diploma for those who want to be professionals.
You can make your original preserved flower work at your own pace.
After workshops, you can take back your own works.
Preserved flowers are natural flowers,
not artificial flowers.
(Handling of Preserved flowers)
We offer classes of Japanese style preserved flower arts. You can learn how to make flower pots like Ikebana. We serve Maccha tea and Wagashi sweets after classes. In our workshops, you can choose from two arrangement styles: the Akebono (曙) or the Miyabi (雅).
Lesson time required: 2 hours.
Workshop fee: 8,000 yen (flowers and tax included)
There is a variety of flower vases.
※We can offer another workshop. (Making wreath, Box flower arrangement etc.)
This course is for those who want to be professional preserved-flower florists. BlumenKiste-N is an AUBE Preserved flower Academy certified school. We offer lessons for 12 works and an accreditation test. After passing the test, you receive the AUBE diploma.
--AUBE Diploma course curriculum by BlumenKiste-N
(Twelve lessons and a test )
1. Boxed arrangement, or Glass dome
2. Round-shaped arrangement
3. Flower cake (method of feathering carnation)
4. Method of bloom-rose
6. Boutonniere and corsage
7. Mellia bouquet *
8. Horizontal style*
10. Ball bouquet*
11. Bridal round bouquet*
12. Japanese style, or Hogarth style*
One lesson requires 2.5 hours.
* Asterisk works (No.7, 8,9,10,11,12) need two or three lessons each.
13.Test (Round bouquet)
Regular lesson (once a week course) : 250,000 yen
Intensive lesson ( 2 weeks course ) : 280.000 yen
Both include enrollment fee, 12 lessons fee, test fee, and tax cost.
The fee for certificate to AUBE: 11,000 yen (tax cost included)
We offer 2 more lessons. These lessons are for those who want to open their own AUBE certified school.
Lesson fee: 45,000 yen (flowers and tax cost included)
Joto-in (成等院) is a Buddhist temple of Jodo Shu (浄土宗: established by Honen in 1175）in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto city.
Marutamachi-street facing Joto-In is a tourist route that goes from Eikan-do Zenrin-ji temple or Nanzen-ji temple to Arashiyama.
Beyond Joto-in gate, you will gradually experience a silent an relaxing atmosphere away from the day's hustle and bustle.
We hope you will enjoy our lessons for preserved flower arrangements and wish you a memorable time at Joto-in.
(History of Joto-in )
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