Floral Demonstration IMC Mumbai

Floral Demonstration at IMC Mumbai by Nalini Kapadia, Founder May Flower

A floral demonstration was held at Indian Merchant Chambers Ladies Wing on 12th August 2013 held by Mrs. Vimla Patil and guest speaker was our founder Mrs. Nalini Kapadia. The main topic of discussion was how May Flower came into existence and the evolution from a hobby into a profession spread over a period of 33 years to which May Flower today stands. A demonstration of making simple basic arrangements with flowers and accessories for Indian festivals such as Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali, New Year etc.

In admist of the festive season, flower arrangements play an important role in commemorating life’s most significant moments and in making homes and workplaces more pleasant.

Mrs. Nalini Kapadia, owner of May Flower, business that specializes in floral arrangements and decorations told her life story – including the difficulties a woman can come across whilst building a business to this height. She explained how to know your talent and use it for making yourself financially self-reliant.

Mrs. Kapadia, after 30 years in the flower buiness, has combined her love for flowers and her buisness acument to achieve enviable success. Starting as a student of Ikebana, she graduated slowly to being one of the top experts in floral decorations and arrangements in Mumbai within a few years of starting her business on a small scale. Her talk included a live demonstration of floral arrangements to go with the festive season which will start from August onward alongwith two ready-made arrangements to the audience.

We at May Flower would like to thank the Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, Ms. Madhavi Vora (Chairperson), Ms. Vimla Patil, Ms. Mailti Jain(Co-Chairpersons) and Members of IMC Ladies wing for allowing us to demonstrate and discuss the story of May Flower.

Images of some festive creations in Floral Demonstration at IMC Mumbai



Floral Demonstration July 2012 by Nalini Kapadia,Founder, May Flower

Ikebana Demostration 10th July 2012 by Nalini Kapadia, Founder – May Flower

A floral demostration by Senior Teacher of Ikebana from the Sogetsu School Mrs. Nalini Kapadia had given a demostration for fellow Sogetsu Members and staff on 10th July 2012 at the Juhu Gymkhana. The Council General of Japan was also present for the demonstration.

The demostration highlighted how to make different varieties of bouquets for different occasions especially outlined for India and how to use techniques of Ikebana that can be adapted and used for any bouquet that can add a sense of style and finesse to the final product.

A selection of a few basic flowers that are available throughout the year with all florists and also available to the general public through their nearby floral markets were used. Mrs. Kapadia started out with explaining simple ways of starting off a bouquet and how the foliage and fillers are to be used to get the final product that is elegant and also easy to make. The demostration went on for about 1 hour and a few designed arrangements were made with different vases and baskets along with different flowers with accessories as given below.

Mrs. Nalini Kapadia is the founder of May Flower and her creations and bouquets are available through our site www.mayflower.in

Feel free to browse through the pictures and should you need something that can be custom made for you do get in touch with us!