One way is to innovate an intriguing style, refine it over time and then have the right people see it at the right time.
When this happens, suddenly you’re creating two dozen theme-coordinated centerpieces for the Lifetime Members[read more]
“Focusing on the cake table is one of the newest wedding trends,” says Mandy Majerik AIFD of Hothouse Design Studio in Birmingham, Alabama.
“I always suggest to a bride that she have at least one wow factor in her décor. If the[read more]
Two very different things.
Wearable floral couture has to be light. There’s no water source. And the attachment mechanics are far more demanding so flowers and sleeves don’t fall off!
In addition to creating captivating floral couture looks, challenges can include weight, size, placement, water source, secure mechanics and flower choices.
To help with the solutions, two Vancouver designers share their tips and lessons designing for the Fleurs de Ville Spring 2018[read more]
“Getting over the fear of doing it!” says Alan B. Thompson AIFD of McNamara Florist in Carmel, Indiana.
A bride asked Alan and his team to create a spectacular fresh flower wedding[read more]
You don’t have to be Hawaiian or in Hawaii to celebrate with fresh flower leis.
Lei-giving is a great way to honor individuals anywhere. Birthdays, graduations, dances, parties, weddings, celebrations, presentations and even an office promotion can be considered “lei-worthy.” They are often given to couples heading[read more]
Macaroni and cheese. Bed and breakfast. Chocolate and peanut butter (and almost anything).
What are these? Individually popular items that together create something so magical they become their own thing.
Just like what happens when you combine garden and tropical flowers in the same arrangement.
Temperates and[read more]
However you incorporate or sell them, succulents have moved from the steppes and deserts to the garden to mainstream floral design. Industry insiders report succulent sales have tripled in recent years.
Why should you incorporate succulents in your floral designs? Where can you use them? What are[read more]
Wedding gates. Moon gates. Infinity arches. Circular wedding wreaths. Circular wedding arches.
Whatever you call them, large circular floral arrangements are topping the wedding charts this year.
Which three ways can circular wedding arches be displayed? Where can you find or how do you make the forms (one possibility: hula hoops!)? Which[read more]
By creating your own container designs, you can develop and showcase[read more]