INSPIRE Floral Design Showcase from OASIS Floral Products
The OASIS Floral Products INSPIRE Design Showcase features inspirational user-submitted floral designs for every floral occasion. Selected designs are recreated by a Smithers-Oasis Floral design director and featured in print advertising in North American floral magazines, on this page and our Facebook page and other social media. Scroll down to read the most inspirational entries in each category for that year, how each was created and about the designer.
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Because it sells, it’s versatile and can trigger add-on sales.
Not only has this idea successfully crossed the ocean, wreaths are also a good place to make use of leftover flowers.
“This design sells very well for us at Christmas fairs,”[read more]
It has for Master Gardener Kathy Bondar, who turned her plant-tending side business into a new floral design career when she lost her job in 2007 during the recession.
Today Kathy’s 2nd Chance Plants is a floral studio with[read more]
You can—and appeal to conservative and free-spirited customers alike.
That’s the lesson from Portland, Oregon, floral designer Meredith Cope. Her modern take on the 1,500-year-old cornucopia inspired four other ideas for contemporary autumn and Thanksgiving floral arrangements.
Could these[read more]
Yet people seem to know it when they see it.
What is it? Wow. Arrangements that have it sell. Designers who produce it consistently set themselves apart.
How can you add wow to your designs? Try new styles[read more]
That’s the recommendation from Shayai Lucero, shop owner and member of the Acoma and Laguna Pueblo people of New Mexico.
Shayai’s bouquet design for a Native American bride was selected as the Most Inspirational Wedding design in the [read more]
Sympathy flowers serve a purpose. They express visible emotional support for the deceased’s friends and family. And helping clients express their emotions with flowers is the ultimate customer service a florist can provide.
“To grow a successful[read more]
That’s the approach of Tre’ Garner, whose modern coral rose pave design with an eucalyptus collar was selected as the most inspirational get-well arrangement in the 2017 INSPIRE Design Showcase.
Tre’ shares her techniques[read more]
Her experimental and modern-edgy style of design is popular with her customers, who refer to it as ‘Adri style.’ “When a client requests an ‘Adri design’, I[read more]
Debbie Strand was just playing around when she created an inspirational wedding bouquet that turned out to be a real showstopper.
“I’ve always loved to create things,” says Debbie AIFD, ICPF. “This bouquet was designed for a bridal show. I finished most of the pieces for[read more]