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Creating Spider Webs


The Halloween season has arrived; pumpkins, parties, festive and haunting floral centerpieces. In this video clip Leanne shares a simple technique that you will add to your skill library and use often to enhance designs during this season.

October 5, 2014

Cornucopia Techniques


The classic cornucopia is a favorite design for autumn parties and dinners. In this video clip Leanne shares the techniques that make a beautiful cornucopia design easy and stable.

September 26, 2014

Orchid Wedding Tree


The orchid wedding tree is beautiful budget sensible design perfect for either the ceremony or the reception. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates the techniques for anchoring the tree in spray foam insulation and for creating elegant orchid tassels.

August 29, 2014

Designing Casket Sprays


The sympathy business is on the upswing and is expected to grow through 2014. In this video clip Leanne shares and demonstrates the important techniques for designing a casket spray as she creates a beautiful spray.

July 31, 2014

Succulents in a Bridal Bouquet


Succulents are beautiful and dramatic, perfect for use in a contemporary bridal bouquet. In this video clip Leanne creates a gorgeous bridal bouquet in an Oasis European Bridal Bouquet Holder as she demonstrates the techniques for designing with succulents.

June 27, 2014

Pave


Pave', one of the most commonly used basing techniques, as simply defined as "paving" the surface of the foam with flowers. The blooms are tucked closely together leaving no negative space in between. Height across the design should stay constant with little or no undulation. (Raising the height leads to "pillowing", yet another basing technique)

January 12, 2014

Ti Leaf Fan


Folding and weaving foliages is a wonderful way to add interest, texture and excitement to a floral design. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates the techniques for creating a dramatic fan using Ti Leaves.

August 24, 2013

Calla Boutonnieres


The Calla is one of the most popular flowers for weddings and their use for boutonnieres is without equal. The Calla boutonniere is simple, stylish and elegant. Most importantly the Calla boutonniere is easy to make. In this video clip Leanne shares the techniques for making fabulous Calla boutonnieres.

August 17, 2013

Sculpted Leaves


A properly shaped leaf can add a wonderful dynamic line to a floral design. However, it is rare that we find the perfectly shaped leaf in nature. In this video clip, Leanne demonstrates how to create sculpted leaves using wire and UGlue.

July 19, 2013

Sympathy Design, Materials and Mechanics


Sympathy design requires both unique materials and mechanics. In this video clip Leanne reviews the material for easel sprays, wreaths and casket sprays and she demonstrates the basic techniques for design stability and safety.

June 22, 2013