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Christmas Trends Crystal Sparkle


One of the four trends identified for the upcoming Christmas Season, Sparkling Crystal is inspired by the animated movie “Frozen”. Think about ice, crystals, and diamonds, cold and crisp, accented with silver and white. Then add glitter, lots and lots of glitter.

September 21, 2014

Floral Jewelry Trends


Floral Jewelry is one of the hottest trends in the floral world. Much more than a corsage or boutonniere; floral jewelry is jewelry with floral blossoms replacing the jewels. Leanne demonstrates the techniques for creating a bracelet, hairpiece, ring and an elegant necklace.

May 28, 2014

Valentines Day Trends


The key trends for Valentine’s Day 2014 are detailing, personalization and bling. Leanne demonstrates several unique designs and several new techniques and products as she discusses trends for Valentine’s Day.

January 25, 2014

Color Trends


The Pantone color of the year is Radiant Orchid, a lovely hue in the violet spectrum. A blend of red and blue, this creative, inspiring color leads the colors trends for 2014. Rounding out the trending colors this year are hues of blue, grays, nudes, blushed pastels, and of course, the ubiquitous festive brights.

January 5, 2014

Halloween Trends


The traditional fire colors of autumn plus pumpkins and gourds will always be with us. But, two new trends are emerging for Halloween. The first is the use of gold and silver metallics, oh so elegant. The second is the contracting colors of black and white. There are lots of new design ideas and techniques in this video. Enjoy!!!

September 22, 2013

Beaded Halo


On of the hottest trends in weddings is the floral halo and floral crown. The floral halo is generally simpler a less voluminous than the floral crown. Often the floral halo is constructed with many blossoms of the same species. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates the use of the stephanotis blossom in creating several styles of beaded halos.

June 3, 2013

Prom Trends


Prom flowers are fresh, exciting and creative. It is so refreshing to see young people rejecting the old traditional corsage that floral designers have come to dread. “Anything Goes” is that mantra for today’s flowers, as long as the designs are creative, new and hot. No longer are flowers worn exclusively as a traditional corsage. Flowers can be worn in the hair, as a necklace, a ring, a belt or on the ankle.

March 19, 2013

Christmas Trends


There are a number of exciting trends in this holiday season. We have focused on what we see as the three most dominate trends; Snow, Natural and Traditional Red. Snow is white, white flowers and feathers accented with icy crystals and sparkle. Natural reflects our respect for the environment and desire to surround ourselves with natural materials. Finally, Traditional Red, but with a twist; natural handcrafted materials predominate.

November 18, 2012

Hot & Trendy Flowers


Overall the trendy flowers can be described as feminine, lacy, and ruffled with multiple petals. The flowers can also be described as old fashioned, think of Grandmas Garden; Hydrangeas, Garden Roses, Ranunculus, Peonies and Dahlias with colors all across the board. The old standards, Carnations and Babies Breath return to complete the trend. We will see the popularity of these flowers continue for several years.

August 26, 2012

Summer-Trends,Yellow-Silver


Every season, a color pairing rises above the rest and quickly becomes the favorite. Right now, sunny yellow is taking center stage. Paired with various shades of gray, it is stylish and bright without being over-the-top. For a sophisticated look, add in a touch of shiny silver. This trend, found in both fashion and home decor is fabulous interpreted with fresh flowers.

June 5, 2012