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Spring Vase Arrangement


The spring season affords a plethora of materials and flowers with which floral designers can try new techniques and experiment with new design styles. In this video demonstration Leanne creates a delicious vase arrangement built upon a tower of fresh asparagus. Japanese ranunculus, butterfly ranunculus, tulips, hypericum, and a variety of foliages complete this outstanding design. You will love this vase technique. Enjoy!

February 15, 2020

Chicken Wire Bridal Bouquet


Bridal Bouquets created with recyclable and biodegradable mechanics are increasing popular with today’s eco-conscious brides. In this video demonstration Leanne creates a luscious on-trend bouquet using a chicken wire armature. The finished bouquet features spray roses, tulips and gorgeous ranunculus accented with lacquered bay leaves and maiden hair fern. You will love this bouquet. Enjoy!

February 7, 2020

Winter White Bridal Bouquet


On-Trend wedding bouquets are unique, eclectic and filled with variety and texture. In creating thus elegant winter white bouquet Leanne began with the white Mayra Garden Rose. She then added sweet peas, astrantia, astilbe and genista. The finishing accent of silver and blue completes this gorgeous bridal bouquet; perfect for a winter wedding. Enjoy!

January 31, 2020

Fabulous Foam Free Design


As the popularity of foam free design continues to grow it is important to learn the proper techniques and mechanics for creating stable designs. In this how-to video Leanne creates a gorgeous spring arrangement with magnolia branches, Italian ruscus, tulips, roses, hydrangea, stock, heather and jasmine vine. You will love the finished arrangement. Enjoy!

January 24, 2020

Spring Flower Happiness


The flowers of springtime are so beautiful, delicate and fragrant; Hyacinth, Anemones, Paperwhites, Tulips and Jasmine Vine. In this how-to video Leanne demonstrates the techniques and mechanics for designing with these fragile blossoms for the longest life and to showcase their springtime beauty. Enjoy!

January 17, 2020

Flower Jewelry


One of the hottest current trends in floral design is fresh flower jewelry. You will find floral rings, necklaces, hairpieces and bracelets worn at proms, weddings, parties and special events. In this video FDI Lead Instructor Michelle Heandrick AIFD PFCI FDI creates a very elegant, innovative and easy-to-create floral pennant necklace. You are going to love the techniques that she demonstrates. Enjoy!

January 10, 2020

Spring Flower Meditation


A New Year has begun. The holidays are over and floral designers are tired of centerpieces and the colors of red and green. Now is the time for softer, meditational and purifying designs. In this how-to video Leanne creates a simple floral composition using spring flowers. As she designs she explains how the elements and principles of design apply to a multiple vase design composition. Enjoy!

January 4, 2020

Christmas Greetings from Sweden


Celebrating the Tulip Tribe today and every day. Thank you FDI Graduate Tess for sharing this Christmas greeting from Sweden. Today we share it with the Tulip Tribe and join in the wish for a peaceful holiday season filled with love, happiness, and flowers!

December 23, 2019

Holiday Flower Rings


All of us at Floral Design Institute are delighted to see that floral jewelry is becoming more and more popular. Floral necklaces, cuffs and rings are seen in weddings, proms and homecomings. But, why not for every festive occasion, or no occasion at all? In this how-to-video Leanne creates a stunning floral ring for holidays. Perfect for a party, dinner out, or a night on the town. Enjoy!

December 13, 2019

Christmas Candlelight Centerpiece


The winter season has arrived. The days are shorter, the weather colder and we spend more time indoors. This is the season that calls for fresh flowers in the home. Candlelight brightens and adds warmth to the the dark days of winter. In this video how-to Leanne creates a beautiful classic candlelight centerpiece with polar candles and updated with contemporary foliages and materials. Enjoy!

December 7, 2019