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Exotic Wrist Corsage


The old rules about never combining garden flowers with tropical flowers and exotics are obsolete. Dramatic, eclectic designs are preferred by today’s customer. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne combines succulents with spray mums and orchids to create a stunning corsage. The addition of a single rhinestone finish this on-trend wrist corsage. Enjoy!

June 15, 2019

Natural Armature Bridal Bouquet


Building a bridal bouquet on an armature is a current hot trend. Bouquets can be built on chicken wire forms, plastic pillows and eggs. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne re-visits the classic natural armature of curly willow. It’s a proven mechanic, it’s natural, organic and fully biodegradable. For the flowers Leanne stays on trend with gorgeous garden roses and peonies. You will love this fabulous bouquet. Enjoy!

June 7, 2019

Northwestern Woodland Arrangement


In this video clip Leanne explores the vegetative design style. Beginning with a Northwestern woodland styled basket she demonstrates the mechanics for constructing a watertight container, then reviews the elements of of the vegetative design style while creating a dramatic arrangement. The result is a beautiful composition of twigs, moss, lichens, ranunculus, viburnum, hydrangea and grasses Enjoy!

May 31, 2019

Garden Rose Dog Collar


A rapidly growing trend in the wedding flower business is flowers for pets. Many wedding couples now view their pets participation in their wedding to be just as important as the bridesmaids and the groomsmen. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates the techniques for creating a flower collar for a dog. Her model is the beautiful and very patient “Foxy”. FDI teacher Marissa is Foxy’s Mom. Foxy loves to come to the office with Marissa and really appears to enjoy being on stage. Enjoy!

May 28, 2019

Formal Linear Design Style


Creating a hand-tied bouquet is an essential skill that every professional floral designer must master. In this video Leanne reviews the techniques for creating a hand-tied bouquet in the formal linear design style using a natural armature of curly willow. Although challenging, mastering the formal linear style is wonderfully rewarding. Enjoy!

May 17, 2019

Summer Vase Arrangement


Summer is such a wonderful season for floral designers. The flower markets and gardens are filled with an abundance of flowers and foliages making each day an exciting exploration of flowers. In this video demonstration Leanne shares the techniques for creating a vase design. This is the type of design that you can make day-in-and-day-out with almost any type of flowers. Enjoy!

May 10, 2019

In-Season for Mother’s Day


Flowers for Mother’s Day can be simple or extravagant. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne chooses to go extravagant with a combination of seasonal, rustic and luxury flowers. Using a natural armature of rustic curly willow combined with viburnum, ranunculus, lisanthus, pink piano garden roses, cymbidium orchids, and fragrant lilac Leanne creates a luxurious arrangement perfect for Mother’s Day. You will love her techniques for creating an all-natural design. Enjoy!

May 5, 2019

Simple Mother's Day Arrangements


Mother’s Day is such a grand holiday for floral designers. We love the happy customers and the beautiful spring flowers. The key to to a calm, efficient and profitable holiday is simple design mechanics and production styled design. In this video how-to Leanne demonstrates the techniques as she creates beautiful arrangements using flowers from FiftyFlowers.com. Enjoy!

April 26, 2019

Pretty in Pink


Spring has arrived and Springtime abounds with pink blossoms. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne celebrates spring with a creative vase arrangement of pick flowers. Garden roses, hyacinth, ranunculus, and jasmine vine, all in various hues off pink. You will love this fabulous “Pretty in Pink” design. Enjoy!

April 19, 2019

Garden Rose Wedding Centerpiece


In this video Leanne shares the techniques for creating an elevated “floating” centerpiece. Elevating the centerpiece captures the viewer’s attention and showcases the beautiful roses from GardenRosesDirect.com. This is a technique that you will want to use over and over. Enjoy!

April 12, 2019