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Tall Compote Centerpiece


The tall footed compote is very on trend for weddings and events.  In this video Leanne creates a lavish arrangement using fabulous flowers from Florabundance.com. As Leanne demonstrates the design she presents an informative lesson in the application of the elements and principles of floral design. You will love the finished design.  Enjoy! 

February 9, 2018

Copper Warmth Centerpiece


Copper accents are on trend for 2018.  With its orange and red tones and overall earthy hue, copper is a wonderful accent for flowers and other natural materials. In this video clip Leanne creates a lavish classic round centerpiece as she fills a copper bowl with copper hued Toffee Roses, seeded Lily of the Valley bush and Hypericum.  As a final touch Leanne uses Lily Grass to shelter the arrangement adds a touch of copper to the Lily Grass with copper hog rings.  Enjoy!

February 2, 2018

Bespoke Bridal Bouquet


In this video how-to demonstration Leanne creates a dramatic Bespoke Garden Styled Bridal Bouquet featuring flowers from Florabundance.com. There are many techniques for creating a bridal bouquet. A currently popular technique is the use of a floral netting or chicken wire armature for the bouquet. This technique is a bit of a challenge at first, but with practice it becomes easy. This is a method that you will want to master and add to your skills library.

January 26, 2018

Fastest Roses Ever


Speed Design for the Professional Floral Designer.

Speed design is a subject that is rarely discussed or demonstrated. However, when faced with a major holiday and orders for hundreds of arrangements it is an essential skill for the professional floral designer. In this video Leanne demonstrates how to create an elegant arrangement of 12 roses and 5 hydrangea in one minute and 33 seconds. Enjoy!

January 19, 2018

Spring Botanical Floral Design


One of the great joys of being a floral designer is that we can move ahead of the seasons. It may be the middle of winter, but that doesn’t stop us from creating beautiful springtime arrangements. In this video Leanne demonstrates the basics of creating botanical styled designs as she creates a sensational springtime arrangement filled with spring bulb flowers. Enjoy!

January 12, 2018

Valentine's Day Production Techniques


Developing strong production design skills is essential the professional floral designer. To be successful a designer must be fast as well as creative. In this video Leanne shares techniques for Valentine’s Day production. The key is organization and practice. With careful planing and good production skills, busy holidays can be a joy.

January 5, 2018

Ultra Violet Bridal Bouquet


Floral designers across the country are celebrating the Pantone Color of the Year. Ultra Violet is a wonderful complement for flowers and is a perfect palette for weddings of all seasons. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates the techniques used in creating a beautiful hand-tied bridal bouquet using tints, tones and shades of Ultra Violet. Enjoy!

December 29, 2017

Spring Flowers Bridal Bouquet


The Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, Ultra Violet was the inspiration for this delightful spring bridal bouquet. Leanne combines Sweet Peas, Lisianthus, Ranunculus and Scabiosa buds in a Dusty Miller wrapped bridal bouquet holder as she demonstrates the techniques used in creating this bouquet. Enjoy!

December 22, 2017

Classic Candlelight Centerpiece


The perfect centerpiece for Christmas entertaining includes the warm glow of candlelight. In this video Leanne creates a spectacular design filled with evergreens, bayleaf, white hydrangea, roses and Dendrobium orchids as she shares her techniques for adding candles to a floral centerpiece. Enjoy!

December 15, 2017

Elegant Christmas Centerpiece


It is so exciting to see the many different design styles used in holiday design. Everything from whimsical novelty to lavish bespoke garden style. But, sometimes nothing but classic elegance will do. In this video Leanne demonstrates how to create a sophisticated, contemporary centerpiece in a green and copper palette. Enjoy!

December 8, 2017