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Bespoke Bridal Bouquet

In this video clip Leanne shares an on-trend bridal bouquet in the Bespoke Garden Style using a floral netting armature.  Using gorgeous flowers from FiftyFlowers.com Leanne demonstrates the step-by-step creation of this luxurious bouquet.  As she creates the bouquet she emphasizes proper mechanics and the elements and principles of good design. Enjoy!  

June 16, 2018

Chic Summer Vase

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!

June 1, 2018

Formal Linear Hand-Tied Bouquet

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 25, 2018

Rustic 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 18, 2018

Classic White Hand-Tied Garden Roses

The classic Hand-Tied style of design is perfect for creating both bridal bouquets and centerpieces.  In this video demonstration Leanne creates an elegant bouquet with a focus on the color white using garden roses for GardenRosesDirect.com.  You will love the step-by-step techniques that Leanne reveals in creating this beautiful design.  Enjoy!

May 4, 2018

Sensational Mothers Day Roses

Mother’s Day is a holiday that calls for a gift of lavish and over-the-top flowers, and nothing fills the occasion like luscious garden roses. In this video demonstration Leanne creates a dazzling arrangement in an armature of floral netting with garden roses from GardenRosesDirect.com.  Hydrangea, orchids, freesia, ranunculus and wax flower complete this sensational design.  Enjoy! 

April 27, 2018

Contemporary Orchid Art

Sometimes we design to make a living and sometimes we design for our soul.  In this video Leanne creates an amazing piece of floral art suitable for an art galley, a hotel lobby or a corporate office.  The design features a single stem of phalaenopsis orchid mounted on a  round woven frame.  You will love this easy-to-create design.  Enjoy! 

April 20, 2018

Contemporary Component Design

Component design involves a group of floral designs each of which can stand alone or may be used together to create a larger design.  Component design is an excellent merchandising technique for a retail florist.  You will love the techniques demonstrated as Leanne creates a beautiful three piece ultra-contemporary design in fire colors.  Enjoy!

April 13, 2018

Inside-Out Centerpiece

In this video Leanne demonstrates how to create maximum visual impact with minimal flowers in the creation of a centerpiece perfect for an elegant wedding or event.  Beginning with a glass and brass candle lantern, Leanne uses Oasis IGLU holders to build a beautiful spring design on both the inside and the outside of the candle lantern.  A bird’s nest and eggs completes the design.  You will love this innovative technique.  Enjoy!

April 6, 2018

Spring Blues Design

The spring season has an abundance of wonderful blue flowers. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne shares her passion for blue flowers including her favorites, Anemones and Muscari. The arrangement is created using a floral netting armature and fresh water to accommodate the fragile stems of these spring flowers.  You will love this finished design.  Enjoy!

March 30, 2018