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Garden Roses Care & Handling

Garden Roses are on trend and in demand for weddings, events and everyday bouquets. And, when you see some of the new varieties it’s easy to see why; large heads, high petal counts, fabulous colors and wonderful fragrance. But, special care and handling is required for these magnificent blossoms. In this video clip Leanne shares tips for the care & handing of garden roses from GardenRosesDirect.com. Enjoy!

April 7, 2017

Easy Easter Centerpiece

Spring is filled with so many wonderful flowers and colors. In this video clip Leanne shrugs off the status quo as she combines spring Tulips and Ranunculus, Garden Roses and exotic Pincushion Protea in a dramatic centerpiece. The design features amazing Garden Roses named “Free Spirit” from GardenRosesDirect.com. Leanne finishes the design with a lovely bird’s nest filled with quail eggs. You are going to love this design. Enjoy!

March 31, 2017

An Organic Design of Spring Flowers

Spring has arrived and the markets are filled with colorful and fragrant spring flowers. In this how-to video Leanne takes an organic approach to arranging flowers using a ball of curly willow branches in a clear vase to create an armature for supporting the delicate stems and a design that appears to be the roots of the flowers. This is a design that you will want to create over and over again during the spring season. Enjoy!

March 25, 2017

Triadic Hand-Tied Bouquet

Hand-Tied bouquets continue to grow in popularity. With practice they are easy to make and can be simply dropped into a water filled container to complete a beautiful arrangement. In this video clip Leanne creates a hand-tied bouquet in a Triadic color harmony. The bold colors of red, yellow and blue can overwhelm the bouquet so Leanne softens the mix with the grays of Dusty Miller and Brunia. The addition of a wired succulent finishes the design. Enjoy!

March 17, 2017

Springtime Garden

In this video clip Leanne captures the transition of winter into spring. Using the moody winter blues of Delphinium brightened with the spring colors of Ranunculus and Billy Balls she creates a parallel styled arrangement in a split compliment color harmony. The addition of a blooming Dogwood branch completes this beautiful design. Enjoy!

March 9, 2017

Hydrangea Centerpiece

Hydrangea are such fabulous blossoms, big, bold and dramatic. And, they can be very long lasting, if you know how to take care of them. In this video clip Leanne shares the techniques for keeping Hydrangea blossoms beautiful for as long as possible and she creates a lovely centerpiece in a triadic color harmony using green hydrangea, ranunculus, pin cushion protea, lisianthus and kale. Enjoy!

March 1, 2017

Prom Floral Cuff

Styles for prom flowers are changing. Today’s young women insist on being daring and different. The flowers today are sophisticated and stylish with a touch of bling. In this video how-to Leanne demonstrates a dramatic Floral Cuff, flower jewelry perfect for this season’s proms. Enjoy!

February 27, 2017

Spring Fling Hand-Tied Bouquet

One of the great things about being a floral designer is that once Valentine’s Day is over, it’s springtime. Yes, it still may be winter outside but when we start designing with spring flowers, spring has arrived. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne shares the techniques for creating a hand-tied bouquet as she creates a beautiful Spring Fling bouquet. Enjoy!

February 20, 2017

Valentine's Day Sweets

Roses and candy are classic gifts for Valentine’s Day. In this video how-to video Leanne demonstrates a clever design technique as she creates an innovative and beautiful design combining red, white and pink M&M’s candies with red roses, pink garden roses and white baby’s breath. Enjoy!

February 13, 2017

Valentine Rose Care

February has arrived, and with it a very busy time for floral designers. Sometimes overlooked, good flower care and handling is the first essential step of any floral design. In this Valentine video clip Leanne reviews the basics for the care of Valentine roses and shares tips for keeping your roses alive and beautiful as long as possible. Enjoy!

February 6, 2017