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Tropical Inspiration

Consumer demand for tropical flowers and foliages is rapidly increasing. At Floral Design Institute when we seek out new trends and inspiration in tropical floral design and products the Tropical Plant International Expo TPIE has become our “Go-To” resource. In this video clip Leanne creates a dramatic tropical formal linear design as she shares emerging trends and techniques for designing with tropical flowers and foliages. Enjoy!

October 25, 2018

Pocket Square Boutonniere

A growing trend for weddings, proms, and homecoming celebrations are flowers for men to wear. These on-trend boutonnieres are larger, elegant and make a bolder statement than the simple single rose boutonniere. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne shares the techniques for creating a pocket square boutonniere. Not only is this design beautiful, but it’s fast and easy to create. Enjoy!

October 18, 2018

Fall Pumpkin Centerpiece

Pumpkins and gourds make fabulous natural floral containers for festive autumn floral designs. In this video clip Leanne creates a beautiful arrangement in a hollowed-out pumpkin as she shares the techniques for assuring a long-lasting design. This centerpiece is perfect for Halloween and the entire autumn season. Enjoy!

October 11, 2018

Amazing Zinnias

The end of summer brings such an abundance of fabulous flowers. And, while the season is changing to autumn we are not ready to give up the green of summer just yet. The inspiration of the video was an amazing two-tone zinnia, beautiful green with a hot pink center. Leanne shares several design techniques as she creates a dramatic vegetative styled arrangement. Enjoy!

October 4, 2018

Homecoming Floral Ring

On-Trend for Homecoming Celebrations is the more sophisticated look of beautiful floral jewelry. In this video clip Leanne creates a stylish floral ring using a pre-made ring blank. You will love this elegant design, perfect for a homecoming celebration, a party or an evening on the town. Enjoy!

September 27, 2018

King Protea Bridal Bouquet

Big and bold, exotic and gorgeous: few flowers can match the dramatic beauty of the King Protea. Used in a bridal bouquet they make a powerful statement. But, it is important to master the mechanics needed to create a light-weight and secure bouquet. In this video clip Leanne shares the techniques for creating a breathtaking king protea bridal bouquet using flowers from FiftyFlowers.com. Enjoy!

September 21, 2018

Autumn Sunflowers

The waning days of summer bring us beautiful sun filled evenings and gardens filled with an abundance of gorgeous blossoms.  The Tuscan color palette was the inspiration for this video; deep blue purple, vibrant burgundy red and bright yellow sunflowers.  Leanne shares the techniques for designing a glamorous oversized arrangement a she  creates a stunning Tuscan styled design.  Enjoy!

September 10, 2018

Fall Wedding Centerpiece

Using gorgeous flowers from Florabundance.com. Leanne creates a breathtaking centerpiece in the bespoke garden style. She demonstrates step-by-step the creation of this design using a compote and floral netting armature. You will love the mixture of dramatic colors and textures in this design. Enjoy!

September 6, 2018

Orchid Meditation

What inspires you?  Where do you find your creativity?  In this video how-to demonstration Leanne discusses the process of creativity and shares her source of inspiration.  For Leanne the primary inspiration is the flowers themselves.  By meditating on each blossom she finds the design perfect for the flowers.  Yes, as she says “the flowers tell me what to do”.  You will love this design.  Enjoy!

August 30, 2018

Hat Box Roses

There are very few gifts more impactful than a gift of flowers. When you can add a lovely gift box and an element of surprise you have created the perfect gift. In this video how-to demonstration Leanne creates an elegant hat box bouquet filled with Black Baccara Roses, Antique Bi-Colored Carnations and Hellebores. This is a gift that you will surly want to create for a friend. Enjoy!

August 25, 2018