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Geometric Whimsey

Floral arrangements do not need to be large and showy in order to be dramatic and spectacular. Using minimal flowers and a unique geometric vase Leanne creates a sensational arrangement as she demonstrates the elements and principles of floral design. Enjoy!

June 28, 2019

Marvelous Rose Arrangement

Garden rose arrangements are both popular and so wonderfully elegant. In this video-how-to demonstration Leanne shares the techniques for creating a long lasting centerpiece in a compote styled container featuring the exquisite Marvel Garden Rose. Enjoy!

June 21, 2019

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