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Christmas Design Basics

Thanksgiving is over. It’s time to decorate for the holidays. In this video clip, Leanne shares the basics for creating holiday centerpieces. And, she presents it in a way that will allow you share the design work with friends and family. Yes, fun fabulous and simple decorating ideas for everyone. Enjoy!

November 27, 2011

Last Minute Thanksgiving

A very wise design mentor once told me, “Great design is whatever makes the viewer happy”. And, sometimes the greatest designs are the simplest designs. In this video clip, Leanne shares creative techniques for making simple and easy Thanksgiving designs as well as fantastic ideas for creating new traditions and wonderful memories. Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving.

November 19, 2011

Thanksgiving Harvest Centerpiece

Fresh fruit is the perfect addition to a Thanksgiving Centerpiece. However, adding fruit to a floral arrangement can be tricky. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates several techniques for adding fruit as she creates a lovely harvest centerpiece. Enjoy!

November 14, 2011

Thanksgiving Style

I do love traditional Thanksgiving centerpieces. But, sometimes I crave something besides yellows, reds and oranges, something besides autumn leaves and gourds, and something in a different style. If you are like me you will love this Thanksgiving Style Centerpiece. Designing with English Garden Roses in autumn, Oh My! Enjoy!

October 26, 2011

Ghost Pumpkin

It’s time for Halloween decorating. And you can’t have a Halloween party without a pumpkin arrangement. In this video clip, Leanne demonstrates a new twist for the pumpkin design using a white ghost pumpkin and ghostly colored flowers. Watch out for the bats! Enjoy!

October 15, 2011

Hot Color Fun

Time to challenge ourselves with a lesson in color; what do you do when you find hot pink and bright yellow flowers that you simply must have? You add blue to create a triadic color harmony. Enjoy this video clip, and then challenge yourself to create your own hot color triadic design.

October 14, 2011

Forest Organic Dahlias

Summer is over, the seasons have changed. On our walks through the woods we find marvelous autumn treasures; lovely grasses, mosses and unique foliages. Yes, you might call these weeds, but we love them. In this video clip Leanne will show you how to create a clever moss covered basket and fill it with treasures from the forest, and a few late season dahlias. Enjoy!

October 4, 2011

Country Casual Dahlias

Dahlias are the perfect blossoms for a casual vase design style. In this video clip Leanne combines dahlias with Viburnum Berries, Sedum, Sea Holly, Dusty Miller and Scabiosa in a vintage Fiesta Ware pitcher to create a love country casual arrangement. Enjoy!

October 3, 2011

City Chic Dahlias

Dahlias are such a wonderfully versatile flower. They are available in so many colors, sizes and shapes and can be used in any design style, from sleek-contemporary to country casual. In this video clip, Leanne demonstrates an easy to create “City Chic” design using Dahlias, Beargrass and Echinacea pods.

September 24, 2011

Blushing Bride Bridal Bouquet

The Blushing Bride flower is unknown to many American floral designers. A native of South Africa, this member of the Protea family was so popular for weddings in its native habitat that it was nearly extent in the 1960’s. Thanks to conservation efforts and the diligence of commercial growers, this lovely and unique flower is again abundant. Leanne creates a lovely bridal bouquet with the Blushing Bride flower. Enjoy!

September 23, 2011