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Lily of the Valley, for a Royal Wedding


The Royal Wedding changes the game…. Yes, there is a good reason for every professional floral designer to have excellent wiring and taping skills. The tried and true techniques never go out of date. In this clip Leanne revisits Lily of the Valley, and the techniques for wiring and taping these blossoms.

May 5, 2011

Mother's Day Flowers


If there is one time that every floral designer should make a grand spring floral design, it is for their own Mother on Mother’s Day. In this video clip Leanne creates a spectacular arrangement of spring flowers in a low glass bowl. As a special touch, each blossom has its own special meaning. Enjoy, and Happy Mother’s Day!

May 2, 2011

Springtime Cube Arrangement


The square glass cube is the perfect vase for designing a simple arrangement of spring flowers. It is perfect for short delicate stems, showcases the blossoms beautifully and makes designing fast and easy. In this video clip, Leanne uses colored aluminum wire for an armature and a tiny bird’s nest as a final touch to complete this beautiful spring arrangement.

April 25, 2011

Beaded Halo


Sometimes the perfect floral accessory is a chic halo of fresh flowers. No, not your sixties styled halo of daisies or roses and babies’ breath. In this video clip, Leanne creates an elegant halo of pearl beads, baubles and fragrant stephanotis blossoms, perfect for a wedding, a prom or any formal event.

April 15, 2011

Prom Boutonniere


As the prom corsage has become more sophisticated, the need for a coordinating boutonniere becomes paramount. In this video clip Leanne shares the techniques for creating the perfect coordinating boutonniere for the jeweled corsage bracelet corsage with miniature cymbidium orchids

April 10, 2011

Prom Wrist Corsage


Proms are no longer small, simple affairs. Today’s proms are elegant events that rank high in importance to young people. As proms have grown more sophisticated so has the demand for more imaginative and exciting body flowers. In this video clip, Leanne shares tricks and tips for creating a dramatic wrist corsage using a jeweled corsage bracelet and miniature cymbidium orchids.

April 3, 2011

Gerbera Sunshine


Springtime, where are you? Yes, the daffodils are blooming and the trees are beginning to bloom. But, it’s so cold, wet and overcast it just doesn’t seem like spring. What we need is a big dose of floral sunshine and no flower says “sunshine” like the Gerbera. Enjoy this video clip with Leanne and create a bit of sunshine for yourself.

March 26, 2011

Gerbera Care and Handling


Very few flowers are as bright, colorful and festive as are Gerbera Daisies. And they are long lasting, at least they should be. If you have ever been disappointed with short-lived or droopy-neck Gerberas, then this video clip is for you. Leanne shares the techniques for proper Gerbera care including emergency resuscitation.

March 17, 2011

Spring Dreams


March has arrived, yet it’s still cold and wet. It even snowed this morning. I’m ready for spring, are you? Leanne creates a simple spring design, a bowl of springtime, perfect to set on your desk or an end table where you can touch and enjoy it. If you can’t have spring outside, create your own bowl of springtime.

March 1, 2011

Flower Jewelry


In this video clip, Leanne takes a look at increasing “add-on” sales and profitability for the upcoming prom season. She demonstrates easy techniques for creating innovative fresh flower rings; flower jewelry that coordinates perfectly with the prom corsage.

February 20, 2011