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Dressed up for the Party

Blooming plants are an excellent addition for your holiday party décor. They are bright, beautiful and will last throughout the holiday season. You just have to dress them up for the party! Leanne shares tips on dressing up a Phalaenopsis Orchid for holiday entertaining.

December 3, 2009

Basket of Thanks

I love flowers and for me a gift of flowers is the finest gift that anyone can give. This Thanksgiving I’ll be joining friends, but I won’t be cooking. (Everyone knows better than to let me in the kitchen). However, I will be bringing my “Giving Thanks Basket”. Enjoy, and Happy Thanksgiving”.

November 22, 2009

Mocha Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Let’s create something different. Yes, the fire colors make up the standard color palette for Thanksgiving arrangements. But, I want something a bit more contemporary and sophisticated. I think you will enjoy this video clip, Mocha Thanksgiving Centerpiece.

November 18, 2009

Bronzed Autumn

The combination bronze colored cymbidium orchids and chocolate Ti leaves creates a richly hued autumn arrangement. Leanne demonstrates several valuable design techniques in this video clip and you will love the accent of orange feathers.

November 3, 2009

Creepy Crawly Fun

Leanne demonstrates how to create a haunting Halloween design using white ghost pumpkins and Vandella roses set in black rainbow foam and accented with big creepy spiders. You will love her technique for creating spider webs.

October 23, 2009

Halloween Party Arrangement

Creating an arrangement for a Halloween party doesn’t allow you to forget the elements and principles of design. And yes, properly designed novelty arrangements can still be fun. You will enjoy Leanne’s demonstration of a Halloween Party Arrangement designed in a triadic color scheme. Trick or Treat…

October 11, 2009

Autumn Candlestick Centerpiece

Now is the time to celebrate this very brief and wonderfully glorious season before we move into the Christmas and winter holidays. As the days become shorter candles brighten our fall evenings. Leanne demonstrates a simple candlestick centerpiece arrangement, perfect for a cool autumn evening supper. Vegetable soup anyone?

September 21, 2009

Harvest Vase

Labor Day is over and the autumn season has begun. This is such a wonderful time of the year. The leaves are beginning to turn and the garden is overflowing with glorious end-of-season blossoms. Leanne demonstrates a simple harvest vase designed as the perfect gift for friends and neighbors.

September 10, 2009

Galax Rosette

Leanne demonstrates the technique for creating a beautiful composite flower out of Galax leaves. The Galax rosette can be used as a focal area for a floral arrangement or a long lasting design element for garlands, gift packages and even Christmas tree decorations.

August 26, 2009

Hydrangea Brooch

So very simple and so very elegant; a new approach to body flowers. You are going to love this innovative design technique.

August 12, 2009