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Fastest Roses Ever


Speed Design for the Professional Floral Designer.

Speed design is a subject that is rarely discussed or demonstrated. However, when faced with a major holiday and orders for hundreds of arrangements it is an essential skill for the professional floral designer. In this video Leanne demonstrates how to create an elegant arrangement of 12 roses and 5 hydrangea in one minute and 33 seconds. Enjoy!

January 19, 2018

Spring Botanical Floral Design


One of the great joys of being a floral designer is that we can move ahead of the seasons. It may be the middle of winter, but that doesn’t stop us from creating beautiful springtime arrangements. In this video Leanne demonstrates the basics of creating botanical styled designs as she creates a sensational springtime arrangement filled with spring bulb flowers. Enjoy!

January 12, 2018

Valentine's Day Production Techniques


Developing strong production design skills is essential the professional floral designer. To be successful a designer must be fast as well as creative. In this video Leanne shares techniques for Valentine’s Day production. The key is organization and practice. With careful planing and good production skills, busy holidays can be a joy.

January 5, 2018

Ultra Violet Bridal Bouquet


Floral designers across the country are celebrating the Pantone Color of the Year. Ultra Violet is a wonderful complement for flowers and is a perfect palette for weddings of all seasons. In this video clip Leanne demonstrates the techniques used in creating a beautiful hand-tied bridal bouquet using tints, tones and shades of Ultra Violet. Enjoy!

December 29, 2017

Spring Flowers Bridal Bouquet


The Pantone 2018 Color of the Year, Ultra Violet was the inspiration for this delightful spring bridal bouquet. Leanne combines Sweet Peas, Lisianthus, Ranunculus and Scabiosa buds in a Dusty Miller wrapped bridal bouquet holder as she demonstrates the techniques used in creating this bouquet. Enjoy!

December 22, 2017

Classic Candlelight Centerpiece


The perfect centerpiece for Christmas entertaining includes the warm glow of candlelight. In this video Leanne creates a spectacular design filled with evergreens, bayleaf, white hydrangea, roses and Dendrobium orchids as she shares her techniques for adding candles to a floral centerpiece. Enjoy!

December 15, 2017

Elegant Christmas Centerpiece


It is so exciting to see the many different design styles used in holiday design. Everything from whimsical novelty to lavish bespoke garden style. But, sometimes nothing but classic elegance will do. In this video Leanne demonstrates how to create a sophisticated, contemporary centerpiece in a green and copper palette. Enjoy!

December 8, 2017

Tropical Bridal Bouquet


The use of tropical flowers, plants and foliages in wedding design is on-trend and rapidly growing in popularity. A great place to explore new tropical plants and flowers is the annual Tropical Plant International Exposition. In this video clip Leanne creates a beautiful bespoke garden styled bridal bouquet using a chicken wire armature. Leanne carefully demonstrates the various techniques necessary for keeping the bouquet light, functional and dramatic. Enjoy!

December 1, 2017

Bespoke Styled Holiday Wreath


In this video clip Leanne creates a spectacular holiday wreath in the bespoke garden style. The design is loose, wild and filled with woodland treasures. Mixed evergreens, cryptomeria, magnolia leaves and sculptural branches create a dramatic base. The addition of elegant rust colored cymbidium orchid blossoms are the perfect enhancement for this dramatic design. Enjoy!

November 25, 2017

Thanksgiving Centerpiece in White


Most Thanksgiving arrangements are created in the fire hues of orange, red and yellow. But, a different color palette can be wonderfully refreshing at the end of the autumn season. In this video Leanne creates a gorgeous pillar candle design using green foliages and white roses. Enjoy!

November 17, 2017