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Floral Design Certification and Accreditation


Is this the year you get serious about your floral career?  For many, that means taking the step to become a Certified Floral Designer.  At Floral Design Institute, we take career preparation seriously. 

May 04, 2018

Poppy's Garden, a Graduate's Story


There is nothing that thrills all of us Floral Design Institute more than seeing the successes of our graduates. Often we are unaware of the personal struggles facing our students when they are in the classroom. This makes their successes, both in their careers and their personal lives even more rewarding. Congratulations Meagan!!! Thank you for letting us share your story.

Mar 16, 2018

Steps to an Exciting Floral Career


If you are reading this blog, you have already discovered that you love flowers and creating floral designs. As you move into floral design as a career it is important to keep your passion for flowers fun, exciting, fulfilling and financially rewarding. The elements for a satisfying floral career are education, certification, friendships, networking, participation and continued advanced training.

Mar 04, 2018

Wedding Trends for 2018


The master word that describes wedding trends for 2018 is “Eclectic”. Thanks to Social Media, bridal couples are exposed to new flowers, colors and styles well beyond their local market area. This combined with an increasing confidence in their own abilities to choose wedding elements that they like and are important to them is resulting in a diverse range of trends. Eclectic and personalized, in a sense each couple is creating their own trends for their own weddings.

Feb 10, 2018

Floral Design as a Career


So often I get asked, "Can I make a living as a florist?".  Good question! Working with flowers sounds like a fun and glamorous profession.  It's no wonder many want to pursue floral design as a career.  And, yes, to answer the question, you can make a living as a florist.  The choice is yours and the earning potential is all in how you approach the career.

Jan 19, 2018

Choosing a Floral Design School


As you focus on your career, how do you decide which school will be best for you?  Check out the Top 10 list for choosing a floral design school and learn why the Floral Design Institute should be YOUR Education Resource.

Dec 22, 2017

Celebrating Design Styles


I am loving, loving, loving the new generation of floral designers. Risk-takers, unconcerned about convention and willing to explore new styles, they are leading the floral industry into a new and wonderful era of floral design.

Dec 15, 2017