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Mechanics for a Hand-tied Bouquet

The process for creating a European inspired hand-tied bouquet is easy with this simple trick. Using your index finger and thumb as a ‘vessel’ and laying each flower at a 46 degree angle and on top of the last flower will result in the perfect spiral of stems.
This process allows the bouquet to stand

By |September 30th, 2018|DIY, Flower Arranging, How-To's & Instruction, Mechanics Monday|1 Comment

Soft Neutral Hand-tied Wedding Bouquet

Hand-tied Wedding Bouquets are certainly popular…and getting the perfect color palette is important to both flower designer and bride. I see a great deal of bright vibrant colors on social media…and I’ve also noticed a trend for adding soft neutral blush colors to the mix to give the palette a sophisticated air.

That’s the perfect

By |September 30th, 2018|Color, Flower Trends, Flowers, Fun With Flowers & J, Wedding Flowers|1 Comment

Adding Flowers to a Candelabra

It’s easy to add flowers to the NEW Gold Tone Candelabra From Accent Décor…thanks to the innovative interchangeable candle holder/design tray. Simply swap out the top candle holder and mount the tray with a sphere of Flower Nutrient Foam. Then, anchor in place with water proof tape and you’re set to start adding flowers!

Simple

By |September 23rd, 2018|DIY, Flower Arranging, How-To's & Instruction, Mechanics Monday|0 Comments

Sphere Chrysanthemum Candelabra

I’m so excited to share the NEW Sphere Chrysanthemums from Deliflor Latin America in our Candelabra project this week. I saw these NEW Sphere Shaped Chrysanthemums at the DeliFlor Booth at ProFlora 2017. My Friend JD was showing me all the NEW Varieties and these beautiful orbs in Yellow, Orange and Rust certainly caught

By |September 23rd, 2018|Flower Trends, Flowers, Fun With Flowers & J, Wedding Flowers|0 Comments

Moongate Mechanics_Part 3- Adding Flowers

In this 21 minute video, J discusses how to add flowers to the Moongate Armature he created at the Dallas Market Center in June of 2018. Included are how to add Shimmer and Marsipan Roses and Spray Roses from Esprit Miami, including Antique Green Hydrangea (also from Esprit Miami) along with Incredible White Phaleanopsis

By |September 16th, 2018|DIY, Flower Arranging, How-To's & Instruction, Mechanics Monday|0 Comments

The Flowers of Colombia – Director’s Cut

The Flowers of Colombia Director’s Cut allows our director to create a video featuring the favorite moments from our visit to Colombia for ProFlora 2017.

Telling the story of the flowers is my passion…and I would be unable to tell the stories without my amazing crew. They pack up their passion, expertise and equipment and

Moongate Mechanics_Part 2- Foliage

In this 17 minute video, I present the highlights from my Live Presentation at the Dallas Market Center in June 2018. Adding foliage – both garlands and fresh foliage accents to the Moongate Arch created in Part 1- using flower foam mechanics- to add Italian Ruscus, Sago Palm, Aspidistra, Lily Grass and the Foliage

By |September 9th, 2018|DIY, Flower Arranging, How-To's & Instruction, Mechanics Monday|0 Comments

Autumn Green Pumpkin Centerpiece

Fall is upon us and what better way to celebrate the season than with a Cinderella Pumpkin decked out in Lush Green Botanicals.
The mechanics are easy for this centerpiece…using flower foam atop the pumpkin and using a cornucopia of green textured botanicals. Artichokes, Millet, Scabiosa Pods, Australian Sea Star (“Skeleton” umbrella foliage) and Green

Clean Vases BEFORE Painting

Repurposing Glass Vases is creative and rewarding…and starting your project right is key to success. This week’s Mechanics Monday video is about getting your glass surfaces ready for painting.
Many glass surfaces have production coatings that allow them to be produced quickly and efficiently … so being sure to remove these coatings before painting will

By |September 2nd, 2018|DIY, Flower Arranging, How-To's & Instruction, Mechanics Monday|0 Comments