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Magnum Chrysanthemum Wedding Bouquet!

One of my favorite NEW Flowers is the Magnum Chrysanthemum from Deliflor. I saw Magnum a few years ago at the World Flower Expo in Las Vegas. My friend JD from Deliflor had several on display and it was Love at First Sight for me… 
The huge size of this Chrysanthemum and the ‘shaggy’ appearance

By |July 29th, 2018|Color, Flower Trends, Fun With Flowers & J, Wedding Flowers|0 Comments

Gala® Bouquet Holder – Best Bouquet Results!

I designed the Gala® Bouquet Holder for FloraCraft because I wanted a bouquet holder I could depend on, one that was easy to hold and carry and had 360 degrees of design space…with large portals and plenty of water reserve.
The Clear Handle is elegant and matches any event…and it’s ergonomically correct. It comes in

Mechanics Monday – No more shattered mums with Petal Proofer from Design Master

Chrysanthemums are enjoying wide spread popularity… and Design Master Petal Proofer is a must have to prevent shattering on any type of Chrysanthemum- A quick spray (*or two) on the back of the calyx on any mum- will prevent shattering- and give you peace of mind. See how simple it is – in this

The Flowers of Colombia in Action – A Visit to Alexandra Farms!

This week on the Flowers of Colombia, we see the Flowers of Colombia in action with a visit to Alexandra Farms, the Largest Garden Rose grower in the world.

With over 50 varieties of Garden Roses (exclusively), Alexandra Farms is a true testament to all that goes into the Flowers of Colombia. From Diversity Flowers,

Metallic Monstera for Events!

Monstera is the Foliage of the Year for 2018 and the Rainforest Trend with Monstera leaves rages on…In turn, Metallic Finishes (especially gold) are HOT HOT HOT!! So what would be better than combining these 2 trends and sharing some inspired event ideas?!
Design Master provides amazing color tools that are designed with flowers and

Foliage Paint Practices to Insure Success!

Design Master creates color tools specific to Flowers and Foliage- and these simple steps will insure that you have success every time you use them. Color is one of our most effective tools as creative designers- and Metallic Colors are no exception- following these simple steps will allow you to transform Monstera Leaves, or

Cooling your Water without ICE

Processing flowers in ICE Cold water is NEW Technology- Cold Water produces less bacteria and flowers actually open faster- it’s also important that you measure your flower nutrient exactly- and adding ice to your flower nutrient water can dilute the solution and make it less effective- here’s a simple trick – for reusing the

Best Practices for Processing Alexandra Farms Garden Roses

Everyone loves Garden Roses…and to insure your Garden Roses perform and open, you need to follow these simple steps for success!
I take an actual shipment of Garden Roses from Alexandra Farms, Mariatheresia…and show you the professional steps you can implement to insure you have beautiful roses every time.
These simple steps are easy to follow

Concealed water supply – Inside Wedding Bouquet!

Water is essential to flowers and Wedding Flowers need a water supply, especially when it comes to Roses, Hydrangeas, Gerberas and more. Using this Mechanic to conceal a Gala® Bouquet inside- reclaimed stems- arranged to “LOOK LIKE A HAND-TIED” Bouquet will allow you to follow the hand tied trend and be confident your flowers