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Oasis® Design Tray

This week’s mechanic is the Design Tray from Oasis®. This flower foam wreath tray is affixed to a hard plastic tray for durability, portability and the ability to add water…to make the project last! Wreath shapes are very popular and having the opportunity to use flower nutrient soaked flower foam will insure this project

Mixed Media Bundled Wreath!

This wreath centerpiece is created from Mixed Media. Dried Flowers, Fresh Flowers, Foliage and Fruit and are all combined to create this Green Toned Wreath that is perfect for any time of year.

Featuring Dried Grasses from Schusters of Texas combined with Granny Smith Apples, Milky Way and Foxtail Fern from FernTrust and Spray Roses

By |October 13th, 2019|Flower Crafts, Flower Trends, Fun With Flowers & J|0 Comments

Securing Flower Foam!

In this week’s video blog, we talk about securing your flower foam into containers. We are all familiar with using anchor tape for securing foam into a container…but this method provides an easy way to secure foam into a disposable container simply by using hot glue.
In addition, I share a tip for precious containers

By |October 6th, 2019|Basic Flower Design, Fun With Flowers & J|0 Comments

Hand Tied Protea Bouquet

In this week’s video blog, I show you how to create a Protea Hand Tied Bouquet in less than 5 minutes. Using Protea and Leucadendron from Resendiz Brothers and Monstera, Aspidistra and other foliage from FernTrust!
Protea are so popular and this hand tied bouquet could be a wedding bouquet, hostess gift or decoration for

Easy Low Lush Preserved Bouquet – DMC Part 2

See the completed project and details in this Easy Low Lush Preserved Bouquet created with Natural Botanicals Roses, Hydrangeas and accents of Permanent Foliage from Sullivans. This video was created at the Design Bar during J’s Live Design Demos at the Dallas Market Center!

Easy Low Lush Preserved Bouquet – DMC Part 1

J shares an easy way to create a Low Lush Centerpiece featuring preserved flowers (including Hydrangea, Roses and other assorted items from Natural Botanicals). This is a LIVE DEMO from the Dallas Market Center Design Bar from June 2019 (part 1)…Part 2 will air next week!

Wedding Lesson – Bridal Toss Bouquet and Moss Bouquet Stand!

This lesson completes my Wedding Series for Wedding Flowers Your Way. It includes instructions for a Bridal Toss Bouquet and an Easy to Create Moss Bouquet Stand that can be used to display any wedding bouquet at the reception or following the wedding. 
Bridal Toss bouquets are a great tradition…and it’s easy to create a

By |September 22nd, 2019|Fun With Flowers & J, Wedding Flower Lessons, Wedding Flowers|0 Comments

The Right Tools for the Right Flowers!

It’s important for us to use the proper tools for the different kinds of flowers and foliages we have for flower arranging…This week, I share the right tools for the right flowers!

I love my Swiss Army Locking Blade knife because it’s sharp and gives me a clean sharp 45˚ cut on most flowers. At

Orange Ilex Centerpiece from Sun Valley!

Sun Valley is excited to introduce its’ NEW varieties of Ilex… Lane and the Sun Valley Group are always creating wonderful Flower Options for the Flower Industry!
Lane loves Ilex and Sun Valley has the perfect location to grow this amazing flower offering. You can take an Aerial tour of the Sun Valley Ilex fields