Today on At Home with Flowers- I’ll share the simple trick – to fitting a tall bouquet into a short vase! It’s simple to gather the stems together in your hand- and then bind the stems together- using craft covered wire! Then you have a “Bound Bouquet” that can be cut short- and placed
Let’s go behind the bloom with my friend Angela Cunningham…with ideas for Flowers to Wear! My friend Angela is a newscaster for the local ABC affiliate in Grand Rapids, MI and reports early every morning…
Angela joined me in the studio to create unique flowers to wear which are different from the typical corsage or
Today on At Home with Flowers, I share one of the most common questions I get about flower arranging: How LONG should I cut my Flowers?
This question links directly to one of the elements and principles of Flower design…Proportion. Proportion is determined by the size of the vase so the answer to this week’s
One of the most popular questions I get is about what tools to use for arranging flowers… and I answer that question today in this episode of At Home with Flowers!
My Go-To Tool is the ColorPoint Bypass Pruner by Dramm Lawn & Garden Tools. I love the ColorPoint Tools! They come in 6 vibrant
I’ve created over 2000 Videos about arranging flowers for Weddings, Holidays, Professionals and Hobbyists. I’ve also created documentaries about Flower and Foliage Farms in California, Florida and even South America…as well as my new National Public Education Television show “J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom”…you can watch it online here: https://ubloom.com/flowers/life-in-bloom/episode-guide/ or choose by your favorite
The Mechanic for this project is a simple coat hanger…It provides a heavy wire that serves as support to anchor the willow podocarpus and blush calla lilies.
A coat hanger also provides a hook and it’s a simple mechanic to paint with Design Master Color Tool. I chose a blush color for this project…
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This is a fun project…and Calla Lilies are the perfect flower to add to our American Grown Willow Podocarpus from FernTrust.
I painted the coat hanger with Blush Design Master Color Tool…and then I use Oasis Bind Wire as the mechanic to create this event accessory. It’s a simple process and the same method I
Let’s go behind the bloom at the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena California. The history of the Roses Parade is interesting and colorful…The Parade was established to share the bounty of California with the Rest of the nation that is inspired by the Parade on New Year’s Day. It showcases the beautiful weather