How To: Use a rose stem stripper

In this how to video, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to use rose stem strippers. Rose strippers remove the thorns from the stem easily, without damaging the bark on your rose stem. This makes it easier to handle roses when putting together a floral arrangement. Watch this tutorial and you will be using a rose stem stripper in no time.

How To: Use a stem cutter

In this flower arranging tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to use a stem cutter for fresh flowers. A stem cutter makes it possible to cut very thick stems and large bunches of stems at once. This is a very helpful tool when you are doing large flower arrangements. Watch this how to video and you will be using a stem cutter in no time.

How To: Create Beautiful Bouquets

Nicky Markslag - world famous florist tells us how to arrange bouquets and where to put them. For more than 20 year Nicky Markslag arranges flowers and bouquets. Graduated from the florist college in Aalsmeer, she is now teaching flower design, leading many courses and demonstrations in Holland and around the world. Nicky is florist of the Floriade and Keukenhof gardens.

How To: Make a french spiral bouquet

To make a french spiral bouquet you first start with straight stemmed flowers such as roses. It is very important that you rid the stems of foliage such as leaves as well as removing all the thorns. You can do this by using a gardening glove or washcloth and sliding it down the stem. Once that is completed it is time to begin the bouquet. The first step is to pick a base flower. It is important to use a flower that has a straight stem. From there you begin to add flowers by crossing them with...

How To: Put together a rose bridal bouqet

Weddings are very expensive and one way to say a little is to make or have you maid of honor make the wedding bouquet and the bridesmaids’ bouquets. You need a straight handle bridal bouquet holder and a stand to hold the bouquet holder in place while you work on it. You will need 12 roses fully hydrated and open.

How To: Make a natural floral arrangement in a cigar box

You want to soften a man's study, a library or office with some flowers, but he doesn't want anything "flowery." Watch Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design as she creates a non-floral floral in a cigar box in this video tutorial. Perfect for a desk or a shelf and guaranteed to bring some natural life into any room! See how to make a natural floral arrangement in a cigar box.

News: Why I Make Silk Flowers?

I make silk flowers for personal use as of now. My sister suddenly passed away 18 yr ago, & I try to make sure she has a very nice flower arrangement for every season. I dont have alot of money but she deserves to have a nice flower arrangement. She was only 19 when she passed so I have been doing this for 18 yr. I would like to make a business of this , I just dont know how to get started

How To: Use basic Ikebana flower arranging techniques

Ikebana flower arranging might be the most sophisticated of the surprisingly diverse and deep flower-arranging arts, and takes a lifetime to master. If you want to use some of the basic principles to make your own flower arrangements look distinguished though, watch this video. It will show you the basics of beginners Ikebana

How To: Make dried flowers

Drying a bouquet of flowers is an inexpensive way to give an elegant gift from nature or to make your home more beautiful. You can pick the flowers in spring and then press the blooms in a journal, or save the leaves and petals in a potpourri jar.

How To: Create a water garden arrangement

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a water garden arrangement. To start, have a box filled with foam and rocks, then place branches on the inside of the foam and rocks. Now, add in a few liatris branches at different sizes. Next, add in yellow daisies, green spider mums, foxtail ferns, ivy leaves, and any other plants and flowers you prefer. To give the arrangement a garden feel, make the plant out of order and make the plants and flowers at different levels and heights. Arrange the flo...

How To: Make a floral arrangement

In this video, we learn how to make a floral arrangement. Start off with the biggest flower you are going to use, and build around that. If you have a white flower, pick a bright colored one to go next to it. Remember to use different flowers and colors to mix and match and make beautiful bouquets. You will also want to remove the bottoms of the stems and tuck smaller flowers in between the bigger ones. Creating color contrasts can help make an eye-popping floral arrangement. You can start bu...

How To: Make an orchid basket for Mother's Day

If you've ever had a hard time finding a gift for your mom on Mother's Day, this tutorial may be what you need. In this video, you'll find out how to make an orchid basket easily using some very beautiful flowers. These cannot only be used for Mother's Day, but can be used as a gift for a birthday or anniversary. So check out this tutorial to find out more and good luck!

How To: Make beautiful flower arrangements

Flowers are great for adding color and beauty into a drab and boring room. There are many ways to make a beautiful flower arrangement. Some of the needed items include, flower, some storage units and an imagination. So check out this tutorial on what you'll need and how to make it fit your room. Good luck and enjoy!

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