How To: Make a calla lily hand tied bridal bouquet

This tutorial by the Floral Design Institute demonstrates how to create a hand-tied Calla bridal bouquet. The key to creating this bouquet is to make sure your flowers are properly prepared. The flowers should be fully hydrated (in water for at least two hours). Take each flower and mold each stem to to reflect the natural curve of the flower. Lay them side by side so they are lined up in a parallel fashion. Give even pressure on the stem to prevent bends or kinks. Some stems may be straight ...

How To: Make a swag for your door

Want a change from the usual door wreath? In this flower arrangement tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a swag for your door. This is a great decoration to add to any door. Watch this how to video and you can make a door swag for your own home.

How To: Make a cascading bouquet

Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a gorgeous cascading bouquet with this tutorial. This is a great bouquet for a wedding or other formal event. Watch this how to video and you will be able to create this beautiful cascading flower bouquet in no time.

How To: Make dried flower arrangements

This is a how to video on making dried flower arrangements. It is presented by John white along with Virginia podmenik, Master Gardener from southwest yard and garden show. John white and Virginia podmenik, Master Gardener from the Dona Ana co. walk us through the various types of plants used for dried floral arrangements. Virginia podmenik shares her garden collections for the dried floral arrangements. Mexican sage is an excellent plant to choose for dried floral arrangements. These are pop...

How To: Make a beautiful holiday geranium arrangement

To make some flowers of geranium plant, the flowers are colorful and beautiful. Put the branches together to the main branch in various designs. Merge three leaves together to form a new design. Now start placing all the leaves to the main branch if you want. You need to make a petal to form the flower. Arrange the bunch of flower in middle of your dining table allowing its fragrance in the entire room. We will put the flowers together .This is very important and necessary step. We will dupli...

How To: Make a bouquet using a bouquet holder

In this flower arrangement tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a fresh flower bouquet using a tussy mussy bouquet holder. This is a great bouquet holder that is more comfortable to carry through out a wedding. Watch this how to video and you can create a beautiful bouquet with a tussy mussy bouquet holder.

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: Decorate a plain ivy swag

A floral swag is a band, or chain, of flowers, and leaves. In this flower arrangement tutorial, Jane from Afloral.com shows you how to decorate a plain ivy swag with silk flowers. This is a beautiful way to fashion a wreath or circlet for the hair. Watch this how to video and you can decorate plain ivy swag in your own home.

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