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 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 a candle centerpiece using a pick machine

This flower arrangement tutorial shows you how to make a candle centerpiece using a pick machine. A pick machine attaches steel picks to the stems of your silk flowers. This makes arranging your flowers in floral foam much easier. Watch this how to video and you will be making this beautiful candle flower arrangement in no time.

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.

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: Make ikebana flower arrangements

Discover the art of Japanese flower arrangement with this instructional flower video. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. More than simply putting flowers in a container, ikebana is a disciplined art form which nature and humanity are brought together. Watch as the instructor simply arranges these flowers in the style of Ikebana. Follow along and create your own Ikebana flower arrangements.

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 Calla Lily boutonniere

In this flower arrangement tutorial, Jane from Afloral.com shows you the different calla lily stems available, as well as how to make a calla lily boutonniere or corsage. This boutonniere is a great accessory for the prom, a wedding or any other formal occassion. Watch this how to video and you will be creating your own Calla Lily boutonniere or corsage in no time at all.

How To: Make a colonial flower bouquet

Get a vase and a bouquet holder with dry flower foam inside. Put the bouquet holder in the vase. Place one gardenia in the center hole of the dry flower foam. Then place three gardenias in the holes around the center(odd numbers are good in floral design), evenly spaced apart. Once you are done with that, place a gardenia in the hole in between each of your three outside gardenias, but push them in further, so that they are slightly lower than the other three gardenias. In the remaining holes...

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.

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