Jane from Afloral.com shows you how to make a floral arrangement using a monument flower saddle with this tutorial. A flower saddle is a device that seats flower foam with a flower arrangement. Watch this how to video and you will learn how to use a monument flower saddle for an arrangement.
In this flower arrangement tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a centerpiece using a wreath ring and fresh flowers. The wreath ring keeps your centerpiece fresh and healthy with water and floral foam. Watch this how to video and you will be creating a fresh flower wreath centerpiece in no time.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun and valuable skill. Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements.
Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a cascading calla lily bouquet with this tutorial. This is an elegant bouquet for a wedding or formal event. Watch this how to video and you can create your own cascading calla lily bouquet.
If you've worked with silks, you know that sometimes stems are hard to cut. In this video tutorial, Dana Plazyk of Flowers by Design shows you some simple techniques and special tools to get the job done! See how to design and cut silk flower stems for floral arrangements.
In this tutorial video, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a silk flower swag. This swag is a great tool for decorating any home.
The art of floral arrangement is a fun & valuable skill. Dana Plazyk lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements.
Silk flower arrangements never die. Make something that you can have forever with this free floral arrangement video series about arranging silk flowers.
Beth O'Reilly AIFD TMF shows us how to make a structural arrangement using stacked Oasis foam disks inside a beautiful container.
Are you searching for a way to spruce up a room in your home? Learn how to make a silk flower wall hanging from a professional floral designer in this free home decor video series.
In this tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a fresh flower arrangement and use fresh foam. Fresh floral foam is a great way to create a long lasting flower arrangement. Watch this how to video and you will be able to make a fresh flower arrangement in no time.
Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a "potpourri" arrangement using all of your spare flowers with this tutorial. This how to video shows you what to do with all of the leftover artificial flowers in your closet or basement. You can have a beautiful flower arrangement with scraps you have lying aroung the house.
In this tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a Floracage holder arrangement using fresh flowers. The Floracage keeps your flowers and greenery looking fresh and healthy when soaked in water. Watch this how to video and you will be arranging flowers in a floral gage in no time.
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.
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Here's a how to make a cute Silk Flower Wreath for your front door or for inside your home. Video: .
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
We know we're dead in the middle of winter and you probably have few thoughts about fields of wildflowers and the birds and bees (the literal ones). But what better way to take yourself out of your winter slumber than by thinking about how you'll adorn your house for spring?
Forgot to prepare a centerpiece for your table? This tutorial shows you a great DIY Thanksgiving centerpiece that you can make out of some flower bunches, vegetables and bamboo food skewers. Easy, and perfect for last minute Thanksgiving decoration and craft ideas!
Live evergreen and flower arrangements are so beautiful for the holidays. But they can also be extremely costly, especially if you're getting boquets or arrangements in bunches so you have several for each table and countertop.
Nice, professional holiday wreaths can cost upwards of $80 if you get them at stores or specially made. And with all the money you'll be spending over the holidays on presents and food, who needs to go bankrupt over a wreath?
Want to have a bunch of pretty pumpkins on your dinner table for Thanksgiving? Why not surprise guests with the unexpected by setting out these crysanthemum "pumpkins" instead?
Halloween doesn't have to be the only fall holiday in which you employ pumpkins. Pumpkins make excellent Thanksgiving decor, especially when paired with other autumnal hues from seasonal flowers and stems.
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
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.
This is a great way to liven up your home! A basket bouquet can bring any room to life. To get started, you'll need a basket of your choice, liner, some moss and an assortment of plants. Get some simple advice for choosing your basket and how to get the right plants to compliment your basket.
A hand-tied bouquet could really show you care. It's one for the prettiest ways to give a beautiful bouquet of flowers to your loved one. Hand tie the with ribbons for the perfect touch. Watch this video for the know-how on making hand-tied bouquets, perfect for any bride or any recipient.
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...
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...
Peonies are a flower evocative of the freshness and exuberance of spring, with bouncy, silky leaves, buoyant hues, and a bright yellow center/stamen.
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!
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!
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...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make decorative wreaths from garden plants. Users will need a wreath thorn. Users may choose to make the wreath or purchase it. Then add on some greenery such as bay leaf. Now place the greenery onto the thorn wreath and secure it by wrapping it 3 times around with wire. Continue doing this for the rest of the wreath. This video provides a visual demonstration for viewers to easily follow along. This video will benefit those viewers who are interes...
Face it, when it comes to the holiday season buying a Christmas tree can be a bit of a pain. Always going out and trying to find a tree that is just right, then lugging it back home and setting up the lights and decorations. While at the same time little pieces of pine needles are being layed across the floor making a huge mess. Whew! Well with this tutorial, you'll find out how to design a small rosemary tree with Christmas decorations. Some of the stuff that was used include carnations, chr...
To start off making your bouquet, you must start by crossing the stems instead of going straight up and down. The crossing action will give you a round bouquet. Choose the size of the bouquet to match the bride and to match the dress. If it's a big dress with lots of action, you don't want to hide it with a big bouquet. Always hold your bouquet down. Use wax string to hold your bouquet together. This won't slip. Tie the not twice to ensure it stays together. Cut the stems off and then proceed...
This video shows you how to make a hanging basket. The first step is choosing a basket. The maker of this video decides to go with a wire basket with a coconut liner. With the daily watering and the soil and the plant itself, the basket will weigh a lot so make sure that your hook is well established. The best recipe for choosing hanging plants is to select an upright plant, a filler plant and a trailer. When choosing plants make sure they are compatible with each other. The next step is to p...
This is a demonstration of making a hand tied bouquet.Keep all the required articles nearby on the table.Take a few stems of lemon grass and bind them with a wire to form a single bunch.Tie the aspedestra leaves in a loop with wrapping a wire to the stem.Now take the stems with single flower like movie star roses or carnations or iris or tulips pluck or cut the loose petals.Now hold one of the stems loosely in the left hand,now with the right hand place the second stem so that the flower is o...
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...
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‚Äô 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.