Hot Flower Arrangement How-Tos

How To: Make a "potpourri" flower arrangement

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.

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: 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 more 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 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 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: Design right angle flower arrangement

Another type of exotic flower arrangement is the right angle design. This technique is very professional looking and by following along with this tutorial from Flowergod, you will be able to create your very own. Store bought bouquets are expensive, so why not practice and make the next one on your own?

How To: Make nylon stocking flowers (calla lily)

Nylon flower making is an art form that can be done by anyone and can be brought back and modernized by this generation of crafters. The video could help you start in this exciting new world of nylon flower making where you are limited only by your imagination. See how to make nylon stocking flowers (calla lily). This nylon flower making video tutorial is brought to you by New Sheer Creations.

How To: Make another Ikebana flower arrangement

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 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 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: 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: 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: Design a rosemary christmas tree arrangement

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...

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