Hot Flower Arrangement How-Tos

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: 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 an 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 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 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 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 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 a bridal bouquet with The Knot

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...

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 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.

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