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 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 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 European dish garden

In this flower arrangement tutorial, Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a beautiful and unique European dish garden using silk flowers. A true dish garden has no drainage, is packed with plants growing on top of each other in plastic cups, and tends to live on and on in air conditioning and indoor lighting. This dish garden is made with fake flowers so it needs no maintenance. Watch this how to video and you will be making this European dish garden in no time.

How To: Make a monument saddle arrangement

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.

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 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: Arrange flowers at a dinner party

Lifestyle expert Clinton Kelly demonstrates how to throw a fabulous party. With great food, alcohol, and atmosphere you must also have fresh flowers to add ambiance. Big floral centerpieces overtake the room and have to be removed from the table when dining so that guests can see one another. Clinton recommends a low long floral arrangement that will not block guests. Staying in the same color family when choosing flowers is recommended. Start with small low container with room temperature wa...

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.

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