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Florist Surrounded with Flowers

Can you imagine yourself surrounded with beautiful flowers? Floristry is a feel good industry where you bring happiness to others. The flowers chosen for this posy are soft pink ranunculus, green viburnum, deep pink tulips, pink hyacinths and eucalyptus gum. It is best not to have all smooth stemmed flowers  and foliage as they can …

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Easter flower arrangement

Happy Easter

I hope you have a very Happy Easter. This basket of flowers featuring white liliums, pink lisianthus, white chrysanthemums and thryptomene would look lovely in your own home or make an ideal gift for Easter. A white wicker basket has been used a base. Florist foam has been soaked in water for several minutes and …

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Flower Arranging gift posy of flowers

Gift Posy Of Flowers To Show You Care

Flowers are the perfect way to show our love, appreciation and that we care. This gift posy of flowers would be an ideal gift for many different occasions. The flowers used in this design are orange tulips, blue hyacinths and yellow chrysanthemums. The centre flower is held in one hand, and the other flowers added …

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Happy Valentines Day floral design

Happy St Valentine’s Day

Florists usually find St. Valentine’s Day is the busiest day of the year for them. St Valentines Day is on the 14th of February. Flowers are a wonderful way to express your love and show that you care. This is a gift box of flowers. The flowers used include pink and cream roses and chrysanthemums. …

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Christmas arrangement with candles

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Christmas is a magical time of the year. It’s time to give thanks for what we have and to show our family and friends that we care. The Christmas spirit is to go that bit extra and spread kindness to those we come in contact with. The shops are full of beautiful decorations you can …

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Elegant Flower Arrangement

I wan to show you a flower arrangement that has a classical beauty but is simple to make. This arrangement features bronze orchids, green molucca balm, yellow calla lilies and white hydrangea. Tropical leaves and leather fern. A plain ceramic container has been used as a base and has been filled with water. As you …

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Flower Arrangement Featuring Strelitzia, Roses and Orchids

I would like to show you an arrangement where the flowers are positioned with good spacing between them so each one is shown off to its full advantage. This is an important part of floristry.  In the florist course you will learn this and other rules so your designs will be well balanced. The materials …

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How To Choose Flowers And Foliage For An Arrangement

Flowers and Foliage It is wonderful that we have so many different varieties of flowers and foliage available. Each season has a beauty of its own. An arrangement have more interest when you use different shaped flowers and foliage together. Spike Flowers Spike or line flowers are tall, slender flowers which are used to form …

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Planning Your Flower Arrangement

Before you make up a floral design you should have a mental picture in your mind of how you want the finished flower arrangement to look. Think of the style, type of flowers, foliage and colours you would like to use that go well together. Suitability The arrangement should suit the occasion and where it …

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Basic Rules of Flower Arranging

There are a few rules in flower arranging that should be observed. Once you understand these you can create so many different styles and your floral designs will have that professional look. The basic rules of flower arranging include Proportion Balance Harmony Rythym Colour Texture Proportion The size of the flowers, foliage and container should …

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