Floral Art School Of Australia
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International Floral Design School

Easter Display

Easter is almost upon us. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter. Easter symbolizes the renewal of life. This is an idea you might like to use to celebrate Easter. This setting shown budding branches of pussy willow placed in a tall container. Pastel coloured foam eggs with ribbon loops have been hung on the branches on different levels. Pots and baskets of flowers including pink tulips, hyacinths, yellow daffodils, white snowdrops have been placed on the table. Two ceramic rabbits and a couple of nests have….Read More


Saint Valentine’s Day

February the 14th is Saint Valentine’s Day. Its is celebrated around the world and is a lovely way to express your feelings to your loved one. Red roses are traditionally associated with Saint Valentine’s Day and it is usually the busiest day for the florist. In this design a heart shaped foam base has been soaked in water. The rose stems have been cut short (about 7cm long) and inserted around the edges keeping the heart shape and then working inwards following just inside the previous round with the centre….Read More


Happy New Year

I sincerely hope you have a wonderful New Year. Make 2017 your very best year yet. Your life is what you make it. It’s is not by chance – the people who are successful decide what they want and put in the effort to make it happen. You can do the same. If you love flowers, you will love our Floristry Diploma Course. Floristry is so creative – in the course, you will learn to make many different types of flower arrangements including modern and traditional designs. You will receive….Read More


Have A Wonderful Christmas

I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very happy Christmas. Christmas is that magical time of the year that brings us together to share with family and friends. It’s lovely when you visit the shops to see all the Christmas Decorations. Garlands, sparkling glass baubles, ornaments, luxurious ribbons can all be used to give that festive look. Traditional red and green, aqua and silver, pink and gold are some great colour combinations. Lots of houses look wonderful all decorated for Christmas. The photo….Read More


Hatbox Filled With Roses

Do you love roses – if so you are in good company as roses are the most loved flowers in the world? You can create a very elegant design by arranging roses in a hatbox. A tall hat box has been used as a base. Ribbon has been placed around the bottom and secured in place at the back with a short piece of clear sticky tape. A ribbon handle has been made by punching a hole in the top of each side of the hat box and inserting the….Read More


Round Bridal Bouquet

Spring is not far away and it will be lovely when we have warmer days. Many brides start planning their wedding for Spring or Summer. This bouquet is in a round shape which is popular for brides and bridesmaids. The materials used in this bouquet are roses, lisianthus and freesias. It is made in a bouquet holder with a foam insert. The holder has been soaked in water and placed in a container to hold it in position whilst you are making up the bouquet. The flower stems have been….Read More


Florist Surrounded with Flowers

I hope you are having a great week. Can you imagine yourself surrounded with beautiful flowers? What I love best about working with flowers is it so creative. Once you know the basic principles of flower arranging you can make up a design like this very quickly. Choose flowers and colours that go well together. The flowers chosen for this design 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….Read More


Table Arrangement

This floral design with mixed flowers in different colours is sure to brighten your day. It is suitable when you want an arrangement suitable for a small table or you can make several and place them along a longer table. This design was made featuring roses, mini gerberas, dahlias and stock and surrounded with leaves. A smaller container has been filled three quarters the way with water and placed inside a larger glass container. A wide ti leaf has been placed between the smaller container and the larger container. This….Read More


Happy Mothers Day

May has finally arrived and Mother’s Day is on Sunday the 8th of May. I sincerely hope all the wonderful mothers have a lovely Mother’s Day. Flowers are traditionally given for Mother’s Day and it is a very busy time for florists. This flower arrangement features liliums, orchids and carnations. A tall container is used as a base. A large block of foam is soaked with water, placed in a plastic florist bowl and secured in place with a plastic clip on guard on top of the tall container. One….Read More


Happy Easter

I hope you have a very Happy Easter. This basket of flowers featuring white liliums, pink lisianthus and white chrysanthemums would look lovely in your own home or make an ideal gift for Easter. A white wicker basket is used a base. Florist foam has been soaked in water for several minutes and placed in a plastic florist bowl and the foam is secured in place with a clip on guard. The basket has been filled three quarters of the way with crumpled paper and the bowl placed on top…..Read More