Floral Art School Of Australia
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International Floral Design School

Spring Has Arrived

Spring has finally arrived and Summer is just around the corner! It’s wonderful seeing all the lovely flowers coming into bloom. Flowers are beautiful in their own right but once you learn the basic rules of flower arranging you can create some really stunning designs. Flowers instantly add an extra special touch to a room. There are so many different varieties of flowers and foliage to flowers to choose from. Whatever your decor you can choose a style to suit – from chic arrangements for a romantic setting to modern….Read More


Flower Arrangement Featuring Lizianthus

Flowers  provide  the finishing touch to any occasion. This setting would be lovely for an outdoor wedding or event. Lizianthus are beautiful flowers that come in shades of purple, mauve, pink and white. They resemble a rose with long pointed buds and they are fairly long lasting. A mauve silk drape is used as a backdrop in a shade that compliments the flowers. A stone look urn is used as a base. The bottom of the urn has been filled almost to the top with crumpled paper. A piece of….Read More


Mother’s Day Posy

I hope all is going well with you. Mother’s Day is on 14th of May. A lovely way to express your feelings on Mother’s Day is with a gift posy of flowers. This delicate posy of flowers features pale pink and burgundy peonies, mauve liliums and white alstroemeria. Some white twiggy stems have been added in for extra interest. The foliage have been removed from the bottom part of the flower stems. The flowers have been held in the left hand with the largest one in the centre and the….Read More


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