Floral Art School Of Australia
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International Floral Design School

Happy New Year

I sincerely hope you have a wonderful New Year. Make this year 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 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. The photo shows a Christmas tree decorated in pink and white….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

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

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 tend to slip. By adding some rougher stems it helps hold the stems in place whilst you are making it. The foliage has been removed from the bottom third of the stems that would stand….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

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. Tropical leaves 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 of the rules in flower arranging is for good balance the arrangement….Read More


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 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….Read More


Gift Posy of Flowers

Flowers are the perfect way to show our love, appreciation and that we care. This posy 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 one at a time with the other hand turning the posy around clockwise as you work. When the posy is the desired size the stems are tied with a few twists of twine about 10cm below the centre….Read More


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. This looks very effective and is easy to create. The box has been lined with plastic – a plastic bag will do. Florist foam has been soaked in water for several minutes and then placed….Read More