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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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Flowers Can Make You Happy

Did you know research has shown flowers can make you happy? Have you ever looked at a lovely flower arrangement and thought I would love to know how to arrange flowers like that?  By learning the basic principles of flower arranging you can! Research has shown that flowers can affect our happiness and well-being. Flowers …

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Floral Art School of Australia Florist Blog

Welcome to the Florist Blog

I am delighted you have visited our florist blog. I will be sharing lots of different floral designs and tips and techniques in floristry and flower arranging with you. It’s wonderful working with beautiful flowers to bring out the creative side in you. Your life becomes more interesting when you do what you love to …

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