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Design Tip #6- Vegeative Style

- Friday, June 21, 2013
If you haven't yet, try vegetative style - show designs looking like a flower really grows.  Be sure to include a lot of negative space. 

Design Tip #5- Creative Centerpiece

- Friday, June 14, 2013
Try this different idea for centerpieces:  Use a cube with foam and then another clear glass vase on top- insert flowers and greens around both vases.  Tip courtesy of Gerard Toh at the 2011 Teleflora Show.

Design Tip #4- Greenery

- Friday, June 07, 2013

When inserting greenery into an arrangement, do it in groupings to make it more impactful.  Tip courtesy of Gerard Toh at the 2011 Teleflora Show.  

Product Tip #5- Gleaming Leaves

- Thursday, June 06, 2013

Helpful Hint: Gleaming Leaves have been popular for two years now.  Did you know that you can roll the leaf back to expose the pin and then insert the pin into a flower?  Quick and easy design idea for corsages, bouts, and wedding designs.  Order Gleaming Leaves here:
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Design Tip #3- Multiple Baskets

- Friday, May 31, 2013

It's okay-you CAN use more than one basket in an arrangement.  This principle applies to both floral and gift basket design.  Tip courtesy of Gerard Toh at the Fall and Winter Teleflora Design Show 2011.  

Design Tip #2- Recycle Roses

- Friday, May 24, 2013

Don't waste your unused roses.  Dry them and insert them in level, squared off bunches into fall arrangements.  Tip courtesy of Gerard Toh at Fall and Winter Teleflora Design Show 2011.  

Design Tip #1- Interesting Centerpiece

- Friday, May 17, 2013

For an interesting centerpiece, try putting a block of foam into a glass cube vase and then securing another clear vase on top of the foam.  Then insert the greens into the foam around the second vase.  Tip from Gerard Toh at the Fall and Winter Teleflora Design Show 2011.