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10 Weirdly Wonderful Floral Designs

In Floral Design by Kyla Helgeson4 Comments

From the flower crown to flower shoes, floral design is limited only by imagination.  Sometimes it is simply fun to just play and create with flowers.  The Internet and Pinterest are flooded with amazing, quirky and weirdly wonderful floral designs by artists who think outside the box.  These creations don’t always serve a practical purpose but they inspire and delight, …

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7 Principles of Floral Design: Timeless Rules For Creating Gorgeous Arrangements

In Floral Design by Kyla Helgeson7 Comments

There are seven main principles of floral design: proportion, scale, harmony, rhythm, balance, unity and emphasis.  When these basic flower arranging rules are understood and used correctly you can create gorgeous floral arrangements. When I started my floral career over 10 years ago, I was transitioning from a primary school and visual arts teacher background to floral design. I wanted …

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7 Christmas Flowers Ideas To Pretty Up Your Celebrations

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I love this time of year. Holidays and good times with family and friends are just around the corner. It always starts to feels like Christmas to me when the flower markets are filled with Christmas flowers like holly and oak foliage, green gooseberries, poinsettia plants, white hydrangea, Christmas lilies and even dyed candy stripe agapanthus! But there is always …

Flower Beards – What’s With That?

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Check out these flower beards photos by Julia-rose using Tesselaar Flowers, featuring beard by Tommy Franklin of Australia’s Got Talent fame (think “Salty Rain”). Flower beards are apparently a thing right now. I just checked out Google Trends and search volume for the trend has gone from non-existent to “a thing” just now in July. I am going to be …

Hypericum Bouquets

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Coming out of our Queensland office, here are some beautiful examples of bouquets showcasing the amazing hypericum! Grab some for valentines day to zest up the bunches!

Fab Floral Fashion

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Like floral design, fashion is an art form no matter how you look at it – someone comes up with an idea and brings it to fruition. Recently I was lucky enough to be that person whose ideas got to come to life on the runway of International Fashion Week. I had the absolute pleasure of opening the Ethical Designers …

Frosty Winter Florals in Whites and Grey

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When experimenting with these winter florals, sourced from our wholesale flowers Brisbane warehouse, its amazing how well they go together. Mixing up the textures like in the pictured design creates a harmonious mix suitable for anyone from the bride to the little flower girl. Scroll down for individual photos of these divine white winter florals, offset with a touch of …