Monday, April 14, 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

How to use Finishing Touch and Crowning Glory

Great information on when and how to use the different types of preservatives.

Kevin Ylvisaker AIFD at Floradec show, Honolulu

Smithers-Oasis, Flora-dec Sales, Greenpoint Nurseries and Watanabe Floral all sponsored a show with Kevin Ylvisaker AIFD on Mar. 30 at Flora-dec Sales, Honolulu.


Kevin cutting up a pineapple for the show.

Showing off the new Oasis orb sizes.
Finale piece utilizing dendrobium leis.

Friday, March 21, 2014

AIFD Southern Conference 2014

The 2014 Southern Conference "Originality" will feature a weekend of education and inspiration with programs such as "Cherry on Top" featuring Jackie Lacey AIFD, CFD, PFCI, "Showcase on Wedding Bouquet Trends & Beyond" featuring Rene Van Rems AIFD, CFD, "Sticks and Stones" featuring Greg Lum AIFD, CFD, "OMG, Floral Designs for the Next Generation" featuring Brooke Raulerson AIFD, CFD and a three hour workshop "Beyond DIY" with Rene Van Rems AIFD, CFD.
This event is taking place in beautiful St. Simmons Island, Ga.
on April 4-6, 2014. Come welcome spring with AIFD and take advantage of learning from the best in the floral industry!

While you're thinking about fantastic floral design education, be sure to register for AIFD's inspirational "Transition Transformation" National Symposium coming this July to Chicago!


Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Titanic: Shorter, Sweeter, Spoofed, Sweded HILARIOUS

Ok, ok, this had nothing to do with floral but I had to post this because my daughter and her friend entered this film into a film festival and won first place.  Please watch if you love Titanic and if you don't, watch anyway.  It's funny and they want it to go viral.  Thanks!!


Sunday, March 9, 2014

Pacific Weddings Love Notes blog

Check out the photo shoot by Studio 3511 with Nicole Seu on the new Pacific Weddings "Love Notes" blog.  Two of the photos were from the Haiku, HI shoot with the floral designs by Deborah Di Bella AIFD for Ambiance Today.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

David & David shoot in Honolulu

A fun wedding shoot by Nicole Seu of Studio 3511 and shown on blog:
Flowers by Deborah Di Bella AIFD for Ambiance Today

SWAIFD Presents...

Monday, February 10, 2014

2014 Punahou Pre-Carnival Haku Making

Cafeteria buzzing with lei makers.
Hydrangea, wax flower, dusty miller, bougainvillea.


Haku should be worn down low on the forehead.


Pele's hair, ferns, hydrangea and bougainvillea.


Happy haku makers at work.