Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Art of Floral: Why You Should Hire A Florist For Your Wedding and...

This  blog is being shared on Facebook and I had to reprint it because it vocalizes many concerns which professional florists have I've always said that we, in the floral industry, make this job look too easy and the general public has no idea what goes on behind the scenes.

Art of Floral: Why You Should Hire A Florist For Your Wedding and...: Now, before the DIY community hunts me down with pitchforks and torches; let me say that I am writing this blog as much from a professiona...

Monday, September 12, 2011

"Design Through the Centuries" with René van Rems at 2011 Symposium

"Design Through the Centuries" Featuring Rene van Rems AIFD Sponsor: Gold Partner - The San Francisco Flower Mart
"To be a successful designer, it's essential that one understand the history of design." International designer and educator, Rene van Rems AIFD is one of the most popular floral design presenters in America. In his first program on the AIFD Symposium stage since being awarded the AIFD Award of Distinguished Service to the Floral Industry, Rene will explore the important periods of design and the significant floral styles that emerged from these periods as he punctuates his lecture with breathtaking floral designs.

Olowalu, Maui wedding

I helped Lois Hiranaga, AIFD with a wedding on Olowalu, Maui.  There was a request for rose petal aisle decor and this is what I came up with.

This view is fro the front looking back towards the entry of the aisle.

This is looking from the entry towards the ocean, where the bride and groom will stand.

Sunday, September 11, 2011