Floristry Design Tutorial: Celebration flowers in a Trophy thumbnail

Floristry Design Tutorial: Celebration flowers in a Trophy

I was asked recently to create flowers for an elderly gentleman’s 91 st birthday. After discussion I was told he had received many awards for his sporting prowess over the years but the one he was most proud of was a competition he had won as a young man. I asked if the trophy was…

Floristry Design Tutorial: Orange Gloriosa Lilies with Baby Tears thumbnail

Floristry Design Tutorial: Orange Gloriosa Lilies with Baby Tears

Today I have a Japanese-inspired floral design, using orange Gloriosa lilies with baby tears into a green ceramic dish. They’re also known as gloriosa Rothchildisana flame lilies, or fire lilies. During my Ikebana class I was asked to do a quick demonstration using 2 forms. I was given a green ceramic square dish, baby tears…

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Succulents Displayed in a Handbag | Floristry Design Tutorial

Here’s a floristry arrangement using succulents placed into a handbag I made previously. Watch how I made the handbag here: https://youtu.be/MPvGz8pEMv4 Things to gather: – Selection of succulents either fresh or artificial – Terracotta pot in a size that will easily fit down inside bag – Foam to fill container – Baby tears to cover…

Succulents in a Handbag | Floristry Design Tutorial thumbnail

Succulents in a Handbag | Floristry Design Tutorial

Here’s a floristry arrangement using succulents placed into a handbag I made previously. Watch how I made the handbag here: https://youtu.be/MPvGz8pEMv4 Things to gather: – Selection of succulents either fresh or artificial – Terracotta pot in a size that will easily fit down inside bag – Foam to fill container – Baby tears to cover…

Arranging Magnolia into a Classic Urn Floristry Tutorial thumbnail

Arranging Magnolia into a Classic Urn Floristry Tutorial

This design has been created for Danaka who wanted help with an arrangement that once finished is to sit on an entrance table in front of a mirror. You can use either fresh or artificial flowers. Things to gather: – Classic urn in a size to suit location: https://amzn.to/2WnoDI0 – Foam to fill: http://amzn.to/1OblLEz -…

Floristry Tutorial: White Table Flowers for Christmas thumbnail

Floristry Tutorial: White Table Flowers for Christmas

This elongated low table arrangement incorporates both fresh and artificial flowers and foliage. The base consisting could be made well in advance of Christmas and fresh flowers like, lilies or roses placed the day before – OR simply make the whole design with artificial forms and put aside for next year. Things to gather: -…

How to Arrange with Tall Stately Flowers Floristry Tutorial thumbnail

How to Arrange with Tall Stately Flowers Floristry Tutorial

You will need: Urn Container: http://amzn.to/2gRLxTt Green (wet) floristry foam: http://amzn.to/1OblLEz Monstera Leaves: http://amzn.to/1Obnx8B If you enjoy my channel, please consider supporting me on Patreon: http://patreon.com/astarsplace Patreon supporters get exclusive preview access to unreleased episodes, and can watch Astar’s Floristry Masterclass – an in-depth 5 hour long floristry design course, not available anywhere else. Go…

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Brené Brown on Empathy

What is the best way to ease someone’s pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities. Voice: Dr Brené Brown Animation: Katy Davis (AKA Gobblynne) www.gobblynne.com…