Valentine's Day flowers (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Valentine’s Day falls in the middle of the week this year, but preparations are already underway. There is a lot behind the scenes before key gifts like flowers are...
Cascading Floral Wrap

Cascading Floral Wrap

Like fine jewels, gorgeous blue blooms and rosettes of Sedum cascade among a beaded wire framework that is a piece of art all its own. The teardrop outline at the back of the necklace adds interest at both front...
3-Dimensional Décor

3-Dimensional Décor

Inspired by the ruching technique of a seamstress, this embellishment is fast, easy and customizable for any floral combination with your choice of favorite ribbon. Here, designer Lori McNorton chose a striking black-and-white ribbon to embellish the front of...
The canvas for FloralFest 2018 in historic Istanbul, Turkey, was Küçükçiftlik Park, where the palette was a spectacular array of richly colored flowers arranged in just about every medium imaginable. A stroll through this year’s venue invited more than...
It’s down to the wire for you romantics out there trying to figure out what kind of flowers to get for your Valentine’s Day sweetheart. (KCTV5) FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) - It’s down to the wire for you romantics out...
Timeless and Sublime

Timeless & Sublime

FLORAL DESIGNS AND PHOTOS BY LORI MCNORTON TEXT BY MARTI BOONE, CFD The adage “tricks of the trade” and the sound advice it invites come to mind when working with flowers that require specific care to elongate their use and enjoyment....
Mother’s Day is a very special time for us here at Teleflora. We love playing a big role in making sure that moms and motherly figures across the country are treated to an extra special day to thank...
When working on the “Inspiration for Creation” feature article in our March issue, we were overwhelmed by the number of floral designers who wanted to contribute to that project. Because we could not include everyone, and because we believe...
Miss Daisy can easily spot when something is blooming or drying out. Since 2014, the local female-owned-and-operated floral studio has created modern bouquets and arrangements for every type of event. With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, we sought out Miss...
The Fleuriste team designs wedding flower concepts, corporate events and private parties and create a show-stopping weekly flower service for corporate, hospitality and private residential clients. Photo courtesy of The Fleuriste. From Ambrosius Bosschaert to Georgia O’Keeffe, creatives have...
The Maple Leaf Cup

The Maple Leaf Cup

The third annual Maple Leaf Cup floral design competition was held on March 23 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, at the Edmonton Home & Garden Show. This year, there were 20 competitors from across Canada competing for the huge opportunity...
A backdrop created by New York florists Putnam & Putnam for a Cartier photo shoot. In 2014, New York-based couple Darroch and Michael Putnam started florist Putnam & Putnam. “It’s been a wild and beautiful few years …...
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Let’s Celebrate

Watch as Lori creates a table piece for your 4th of July get together! Using a patterned cobalt blue vase that has a two-ribbon collar technique, adding red roses, a single hydrangea, and touches of blue limonium for fresh,...
Picture-Perfect Fall Weddings

Picture-Perfect Fall Weddings

The rustic elegance of this enchanted woodland wedding was framed with an earthy green forest set on a 155-acre mountain retreat. The outdoor altar featured an ivy-laced trellis adorned with clusters of white daisy spray mums and flanked with...
Florists Review Magazine at Agriturismo Fattoria Lavacchio, Elopement with Dalila and Rossario! Designers: Hitomi Gilliam & Susan Mcleary Location: Fattoria Lavacchio Photo & Video: Amanda Dumouchelle Photography- Amanda Dumouchelle and Mallory Walker Wedding Dress Designer: BHLDN Flowers: Mayesh Wholesale Florist, Royal Flowers of Ecuador,...
Watch as Lori McNorton design a fanciful floral arrangement with flowers and foliage provided by our sponsor, FlowerFarm. An array of roses, hydrangea, stock, standard and spray carnations, bells of Ireland, larkspur, fragrant jasmine and bright green fern make...
“I’ve been in business for 40 years, and suddenly, it’s all just slowing down. Very frustrating!” Debbie Samford, the owner of Carriage Flowers & Gifts in Lake Jackson, Texas, shared with me when I visited her shop in June....
Pumpkin Spice Wreath It’s like a pumpkin spiced latte for the eyes! This richly textured and autumn-hued composition signals multisensory cues of seasonal change and the beloved traditions that go with them. Inspired by the sights, smells and textures of...

ELEVATED ELEGANCE

A smorgasbord of succulents stars in this captivating centerpiece. Floral design by svetlana (lana) Chernyavsky, aiFd Simple materials are transformed into a singular statement piece for a dining table or sideboard in this creation by Svetlana (Lana) Chernyavsky, AIFD, of Dream...
Petal Passion and Panache

Petal Passion and Panache

The simplicity and elegance of these complementary pieces can transform wedding and special-occasion attire to another level thanks to textural and detailed elements that delight the eyes. Here, noted floral designer Susan McLeary, owner of Passionflower in Ann Arbor,...
Question of the Month - August

Question of the Month

Brides today are coming in for their consults sooner. It used to be four to six months out, but today we are booking 12 months out. The majority of brides today are open to suggestions based off inspirations. Many...
Be prepared for the upcoming year and plan your business strategy for 2019!
The flora of the Big Island of Hawaii provided Alison Grace Higgins, owner of Grace Flowers Hawaii in Honoka’a, and manager Nicole Cordier, a complex palette with which to dream up their remarkable his-and-hers botanical garments. With the island’s plant...
Aware

Aware

There are many types of trends; some have nothing to do with the usual color, style and stories that we have traditionally followed. During a 45-day period from May 31 through July 12 this year, we had the opportunity...
In the midst of one of the harshest winters on record, the Windy City offered a fresh breath of spring air to thousands of flower lovers and gardening veterans and families of all ages with the return of...
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