Fresh flowers and easy
add-ons are a natural pairing during the gift-giving season.
Designs by Ann Jordan, AIFD, AAF, MMFD.
From basic sugar varieties to elaborate gingerbread
creations, holiday cookies are fun and festive gifts for the season.
Nestle them into a decorative box, reminiscent of a pretty tin, and do
the same for a joyous gathering of carnations. A gingerbread-inspired
doll easily adds on as well.
Materials: carnations and Galax
leaves courtesy of FTD Flower Exchange; Merry and Mod Boxes, Ornament
Cookies and Yummy Yuletide Yarnball Buddy from burton + BURTON;
cellophane from Highland Supply Corporation; Ultimate Liner from
Jordan, AIFD, AAF, MMFD, owns Studio Flora, a full-service flower shop,
and Sebago Gardens Landscaping, a landscape and property maintenance
company, in Windham, Maine. She is also a consultant and design educator
for FTD, the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD) and The New
York Botanical Gardens. She has taught classes and workshops across the
United States and Canada.
Ms. Jordan has been nominated as the New England Business Woman of the
Year and the Maine Small Business of the Year and she was honored with
the John A. Valentine Award by FTD in 2000.
In addition to Ms. Jordan, the FTD Education Team includes Jeffrey
Corbin, AIFD, AAF, PFCI; Deborah De La Flor, AIFD, PFCI; Toomie Farris,
AIFD, AAF; John Klingel, AIFD, AAF, PFCI; Kristine Kratt, AIFD; Ian
Prosser, AIFD, AAF, PFCI, NDSF; Tina Stoecker, AIFD, PFCI; and J. Keith
To view 6 more designs, look to the November 2010 issue of Florists' Review.
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