Collared Posies
Creative collars distinguish these exquisite bridal bouquets.

Candelabra Creations
This trio of tabletop candleholders inspires imaginative elevated floral centerpieces that twinkle with candlelit ambience.

Flowers with a Twist
Autumnal wedding designs are among the inspired arrangements in one of the latest books to join our Bookstore.

Picture-Perfect Floral Trends
Check out these prominent wedding flower trends from our most recent “Picture-Perfect Weddings Contest.”

Jenna Bush’s Spring Wedding
A glimpse of the simple but elegant florals at the first daughter’s Texas nuptials.

Party-Planning Advice from the Pros
Learn some of the secrets behind the success of Washington, D.C.’s high-style event florist Amaryllis, Inc.

Wedded Bits
Utilize the latest trends—from budget considerations to eco-friendly options—to assist you in your marketing and sales.

Designer’s Daughter Says “I Do”
Designer and floral product developer Michelle Perry-White, AIFD, makes her daughter’s wedding a spectacular event to remember.

The Modern Midwest
“Retail Florist of the Year” category winner Absolutely Flowers’ creative merchandising and display techniques bring contemporary style to the heart of Kansas.

Pumpkin Patch
Whether traditional, glitzy, decorative or functional, these popular harvest symbols are must-haves from early fall through Thanksgiving.

Collaboration: AIFD
Floral education, idea exchanges and awards highlighted the 2008 AIFD National Symposium in Chicago.

The Sun Valley Cup
Your exclusive look at the finalists and their designs in the first-ever Sun Valley Cup design contest.

on the cover:
miniature and Gerrondo® Gerberas from Green Valley Floral; lamb’s-ears (Stachys) foliage and Echeverias from favorite suppliers; dried tallow berries from Mountain Farms; Easy Wreath from FloraCraft Corporation; Venus Bouquet Holder from Syndicate Sales; Cone-shaped Posy Pockets® Bouquet Holder from Cameo MacGuffin; ribbon from Berwick Offray; Tack 2000 spray adhesive from Design Master Color Tool; Oasis® Hot-Melt Glue from Smithers-Oasis; heavy-gauge enameled wire from favorite supplier. To contact these companies, see “Product Source Guide” on Page 145.

Photography by Stephen Smith

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