The saying “the right tool for the right job” is so true! There is no question that it’s a must to have the correct tools to create flower arrangements and all types of designs. You don’t have to spend a fortune to have quality tools, just the knowledge of how to use them properly for different design elements. Continue reading Your Tools For Floral Success
Creating sympathy designs is one of my favorite parts of the floral world. I look at these floral arrangements as a new adventure, allowing me to be part of someone’s journey to the next stage. It’s so gratifying when I get to work with a family to design creative flowers that represent their loved one’s wonderful life, interpreting that life with flowers.
Learning proper mechanics and styles takes some practice, and I’ll be teaching you these skills through various posts. The mechanics (as with any part of flower arranging) is as important as using the freshest flowers. Some of your sympathy designs will be larger (constructed on easel stands), and bit awkward to move around. The better they are put together, the easier these arrangements will be to deliver, and the happier your customers or family will be.
Along with my educational posts, I have a great book for you to learn how to design sympathy arrangements from beginning construction to finished creation. The book is titled Sympathy Floral Designs: A Professional “How To” and is available on my My Books page. Once you learn the different techniques and proper mechanics of arranging these designs, you’ll be amazed at the beautiful arrangements your hands will create. Now let’s get that creative mojo goin’!