How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : Ideas for Wedding Flower Arrangements

Thank you for joining me today at Expert Village. My name is Greg Harem from Palm Springs Flower Mart, in Palm Springs, California. I hope you’ve enjoyed learning how to make this beautiful wedding centerpiece that included lilies, Anthuriums, roses, Dendrobium Orchids, Cymbidiums, and this lovely wiring effect and this beautiful glass vase. If you’d […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Pick a Vase for a Wedding Centerpiece

Now we’ll be talking about picking out the container for your centerpiece. The most important thing about your centerpiece on any table is to make sure that you do not block the view across the table. Your guests want to be able to see each other. They don’t want to be looking at flowers and […]

How to Make a Tropical Floral Arrangement : Cutting Floral Foam for Tropical Arrangements

GREG HAREM: Now that your oasis is good and wet, take it out of the water, allow it to drip. A good way to measure your oasis for your container, what I always like to do, I kinda lay it on top, ’cause you want to leave some space right there ’cause you’re going to […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Add Lilies to a Wedding Arrangement

Ok, now we’re going to be placing the lilies in our arrangements. Just count them out and make sure they’re evenly spaced. Again, you want to use the most open blooms that you have available and don’t forget, again, flower food. And let me turn this around for you. Best thing to do is to […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Prepare Flowers for Floral Arrangements

Now, let’s play with our lilies. Like I said, they’re such a beautiful color. Again, with the pollen in these lilies, you want to be sure you remove it. Pollen will stain anything it brushes against. Even does your fingers. Now a bride one time, had a bouquet full of these, and they didn’t take […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Use Floral Foam in a Wedding Arrangement

The next step that we’re going to work on is dealing with your oasis. It comes in either cup form, or brick form. The brick form comes in many different colors, such as orange, yellow, even a hot green. It’s okay to let that show. It makes good pineapple chunks, if you’re doing a Hawaiian […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Add Flowers to Floral Foam

Now it’s time to put our cymbidium string into our container. A good weight brings the orchids all the way to the bottom. You just want to put the wire to the back for now. The next thing we’re going to be doing is putting our oasis cup on top. I like to use flax […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Pick Greenery for a Wedding Floral Arrangement

Let’s talk about greenery. You have many different types, such as lily grass, which gives you kind of a country feel. If you’re doing it like a tropical arrangement it also works very well to give you a flow. A Monstera Leaf for bigger pieces, not really so great for centerpieces, but they are great […]

How to Make a Wedding Flower Arrangement : How to Add Roses to a Wedding Arrangement

It’s all about roses. Roses are a wonderful accent to any wedding, they’re so romantic. They come in many different colors and varieties. These are florists roses. You could also get garden roses, which open beautifully. They do have a very strong fragrance. I’ve chosen these, because they don’t have much of a fragrance, so […]

How to Make a Tropical Floral Arrangement : Splitting a Tea Leaf in a Flower Arrangement

GREG HAREM: Now, with the dark tea leaf that you’ve already rolled, you want to split. What you do is you put your fingers in the middle to the spine. On one side, gently tear and it will split all the way to one side of the stem–to the spine, I should say. Then you […]