2015 Newsletter Archives

Floral Design Newsletter Archives

Gilded Fig Vases

Gilded Fig Vases from Vivaterra.com. One of 100 holiday gift ideas from Flower Duet for flower lovers!

December 2015 News

  • 100 Gifts for Flower Lovers – A Guide
  • Winter Wonderland Floral Styling Class
  • Auto Show Flowers
  • Flower Duet In the News
  • Football Flace – A Flower Face
  • Poinsettias for Christmas
  • Flower Duet’s Greenhouse
  • Flower Book: Jane Packer’s Guide to Flower Arranging
  • Flower Tool: Chicken Wire

Read the December 2015 Floral News…

Hotel Bel Air Gazebo Wedding Flowers

Detail of gazebo flowers for Hotel Bel Air wedding.

November 2015 News

  • Thanksgiving Flower Ideas
  • ClubMomMe Family Fest
  • Winter Holiday Floral Styling at SCBG
  • FlowerHouse Project
  • Real Event Flowers by Flower Duet
  • Wedding Planning Myths Book
  • 2016 Class List

Read the November 2015 Floral News

Flower Duet's results of our first floral styling class at The South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes.

Floral installation at the South Coast Botanic Garden

October 2015 News

  • Flo­ral Styling Class for Fall Dec­o­ra­tion Ideas
  • Nat­ural Color Dye with Rose Petals — Step-by-Step Tutorial
  • Photo Styling for Green Wed­ding Shoes — A Look Behind the Scenes
  • Pop­Sugar & Host­ess with the Most­ess Fea­ture Flower Duet’s Work
  • Venue Focus: Wed­ding Flow­ers at Vib­iana in Down­town Los Angeles
  • Flower Tool: Our “Kit” for On-Site Flo­ral Installations
  • Book Review: The Hand­book of Nat­ural Plant Dyes

Read the October Floral News…

Hanging vase for wedding aisle

Flower Duet devised a simple and foolproof design to secure a lovely vase to chairs along an aisle for a wedding. Flowers and photo by Flower Duet.

September 2015 News

  • Fall Floral Trends
  • Fall Event Floral Styling Workshop
  • Photo Essay on NYC Floral Industry
  • Edible Flowers
  • Wedding Floral Snapshots
  • Flower Tool:  Hanging Aisle Vases
  • Flower Book: The Art of Floral Design
  • Your Bridal Bouquet: A Survey

Read the September Floral News…

Bouquets at the local farmers' market in Northern Virginia. By Country Gardens of Toms Brook, VA. Photo by Kit Wertz.

Bouquets at the local farmers’ market in Northern Virginia. By Country Gardens of Toms Brook, VA. Photo by Kit Wertz.

August 2015 News

  • Summer Flowers Near Washington, D.C.
  • White House Seeks New Florist-in-Chief
  • Field to Vase Dinners in Brooklyn and Washington, D.C.
  • Flower Duet’s Recent Press Coverage
  • July events by Flower Duet
  • More next month!

Read the August Floral News…

Flower Duet's Sunset Colored Flowers for Weddings and Events

Sunset Colored flowers for Weddings and Events

July 2015 News

  • Richly Hued Summer Sunset Flowers
  • First American Flowers Week
  • Western Drought and Flower Farmers News
  • Flower Duet’s July Flower Workshops
  • Kitty Cats Protect Flowers at the LA Flower Mart
  • Floral Design Tool: Wreath Forms, Moss Pins and Succulent Cuttings
  • Flower Design Book: Living Wreaths

Read the July Floral News…

Arches for Weddings require special floral treatments.

Arches for Weddings require special floral treatments

June 2015 News

  • Wedding Arches Tips, Terms & Techniques
  • Mentoring High School Students with Flowers
  • Giving Flowers Has its (Yummy) Rewards
  • Flower Duet’s Wedding Series Continues
  • How Do you Spell “Bou­quetière?”
  • Succulent Floral Classes at The Huntington
  • Flower Book Review: The Flower Farmer’s Year
  • Flower Tool: Funnels for Vases with Small Openings

Read the June Floral News…

Be an Event Hero

Flower Duet co-sponsored the 2nd Annual Be an Event Hero at Terranea Resort

May 2015 News

  • Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
  • Be An Event Hero Event at Terranea Resort
  • Eight Wedding Flower Trends
  • Tour & Take a Workshop in a Private Succulent Garden
  • Flower Tool: Loppers
  • Floral Design Book: Flower Styling

Read the May Floral News…

Sea Goddess I Postcard

What it takes to buy flowers for an ultra luxury cruise ship in a foreign port.

 April 2015 News

  • How to Buy Flow­ers in Barcelona, Spain for a Cruise Ship
  • How to be a Flower Shop Girl — Pyg­malion Style in Pasadena
  • Flower Duet to be fea­tured in the LA Daily News­pa­pers About Everyday Wreaths for the Home
  • Flower Duet Guest Lec­ture and Flower Demon­stra­tion at The Ban­ning House Museum in Wilmington
  • Grow a Drought Tol­er­ant Sus­tain­able Gar­den by Vis­it­ing the Grow Native Nursery
  • Where Do Your Flow­ers Come From? – An Info Graphic from SlowFlowers.com

Read the April 2015 Floral News…

Flower Dress at SF Flower and Garden Show

Flower Shows Bloom in March

March 2015 Topics

  • Florist Qualities: What’s It Take to be a Florist?
  • 2015 Flower Show Season Blooms Around the World
  • Flower Duet’s March Floral Design Classes
  • Book Review: Taking the Flower Show Home
  • Flower Tool: Ladders, Step Ladders & Stools

Read the March 2015 Floral News…

Finished W Moss-Covered Letter

Learn how to make this letter wreath for less than $10!

February 2015 Topics

  • Flower Duet’s Valentine’s Gift Offering
  • Tutorial: Create a Moss-Covered Initial Letter Wreath
  • Red Flower Alternatives for Valentine’s Day
  • Flowering Branches In Bloom
  • Magazine Recommendation: Flirty Fleurs
  • Flower Tool: Crowning Glory

Read the February 2015 Floral News…

Garland Photo

Custom-made garland by Flower Duet adorns statue.

January 2015 Topics

    • Marsala: 2015 Pantone Color of the Year
    • Flower Trends for 2015
    • Flower Duet’s 2015 Flower Arranging Classes Schedule
    • Oh My Garlands: Tools for Making Garlands
    • Flower Book: Flowers In Love
    • Flower Tool: Stretchy Gloves

Read the January 2015 Floral News…

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