2016 Newsletter Archives

Floral Design Newsletter Archives

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2016 Gift Guide

December 2016 News

  • 2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Flower Lovers
  • There are No Bad Flower Arrangers, only Bad Vases
  • Real Wedding by Flower Duet
  • Flower Duet is Florist for WIPA Gala Dinner
  • Books Recommendations – Comfort Flower Books
  • Flower Tool Recommendation – Garland Making Tool

Read the December 2016 News

American Grown Flowers Field to Vase Dinner Sonoma 2016

Blooms for the F2V Sunset hosted dinner in Sonoma.

November 2016 News

  • 2017 Floral Classes Focus on Locally Grown
  • Sunset Magazine F2V Dinner
  • Filoli’s Flowers Dazzle
  • Guest Speaking Demos
  • Book Recommendation: Foraged Flora
  • Floral Tool: Grapevine Wreaths

Read the November 2016 News

flowerduet-canative-inspired-workshopOctober 2016 News

  • Flowers Last Longer Than…
  • Succulent Pumpkin Classes
  • Detroit Flower Week
  • Autry Museum with CA Natives
  • Where to Buy CA Native Plants
  • Farm-to-Fork Watercolor Exhibit
  • Floral Gift Book – start your Holiday shopping now!

Read the October 2016 News

flowerduet-cagrown-lambie-faceSeptember 2016 News

  • LA Food & Wine Festival Flowers
  • Flower Duet at Banning Museum “A Day in the Garden”
  • Where to Buy Wholesale Flowers on Sunday
  • Floral Crowns for Flamingos
  • Sunset Magazine’s Stunning Mum Designs
  • Flower Book: Meaningful Bouquets
  • Flower Tool: Feather Flowers

Read the September 2016 News

cityclub-dia1August 2016 News

  • A Trip to Monticello’s Flower Gardens
  • Día de los Muertos Flowers at City Club LA
  • Summer Floral Hair Wreath in Two Parts
  • Casa Del Mar Hotel Ballroom Wedding
  • Flower Book Recommendations: Mason Jar Salads, Thomas Jefferson’s Flower Garden at Monticello and From a Colonial Garden: Ideas, Decorations and Recipes
  • Flower Tool: Waterproof Floral Tape for the Grid Method

Read the August 2016 Floral News


Yellow garden roses offer a wonderful palette for a summer celebration.

July 2016 News

  • The Flower Resources Issue
  • Happy July 4th Flowers!
  • Summer Yellow Floral Inspiration
  • Bridal Bouquet from Wayfarer’s Chapel
  • Favorite Flower Libraries Reference
  • Wholesale Flower Suppliers
  • Floral Supplies: Wholesale, Online & Retail Sources
  • Magazine for Flower Inspiration: Trade and Consumer
  • Floral Design Books Through the Years

Read the July 2016 Floral News

American Flowers Week kicks off June 28, 2016

American Flowers Week kicks off June 28, 2016

June 2016 News

  • Flower Duet on Slow Flowers Podcast: A Perfect Harmony
  • Styled Wedding Shoot at Redondo Beach Hotel
  • Three Flower Blogs That Bloom
  • 2016 American Grown Flowers Week
  • Florist Apps Review
  • Flower Tools for Cake Flowers
  • Flower Book: The Flower Appreciation Society

Read the June 2016 Floral News


Flower Duet was the design team for the 2016 Field to Vase Dinner in Carlsbad

May 2016 News

  • Field to Vase Dinner Carlsbad – The Flower Fields with Flower Duet
  • Huntington Library Flowers – Woodlands Floral Designs
  • Flower Duet Terranea Wedding Industry Event
  • Flower Duet Sponsors WIPA Masters Event
  • Flower Duet Sponsors Teen Line Luncheon
  • How To Make a Floral Crown Fascinator
  • How to Make a Floral Pocket Square in Lieu of a Boutonniere
  • Flower Tool: S Hooks
  • Flower Book: The Flower Chef

Read the May 2016 Floral News


One of the many demo designs from Kit’s speaking engagements at the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show.

April 2016 News

  • Flower Duet Named Florist for Field to Vase Dinner to Promote American Grown Flowers
  • San Francisco Flower & Garden Show Speaking Engagements
  • Flower Duet Appears on Fox5 San Diego Live News Segment
  • Ceremony Magazine Covers Flower Duet’s Work

Read the April 2016 Floral News…

Spring Bud Base

Spring flowers make an impact in a small bud vase. Flowers by Flower Duet. Photo by Kit Wertz

March 2016 News

  • Happy Spring!
  • DIY Wedding & Event Flowers: Ten Tips for a Successful Event
  • Easter Flower Ideas: Keep it Simple
  • St. Patrick’s Day Flowers: Green Roses
  • Flowering Branches: How to Process
  • Book Recommendation: Paper Blossoms – A Book of Beautiful Bouquets\
  • Next month….Flower Duet Appearances in New Mexico, San Francisco & Wedding & Event Venue Tours Recap

Read the March 2016 Floral News…


Flower Duet tells you how to learn to create Hearts to go with Valentine’s Day Flowers!

February 2016 News

  • Learn how to Create Hearts for Valentine’s Day Flowers
  • Flower Duet at The Huntington Library
  • Guest Speaker at San Francisco Flower & Garden Show
  • TV Appearance on Creative Living
  • Styling Class at South Coast Botanic Garden
  • Book: The Art of the Party
  • Tool: Transport Boxes

Read the February 2016 Floral News…

Flower Duet's Curated Flowers for Pantone's Dual Color choice for 2016

Flower Duet’s Curated Flowers for Pantone’s Dual Color choice for 2016

January 2016 News

  • Flower Duet Featured in California Wedding Day Magazine
  • Pantone Choose Two Colors for 2016: Rose Quartz & Serenity
  • Flower Mystery Series Books Turn into TV Show
  • January Orchid Workshops
  • Planning for Profit: One-Day Workshop for Event Professionals
  • Flower Duet’s December Events in Review
  • Rose Parade Float “Previewing”
  • Coloring Books & Apps for Adults

Read the January 2016 Floral News…

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