Newsletter Archives — 2012

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Each month, we cov­er a cur­rent event in the flo­ral trade, flo­rals from real wed­dings, our lat­est flower adven­tures and endeav­ors, design tips, cur­rent flo­ral trends, flo­ral design class­es and work­shops, book rec­om­men­da­tions and flo­ral tooltips.

Since 2010, we’ve cre­at­ed a hot list of what’s on for flo­ral design in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia and beyond. As guest speak­ers inside and out­side of Cal­i­for­nia, we know what clients are search­ing for in the wed­ding and event indus­try. We are your trust­ed resource for flo­ral design tips and tech­niques for all lev­els of the flower enthu­si­ast.

Kit Wertz and Casey Schwartz, the sis­ter design team of Flower Duet, have been com­mit­ted to edu­cat­ing our stu­dents and fans since we start­ed our flo­ral design busi­ness in 1999.

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Flocked TreesDecember 2012 Topics

  • 2012 Hol­i­day Gift Guide
  • How To Flock Branch­es, Trees and Flow­ers
  • Watch a FREE Video from Casey of Flower Duet — Hol­i­day Poman­ders
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: The Flower Shop Christ­mas
  • Flo­ral Tool: Wreath Mak­ing Sup­plies

Read the Decem­ber 2012 flo­ral news…

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TablescapeNovember 2012 Topics

  • Cre­at­ing Cohe­sive Tablescapes with Flow­ers
  • Fall 2012 Col­ors for Enter­tain­ing
  • Flower Duet’s 2013 Flo­ral Design Work­shop Cal­en­dar
  • Watch a FREE Video from Casey of Flower Duet — Win­ter White Trop­i­cal Flow­ers
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: Beau­ti­ful Win­ter
  • Flo­ral Tool: Metal­lic Paint for Florists

Read the Novem­ber 2012 flo­ral news…

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 Pumpkin VasesOctober 2012 Topics

  • How to Cre­ate Pump­kin Vas­es
  • Make it a Black and White Hal­loween
  • More TV shows for Flower Duet
  • Watch a FREE Video — How Many Flow­ers to Fill a Flo­ral Sphere
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: Martha Stewart’s Hand­made Hol­i­day Crafts
  • Flo­ral Tool: DIY Mer­cury Glass Paint

Read the Octo­ber 2012 flo­ral news…

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 Peach Rose BouquetsSeptember 2012 Topics

  • Florist Best Prac­tices for Wed­ding Flower Set Up: A Check­list for You
  • Flo­ral Design on Tele­vi­sion
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — Flower Duet’s Wed­dings
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: Every­day Flow­ers: Flow­ers to Beau­ti­fy and Dec­o­rate the Home
  • Flo­ral Tool: Bou­ton­nière Pins

Read the Sep­tem­ber 2012 flo­ral news…

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 Yellow Grey BouquetsAugust 2012 Topics

  • How to Cre­ate an Olympic Bou­quet — Lon­don Style
  • Wed­ding Flo­ral Trend — Yel­low and Gray Bou­quets
  • Movies about Florists We Love to Watch
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — How To Cre­ate a Tall Vase using the Grid Method
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: A Flower Shop Mys­tery Book Series
  • Flo­ral Tool: Reversible Aprons by One Way or Anoth­er Designs

Read the August 2012 flo­ral news…

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 Garden RosesJuly 2012 Topics

  • Bridal Wed­ding Trend: Gar­den Ros­es
  • July 4th Dec­o­ra­tion and Flower Ideas from Pin­ter­est
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — How To Cre­ate a Tall High-Style Trop­i­cal Design
  • Flo­ral Design Book Review: The Com­plete Guide to Rib­bon Crafts
  • Flo­ral Tool: Florist Rib­bon Orga­niz­er

Read the July 2012 flo­ral news…

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Succulent Living WallJune 2012 Topics

  • Ear­ly Sum­mer Flow­ers
  • Meet Your Cal­i­for­nia Flower Grow­er
  • Cre­ate a Liv­ing Art Piece with Flower Duet’s Pop Box­es
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — How To Cre­ate a Long Din­ner Par­ty Cen­ter­piece
  • Flo­ral Design Book Review: Petal and Twig
  • Flo­ral Tool: Pop Box Liv­ing Art Wall Con­tain­er

Read the June 2012 flo­ral news…

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Purple RanunculusMay 2012 Topics

  • Mother’s Day How-To Flo­ral Design with Ranun­cu­lus
  • How to Keep Lilacs Fresh in a Vase
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — How To Design One Dozen Ros­es in a Vase
  • Flo­ral Design Book Review: The 50 Mile Bou­quet
  • Flo­ral Tool: How to Use a Florist’s Knife

Read the May 2012 flo­ral news…

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Paper LanternsApril 2012 Topics

  • Flower Duet Flo­ral Stu­dio
  • For­mer Flo­ral Stu­dents — Where are They Now?
  • How to Trans­port Flow­ers
  • Suc­cu­lents Are Grow­ing
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — How To Cre­ate a Mag­nif­i­cent Bud Vase
  • Flo­ral Design Book Review: Shakespeare’s Flow­ers
  • Flo­ral Tool: Nitrile Gloves

Read the April 2012 flo­ral news…

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Green HydrangeaMarch 2012 Topics

  • Green Ros­es and Flow­ers for St. Patrick’s Day, Earth Day or Any Day
  • Hot Flo­ral Sup­plies: Man­zani­ta Branch­es at Wasabi Green
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — Easy Flower Design Any­one Can Do!
  • Flo­ral Design Book Review: flower flip: a guide to 50 favorite flow­ers
  • Flo­ral Tool: Mer­cury Glass Vas­es
  • How To Make a Flower Bun­ny

Read the March 2012 flo­ral news…

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Tillandsia GlobeFebruary 2012 Topics

  • How To Cre­ate a Ter­rar­i­um or Mini Indoor Gar­den
  • All About Air Plants or Tilland­sias and Yes, They Do Flower!
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel — How to Com­bine Suc­cu­lents with Fresh Flow­ers
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: Ter­rar­i­um Craft: Cre­ate 50 Mag­i­cal, Minia­ture Worlds and The New Ter­rar­i­um: Cre­at­ing Beau­ti­ful Dis­plays for Plants and Nature and Table­top Gar­dens: 40 Styl­ish Plantscapes for Coun­ters and Shelves, Desk­tops and Win­dowsills
  • Flo­ral Tool: Air Plant and Ter­rar­i­um Dis­play Vas­es
  • How To Make a Flower Snow­man

Read the Feb­ru­ary 2012 flo­ral news…

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Bloomin' NewsJanuary 2012 Topics

  • Flower Duet Dec­o­rates a Rose Parade Float
  • Flower Duet Fea­tured in Bloomin’ News
  • Watch a FREE Video on our YouTube Chan­nel
  • Flo­ral Design Book Reviews: René’s Bou­quets for Brides
  • Flo­ral Tool: Roost’s Flower Frogs
  • How To Make a Flower Snow­man

Read the Jan­u­ary 2012 flo­ral news…

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2012 Newslet­ter Archives

2011 Newslet­ter Archives

2010 Newslet­ter Archives

2019 Flower Design Classes

Flower Duet’s South­bay Stu­dio
Reg­is­ter for these class­es online. *LA Flower Mart Tours avail­able some dates also.

  • Jan­u­ary 12, 2019 — The Ele­gant Calla Lily
  • Feb­ru­ary 9, 2019 – Organ­ic Con­tain­ers
  • March 9, 2019 – Eccen­tric Emer­ald Flow­ers
  • April 20, 2019 – A Mod­ern Take on the Bas­ket of Flow­ers
  • May 11, 2019 – Tulips for Mother’s Day
  • June 15, 2019 – A Pock­et Full of Posies
  • July 20, 2019 – Large-Scale Flo­ral Design with Ros­es
  • August 17, 2019 – Too Hot Trop­i­cal Flow­ers with Orchids
  • Sep­tem­ber 14, 2019 – Suc­cu­lents & Flow­ers
  • Octo­ber 12, 2019 – Fall, Tall & Ter­rif­ic Flow­ers
  • Novem­ber 23, 2019 – Flo­rals On the Table Work­shop
  • Decem­ber 14, 2019 – Ever­greens & Flow­ers

Wednes­day Night Wed­ding Series Work­shops:

  • Jan­u­ary 30, 2019 – Bou­quet & Bou­ton­nière
  • Feb­ru­ary 27, 2019 – Cen­ter­piece & Table Accents
  • May 22, 2019 – Bou­quet & Bou­ton­nière
  • June 26, 2019 – Cen­ter­piece & Table Accents
  • Sep­tem­ber 25, 2019 – Bou­quet & Bou­ton­nière
  • Octo­ber 23, 2019 – Cen­ter­piece & Table Accents

Hunt­ing­ton Library
Reg­is­ter for these class­es through brownpapertickets.com.

  • Jan­u­ary 19, 2019 — Herb Gar­den Flow­ers
  • March 2, 2019 — Bulb Spring Flow­ers
  • May 4, 2019 — Cin­co de Mayo Bright Flow­ers
  • June 1, 2019 — Ros­es

More in 2019 in the fall!

Autry Muse­um
Watch for Novem­ber Class in 2019!



Wedding Flowers

Fall Wedding Bouquet by Flower Duet

Flower Duet offers a gen­er­ous wed­ding pack­age includ­ing a trip to the LA Flower Mart and a mock­up design of the wed­ding vision. Check out the details on our Wed­ding Flow­ers page. If you are com­ing to the Los Ange­les area for your wed­ding, we are your Los Ange­les wed­ding des­ti­na­tion florist!