My name is Coral and I love most flowers, but I do have a couple of favourite-favourites. One being a gloriosa lily or flame lily, which remind me of Christmas on our farm in Zimbabwe, where they grew wild on the koppies and in our gardens. Two being an old fashioned Papa Meilland rose, for […]
Last year, Violet was the Pantone shade for the summer. We put together this African inspired wedding editorial for couples who may want to consider combining both African and more traditional western wedding elements together and based it on the shades of violet, with it’s complementary yellows. It was shot at the picturesque Langkloof Roses […]
images thanks to the amazing and talented Debbie Lourens and Lauren Pretorius. my thanks to the Academy for allowing me to share some valuable knowledge with their students way before they enter the industry. these are the bridal bouquets and buttonholes made by the students on the last day of the workshop.
Twice this year, I was given the amazing opportunity to do an introduction to floristry with the Aleit Academy’s second year students. We covered theory on floral design elements, pricing and value and how to condition flowers/foliage and prep containers. Then the students had the opportunity to put their theory into practice and had to […]
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. “– Albert Camus It is said that autumn is the second spring when it comes to flower and foliage varieties. And the varieties available are usually more abundant than in summer as some winter flower varieties are sewn early in hothouses to extend […]