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 […]
I love weddings with connections and stories. And I love getting word of mouth referrals from past clients, family members and the like. They are nearly always my favourite kind of clients, because there is already a connection to them. If you haven’t figured this out already, I give a lot of personal attention to […]
After reading too many seriously incorrect blog posts about what flowers are in season in South Africa (I will just limit my observation to this country for this article), I contacted one of our local wedding directory and blog services and called them on their validity of the information that they published. Their response was […]